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American Airlines Partners with Uber

American Airlines Partners with Uber

American Airlines and ride-hailing service Uber announced a partnership on Thursday. The move is intended to streamline the experience of getting to and from the airport using both Uber and American.
“By working together, we can provide a service that allows customers to request their Uber ride to the airport in step with their itinerary and know where to meet their Uber driver after their flight lands,” said Scott Hinshaw, the …

Lobby Bar – February 5: A Bloody Mess in London, On-Demand Underwear, and Why Scorpions Don’t Like Winter

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Fight fire with fire. Despite what Punxsutawney Phil predicts, hazardous weather could carry on more months to come, so be sure to check out our ten tips for safe winter driving.  Try to avoid driving on icy roads, but carry a USB-powered flamethrower to help clear the path ahead of you just in case.
Cold-weather arachnida. The Blizzard of 2016 gave …

American to Offer Complimentary Snacks in Coach, New Pajamas, and Expand In-Flight Entertainment Options

American to Offer Complimentary Snacks in Coach, New Pajamas, and Expand In-Flight Entertainment Options

American Airlines announced that it is bringing back free snacks in coach and adding other amenities to its flights.
The move follows the reintroduction of in-flight snacks by other major airlines in the United States. Following the September 11, 2001 attacks and subsequent economic downturn, airlines removed most amenities in coach including blankets, pillows, and hot meals, and stopped offering peanuts and pretzels as well. American stopped offering snacks in 2003; …

American Airlines to Offer Cole Haan Amenity Kits

American Airlines to Offer Cole Haan Amenity Kits

American Airlines announced a new partnership with Cole Haan and three skincare brands to provide original in-flight amenity kits starting in March. The carrier will offer products from 3Lab Skincare, C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries, and Clark’s Botanicals in custom-designed Cole Haan bags. The items included with a particular amenity kit will vary by cabin, while the color of the Cole Haan bag itself will start with gray, blue, and red and …

Lobby Bar – January 22: Ineffective Dragon Monkeys, Cars for Arachnids, and Shelter from the Storm

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I.O.U. Gas prices are continuing to drop nationwide, bringing the price below $1 in some parts of the country. Fierce competition is giving birth to rumors that some gas stations are charging as low as -11 cents a gallon; on average, motorists are being paid about $1.50 to full up at these pumps.
The password is…. passw0rd? It’s a new year, but …

Winter Storm to Impact 20 States, Over 5,000 Flights Cancelled

Winter Storm to Impact 20 States, Over 5,000 Flights Cancelled

Meteorologists are warning of a major storm that will cross the path of over 85 million people and affect millions of travelers.
A good part of the East Coast can expect over a foot of snow, winds of 50 mph (80 km/h), and blizzard conditions through Sunday.
The storm will impact the East Coast from north Georgia to the Carolinas, the Appalachians, the Ohio Valley, the Tennessee Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and go as …

American to Add More Flights and Gates at LAX

American to Add More Flights and Gates at LAX

American Airlines announced it will be adding over 20 new daily flights out of Los Angeles International Airport this year. In addition, the carrier said it is building two additional gates at the airport to accommodate the flights.
American will offer five daily flights to Seattle, as well as thrice-daily service to Portland, Oregon. The carrier will also operate twice daily service to Minneapolis, and daily service to New Orleans, Kansas …