American Airlines

American Airlines Amenity Kit 2021

American Airlines is introducing new amenity kits for premium cabin passengers on international and transcontinental flights. Wrapped in sustainable packaging, the amenity kits are designed to “be repurposed post-flight to collect keepsakes or organise essentials for future journeys”. Release Date:...

AAdvantage Miles No Longer Expire For Those Under 21

Good news for those under 21, American Airlines announced a positive change for its youngest AAdvantage members, as of 1st July 2021, the airline amended the miles policy for members under 21. Historically American Airlines AAdvantage miles have expired after...

American Airlines Allowing for Multiple Name Changes on Corporate Tickets

American Airlines is allowing even more flexibility on some tickets. Covid-19 has seen many airlines implement flexible change and refund policies to an unprecedented degree as the industry tries to save a heavily weekend market from total collapse. American...

Understanding American Airlines 500-mile Upgrades

One of the main perks of legacy frequent flier membership programs is their perpetual desire to encourage you to upgrade. In the case of American Airlines, you have the 500-mile upgrade vouchers, systemwide upgrade vouchers, Business Extra Upgrades, instant status upgrades, and let's not forget the proactive online upgrades with cash & mileage co-pay and last but not least the coveted complimentary upgrades in the wild. It seems there is no end to the possible upgrade routes for elite frequent fliers.

EXPLAINED: AA AAdvantage Gold

AAdvantage Gold is one of four tiers that make up American Airlines frequent flyer membership program. Gold is the entry-level elite status tier that can be achieved and is earned once you meet the threshold.

EXPLAINED: AA AAdvantage Platinum

AAdvantage Platinum is one of four tiers that make up American Airlines frequent flyer membership program. Platinum is the 3rd highest elite status tier that can be achieved and is earned after Gold.

EXPLAINED: AA AAdvantage Platinum Pro

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EXPLAINED: AA AAdvantage Executive Platinum

AAdvantage Executive Platinum is one of four tiers that make up American Airlines frequent flyer membership program. Executive Platinum is the highest elite status tier that can be achieved and is earned after Platinum Pro.

What’s American Airlines Irregular Operations Policy?

American Airlines Irregular Operations (also known as Schedule Irregularities or simply shortened to IRROP) is a delay or cancellation to your flight prior to departure. However, these are specifically unforeseen issues that happen to an airlines schedule (be it an...

AA Rules on a Ticket Name Changes & Corrections

Ticket name changes and corrections on American Airlines isn’t easy as there are some restrictions to what can be done, but, in most cases, it can be done with relatively little hassle. For the most part, if a ticket...

American Airlines: Economy Class’ Explained

American Airlines is proud of diversification, splitting everything into component parts as much as possible and selling at a price point. Not only has it done this with its boarding process, but in a feat of product diversification American...

American Basic Economy Restrictions & Rules

Basic Economy comes with a mountain of restrictions that you should be aware of. These restrictions aren't some limitation of the seat or the plane, they are solely imposed on to you by American airlines in the hopes that...