American Airlines makes changes to AAdvantage programme qualifications

    American Airlines announced (13-Apr-2020) the following changes to its AAdvantage programme:

    • AAdvantage member elite status automatically extended until 31-Jan-2022;
    • Elite status qualifications reduced for 2020, in order to make achieving status more easy during the current elite qualifying year through lower Elite Qualifying Dollar, Elite Qualifying Mile and Elite Qualifying Segment requirements;
    • Admirals Club memberships and one day passes purchased from American Airlines automatically extended for six months beyond the expiration date;
    • Elite members to receive up to USD400 special credits for future travel on American Airlines Vacations packages;
    • Award reinstatement fees waived for travel until Sep-2020;
    • Executive Platinum reward qualifications reduced. [more – original PR]