AAdvantage® program

Update to earning on flights

Starting May 1, 2024, we’re updating the way you earn AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points on flights depending on where you book. Learn which flights earn miles and Loyalty Points and which do not.

In the best travel rewards program

Life adds up to travel

Earn rewards earlier and more often with the free to join American Airlines AAdvantage® program.

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

Not a member? Join now

Earn miles and Loyalty Points

We make it easy to earn miles and track your progress toward reaching AAdvantage® status with Loyalty Points.

Fly to earn miles

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

Engage with our partners

There are over 1,000 ways to earn miles with our partners – from car rentals, hotel stays, dining out or ordering in.

Use an AAdvantage® credit card

You’ll earn 1 Loyalty Point for every 1 eligible AAdvantage® mile earned from purchases using your U.S. or internationally-issued AAdvantage® credit card.

AAdvantage® credit cards

Earn Loyalty Points

Use your miles

Flight awards

Use your miles for a flight award on any American flight – there are no blackout dates.

Elevate your experience

Use your miles to enjoy a higher cabin of service on American and select partner airlines, or toward an Admirals Club® membership. You can use your miles for yourself or for anyone else!

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.

AAdvantage status

Discover the perks of AAdvantage® status

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

Qualify for AAdvantage® status when you meet the required Loyalty Point thresholds. Simply earn Loyalty Points whenever you fly, use an AAdvantage® credit card for purchases, or earn eligible miles with AAdvantage® partners. It’s all part of the new AAdvantage® program, and yes, it’s really that easy.

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® status qualification. Plus, enjoy:

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

Learn more about the benefits of the oneworld Alliance

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