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Airline Partners - American Airlines®

oneworld® member
Los Angeles

A founding member of oneworld®, American Airlines flies to 330 destinations in almost 50 countries with affiliates AmericanConnection^ and American Eagle.~

Airline
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oneworld logo Earn
Qantas
Points*
Earn
Status
Credits*
Classic
Flight Rewards~
Points Plus
Pay -
Flights#
Can book on
QF flight
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Earning Points

Earn Qantas Points when flying on eligible fares and flights.

  Discount Economy  Discount Economy   Economy Premium Economy Business First
Booking Class OQ GK*LMNSVW BHK^Y W~W# DIJR AFP
Points Base earn rate (per mile or 1.609km) 0.25 0.5 1 1 1 1
Cabin Bonus  -  -  - 10% 25% 50%
Status Bonus
Platinum
Gold
Silver
100%
75%
25%
100%
75%
25%
100%
75%
25%
100%
75%
25%
100%
75%
25%
100%
75%
25%
* Applicable for travel from 1 February 2015
^ Applicable for travel until 31 January 2015
~ Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by Japan Airlines (JL)
# Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by British Airways (BA) or Qantas (QF)

Note:

  • Qantas 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.

Minimum Points Guarantee

  • 500 Qantas Points when flying on eligible fares.

Earning Status Credits

As a member of the oneworld®, when you fly on eligible flights with American Airlines, you'll also earn Status Credits, which count towards higher status.

Using Points

You can use your Qantas Points on American Airlines for a:

Note: Effective 10 February 2015, we're giving new names to our flight award options. Classic Awards are now known as Classic Flight Rewards, oneworld Classic Awards are now oneworld Classic Flight Rewards, and Any Seat Awards are now called Points Plus Pay - Flights. The changes are to name only, there will be no other changes to these award flight options.

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Important Information:
^ 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.
* On eligible flights with that airline's flight number on your ticket. For eligible flights, see terms and conditions and the Airline Earning Tables.
^ Classic Flight Rewards are available on Qantas, Jetstar and partner airlines. Classic Flight Reward seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited. The number of seats available depends on the flight, date, season and destination and some flights may not have any Classic Flight Reward seats available.
# Points Plus Pay - Flights are available on any flight with a QF or JQ, 3K or GK flight number. A limited number of seats on selected partner airlines (as offered by Qantas at the time of booking on qantas.com) may be combined with your Qantas or Jetstar flights in a Points Plus Pay - Flight booking. Partner airline flights which may be combined with Jetstar flights in Points Plus Pay - Flight booking are more limited than those which may be combined with Qantas flights. Jetstar partner airlines currently include Jetstar Asia (3K) Jetstar Pacific (BL) and Jetstar Japan (GK).
+ Selected flights operated by Qantas Frequent Flyer partner airlines also offer the option of a Qantas (QF) flight number. When booking a QF flight number, members earn Qantas Points and Status Credits at the Qantas rate. All flights operated by partner airlines offering a QF flight number are available on qantas.com.