AAdvantage® program

More ways to earn status with Loyalty Points

Starting in 2022, it will be simpler for you to track progress toward AAdvantage® status. Instead of Elite Qualifying Miles, Elite Qualifying Dollars and Elite Qualifying Segments, you’ll only have one status metric: Loyalty Points.

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In the best loyalty program

The possibilities are endless

As a member of the AAdvantage® program, you'll earn miles when you fly on American, oneworld® and other participating airlines, as well as over 1,000 partners. Then, you can use your miles for:

  • Flights to nearly 1,100 destinations worldwide
  • Upgrades
  • Vacations, car rentals and hotels
  • Other retail products

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Earn miles

We make it easy to earn miles when you fly or when you engage with any of our partners.

Fly to earn miles

Earn miles when you fly with American, oneworld® and other participating airlines.

Earn miles with partners

There are over 1,000 ways to earn miles with our partners – from car rentals and hotel stays, to dining out and using credit cards.

Buy, transfer or gift miles

Don't wait any longer for that trip you've been longing to take. Buy the miles you need and be on your way.

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Use your miles

Flight awards

With AAnytime® Awards there are no blackout dates and if a seat is available, you can book it with miles. And if your travel plans are flexible, MileSAAver and Web Special awards are available for fewer miles.

Award travel

Use your miles to upgrade to First or Business on American and select partner airlines. You can use your miles for yourself or for anyone else!

Award travel

Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select card

Earn 50,000 bonus miles with the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® card

Plus, enjoy your first checked bag free on domestic American Airlines itineraries. You can also earn a $125 American Airlines Flight Discount after you spend $20,000 or more in purchases during your cardmembership year and renew your card. Terms apply.

Elite levels

Discover the perks of elite status

The more you travel the more you earn – upgrades, bonus miles, airport privileges and more

Qualify for Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro, Platinum or Gold status with a combination of Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQDs) and Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs) or Elite Qualifying Segments (EQSs). When you fly with us or participating partner airlines, your travel will count toward elite status qualification.

The oneworld® Alliance: More destinations around the globe

oneworld offers convenient service on the world's leading airlines across more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. And as an AAdvantage® member, when you travel on oneworld airlines, your eligible activity will count toward AAdvantage® elite status qualification. Plus, enjoy:

  • Smooth transfers between partner airlines
  • Earning and redeeming miles across the oneworld Alliance
  • Recognition of AAdvantage® elite status across all member airlines

Learn more about the benefits of the oneworld Alliance

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