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Elite Status Benefits


Benefit AAdvantage Executive Platinum® AAdvantage Platinum® AAdvantage Gold®
oneworld® Status Emerald Sapphire Ruby
Qualification Levels
To qualify for elite status, meet one or more of the following requirements within a calendar year 100,000 miles
100,000 points
100 segments
50,000 miles
50,000 points
60 segments
25,000 miles
25,000 points
30 segments
Upgrade Privileges (Read More)
500-Mile Upgrades*
Unlimited Complimentary Upgrades
Complimentary Upgrades on full-fare tickets
(booked in Fare Classes Y or B)
Upgrade Window 100 hours 72 hours 24 hours
Companion Upgrades
Earned Upgrades
Systemwide Upgrades
Mileage Bonuses (Read More)
100% Elite Mileage Bonus
25% Elite Mileage Bonus
Minimum Mileage Guarantee
Reservation Assistance (Read More)
Special Service Desk
Preferred Economy Class Seating
Guaranteed Economy Class Availability  
Waitlist Priority for Purchased First or Business Class  
Waived Ticketing Service Charge
Airport Benefits (Read More)
Priority Access Check-in
FlagshipSM Check-In at London Heathrow
Priority Access Security Screening
Priority Access Boarding Privileges
Same Day Standby
Priority Baggage Delivery  
Waived Checked Baggage Charge
oneworld® Alliance Travel Benefits
oneworld® Partner Lounge Access
Discounted Admirals Club® Membership
AAdvantage Award Travel Benefits (Read More)
Waived AAdvantage Award Processing Charge
Waived Ticketing Service Charge
Expanded Award Seat Availability
Additional Benefits (Read More)
Exclusive AAdvantage Participant Offers

*Valid for travel within/between the 50 U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, Bermuda, and between the U.S. and Central America.