What are the benefits of American Airlines AAdvantage?
- Complimentary upgrades on flights 500 miles or less*
- 24-hour upgrade window.
- 40% elite mileage bonus.
- Complimentary Main Cabin Extra Seats at check-in*
- Complimentary Preferred Seats*
- 1 free checked bag^
Is there a fee to join American Airlines AAdvantage?
AAdvantage is the loyalty or frequent flyer program for American Airlines. It is a free program, and by signing up you can earn a range of benefits and gain the ability to earn free flights.
How many AAdvantage miles does it take to get a free flight?
7,500 AAdvantage miles
How many miles do you need to get a free flight on American Airlines? Award flights with American Airlines start at 7,500 AAdvantage miles for a one-way economy flight under 500 miles long in the contiguous U.S. and Canada. Longer distance flights in the contiguous U.S. and Canada start at 12,500 miles.
How much are American Airlines miles worth?
Value of airline miles by airline
|Airline||Frequent Flyer Program||Average Value of One Mile|
|American Airlines||AAdvantage||1.0 cents|
|Southwest Airlines||Rapid Rewards||1.5 cents|
What’s the average total miles earned by an AAdvantage member?
American Airlines Miles vs. The Competition
|Rewards Program||Average Mile Value||Value of 1,000 Miles|
|American Airlines AAdvantage||1.29 cents||$12.9|
|Delta SkyMiles®||1.37 cents||$13.7|
|Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards||1.65 cents||$16.5|
|Alaska Airlines||1 cent||$10|
How do I cancel my AAdvantage account?
To close a American Airlines account call 1-800-433-7300, and reference their AADvantage® program.
Does AAdvantage miles expire?
AAdvantage miles expire after 18 months of no activity, meaning that a user hasn’t earned or redeemed miles in this timeframe. Shopping through the AAdvantage shopping portal or earning miles with Bask Bank also keeps your miles from expiring.
What does $50 000 miles get you on American Airlines?
The cash value of 50,000 American Airlines miles is $645, on average, or the equivalent of at least one round-trip flight between New York and Los Angeles on American Airlines. AA miles are worth about 1.29 cents per mile, slightly less than average for a major airline.