American Airlines

American Airlines

Earn and redeem miles with American

Enjoy worldwide travel with an extensive network of domestic and international destinations when you travel with American Airlines. From its major hubs across the U.S., American offers service to nearly 340 destinations in over 50 countries, and is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance.

Regions

Earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles for travel on American Airlines and American Eagle to destinations throughout:

Earn miles

Earn elite-qualifying AAdvantage miles when you fly on American Airlines and American Eagle flights as well as American or American Eagle codeshare flights operated by other airlines. Simply:

Specific flights, routes or cities that are excluded from earning miles or award travel are listed as exceptions if applicable.

Details for earning miles

Effective for flights on or after January 1, 2015

Class of service Purchased fares booked in Base miles (elite qualifying) Class of service bonus miles Elite qualifying points earned per mile
First A, F, P 100% 50% 1.50
Business D, I, J, R 100% 50% 1.50
Full-Fare Economy Y, B, W* 100% 1.50
Discount Economy H, K, M, L, W, V 100% 1.00
Discount Economy G, Q, N, O, S 100% 0.50

Effective for flights on or before December 31, 2014

Class of service Purchased fares booked in Base miles (elite qualifying) Class of service bonus miles Elite qualifying points earned per mile
First A, F, P 100% 50% 1.50
Business D, I, J, R 100% 25% 1.50
Full-Fare Economy Y, B, W* 100% 1.50
Discount Economy H, K, M, L, W, V 100% 1.00
Discount Economy G, Q, N, O, S 100% .50

*In some cases, American Airlines codeshare flights booked in 'W' (marketed by American Airlines and operated by other airlines), represents travel in a Premium Economy cabin or fare. The rate at which AAdvantage miles or points are earned for travel in Premium Economy will be based on the operating carrier's individual program rules. For example:

Exceptions

There are certain airline ticket types that are not eligible for mileage accrual regardless of the booking class. These include, without limitation, the following:

Travel embargo dates

There are currently no travel embargo dates on American Airlines.

Redeem miles

Use your AAdvantage miles to book award travel or upgrade to a higher class of service on American and American Eagle. Awards are valid for one-way travel, unless otherwise specified, and may be combined to create round-trip or multi-city trips. Explore our various options and be on your way to that destination you’ve been dreaming about!


AAdvantage elite status member benefits

Travel on American Airlines and American Eagle counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage elite status membership. AAdvantage Executive Platinum, Platinum and Gold members traveling on American also enjoy:


Missing mileage credit

Please allow up to 30 days for AAdvantage mileage to automatically post to your account.

To request missing mileage credit for flights flown on American, complete the mileage request form.


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