In the middle of October American Airlines announced a series of changes to the AAdvantage program with a view to keeping its elite flyers happy. Among other things, the changes announced included the introduction of new rewards for flyers who earn AAdvantage Executive Platinum and Platinum Pro status but further details surrounding these rewards weren't forthcoming. Now, American has told us more and there's some very good news for Platinum Pro elites.
If you missed out on buying American Airlines AAdvantage Miles in the Black Friday sale, the airline has a new promotion for you. While the standard "buy miles" promotion that American is currently running is nothing short of terrible, the "gift miles" promotion that it's running in parallel is one that's worthy of closer attention.
American Airlines has announced that it will be sending each and every member of the AAdvantage program a gift this festive season and members of the program who are based in the United States will be entered into a draw to win six mega prizes.
American Airlines has followed up its Black Friday flight promotion with a new mileage sale in which it's selling its currency at one of the lowest rates we've seen. At 1.75 cents/mile, this may actually be an AAdvantage sale that's worth considering.
With Alaska Airlines expected to join the oneworld alliance at the end of the first quarter of 2021, it's not a major surprise to find out that the two airlines plan to offer reciprocal elite benefits next year. What is surprising, however, is that both airlines say that they will go as far as offering select elite flyers from the other airline's loyalty program complimentary domestic upgrades on the flights they operate.
I'm not sure what's going on at Hyatt HQ but we're seeing promotion after promotion coming out of Chicago right now. This latest promotion is offering guests 1,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage Miles for every qualifying night spent at select Hyatt resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean.
American Airlines has just announced some good, positive changes to its AAdvantage program which will come into effect from tomorrow, 11 November 2020. Two fees are being eliminated and mileage expirations are being extended so, although for most people this year will almost certainly be remembered for the terrible toll that Covid-19 has taken, a small crumb of comfort may be that it's also the year that has seen airlines roll back a swathe of fees that most of us have resented for years.
American Airlines has now launched a new mileage sale for November and it's a sale that absolutely nobody should be participating in. Considering the levels at which we've seen AAdvantage Miles sold in the past (and not just during a pandemic), you would have to have taken leave of your senses before thinking that buying miles in this sale is a good idea.
American Airlines has today announced a series of steps its AAdvantage program is taking in an effort to keep flyers happy and to keep them engaged with the program as the current travel crisis continues. Elite status will be easier to earn in 2021 (as long as you are prepared to fly!), new rewards are being introduced, a promised improvement to Basic Economy bookings is now here, and there's more good news too.
American Airlines has published a new offer which sees that airline offering a 25% bonus to AAdvantage members who choose to convert IHG Rewards Club points or World of Hyatt points into miles through 31 October.