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  1. Tar_00

    Hi – Is it not possible to request for an upgrade (500-mile complimentary) on flights booked on AA metal using AA miles?

    Thank you!

  2. David W

    you have to be an elite member

  3. David W

    You can, if you’re EXP and traveling within North America

    [SIZE=4][B][I][URL=’’]Upgrades on award tickets[/URL][/I][/B][/SIZE]
    [I][URL=’’]Executive Platinum members can use complimentary 500-mile upgrade benefits on AAdvantage award tickets for travel within North America on American.
    [*][I][URL=’’]If everyone in your reservation is eligible for a complimentary upgrade we’ll automatically request it for you.[/URL][/I]
    [*][I][URL=’’]If you need to request an upgrade on an award ticket, go to “My Trips” on after you’ve booked your reservation or contact an American representative or your travel agent.[/URL][/I]
    [SIZE=3][B][I][URL=’’]Companion upgrade benefit[/URL][/I][/B][/SIZE]
    [I][URL=’’]You can also upgrade 1 companion traveling on the same flight if 1 or both of you are traveling on an award ticket.

    The number of upgrades needed for companions will be deducted from the sponsor member’s account, even if the companion is an elite status member and has their own 500-mile upgrade account.

    Just like purchased tickets, the number of upgrades needed for companions will be based on their elite status level.
    [SIZE=3][B][I][URL=’’]Confirming upgrades[/URL][/I][/B][/SIZE]
    [I][URL=’’]If your upgrade is confirmed, we’ll send an email to the address in your AAdvantage profile to let you know you’ve been upgraded.

    If you’re not upgraded right away, we’ll keep checking for upgrade availability – up to 3.5 hours before your flight.[/URL][/I]

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