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oneworld Alliance


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oneworld® is a global alliance that brings together 15 of the world's leading airlines - American Airlines, airberlin, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LAN, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7, SriLankan and TAM, as well as over 20 affiliate airlines. American Airlines is a founding member since 1999.

The idea behind oneworld is simple. Together, oneworld member airlines and their oneworld affiliate airlines offer a truly global network and a range of services and benefits that no single airline could offer on its own, making your worldwide travel easier and more rewarding.

oneworld has won more international "best airline alliance" awards than any other airline alliance. Its global network currently extends to almost 1000 destinations in more than 150 countries around the world.

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Benefits Of Travelling With oneworld

oneworld airlines have combined ticket offices, check-in facilities and lounges at some 50 airports worldwide enhancing the overall travel experience and bringing along a new range of benefits to their passengers:

  • Check-in all the way to your final destination: when connecting between American Airlines and other oneworld airlines, boarding passes for your entire journey can be issued from the start of your trip at most airport locations
  • Quick baggage transfer: your luggage will also be checked through to your final destination at check-in. There is no need to pick it up between flights, saving you time at the airport
  • Smoother connections: oneworld airlines have moved to the same terminal at many major international airports, such as London Heathrow, Madrid and Los Angeles, ensuring faster oneworld flight connections
  • Access to other airlines' lounges: eligible top-tier members of oneworld airlines' frequent flyer programmes, including AAdvantage, can access other member airlines' lounges, when travelling on any oneworld airline
  • Help is never far away: regardless of which oneworld airline you are flying with, any member airline desk will be able to assist with your oneworld trip at all major airports in the world
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More Rewards For AAdvantage Members

One of the key benefits of oneworld to our AAdvantage members is the possibility of earning and redeeming AAdvantage miles on oneworld destinations not covered by American Airlines.

AAdvantage members will be able to earn AAdvantage miles when travelling on qualifying flights with all 15 oneworld airlines and select affiliate airlines. Furthermore, these qualifying flights will also count towards advancing or maintaining your top tier status.

As part of our expanded relationship with British Airways and Iberia, oneworld alliance members benefit from improved travel choices and enhanced frequent flyer programmes resulting in the possibility to earn and redeem miles on all British Airways and Iberia flights.

When redeeming your miles for a travel award, oneworld brings you more options than ever. In addition to the "All Airline Partner Awards" which allow travel on all oneworld airlines as well as other AAdvantage participant airlines, customers needing to travel to multiple destinations with multiple stopovers on one trip can claim a oneworld award.

oneworld Frequent Flyer Status And Privileges

AAdvantage Executive Platinum, Platinum or Gold members automatically qualify for an equivalent oneworld status, as indicated in the chart below.

Your oneworld status, shown as a coloured circle on your AAdvantage card, will be acknowledged by oneworld airport staff all over the world, giving you access to a new range of exciting benefits:

oneworld tier status
oneworld tier benefits.
Ruby
(AAdvantage Gold)
Sapphire
(AAdvantage Platinum)


Emerald
(AAdvantage Executive Platinum)

Access to Business class priority check-in
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
Access to preferred or pre-reserved seating *
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
Priority on waitlists and when on standby
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
Elite Status Bonus **
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
Access to Business class lounges  
Sapphire
Emerald
Priority boarding  
Sapphire
Emerald
Access to First class priority check-in    
Emerald
Access to First class lounges    
Emerald


* In accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld member airline operating the flight.

** Except on airberlin and S7 flights.

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oneworld Air Travel Options

Whether you want to explore multiple countries, continents or even the whole world oneworld has developed a range of innovative travel products aiming at offering you convenience, flexibility and excellent value for money.

Depending on how much of the world you wish to explore, you can tailor your perfect trip with one of the following travel passes making substantial savings and avoiding having to buy separate tickets.

oneworld Travel Products

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Round-The-World Tickets

Have you ever dreamt of travelling around the world?

oneworld makes it easier for you to make your dream come true with the oneworld explorer. Find out more

Alternatively, if the prospect of travelling around the world seems a bit too much for you, you can also fly halfway around the globe and then back again with a Circle Trip Explorer. Find out more

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Single-Continent Passes

If exploring different continents in one go seems too daunting for you then, why not try the oneworld's visit pass?

oneworld is the only alliance to offer these great value passes covering all six continents, giving you the chance to discover the treasures of different countries within the same continent.

This is the ideal pass to turn your next European city break into a multi-city break, or your next trip to New York into a grand tour of the Americas. Next time you plan your trip to Tokyo or Sydney think about making the most of it and add other destinations within the region. Find out more

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Multi-Continent Passes

Adventurous travellers can make the most of a long-haul trip by visiting several continents in just one great value ticket. Depending on which part of the world you wish to explore, pick one of the great value passes below to visit multiple destinations across several continents :

Circle Atlantic pass: if you are interesting in discovering North America, South America and Europe. Find out more

Circle Pacific pass: for travel around the Pacific Ocean including Australia / New Zealand, Asia, and North and South America. Find out more

Circle Asia & South West Pacific pass: complement your flight from Europe to Asia or the South Pacific with this pass to explore multiple countries in one of the most exotic regions of the world. Find out more