August 9, 2018
Industry News
American Airlines Basic Economy Fares to Include a Carry-on Bag
Beginning Sept. 5, Basic Economy fares will include both a personal item and a carry-on bag like other Main Cabin fares.  Until Sept. 5, current Basic Economy fare rules will continue to apply, including the allowance for only one personal item and the gate service fee when a Basic Economy customer checks a carry-on bag at the gate.

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Marriott to Operate as One Rewards Program
Starting Aug. 18, Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and The Ritz Carlton Rewards will operate as one program.  Between now and August 17, check out the current redemption rates and the new Free Night Award Chart that starts August 18 to decide if you want to book now to redeem for free nights before or after the changes take effect.  On August 18th you will be able to combine your accounts which will create a single account and profile. 

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