IN BRIEF | American Airlines has quietly increased the cost of buying AAdvantage miles. But as compensation, the airline has removed the pesky per-transaction processing charge that previously applied to purchases of the airline's frequent flyer currency. In addition, there is now a minimum purchase of 2,000 AAdvantage miles per transaction - up from 1,000 miles. American … [Read more...]
American Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. American Airlines is a Qantas oneworld partner, so it's possible to earn and redeem Qantas frequent flyer points on American Airlines. It is also possible to earn and redeem American Airlines Advantage miles on Qantas flights.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines to learn how to earn American Advantage miles by transferring points you earn from hotel stays, or even from other airlines!
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
When booking flights around the United States, you'll probably notice that the major US airlines now offer "Basic Economy" fares. Basic Economy tickets are a relatively new concept and are designed to help the likes of American Airlines, Delta and United to compete better against ultra-low-cost carriers on price. Basic Economy tickets are generally the cheapest option on US … [Read more...]
The American Airlines Status Challenge offers a fast-track to AAdvantage status and unlocks perks with Qantas and other Oneworld airlines! American Airlines offers the opportunity to earn AAdvantage status by completing a 90-day "challenge" that can be achieved by taking just one Qantas flight. Anyone can commence an American Airlines status challenge for a small fee. Unlike … [Read more...]
American Airlines AAdvantage miles are a popular currency for Australian frequent flyers. You can buy AAdvantage miles directly from American Airlines - often at generous discounts. It costs just 85,000 AAdvantage miles one-way to fly from Australia to Europe in Business class. First Class from Australia to Europe costs just 115,000 AAdvantage miles. Plus, there are no fuel … [Read more...]