Payment options

Online payment types

Credit and debit cards


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

Gift cards

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


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

Flight discount

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

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 Platinum Select credit card

Citi® / AAdvantage® credit cards

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.*

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.*

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.

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.

* 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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