Questions and Answers

Have a travel related question? Post it here, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.

While anyone can comment on regular blog post, registration is required in order to post a question in this space. Creating your account is free, and you'll be able to see when your question is answered, as well as like comments from other users. And of course, you'll earn status points for offering helpful answers!

This space is intended to be more of a community as well, so please jump in and share tips!

Filter by:

AA Flagship First Check In LAX


Global Entry Conditional Approval

Can you help?

Chase BA 10% Discount – Credit to AAdvantage?


Daily Emails?


QR Lounge access transiting Doha from First to Business


Site Feedback

Hot topic, get involved

Transiting LHR on a BA First Class/Club Europe Ticket




How do I deal w extra seat reservation?


Password Change


Ask a Question

Everyone can read and comment, but you must login to post a new comment.

Answers (2)

AA Million Miler Earning – how does it work?

AA Million Miler Earning – how does it work?

  1. Anonymous

    I can’t find any info on AA website about how their Million Miler earning works. I think they used to award bonus miles for premium cabin travel, but it seems like now it’s a straight 1 mile per mile flown with no bonuses.
    Do you know how the earning is calculated?

  2. MidSouthSkier

    DJ – at one point in the past ALL types of mileage earning counted toward million miler status – even credit card purchases. My dad bought lots of stuff for work and paid for it with his AA credit card and eventually became a 2 million miler this way (in combination with paid travel). But for several years now it’s only for miles flown on revenue tickets. From the AA site:

    [I]Every [B]base mile[/B] you earn when you fly on American, American Eagle® or any eligible AAdvantage program participating airline counts toward your Million Miler status.[/I]

    (emphasis mine) So yes, regardless of status it’s now 1 mile for each butt-in-seat mile flown.

Sign in to help answer questions.