Tag: American Airlines

Reviews Review: American A321T Business Class San Francisco – New York JFK

Review: American A321T Business Class San Francisco – New York JFK

American Airlines’ response to the the high level of demand for premium products between New York and Los Angeles/San Francisco is their unique three-class Airbus A321 (“A321T”). They are the only airline that offers regularly-scheduled, multiple-daily-frequencies three-class service across the country. The aircraft features a true First Class, Business Class and Economy (“Main Cabin” in …

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Analysis The US airlines are in a Renaissance period

The US airlines are in a Renaissance period

I know, it sounds crazy. The US airlines are in a Renaissance period (and yes, I’m employing the theory of relativity). In the last couple years they’ve addressed long-standing problems with both traditional and creative solutions, all of which has helped them gain revenue and enhance the overall passenger experience. There has been consolidation from …

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Analysis Winners & losers: Grandmagate & the changing landscape

Winners & losers: Grandmagate & the changing landscape

On 29 June, thanks largely to Grandmagate, American Airlines cancelled their codeshare relationships with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways, effective 25 March 2018. Grandmagate While speaking at a private dinner in Dublin, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Office Akbar¬†Al Baker said, “You are always being served by grandmothers at American carriers.” He also noted that …

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