AAdvantage® status

AAdvantage status

The perks of being an AAdvantage® status member

Enjoy a world of benefits designed to make your travel experience more enjoyable

Executive Platinum

AAdvantage Executive Platinum®

  • Loyalty Choice Rewards*
  • Complimentary upgrades on American and Alaska Airlines**
  • 100-hour upgrade window
  • 120% status mileage bonus
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats**
  • 3 free checked bags^
Platinum Pro

AAdvantage Platinum Pro®

  • 1 Loyalty Choice Reward*
  • Complimentary upgrades on American and Alaska Airlines**
  • 72-hour upgrade window
  • 80% status mileage bonus
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats**
  • 3 free checked bags^
Platinum - 50,000 miles/points or 60 segments

AAdvantage Platinum®

  • Complimentary upgrades on American**
  • 48-hour upgrade window
  • 60% status mileage bonus
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats**
  • 2 free checked bags^
Gold - 25,000 miles/points or 30 segments

AAdvantage Gold®

  • Complimentary upgrades on American**
  • 24-hour upgrade window
  • 40% status mileage bonus
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra Seats at check-in**
  • Complimentary Preferred Seats**
  • 1 free checked bag^

*To be eligible, qualify for AAdvantage Platinum Pro® by meeting the standard qualification requirements and fly a minimum of 30 qualifying segments. Choices include systemwide upgrades, Admirals Club® access, bonus miles and more.

**Benefit may not be available on all flights.

^Free checked bags apply, based on the member’s status, for members and guests traveling on the same reservation (excluding group reservations) on itineraries marketed and operated by American Airlines. If the standard cabin allowance is higher than the number of free checked bags for your status, then the standard cabin allowance applies. Free checked bags may not apply to codeshare flights operated by our partners. Visit the website of the airline operating your flight for details.

Other airlines

Elevate your status and move up to more benefits

Qualify for status with Loyalty Points

Loyalty Points are the new way to reach AAdvantage® status. You’ll qualify for status based on the Loyalty Points posted to your account for the 12-month period starting on March 1 of each year. And, the new AAdvantage® status membership year is valid through March 31 of each year.

You’ll earn Loyalty Points as you earn eligible AAdvantage® miles whenever you fly, use an AAdvantage® credit card for purchases, or earn eligible miles with AAdvantage® partners. One eligible AAdvantage® mile equals one Loyalty Point.

Loyalty Points needed to earn status

Qualification AAdvantage Gold®
oneworld® Ruby
AAdvantage Platinum®
oneworld® Sapphire
AAdvantage Platinum Pro®
oneworld® Emerald
AAdvantage Executive Platinum®
oneworld® Emerald
Loyalty Points 30,000 75,000 125,000 200,000

Qualification and membership year period

The status qualification year starts on March 1 and runs through the last day of February.

  • For example, in 2023, your counter will restart on March 1, 2023, and run through February 29, 2024.
  • The membership year (when your status is valid) takes effect the date you qualify, or April 1 (whichever comes first) and will be valid through March 31.

Purchases made with your AAdvantage® credit card will count based on the date the activity posts to your AAdvantage® account. All other flight and partner transactions will count based on the activity date of the flight or other transaction.

Upgrades for status members

Complimentary upgrades

On American marketed and operated flights:

  • Upgrades from Main Cabin or Premium Economy to the next class of service on flights within/between the U.S. (including Hawaii), Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Caribbean and Central America
  • AAdvantage® status members get unlimited, auto-requested complimentary upgrades for themselves plus 1 companion traveling on the same flight

Complimentary upgrades

On Alaska Airlines flights:

  • Upgrades from Main Cabin to the next class of service on Alaska Airlines
  • AAdvantage Executive Platinum® and AAdvantage Platinum Pro® members get unlimited, auto-requested complimentary upgrades

AAdvantage® status benefits on Alaska Airlines

Loyalty Choice Rewards

You’ll receive the option to choose from a variety of rewards that enhance your experience such as a systemwide upgrade, an award discount, Admirals Club® One Day Passes and more when you qualify for AAdvantage Platinum Pro® status and fly 30 eligible segments.

Track your progress toward reaching these reward levels in your account. Once you reach these goals, your reward choices will be available in your wallet.

More of a good thing: Earn more miles when you fly

Status mileage bonus

AAdvantage Executive Platinum® members earn a 120% bonus, AAdvantage Platinum Pro® members earn an 80% bonus, AAdvantage Platinum® members earn a 60% bonus and AAdvantage Gold® members earn a 40% bonus on top of base miles earned traveling with American and participating oneworld® airlines. And the additional miles count toward earning Loyalty Points.

Status mileage bonus

AAdvantage Million Miler™ program

Fly 1 million miles with us and enjoy AAdvantage Gold® status for the life of the AAdvantage Gold® program, bonus miles and more. Fly 2 million miles and enjoy AAdvantage Platinum® status.

Million Miler™ program

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