10,000 Thank-Yous and An American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade Giveaway!

We passed an amazing milestone — 10,000 Twitter followers on Friday, January 3rd. To celebrate, we are giving away one American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade. All you have to do is leave a comment to enter.


To enter the giveaway:

  • Leave a comment on this post (not on Twitter, Facebook or anything else) by January 9th, 2014 by 11:59PM Eastern.
  • Please only leave a comment if you have travel on a Long Haul International or Dallas – Hawaii American Airlines operated and coded flight (this means no codeshares) by February 28th, 2014.

The Prize – One American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade:

  • Valid for one way travel for one passenger
  • The one way can be up to 3 segments
  • Flights must American operated and coded flight
  • Travel must be completed by February 28th, 2014

We will select using random.org and announce a winner by January 10th, 2014 at 3:00PM Eastern. We will need the PNR from the winner and we will call it in and upgrade you. We cannot guarantee your upgrade will clear — if it does not clear when we call, we will put you on the waitlist to be upgraded.


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276 Responses to "10,000 Thank-Yous and An American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade Giveaway!"

  1. Brian M says:


  2. Nina chan says:

    Pick me please πŸ™‚

  3. Jerome says:

    Amazing deal!

  4. Sylvia says:

    This would be wonderful! Thank you! πŸ™‚


  5. Point Princess says:

    Would love a SWU!

  6. AC says:

    I’m going to MXP on 02/12 returning on 02/19. I would love to get a SWU!! πŸ™‚

  7. Ralph says:

    Thanks for making your service so “newbie” friendly and easy.

  8. Abby says:

    Congrats and great giveaway!

  9. Adam says:

    Great work TFD! I would love the SWU!

  10. Bosox says:

    On a AA flight from IAD-DFW-BOG on Feb 7, returning Feb 9.

  11. CM says:

    Never used a SWU before

  12. AP says:

    I sure could use this for my dfw to hawaii trip at the end of the month.

  13. Ginny says:

    PIck me! please…

  14. TONY says:

    i’m flying AA tomorrow and inbound is on 20th!! I definitely need this!

  15. nirav says:

    Me! Me! Me!

  16. Maciek says:

    Congrats on the 10k !

  17. Miah says:

    I have an epic millage run coming up LAX-SFO-MIA-ORD-PVG-ORD-MIA-DFW-LAX (nearly 22k roundtrip!). All on American, would love a SWU

  18. MDR says:

    Flying AA internationally over the next two weeks!

  19. Bryan says:

    RT to MXP and DEL in February.

  20. David says:

    Congrats on surpassing 10,000! Would love a SWU for my upcoming International flight!

  21. Sandis says:

    Why not πŸ˜‰

  22. Jeff says:

    Congrats on the followers!

  23. Christina says:

    AA had all my revenue tickets in 2013 and I am looking forward for another trip to Asia in the next 2 months, an SWU would be great news!

  24. Jeff says:

    Booked a trip to Marrakech next month (thanks to TFD), this would be amazing!!!

  25. Eric says:


  26. Sean says:

    I love your site. Keep up the great work.

    I have a LIM to NYC flight come up mid feb. Would love the upgrade.


  27. Patrick McCann says:

    Congrats on your milestone

  28. Brenda says:

    Flying to Madrid next month for Valentines day weekend… this would be a NICE addition to the trip πŸ™‚

  29. Mark R says:

    Thanks for all the Great deals…

  30. Sophia says:

    Congratulations! I must have to say, I visit your site everyday, even when I don’t have travel plans. I really enjoy the information you guys provide. Thank you.

  31. Mark Kloser says:

    Pick me!

  32. Umarfarook Mirza says:

    I love this website πŸ™‚ Pick Me!

  33. asar says:

    Congrats. This is probably the most useful website in the FF domain

  34. andrew says:

    Congrats – could really use this on my AA flight from PHL to PEK.

  35. Max says:

    Great milestone! more to come πŸ™‚

  36. AA says:

    Pick me, PLEASE!! PLEASE! πŸ˜€

  37. Jeff says:

    Winner winner Chicken Dinner! Congrats!

  38. Alice says:

    Love flying AA!

  39. Owen Miller says:

    YAY! Can’t wait to win πŸ™‚

  40. Joe says:

    This would be great- would love to use it for the many AA flights I have upcoming this year.

  41. joey says:

    i have a jfk-lhr flight coming up

  42. Patrick says:

    Oh my, that would be fantastic! Thank you for the chance to win! πŸ™‚

  43. LarryM says:

    Great website. Continue the great work!

  44. Tobias says:


  45. Sam Machiz says:

    Long time reader, would love a SWU!

  46. Anthony says:

    Flying to London from LAX on Feb 2. I’d love that systemwide upgrade for my 16.5 hour flight across the pond. Would be awesome to experience business class in the new 777-300ER!

  47. Helen Vo says:

    Me please!! πŸ™‚

  48. WAM says:


  49. Carl says:

    wow! congrats! planning on going to london so this would be great

  50. Alex Zankich says:

    Whooo hoooo count me in! I would LUV to travel like the king of the skies.

  51. WAM says:


  52. Billy says:

    Congratulations guys and gals!

  53. Neet says:

    This is AAwesome. Congratulations on your accomplishment @TheFlightDeal, 10K is solid! Would love it if I won the SWU. Good luck to you guys for future as well.

  54. Josh says:

    Would be much appreciated!

  55. Stephanie says:


  56. steve says:

    That’s awesome! pick meeeee!

  57. Tony Gale says:

    Boy, how cool that would be!

  58. DL says:

    Love the flight deal! Thanks for sharing this valuable info.

  59. Garry says:


  60. Robert says:

    I’d love to fly to Singapore in luxury.

  61. tiy smith says:

    I look forward to getting your email everyday

  62. Jay says:

    SWU would be awesome! I’m in!

  63. Colin says:

    Comment ftw!

  64. Greg says:

    Congratulations. The EVIP’s are great when traveling internationally. Nothing like an upgrade to Business on an International flight

  65. Andy B says:

    10,000 congratulations!

  66. Panicstreak says:

    Thanks guys, youre the best!

  67. Michelle says:

    Would be great to receive an upgrade!

  68. Eli says:

    Heading to Europe end of January, and again in September. and I could certainly use another vacation too!

  69. Cheri says:

    This would be great and congrats!

  70. Patrick says:

    Congrats :). Hope to be chosen!

  71. Mayte Zayas says:

    Awesome Deal!!

  72. Linda S. says:

    Plans to travel AA JFK to MXP to be there for Feb. 16th.

  73. David says:

    FD rocks!!

  74. Marc says:

    Thanks for making it available. Id love to use it on an upcoming flight to GRU next month!!!

  75. Brett Albertson says:

    A SWU for my flight to Milan would be awesome!

  76. Bert says:


  77. Amber says:

    Me, Me, MEEE!!!!!

  78. will says:

    way to go!

  79. Milad says:


  80. Jazmins says:


  81. Mayur says:

    Awesome stuff!

  82. Kwame says:

    Woo hooo. I can’ t believe you’re so popular that my response after 15 mins is so far down the line. Yikes.
    Mee mee

  83. Grant says:

    You guys deserve to have a lot more than 10,000 Twitter followers.

  84. Manuel says:

    Great deal! I’m in!

  85. KLM says:

    Congrats! An upgrade would be great! πŸ™‚

  86. Robert says:


  87. Aaron says:


  88. Ben says:


  89. Clara says:

    What an amazing deal!! Thank you!

  90. Amanda says:

    Upgrades rule

  91. Irma Clement says:

    You have the best frequent flyer program in the industry!

  92. ArchSf says:

    Thanks for doing this! Used your website to book my hotel stay – you rock!!

  93. Bill K says:

    Congrats on your milestone

  94. Trent Shepard says:

    Just got my trip to NZ postponed 3 days to Jan. 11 by weather. An upgrade would ease my pain. I read the Deals every day.

  95. Kevin says:

    10,000 Thank yous to you for the great info you share

  96. Gail says:

    Love your site!!

  97. Gil says:

    Keep up the good work, love the site!

  98. TheBeerHunter says:

    I can always use more SWUs. Thanks for all the great fare deals!

  99. saulnyc says:


  100. Donna says:

    Would love an upgrade!

  101. Greg says:


  102. Roberto says:

    Congratulations. Your success is fully due to the great service you provide. Keep it up.

  103. Kevin M says:

    I enjoy the daily email!

  104. Jeremy Wight says:

    Love TFD! You guys have helped me out a ton with insights to deals, including the Wideroe.nl deal! Thanks again!

  105. shiva says:

    Thanks for daily deal updates…would love to have the upgrade

  106. Brian Geller says:

    I love upgrades!

  107. Bill Tilley says:

    Congrats on the milestone. Would love some extra SWU’s

  108. Tighe says:

    Love the daily alerts!

  109. Stephanie says:

    Love the daily deals, congrats!

  110. Michael M says:

    Very cool… Congratulations!

  111. Michael McNicholas says:

    Not surprised at all…….you deliver an outstanding service that saved me not only dollars, but time also this past year. Can’t remember how I found you, but glad I did. Keep up the good work!

  112. Sarita Schwartzmann says:

    Thank you for all the great deals you bring us everyday.

  113. Rob says:

    You have been my #1 go to site for the best deals around. Congratulations on this milestone.

  114. world7777traveller says:

    I have a ticket DFW-HNL on AA123 (I can give you the PNR) that I will depart prior to the end of Feb. Here are the recent long haul trips I have had, if the random machine could please take into account:

    O random.org, random.org, wherefore art thou random.org? Will you please pick me, pretty please?

  115. Susan says:


  116. Lee Rosenberg says:

    Love your blog, look forward to reading it every day

  117. Jacqueline Szeto says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to enter this contest! You provide us great information every day!

  118. Tamar Fernandez says:

    Quite the accomplishment! Congrats

  119. Justin Huynh says:


  120. DC Terr says:

    Congrats!! Great giveaway!!

  121. Terri says:

    I travel fairly often but have never had the benefit of upgrades, what a nice treat that would be. Here’s to your next 10,000!

  122. DavidP says:

    This would be fantastic for my upcoming trip! Thanks!

  123. nancy says:

    congrats on reaching 10k! thanks for posting deals everyday!

  124. Craig says:

    Flightdeal is awesome

  125. Liz says:

    Congratulations! And keep up the good work!

  126. Steve says:

    I look forward to your daily offers. Congratulations on passing your milestone.

  127. Javier says:

    I wanna be the winner!

  128. Drew says:

    Congrats! Love the site! Keep up the good work!

  129. Yasir P says:

    Congrats guys! you rock!

  130. Andrew T says:

    Faboo on the followers. You’ve helped save me a ton so far. My wife and I go DFW-HNL once a year at least!

  131. David says:

    thanks for all your work putting deals together!!!

  132. Lance says:

    Yaba daba doo!!!!!

  133. Howard says:

    Congratulations! Very cool!

  134. Walter says:


  135. gomike says:

    thanks for the prize!

  136. Erin Sloan says:

    What a fun giveaway! Congratulations, Flight Deal – you deserve all that and more!! Happy New Year…. and, happy 10K :0)

  137. Cory says:

    Congrats. Keep the good work coming.

  138. sharon says:

    would love a SWU for my trip to KOA!

  139. Kevin says:

    Thanks for the great vacations you have already given me! And the ones to come too!

  140. Alex says:


    Pick me, please!

  141. Kimberly W says:

    This is great news! I am glad you have become popular – but I hope it doesn’t mean that the deals will become harder to get!

  142. Julia says:

    Pick me!!! I”ll be flying out February 14th… Me me! And congrats!

  143. Brian c says:

    Good job! Would love an upgrade to PEK!

  144. Abhinav says:


  145. Bill n DC says:

    Love the systemwide upgrade never had one πŸ™‚

  146. SFOPhD says:

    I’m one of those 10k followers! Congrats!

  147. Alex says:


  148. Eric says:


  149. Peter says:

    Me please

  150. AC says:

    Would come in handy for our upcoming trip to Maui!

  151. jeff says:

    Travelling PHL-BOS-PEK on AA in economy, could really use the SWU!!!

  152. Linda says:

    Congrats on 10,000 twitter followers. I’d love to win!! I’m flying out 1/11/14.

  153. Derrick says:


  154. H Z says:

    Can’t wait to see this happening!

  155. Sophia says:

    Awesome work guys!!! Can’t wait for new deals in the new year!

  156. Ryan says:

    Would love to use it on my flight back from PEK in Feb.

  157. Steve says:


  158. Mari says:

    Congrats on 10K. In the flying world its peanuts, but in the “fan” world it means YOU ROCK…or at least you are trending……

  159. Bri says:


  160. Jordan Schindler says:

    That’s awesome! This site is awesome! Wish you all the best,

  161. Ron says:

    Flying home SJU to ORD on 1/26/14. Would love the SWU

  162. Omnefos says:

    Can wait to hear from you regarding the upgrade that I just won!! πŸ™‚

  163. Dorian says:

    Congratulations! This site has led me to many good deals over the last year!

  164. mike says:


  165. James says:


  166. Jay says:

    I leave for Rome on AA on the 9th, so I could use the upgrade on my return!

  167. Art R. says:

    Way to go! Hope to have my upgrades for all my trips from Peru via LAX-DFW-LIM

  168. Alex says:

    Congrats!!!!! and I love the LAX-LHR 136/137 on the new 777-300er – The best in the SKY!!

  169. rocky / WhenDoubleWidesFly says:

    I love to see that your followers are growing! I flew HNL-DFW on AA in part of a mileage run I found on here last winter! Thanks for being here!

  170. Bryan Ezell says:

    FlightDeal rocks!

  171. Dmitri says:

    Hello. Thanks for the great work!

  172. rings says:

    I can’t wait to see how many by the end of the year.
    Please throw my name in the hat.

  173. Joseph says:

    Congratulations and please pick me!!

  174. Miss Debbi says:

    Well done you!

  175. Candida says:

    Congratulations! I love this site.

  176. Samir says:

    Congrats – this is probably the best site out there for airfare deals – you guys are great! I feel like I should sign up for twitter just to follow you!

  177. hans nykamp says:

    Love to get upgrade on my flight to China.

  178. Jason says:


  179. Kim says:


  180. Ken K says:

    Congrats! Keep the posts coming.

  181. Kevin P says:

    Here’s to the next 10k!! Cheers!

  182. Andy says:

    Aloha! Heading to Oahu next month. Thanks TFD!

  183. Kinny says:


  184. Michael Ryan says:

    Recently flew first eze-dfw. Great flight

  185. Jeffrey Feldman says:

    Congrats! Make me a winner!

  186. audisfo says:

    I have a trans-pacific flight on AA that I would love to redeem the system wide upgrade!! BTW, congrats to the milestone you have achieved!!

  187. Iain says:

    Well done!

  188. Scott says:

    I check your website several times a day!

  189. Sandeep says:

    Well deserved!

  190. KEVIN says:

    Congrats and many thanks for all the great deals!

  191. Mark says:

    Very informative, the 2nd 10k should come quickly…

  192. Diego says:


  193. Joanna says:

    oooh pick me please! Flight to Montevideo on AA that I would LOVE to use!

  194. Kunhal says:

    Congrats! AA metal from ORD to LHR! Would love to upgrade and experience business class for the first time!

  195. Feroze says:

    I sure could use this for my upcoming flight in February from TPA to HNL via DFW .Its great giveaway!

  196. Sai says:

    I could use for Long Haul International. Choose me.

  197. Will says:

    congratulations guys!! SWU would be great!

  198. Davina says:

    That’s great keep up the strong work

  199. Jonathan says:


  200. Ben W says:

    Thanks for the great promotion. I’m traveling LAX-DFW-MAD-RAK-MAD-JFK-LAX February 20-25, which I booked after seeing the deal on your website. I already have a SWU on the outbound; it be GREAT to get one for the return, too. Thanks so much!


  201. R K says:

    Thanks guys for this awesome promotional deal. Keep doing the good work.

  202. Mary says:

    Wow! These are great updates even for sometimes travelers like me,

  203. Haichih Hwa says:

    I hope to win

  204. Dena says:

    Your emails made my winter break happen! Thanks!

  205. bill says:

    great site and great gesture. thanks

  206. Stuart says:

    Great site- a must follow!!!

  207. Pete says:

    Congrats! I have 2 long haul international AA flights in January. That SWU would definitely help!

  208. Bonnie Sherman says:

    Look for the posting every day!

  209. vsd59 says:

    I hope I am the lucky one.

  210. Levi Jones says:

    Would love an upgrade to MGA in February.

  211. Elaine Chin says:


  212. Sharon says:

    Congrats Flight Deal…So nice of you to return something back to your fans & followers. Happy New Year!

  213. Michelle F says:

    One of my favorite websites on the interwebs!

  214. Joachim says:

    Me! πŸ™‚

  215. Nycbruin says:

    Cheers! I’ll clink my first class champagne glass in your honor!

  216. DavidLAX says:

    Congrats! I don’t know how you do it, but keep it up!

  217. LisaD says:

    Congratulations! We always need more AA miles with a family of 4!!

  218. Reginald Foxworth says:


  219. Alexandru says:

    Good luck and keep the deals coming!

  220. Neer says:

    Major congrats!!! Thanks for the hard work to make our lives easier!

  221. Kris G says:

    Would be awesome for my trip to Beijing. Thank you flight deal.

  222. Chao Z says:

    hope i the lucky one. travel soon

  223. Eric C says:

    Great job hunting down the flight deals for all the travelers! Much more in 2014!!!
    Congrats on the milestone!

  224. Julia says:

    Ooh, perfect for my upcoming long haul!

  225. Kristopher Baker says:

    Yes, congratulations. I’ve recommended your site to a number of people, and I’ll keep doing it – we all appreciate your work!

  226. ROBERT P. says:

    Great website you have, we find many of our travel deals here. Your advice saves us money most every time. Thank you , Robert P.

  227. Jennifer Gastorf says:


  228. David says:


  229. Ric Garrido says:

    My wife has an $800 voucher for American. That SFO-HEL $771 fare looks great. I loved Helsinki when I visited in 2013. Congratulations on reaching 10,000.

    And keep posting those AA fares. There have been too few to Europe.

  230. Wendell says:


  231. Alexander Farmer says:


  232. Mark Oller says:


  233. Hilmi says:

    Congrats! I love reading your daily e-mails.

  234. JB says:

    Congratulations! Would love the SWU

  235. harry says:


  236. JW says:

    Thank you!

  237. PS says:


  238. J.D. says:

    Congratulations on the milestone!

  239. Papa Kilo says:

    Celebrations! Jubilations! Exhilarations! Elations! Exultations! Congratulations!

  240. Cheryl Avigne says:

    Great deal. Hope I get an upgrade.

  241. Cheryl Avigne says:

    Sounds great! Going to Florida in Feb

  242. Michele Quintas says:

    Yes please! πŸ™‚

  243. Carrolyn Nieto says:

    Hi TFD, I love your site. You have found me the best deals. You rock!

  244. gerry says:

    pick me please!

  245. A. W. says:

    Looking forward to upgrade!! Off to Hawaii!

  246. Jason says:

    hi hi hi

  247. Andy says:

    Congrats! I look forward to using it!

  248. John Quintas says:

    Great Deal!

  249. StevenG says:

    Free Upgrade? Sure why not.

  250. hank says:

    congrats..love the website.

  251. Alvin C. says:

    Pick Me Please!! Flying next month.

  252. Nandan Dasgupta says:

    Thanks and AA will keep my flying!

  253. Thomas K. says:

    I check your website several times a day and would love to use the AA upgrade on a BWI-PVG trip I have in FEB that I booked after seeing the fare on your site. Fingers Crossed.

  254. Joon says:

    Flying in feb! Keep up the good work!

  255. Erik says:

    Flying the new A321T – would love to do it in first!

  256. Shay says:

    Great Accomplishment. Thank you for all the great tips.

  257. Jonathan says:

    Yes please!!

    BNA – TLV Feb 17 – 26

    This is most certainly a long-haul operated on United!

    Always worth a shot even though I never win anything ;P

  258. Vik says:

    Congratulations and thank you for work you’re doing

  259. Lawrence says:


  260. Jonathan says:


  261. Andy says:

    Booked NYC to PVG via AA. Can sure use an upgrade. Thanks TFD!

  262. Andrew Muller says:

    Lax-jfk-dub-jfk-lax mid February.


  263. Scott says:

    Big trip to Atacama and Patagonia in February!

  264. Naomi says:

    Congratulations! I’d love an eVIP to use on my upcoming international flight in late January!

  265. Travis Roof says:

    10,000 is a huge accomplishment!

  266. Mike says:

    Thanks for this offer – would come in handy!

  267. Steven says:

    Congrats!! I’m heading to the southern hemisphere and would love these!

  268. Kendall says:

    Congrats! Would love to use JFK-LHR

  269. EM says:

    Congratulations on the milestone!
    Oh, this would make SFO-DFW-LHR so much better!

  270. BM says:

    Absolutely wonderful website! Thanks, and would certainly love a SWU.

  271. darryl says:

    Would make the trip on 77W even better…….all best wishes……..D

  272. Rob Williams says:

    love the site!

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