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American Airlines Thanks Their Loyal Guests With Elite Status Extension and Other Perks
American Airlines announced on Monday that they will recognize the loyalty of AAdvantage® members by extending elite status and providing other rewards. Elite status qualifications have been reduced for 2020 and extended until January 31, 2022.
On Monday (April 13, 2020), American Airlines announced that they would recognize the loyalty of AAdvantage® members by extending status and increasing flexibility. Elite status for members will be extended until January 31, 2020 and elite status qualifications will be reduced for 2020. Additionally, Admiral’s Club® memberships purchased from American will be extended 6 months and the airline is introducing special credits of up to $400 for future travel on American Airlines Vacations packages for elite members. Every dollar spent on AAdvantage co-branded credit cards through 2020 will also count for one mile toward Million Miler status. The carrier has also waived award reinstatement fees for travel through September 2020. In Monday’s announcement, American Airlines’ Vice President of Customer Loyalty & Insights and AAdvantage program President, Bridget Blaise-Shamai said,
“We are grateful to our AAdvantage members and want to show them that loyalty is a two-way street. When people are ready to fly again, we will be there to help them reconnect with loved ones, friends and colleagues.”
Normally, American Airlines operates 6,800 daily flights to over 365 destinations in 61 countries. Serving over 200 million customers annually, the airline has invested over $28 billion since 2013 in its people, products and services. The carrier currently operates the youngest fleet as compared to the other large U.S. network carriers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® global alliance, which serves over 1,100 destinations in more than 180 countries and territories worldwide.
Source: American Airlines