Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

Best Airline Food Winner: Turkish Airlines

Best Airline Food Winner: Turkish Airlines February 28, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While many airlines continue to downgrade food options…and, well, flavor, Turkish Airlines has decided to move in the other direction. Meals on a Turkish Airlines flight can include such delectable items as stuffed eggplant and walnut pear tart. Plus, they offer tasty Kosher, vegetarian, and seafood...

LAN Launches LGBT website in time for Carnivale

LAN Launches LGBT website in time for Carnivale February 17, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
LAN, Latin America’s largest airline, has smartly decided to focus on the LGBT travel market. They’ve launched a site dedicated to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) travel in South America, with at least two very good-looking men on the front page. Besides jetting down to Rio for...

American Airlines Introduces New Gourmet Meals From Famous Chefs

American Airlines Introduces New Gourmet Meals From Famous Chefs October 13, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’ve got the money for first class on American Airlines, you just might be enjoying halibut with truffle corn salsa and sweet potato puree really soon. Don’t fret if you fall on the back-of-the-plane, coach-class end of the line, as you’ll be able to order a turkey and chutney...

iPads Will Save $1.2 Million In Fuel Costs For American Airlines

iPads Will Save $1.2 Million In Fuel Costs For American Airlines July 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
During takeoffs and landings, it’s prohibited on airplanes to use any electronic devices. We know it’s a bit of a nuisance for many travelers but the same rule applies to the airplane crew, including the pilots. Until now, that is. According to treehugger, American Airlines will be making...

Women in Airline Advertisements of the 1950s

Women in Airline Advertisements of the 1950s July 7, 2011 | Featured | Read More
In 2010 airlines started charging for carry-on items and for using the bathroom, ah how things have changed since the 50’s! When commercial flights were just beginning to…take off, popular airlines of the day focused their advertising efforts on showing the charm of their female flight attendants,...

American Airlines Scolded for Flight Attendant Beauty Contest

American Airlines Scolded for Flight Attendant Beauty Contest May 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Judging the beauty of your flight attendants, American Airlines? Tsk, tsk. So says the union for the hostesses that (usually) smile when they ask you for your drink order, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants. According to an article in the Daily Mail, the union is hopping mad that American...

American Airlines Fights Back With Smiles

American Airlines Fights Back With Smiles January 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
So far 2011 hasn’t been a great year for American Airlines. Due to the airline’s new Direct Connect model, big flight booking sites like Expedia and Orbitz have pulled American Airlines from their listings. The latest word on the streets is that they’re also going to be dropped by Sabre in August,...

American Airlines Flights Removed From the Web

American Airlines Flights Removed From the Web January 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
As if the holidays didn’t provide enough air travel drama, there is now even more as American Airlines flights have been removed from several online booking sites, including Expedia and Hotwire. There have been a lot of discussions about American Airlines’ new policies, with Expedia choosing...

Mile High Cheers: American Airlines Has All the Best Wines

Mile High Cheers: American Airlines Has All the Best Wines August 10, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Remember that whole fiasco last year where some people got all up in arms about alcohol being served on flights, because some people can’t handle their booze? What if some airlines are actually renowned for their alcohol-serving capabilities? American Airlines has been awarded with three top honors...

Pistol Slipped: American Airlines Loses Netanyahu’s Guns

Pistol Slipped: American Airlines Loses Netanyahu’s Guns July 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Regardless of your view on the Israel/Palestine conflict, everyone can agree that there’s nothing more annoying than having an airline misplace your luggage – especially if it’s something that you need, like your Glocks. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently fell victim...