03-29-2021 - The news of the week, spread out over the week

Airline News

American Airlines Prepays Secured Loan From U.S. Department of the Treasury, Terminates Loan Agreement

Hopefully good news for us that are members of the AA loyalty program (that they used a collateral to get this loan), AA has paid it back to the government in full, early, and no longer leveraging it for this use. Now… lets see what the future holds.

More specific info is here on aa.com




A world of possibilities: Alaska Airlines officially joins oneworld

This is huge news for me, and for other primary American flyers, and also anyone hoping to get First Class Lounge access through Alaska status, because now you can. Good earnings on first class fares, I'm super excited.

The deets are here on alaskaair.com