Payment options

Online payment types

Credit and debit cards

  • American Airlines Credit CardSM
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • Discover*
  • JCB**
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • UATP Card (Universal Air Travel Plan)
  • Union Pay (credit only)*

PayPal

PayPal allows you to securely buy flights without sharing your bank or credit card information.

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Gift cards

Pay for flights with plastic or virtual cards.***

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eVouchers

If you were issued an eVoucher you can use it to buy a flight.***

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Flight discount

Use your flight discount before the amount expires to buy flights.***

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Pay in person

Cash is accepted at select airport ticket counters or travel centers. Checks are accepted only at international airport ticket counters.

Citi® / AAdvantage® credit cards

Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select credit card

Travel is easier and more enjoyable when you have less to do and more to gain. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard® can help you get the most out of your travel experiences.*

Find the card that's right for you

American Airlines credit card

American Airlines Credit Card

Take advantage of the Fly Now plan and earn no interest on purchases of $150 or more if paid in full with six months.*

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Simplify your business travel

AirPass from American Airlines

Last-minute travel at a fixed rate

AirPass® from American Airlines offers a great way to pay for airfare in an easy and convenient manner.

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UATP program

A better way to manage travel expenses

The American Airlines Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) is accepted by more than 200 airlines and Amtrak® and offers a billing and payment system that helps you stay on track.

Learn more about UATP

*Available in the US (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)

**Available in: Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadalupe, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

***Gift cards, eVouchers and Flight Discount are available in the US (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)

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