UPDATE: American Airlines Executive Platinum Status For Select World Of Hyatt Globalists (Came Through)

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World of Hyatt and American Airlines launched an offer back in December (read more here), giving select top tier Hyatt members Executive Platinum AA status.

Hyatt and American Airlines launched a partnership in 2019 that was modeled after what Delta used to have with SPG (read more herehere and here).

American Airlines AAdvantage Eliminates Award Processing Fee

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American Airlines eliminated on Wednesday (January 15, 2020) award processing fee that was collected from non-elite AAdvantage members.

This fee was $75 and applied to all award itineraries and upgrade requests from non-elite member accounts within 21 days of departure.

World Of Hyatt American Airlines Triple AAdvantage Miles January 15 – March 15, 2020

World of Hyatt and American Airlines AAdvantage have launched an offer for members that have linked their accounts for reciprocal benefits and earnings.

Select members can earn 3 miles per USD spent at Hyatt affiliated hotels in addition to the usual World of Hyatt points between January 15 – March 15, 2020. You must register for this offer by February 15.

American Airlines Cancels EVIPS From Matched Executive Platinum Members

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American Airlines and World of Hyatt launched in 2019 reciprocal elite benefits with bonus points and miles (read more here and here) with occasional status match and fast track opportunities.

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Then in last month, World of Hyatt contacted select Globalist members offering them American Airlines Executive Platinum status (read more here) through 2021.

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Barcelona (BCN) to Chicago (ORD) from 1,680€

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class sell-up round trip fares between Barcelona and Chicago.

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American Airlines New Dynamic Awards

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American Airlines has launched new dynamically priced AAdvantage awards for flights that it operates. These changes, yet, won’t affect partner awards.

The number of miles required for many awards under the dynamic awards is rather ridiculous. You may need 375,000 for one-way international business class award.

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways BUSINESS CLASS Los Angeles (LAX), United States to Milan (MXP/LIN), Italy from $2,037 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their shoulder season midweek business sell-up round trip fares between Los Angeles and Europe. This fare can be routed via JFK/MIA on American Airline codeshare flights.

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Airfare of the Day: Japan Airlines BUSINESS CLASS New York (JFK), United States to Taipei (TPE), Taiwan from $2,068 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Japan Airlines/American Airlines and their basic season business class excursion round trip fares between New York and Taiwan. JL nonstop flights JFK-NRT can be booked on this fare both on AA stock for $2,068, or on JL stock for $2,081 (obtaining 32,400 EQMs and 4,050 EQDs on AA Advantage).

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Marriott Bonvoy American Airlines 1,000 Bonus Miles Select Cities Through March 31, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new offer for American Airlines AAdvantage member stays in select cities through March 31, 2020.

The offer is valid for stays minimum of two nights at participating hotels in Chicago, Dallas, New York City, Los Angeles, and Mexico City, and must be booked using promotional code MR6.

American Airlines AAdvantage Targeted Status Promotion For 2020

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American Airlines has launched two separate offers for select AAdvantage members, offering them a fast track to status in 2020, and we already wrote one of them yesterday (read more here).

There is the offer to earn status entirely on spend (no AA flights required) in 2020, and a second one for double elite qualifying segments (EQS) for flights flown January 1 – March 31, 2020.

American Airlines AAdvantage Status By Spend (Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro & Executive Platinum)

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American Airlines has launched a new offer for select AAdvantage members that can earn elite status purely based on the spend on American Airlines, codeshare, or Oneworld flights.

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The offer starts at $5,000 for Gold and $22,000 for Executive Platinum. Partner tickets Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQD) are calculated based on the fare class and number of miles flown, and thus eligible members can qualify on much lower real spend.

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles With Up To 70% Bonus Through January 5, 2020

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Just a day after the most recent Buy AAdvantage Miles promotion ended the program has opened a new campaign with up to 70% bonus on buying or gifting miles until January 5, 2020.

The number of miles a member can buy before any bonuses is 150,000 per calendar year and the account that purchases or receives the miles must have been open for a minimum of 30 days.

Award Success: Japan Airlines Business Class Roundtrip HND-LHR With Newly Purchased American AAdvantage Miles

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In our regular series Award Success I’d like to showcase an award I booked this week for a friend of mine who had to travel between Tokyo and London on short notice and was looking at Business Class tickets on Japan Airlines.

For this purpose I found availability using American Airlines AAdvantage and their Buy Miles promotion which ended yesterday (we covered it a few times).

American Airlines Executive Platinum Status For Select World Of Hyatt Globalists

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World of Hyatt and American Airlines launched a partnership earlier this year that was modeled after what Delta used to have with SPG (read more here, here and here).

American Airlines elite members would receive select on-property benefits while staying at Hyatt affiliated hotels and vice versa. If you had elite status with both, you could also earn World of Hyatt points for American Airlines flights and bonus AAdvantage miles for Hyatt stays.

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