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American Airlines and AAdvantage

AAdvantage is the frequent flyer program of British Airways partner American Airlines.

Don’t forget that you can both earn and spend Avios on American Airlines through your British Airways, Iberia Plus or Aer Lingus AerClub account.

It works in the other direction too. This article looks at how you can upgrade your British Airways flights with AAdvantage miles.

Our guide on how you can earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles from UK credit cards is here.

How to upgrade your British Airways flights using American Airlines miles

This article looks at how to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flyer miles. Being able to upgrade British Airways tickets using Avios is a well known feature .....

This article looks at how to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flyer .....

by Rob Burgess9 comments

American Airlines moving its flights to London Heathrow Terminal 5

American Airlines will be moving all of its London Heathrow flights into BA’s Terminal 5 from tomorrow, Tuesday. ‘All’ isn’t much at the moment, of course.  American is only .....

American Airlines will be moving all of its London Heathrow flights into BA’s Terminal 5 from tomorrow, .....

by Rob Burgess49 comments

American Airlines restarts flights to Heathrow from five more US cities

American Airlines has confirmed its plans to add additional routes from London Heathrow. From 5th August, flights to Charlotte, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham will resume. Phoenix will .....

American Airlines has confirmed its plans to add additional routes from London Heathrow. From 5th August, .....

by Rhys Jones21 comments

How to redeem Avios points for low tax American Airlines US domestic flights

This article explains how to redeem Avios for domestic flights in the United States. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will .....

This article explains how to redeem Avios for domestic flights in the United States. The “Avios Redemption .....

by Rob Burgess6 comments

How to upgrade British Airways flights with Avios points

This article explains how to use Avios points to upgrade British Airways flights. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will .....

This article explains how to use Avios points to upgrade British Airways flights. The “Avios Redemption .....

by Rob Burgess7 comments

Which good miles and points deals are ending today?

We have temporarily suspended our fortnightly ‘deals ending soon’ feature.  The majority of the deals were flight and hotel related and there isn’t much of that going on at the .....

We have temporarily suspended our fortnightly ‘deals ending soon’ feature.  The majority of .....

by Rob Burgess51 comments

American Airlines dropping three hotel partners – Hilton, Choice and Best Western

In a surprising move, American Airlines has announced that it is dropping three major hotel partners on 31st March. The hotel chains impacted are: Best Western Rewards Choice Privileges Rewards Hilton .....

In a surprising move, American Airlines has announced that it is dropping three major hotel partners on 31st .....

by Rob Burgess

Do you know the expiry rules for your Avios and other airline miles?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once .....

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them .....

by Rob Burgess86 comments

American Airlines to launch flights from Boston to London Heathrow

Boston currently finds itself in the middle of a war between JetBlue – the low-cost US airline which the legacy carriers are desperate to keep away from transatlantic routes – Delta and .....

Boston currently finds itself in the middle of a war between JetBlue – the low-cost US airline which the .....

by Rob Burgess

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