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AA Million Miler Earning – how does it work?
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?
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.