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Description of company

Logotype: American Airlines

American Airlines

American Airlines is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. Together with Envoy Air and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to more than 330 destinations in 54 countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington D.C.

American’s AAdvantage program allow members to earn and redeem miles for travel and everyday purchases as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and other retail products. A founding member of the oneworld alliance, American Airlines and its members and members-elect, serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to more than 150 countries and makes oneworld the leading alliance in the USA, the world’s biggest air travel market.

US Airways adds four hubs (Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Washington National) and 60 destinations to oneworld network.

American and US offer service to 21 destinations in Europe, including London, Madrid, Athens, Munich, Dublin, Dusseldorf, and Helsinki.

They offer greater benefits for Iberia Plus, AAdvantage , Finnair Plus, British Airways Executive Club loyalty program customers, including better opportunities to obtain and use miles.

American Airlines

Earning Avios and Elite Points

For each flight flown with American Airlines you will be able to obtain:
  • - Avios, currency that you accumulate in your Iberia Plus balance which allows you to redeem for flights and other opportunities offered by Iberia Plus programme.
  • - Elite Points, currency that is obtained exclusively on flights and is used to maintain or upgrade to elite card levels.

EARNING AVIOS (FOR EACH FLIGHT) - From February 1st 2016 (Flights AA code)

Earning Avios and Elite Points

For each flight flown with American Airlines you will be able to obtain:
  • - Avios, currency that you accumulate in your Iberia Plus balance which allows you to redeem for flights and other opportunities offered by Iberia Plus programme.
  • - Elite Points, currency that is obtained exclusively on flights and is used to maintain or upgrade to elite card levels.
CABIN BONUS Avios Fare clasess Minimum Avios*
1 MILE FLOWN IN FIRST 1,5 Avios F/P/A 750
1 MILE FLOWN IN BUSINESS 1,25 Avios D/I/J/R 625
1 MILE FLOWN IN FULL ECONOMY 1 Avios Y/C/B 500
1 MILE FLOWN IN DISCOUNT ECONOMY 0,5 Avios G/H/K/L/M/S/V/W 250
1 MILE FLOWN IN DISCOUNT ECONOMY 0,25 Avios N/O/Q 125
* Minimum of Avios are the guaranteed Avios amounts you get according to the booking class for less than 500 air-miles flights. Diponible on American Airlines flights for customers Platinum, Gold and Silver only.

EARNING AVIOS (FOR EACH FLIGHT) - From March 1st 2015 (Flights US code)

CABIN BONUS Avios Fare clasess Minimum Avios*
1 MILE FLOWN IN FIRST 1,5 Avios F/A 750
1 MILE FLOWN IN BUSINESS 1,5 Avios J/R/D/I 625
1 MILE FLOWN IN FULL ECONOMY 1 Avios Y/B/C 500
1 MILE FLOWN IN DISCOUNT ECONOMY 0,5 Avios H/K/M/G/L/N/S 250
1 MILE FLOWN IN DISCOUNT ECONOMY 0,25 Avios V/Q/O 125
* Minimum of Avios are the guaranteed Avios amounts you get according to the booking class for less than 500 air-miles flights. Diponible on American Airlines flights for customers Platinum, Gold and Silver only.

Earning Avios on direct flights operated with AA/US code is related to these criteria: 
  • - Minimum of Avios (by class flight)
  • - Real distance flown based on miles and flight class (cabin bonus) 
  • - Card level (Platinum, Gold and Silver bonus) 


PLATINUM, GOLD AND SILVER BONUS - From April 1st 2015

The Elite Bonus is an additional number of Avios elite card customers (Platinum, Gold and Silver) earn.

With Platinum, Gold and Silver Bonus you will obtain Avios extra depending on the level of your card on selected flights with AA/US code.
 
Platinum Card: 100%
Gold Card: 50%
Silver Card: 25% 

This bonus is applied by multiplying the percentage by the actual distance of miles flown for Business and Full Economy Class.
For Economy Discount Class is applied by multiplying the percentage by the amount of basic Avios (no promotions) obtained by flight.

EARNING ELITE POINTS (for each flight starting on April 1st). Direct flights with AA.

Distance in miles First Business Full economy Discount economy
0 - 600 100 75 50 15
601-1.500 150 115 75 20
1.501 - 3.000 275 225 150 35
3.001-6.000 575 500 350 90
Mas de 6.000 700 600 400 100
Elite points depend on the class reserved and on the distance in miles, corresponding to each flight.

OBSERVATIONS OF AVIOS AND ELITE POINTS:

- Iberia owns the right to modify these tables, as well as routes and flight programming.
    - IBERIA owns the right to exclude Elite Points and Avios earning fares. Please check the terms & conditions here
      - Codeshare flights booked under the code of an Iberia partner airline but operated by an airline who is not an Iberia partner are not eligible for Avios and Elite Points.

American Airlines

Avios redemption chart (Starting on May 1st 2017)

Next table is applied to direct flights operated by American Airlines and AA code.

Avios redemption chart (Starting on May 1st 2017)
Distance in miles Economy Full Fare Economy Business First
1 - 600 11.000 19.250 22.000 33.000
601 - 1.000 12.000 21.000 24.000 36.000
1.001 - 2.000 17.000 29.750 34.000 51.000
2.001 - 4.000 23.000 40.250 46.000 69.000
4.001 - 5.000 28.000 53.000 64.000 96.000
5.001 - 8.000 42.000 81.500 100.000 150.000
8.001 - 12.400 65.000 123.750 150.000 225.000
12.401 - 14.000 75.000 143.750 175.000 262.500
14.001 - 18.000 100.000 200.000 250.000 375.000
18.001 - 25.000 120.000 225.000 270.000 405.000
25.001 - 30.000 132.000 244.000 290.000 435.000
30.001 - 35.000 143.000 265.750 315.000 472.500
35.001 - 40.000 166.000 299.500 350.000 525.000
40.001 - 50.000 190.000 332.500 380.000 570.000
Avios will depend on the reserved class and the total distance in miles.
The Avios listed are for round-trip flights.

OBSERVATIONS:
    - Iberia reserves the right to modify the Avios redemption table.
      - The reservation and ticketing with Avios on flights operated by American Airlines and AA code are exempt of processing fee if done through Iberia.com. They will have an additional charge per ticket when operations are managed through its Service Centre. (Except Platinum customers).
        - Full fare Economy is only available on combination with Iberia flights.
          - For flights that include two (Group Iberia and British Airways not included) or more companies in the oneworld alliance, see Table Using Avios oneworld here