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...]
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.
As American Airlines is a oneworld partner of Qantas, you may be able to use the Qantas Club lounge when travelling with American Airlines. Be sure to get a Qantas Club discount if you decide to take advantage of this offer.
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...]