American Airlines Upgrade Award Chart
Awards shown are valid for one-way travel

Taxes and Fees: Upgrading from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class, Business Class or First Class results in additional premium cabin taxes and fees in some cases. For upgraded flights originating in Great Britain, premium taxes range from GBP 130.00 to GBP 162.00. For travel originating in France where one or more flights are upgraded, additional taxes of EUR 36.00 will apply. If the ticket is being priced in USD, the additional taxes and fees will be converted to USD at the time of ticketing.
To / From
To / From
From Most Discount Economy
From Full Fare Economy
From Select Business
From Full Fare Business
Miles Required
Miles Required
Miles Required
Miles Required
Wholly Within the continental U.S.§/Canada
15,000 + $75
5,000
15,000 + $175
15,000
Within and Between the continental U.S.§/Canada/Mexico/the Caribbean**
15,000 + $75
8,000
na
15,000
Continental
U.S.§
/Canada/Mexico/Caribbean**
Hawaii
15,000 + $175
8,000
na
15,000
North America§§
Central America
15,000 + $75
8,000
na
15,000
North America§§
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru or Venezuela
15,000 + $150
8,000
na
15,000
North America§§
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
North America§§
Hong Kong
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
North America§§
Japan
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
North America§§
South Korea
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
North America§§
China
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
North America§§
Europe
25,000 + $350
15,000
25,000 + $550
25,000
* Upgrade awards are only valid on individual published-fare tickets on flights marketed and operated by American Airlines and American Eagle and are subject to capacity controls. Co-Payment is non-refundable and inclusive of U.S. excise tax where applicable.

Upgrades are valid to the next class of service and limited to a single one-way trip with a maximum of three segments.

Full Fare Economy is defined as published fares booked in Y or B (excluding Military or Government fares), Select Business is defined as published fares booked in I. Full Fare Business is defined as published fares booked in J, D or R.
§ Continental U.S. plus Alaska.
** Caribbean includes the Bahamas and Bermuda.
§§ North America is defined as the U.S. (including Hawaii and Alaska), Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean.