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Elite status members of the American Airlines AAdvantage® loyalty program will be able to choose rewards they want more in 2021.
The AAdvantage Platinum Pro members will be able to choose one reward in addition to the current benefits. The reward options include one systemwide upgrade, 20k AAdvantage bonus miles (25k for AAdvantage credit card members), one-time 15% off award discount, carbon emission offset, $200 donation to one of 10 partner charities, six Admirals Club one-day passes, or $200 American Airlines travel voucher.
The AAdvantage Executive Platinum members can choose two of the following reward options in addition to the current benefits: two systemwide upgrades, 25k AAdvantage bonus miles (30k for AAdvantage credit card members), carbon emissions offset, $200 donation to one of 10 partner charities, gift of Gold status, $200 American Airlines travel voucher, individual Admirals Club membership, 10k bonus Elite Qualifying Miles (can only be selected once), or choice of Bang & Olufsen products.
If you do not have Platinum Pro or Executive Platinum status, you can check out what you need to qualify for the Elite status here. Once you qualify for Platinum Pro or Executive Platinum status, you will receive an email with an invitation to choose your reward. You will have between the date you qualify and December 30, 2022 to choose your reward.
Also, starting in early 2021, Platinum Pro members will receive Oneworld Emerald status with the Oneworld Alliance, which will allow them to enjoy such additional perks as first class priority check-in, access to first and business class lounges, fast track at select security lanes, higher priority for waitlist and standby, priority boarding and priority baggage handling when traveling on Oneworld partner airlines.