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About American Airlines

American Airlines

A founding member of oneworld®, American Airlines flies to 250 destinations in almost 40 countries with affiliates AmericanConnection^ and American Eagle+.

We are making some changes to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program which will affect these benefits for travel on or after 1 July 2014. View full details.

When flying on eligible American Airlines® fares and flights with an AA flight number, you can:

^ AmericanConnection flights are operated by Chautauqua Airlines Inc.
+ American Eagle service includes flights operated by Executive Airlines. Effective from 14 February 2013, AA flight numbers in the 2500–2599 flight number range will be operated by ExpressJet as American Eagle. Effective from 15 November 2012, AA flight numbers in the 2600–2699 flight number range will be operated by Skywest Airlines as American Eagle

Earning Points

Earn points when flying on eligible fares and flights.

  First             Business     Premium Economy Economy Discount Economy Discount Economy
Booking class AFP DIJR## W~W# BHKY GLMNSVW** OQ+
Points Base earn rate (per mile or 1.609km) 1 1 1 1 0.5 0.25
Cabin bonus 50% 25% 0% 10%  -  -  -
Status bonus
Platinum
Gold
Silver

100%
75%^

25%

100%
75%^

25%

100%
75%^

25%

100%
75%^

25%

100%
75%^

25%

100%
75%^

25%
^ Effective from 1 January 2013

Note

  • Points are not earned when travelling in classes other than those specified.
  • The Status bonus and Cabin bonus are applied to the base earn rate for each individual flight you take.
  • Status credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
  • ## Effective from 01 November 2012
  • ~ Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by Japan Airlines (JL)
  • #Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by British Airways (BA) or Qantas (QF)
  • ** Effective from 01 November 2012, W class is eligible to earn on USA domestic flights, USA to Mexico and USA to Canada
  • + Effective 01 August 2013 O and Q classes are eligible to earn.

Minimum Points Guarantee

  • 500 points when flying on eligible fares.

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Using Points

American Airlines plane

You can use your points on American Airlines for a:




Book an Award flight

Popular Routes

 

From To Cabin Booking
class
Minimum points
earned
One way Classic Award
flights from
New York (JFK)

London (LHR)

Economy BHKY 3,440 25,000 points*
New York (JFK)

Paris (CDG)

Economy BHKY 3,643 30,000 points*
Los Angeles

Tokyo

Economy BHKY 5,458 36,000 points*
New York

Las Vegas

Economy BHKY 2,235 18,000 points*

* Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable by an Accepted Payment Card in addition to the points required on Partner Classic Award flights. These are quoted at the time of booking and are subject to change.

Last updated 27 March 2014.

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