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American Airlines AAdvantage Overview

American Airlines AAdvantage is the loyalty program for American Airlines. Given American’s extensive reach within the United Sates and abroad, they are the loyalty program of choice for many folks (including Greg the Frequent Miler). In 2022, American completely changed how elite status is earned with the introduction of Loyalty Points, making it possible to earn all the way up to Executive Platinum status without flying.

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A couple of Nick’s booking tricks uncovered during Flying by the Seat of our...

During our Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge, my journal became quiet after the first couple of days. The truth was that...
United shopping portal promotion 06.11.24

(EXPIRED) American, United & Southwest portal promos: Earn up to 2,500 bonus miles/points

Following on from the start of an Alaska Airlines shopping portal promo last week, three other airline portals are now offering bonus miles/points when...

CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Card: 75K Welcome Offer (Last Call)

Update 5/29:  The landing page for this offer now says that there's only six days left, which leads us to believe that it expires...
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(Update) American Airlines increasing baggage & pet fees, eliminating mile & loyalty point earnings...

Update 5/29/24: A few months ago, American Airlines announced that they'd be making a number of customer-unfriendly moves; they'd be increasing baggage fees, increasing...

Earn elite status: AA vs Delta vs United

In this post I've compared the requirements for earning elite status among the big three: AA, Delta, and United. In recent years, all three...
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(Update) Bilt losing American Airlines as transfer partner after June 24, 2024

Update 5/21/24: Bilt announced a couple of months ago that American Airlines would be removed as a transfer partner in June. At the time...
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Citi American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Card: 100K miles after $10K in purchases

The Citi American Airlines AAdvantage Executive is once again offering an increased welcome bonus of 100,000 miles after $10K in purchases in the first...
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How to select seats on partner bookings

It's common to book a trip through one airline that includes segments flown by other airlines.  For example, a trip booked through American Airlines...
American Airlines shopping portal promo 05.07.24

(EXPIRED) American Airlines, United & Southwest shopping portals each offering 1,000-2,500 bonus miles

The American Airlines, United and Southwest shopping portals all launched new promotions yesterday giving the opportunity to earn bonus miles/points on top of your...
Frequent Miler on the Air Ep251

Podcast: Shortcuts to AA elite status | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep251

American Airlines status isn't as easy as it used to be, but there are some shortcuts for those who think they'll be flying American...

Where to find AA business class award space to Europe

If you want to use American Airlines' miles to fly business class to Europe, then this post isn't for you. AA's award pricing for...
American Airlines AAdvantage Dining Open Table 150 Bonus Miles

(Update) American Airlines AAdvantage Dining offering 150 bonus miles & Loyalty Points on Open...

Update 4/12/24: Rewards Network - the company behind the dining programs for most airlines and hotel loyalty programs - has advised that in addition...
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(EXPIRED) Shopping portal bonuses from American and United

Both the American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping portal and the United Mileage Plus Shopping portal are offering "mystery bonuses" right now that add a little...
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How to find Qatar QSuites award space

Qatar Airways' QSuites business class is widely considered to be one of the best business class products available worldwide. Seats can be configured to...

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