Important Information

AAnytime Awards: Effective April 8, 2014, for tickets issued for travel starting June 1, 2014, we have updated award levels. We will continue to honor any award tickets issued on / before April 7, 2014. For award bookings after April 8 for travel between April 8 and June 1, 2014, these award mileage levels will apply.

oneworld Explorer Awards are no longer available for award booking. We will continue to honor any award tickets issued on / before April 7, 2014.

You can use your AAdvantage® miles to fly to nearly 1,000 exciting destinations on American Airlines, American Eagle® or the American Connection® carrier, US Airways, oneworld member airlines and other AAdvantage participant airlines.

Flight Awards on American Airlines

AAnytime® Awards
Enjoy no blackout dates! This type of travel award provides you with the most flexibility and you can book any unsold seat on any flight, on any day starting at only 20,0001 miles each way. When you travel using an AAnytime Award, you'll also receive additional travel benefits including complimentary access to Preferred Seats and Priority Access privileges, which include expedited check-in, exclusive security screening lanes (where available) and priority boarding.

MileSAAver® Awards
Requires the fewest miles to redeem, for as low as 12,5001 miles each way. Using a MileSAAver Award is ideal if your travel plans are flexible however MileSAAvers are subject to limitations on seat availability as well as travel embargo dates on some participating airlines.

1Plus taxes and carrier-imposed fee

See how many miles you'll need for your next adventure by selecting the American Airlines Award Chart button. And, when you're ready, book your travel.

  • Each award is valid for one way travel unless otherwise specified.
  • You can create the award itinerary that best meets your needs by combining multiple award types for each direction of travel.
  • You may use your miles for yourself or for anyone you designate* at the time of ticketing.
  • The itinerary you choose determines the number of miles you need to use.**

American Airlines Award Chart

oneworld and Other Airline Awards

oneworld and Other Airline Awards allow members to travel on a combination of any of our oneworld and other participating airlines that offer eligible service to your destination. Our combination of AAdvantage oneworld and other participant airlines can take you to over 950 destinations throughout the world. You may, of course, always travel on American Airlines for any portion of the itinerary. These awards are subject to special limitations on seating availability and to travel embargo dates on some participant airlines.

View the oneworld and Other Airline Award Chart to determine the number of miles you need based on your desired origin and destination and cabin.

FAQs

oneworld and Other Airline Award Chart

Upgrade Awards

Additionally, we offer members the opportunity to purchase an individual published-fare Economy Class or Business Class ticket and use AAdvantage miles and a non-refundable co-pay, if applicable, to confirm an upgrade to Business Class or First Class on American Airlines, British Airways or Iberia. You may use your miles for yourself or for anyone you designate* at the time of ticketing. View upgrade award information and details on how to make Upgrade Award Reservations.

View American Airlines Upgrade Awards Chart

View AAdvantage Participating Airlines Upgrade Award Chart

Making Flight Award Reservations on oneworld member airlines and other AAdvantage Participating Airlines

Award tickets are subject to applicable taxes and security fees.

No AAdvantage award charges apply when booking award reservations 21 days or more prior to departure via aa.com. Certain charges apply when requesting award travel within 21 days of travel and when ticketing awards via Reservations or at the Airport.

AAdvantage Ticketing Service Charge

Ticketing Service Charge
(Waived for AAdvantage® Executive Platinum members)
Ticketing Service Charge applies when ticketing via Reservations, American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office

AAdvantage Award Processing Charges

Ticketing less than 21 days prior to departure $75
(Waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum, AAdvantage® Platinum and
AAdvantage® Gold members using miles from their account)

Charges are non-refundable.

We recommend making award travel reservations as soon as you know your travel dates. Book on aa.com using the easy to read color-coded calendar. You may use your miles for yourself or for anyone you designate** at the time of ticketing. Keep in mind when booking on aa.com, the miles used will be from logged in member's account.

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Making Flight Award Reservations on AAdvantage Participating Carriers or oneworld Airlines

For travel on American Airlines, airberlin, Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, or US Airways select the "Book Now" button above or log in with your AAdvantage number and password. You may also log in with the email address associated to your AAdvantage account. To use this alternate login feature, the email address should be unique and not associated to more than one AAdvantage account. You may select "Redeem Miles" from the Home Page. You may also book an award by selecting "AAdvantage" then "Redeem Miles."

For travel on other airline participants, contact AAdvantage Reservations at 1-800-882-8880 or your local reservation office. Service charges may apply.

  • All accommodations are subject to availability at the time reservations are made and award seats may not be available on all flights or to all destinations.
  • In some cases, additional restrictions and travel embargo dates may apply.
  • All tickets are valid for one year from the date of issue, unless otherwise stated, but may be subject to additional charges if changed. All travel must be completed one year from the date of issue.
  • Award tickets are subject to applicable taxes and carrier-imposed fees.

Changing Flight Award Tickets


Changes to origin/destination –

A $150 USD charge or additional miles will apply for a change to an eligible origin or destination on a MileSAAver or AAnytime award, (waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum members using miles from their account). This additional charge or miles are waived when voluntarily upgrading to a higher award level in the same region.

Changes that require different award type -

Changes to the itinerary which involve different AAdvantage award(s) than originally ticketed require a reinstatement of the original award ticket, payment of the applicable award reinstatement charge (see below), and a new award ticket issued (waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum members using miles from their account).

Changes to your outbound travel date, resulting in a departure within 21 days -

A $75 USD award processing charge will apply for a confirmed change to the date on an AAdvantage MileSAAver and AAnytime award ticket if the change results in a new outbound travel date that is within 21 days of the original booking date (waived for AAdvantage Executive PlatinumAAdvantage Platinum and AAdvantage Gold members using miles from their account).

Contact AAdvantage Reservations to change your itinerary, pay the applicable charge and have your ticket reissued prior to travel.

Reinstating Award Tickets

(Waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum members using miles from their account)

You can request to have your AAdvantage mileage reinstated for an unused AAdvantage flight award if your ticket has not expired. Partially used awards cannot be reinstated.

When requesting a reinstatement, a $150 USD processing charge will be assessed per account for the first award ticket. Any additional award tickets reinstated to the same account at the same time will have a $25 USD per ticket add-on charge.

If you wish to reinstate your AAdvantage mileage, please call 1-800-882-8880 or your local American Airlines office to cancel your reservation and request your mileage reinstatement.

*At no time may AAdvantage mileage credit or award tickets be purchased, sold or bartered. Any such mileage or tickets are void if transferred for cash or other consideration. Violators (including any passenger who uses a purchased or bartered award ticket) may be liable for damages and litigation costs, including American Airlines attorney's fees incurred in enforcing this rule. View complete Terms and Conditions.

**AAdvantage flight awards are subject to, and the passenger is responsible for, the September 11th Security Fee, applicable departure taxes, federal inspection fees, passenger facility charges, and any other taxes and fees imposed by a government entity (U.S. or foreign), as well as any fees or surcharges (including fuel surcharges) imposed by the carrier.