American Offers Increased AAdvantage

6th Mar 2003

FORT WORTH, Texas - Just in time for the spring travel season, American Airlines is offering AAdvantage members increased online award destination options - expanding award-redemption booking on to include the entire American Airlines network.
“These new enhancements are just one more way American is making the ability to book award travel faster and more convenient for AAdvantage members,” said Ed French, president, AAdvantage Marketing Programs at American Airlines. “As an added perk, members using this new feature will earn up to 1,000 miles for every award booking made on”

At, online award booking is easy to use. Customers simply log on to, go to the AAdvantage section and select “redeem miles.” The convenient award booking process automatically searches for available seating up to four days beyond the selected travel date. Customers who need help choosing a travel destination can check out the Hot Spots section on ( to discover some of the best round-trip opportunities for award travel.
Online award booking is available to travelers living in the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, Canada and Puerto Rico, and includes first, business and economy travel on any flight on American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection.

The award-winning American Airlines Web site,, is recognized as one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet (Media Metrix). was recently named one of Yahoo! Internet Life’s “10 Most Popular Travel Sites,” and received a “Standard of Excellence” WebAward from the Web Marketing Association. Customers who log in with an AAdvantage Travel Awards Program number and password receive personalized news, information and specials, including Net SAAver & Special OffersSM, the best place to find fare sales, AAdvantage bonus offers and discounted vacation packages online. In addition, the site offers online management of AAdvantage accounts, award booking and proactive flight-status notification by voice or text message via a variety of communication platforms.

About 1,000 Mile Booking Bonus:
AAdvantage members are eligible to earn 1,000 AAdvantage bonus miles for every round-trip award booking on American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection made on Bonus miles will be credited to the account of the person traveling within three to four weeks after flight activity is posted to the traveler`s AAdvantage account. Bonus miles do not count toward elite-status qualification. Other than AAdvantage membership, no registration is required. Bonus mile offers cannot be combined with any other promotion or offer. American reserves the right to change or discontinue bonus offers at any time. Please visit for more information.


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