American Airlines has announced a major devaluation of its popular AAdvantage frequent flyer program. Among other things, Australian travellers will be most affected by the increased rates for redeeming miles on flights. But the changes go further. American is changing the way members can qualify for elite status, as well as removing some benefits from its most frequent … [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!
There are countless ways to earn frequent flyer points within Australia through our local programs, Qantas and Virgin Velocity Frequent Flyer. Both programs offer a range of linked credit cards and dozens of local retailer partners. This makes the accrual of frequent flyer points relatively easy - even if you’re an infrequent flyer. But there are other international programs … [Read more...]
Many of our members are bracing themselves for the day the US Airways Dividend Miles and American Airlines AAdvantage programs merge next month. Dividend Miles has been a very popular program amongst our members, largely due to the ability to buy cheap miles to use in premium cabins on oneworld airlines. Next month, however, the program will cease to exist. All previously … [Read more...]
As March draws to a close, one of the more significant mergers of the airline industry takes another step to completion. US Airways will join its merger partner, American Airlines, as a One World member airline, leaving the Star Alliance at the same time. So what does this mean for frequent flyers? Eventually the frequent flyer programs will merge, with points transferring … [Read more...]