Overview

Overview

American Airlines® is one of the largest airlines in the world. With its affiliates American Eagle® and AmericanConnection®, it serves some 260 destinations - including more than 150 in the USA, and 40 countries.

American Airlines network covers points throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific.

American has major connecting hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. This combined with American Airlines exciting AAdvantage® frequent flyer program and the award-winning AA.com website, make traveling with American the first choice of millions of travelers.

Earn Etihad Guest Miles with American Airlines

Earning miles with Alitalia

You can now earn Etihad Guest Miles when traveling with American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights. Simply quote your Etihad Guest Number when making a booking with American Airlines and remember to present your Etihad Guest Card at check-in. The number of miles earned will depend on the class of booking as shown below

Flights eligible for Accrual:

  • All flights operated and marketed by American Eagle and AmericanConnection.
  • All flights operated by American Airlines or American Eagle and marketed by Etihad Airways.
  • All flights operated and marketed by American Airlines and American Eagle.


Flights ineligible for accrual:

The following Etihad Airways sectors booked on the American Airlines flight number will not be eligible for mileage accrual.

  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – New York (JFK)
  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – Chicago (ORD)
  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – Washington (IAD)
  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – Los Angeles (LAX)
  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – San Francisco (SFO)
  • To/from Abu Dhabi (AUH) – Dallas Fort Worth (DFO)

Please note that you may earn miles for the flights above when booked on the Etihad Airways flight number.

*Flights between North America and Latin America booked in O class are not eligible for mileage credit.

American Airlines domestic and international flights:

All flights operated and marketed by American Airlines.
Cabin Class Booking Class Miles earned
First A, F, P 150%
Business D, I, J, R 125%
Economy Y, B, H, K, M, L, W, V, G, Q, N, O*, S 100%

Claim Missing Partner Miles

Please retain your tickets and boarding passes until your miles are credited to your account. If you do not receive the credits within six weeks, please advise the Etihad Guest Service Centre on +800 GUEST. Missing miles can be claimed up to 6 months from the date of travel.

Redeem miles with American Airlines

To redeem miles for reward flights on American Airlines or any of its affiliates; members must contact the Etihad Guest Service Centre a minimum of 14 days prior to the intended date of travel. Rewards flight bookings will be confirmed subject to seat availability. Applicable taxes, surcharges and/or fees listed on the ticket will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance. Flights that are both operated and marketed by American Airlines, American Eagle or American Connection are available for redemption.


View redemption table here

Terms and conditions

Earning Etihad Guest Miles with American Airlines

Flights marketed by American Airlines and operated by a third-party carrier other than American Airlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection or Etihad Airways will not be eligible for Etihad Guest Miles accrual.

  • Charter flights operated by American Airlines, American Eagle, or AmericanConnection or are not eligible for mileage accrual.
  • Flights taken on American Airlines, American Eagle, or AmericanConnection or are not eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore do not contribute to earnings or maintaining your Etihad Guest Silver or Gold Tier.

Redeeming Miles on American Airlines

  • Reward tickets are valid for a maximum period of one year from the original date of issue.
  • A minimum of 14 days advance notice is required for making a reward flight booking.
  • Seats are subject to availability.
  • One way tickets are permitted.
  • A reward ticket for a child will be issued at the same value as for an adult.
  • Infant tickets will be issued at 10% of the adult mileage value.
  • The Business Class redemption rates will be twice the value of the economy redemption rates.
  • Applicable taxes and surcharges will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance.
  • Award tickets are not valid on codeshare flights.
  • One date change is permitted free of charge, any subsequent changes are as per Etihad Guest terms and conditions.
  • On cancellation / Refund – as per Etihad Guest terms and conditions. 
  • Stopovers are permitted. American Airlines will not provide hotel accommodation for the transit period.
  • Name changes are not permitted.

Off Peak dates are as follows:

  • Between North America and Europe – October 15 – May 15
  • Between North America and Asia Zone 1 – October 1 – April 30
  • Between North America and South America Zone 2 – March 1 – May 31 and August 16 – November 30
  • Between North America and Hawaii – January 12 – March 8, August 22, and December 15