Earn Mileage Plan™ miles on American Airlines or American Eagle flights. American operates flights with First, Business and Economy classes of service to more than 250 cities in more than 40 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Pacific. Learn more about where American flies
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Elite Benefits on American Airlines: Elite Level Mileage Plan™ members have access to priority check-in, boarding, express security lines, preferred seating, plus 2 free checked bags on American Airlines flights. Learn more about elite benefits on American.
Flown miles as well as premium cabin bonuses earned on American count towards elite status. Our Mileage Plan™ MVP® members earn 50% Elite Bonus and MVP® Gold and Gold 75K level members earn 100% Elite Bonus on miles flown. Elite Bonus Miles do not count toward elite qualification.
Earning on American Airlines
Economy Class Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in B, C, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, Q, R, S, V, W, X or Y classes of service.
Business Class Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in I, J, or D classes of service, plus 25% Bonus Miles.
First Class Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in F, P, or A classes of service, plus 50% Bonus Miles.
Elite Qualifying Flight Miles: Yes
*Earn 500 minimum miles on flights less than 500 miles. Actual miles flown = 1 mile per flight mile flown. Miles may not be earned for tickets flown in E, T, U or Z classes of service. Flights taken in O class between North America and Central or South America aren't eligible for mileage accrual. Some deeply discounted, and industry fares are ineligible to earn miles.
To qualify for mileage accrual, please note that your flights must fall within the eligible flight number range below and your flight must be marketed and operated by American Airlines.
Eligible Flight Numbers
0001 - 0399
0900 - 1699
2200 - 2649
2725 - 3799
4200 - 4369
5270 - 5369
6780 - 7150
7454 - 7637
To ensure flight credit, the two letter airline code (AA) must precede the flight number (for example, AA XXXX) on your ticket receipt or boarding pass.
Add A Mileage Plan™ Number to an Existing Reservation: If you are traveling on American Airlines and would like to enter your Mileage Plan™ number in your reservation, please visit aa.com or call American Airlines Reservations at 1-800-433-7300.
Request Mileage Credit: Allow 4 to 6 weeks for miles to post. Missing miles must be requested within 12 months of original flight date. To request mileage credit for flights already taken, email us a copy of your ticket receipt and at least one boarding pass to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Award Travel on American
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Award Chart: View our American Airlines award levels for the following destinations