FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines is offering members of the AAdvantage® program a new opportunity to quickly earn tens of thousands of AAdvantage bonus miles for round-trip trans-Atlantic travel on American Airlines and fellow oneworld® alliance members British Airways and Iberia. In fact, after just one round trip to the UK or Continental Europe, AAdvantage members can earn 25,000 bonus miles – enough to redeem a round-trip travel award within the United States.
To qualify, members simply need to register for this offer prior to travel and fly a trans-Atlantic round-trip flight on an eligible First Class, Business Class or full-fare Economy Class ticket on American, British Airways or Iberia between Sept. 19 and Dec. 31, 2011. Members will earn 25,000 AAdvantage bonus miles after their first round trip, 35,000 after their second round trip and 45,000 for each additional round trip flown. After three round trips, customers will have more than 100,000 AAdvantage bonus miles in their accounts, and there is no limit to the number of bonus miles they can earn throughout the offer period.
American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia launched their trans-Atlantic joint business in October 2010, giving customers access to a global network of more than 400 destinations, along with more convenient connections and coordinated travel schedules. For additional information, visit www.AA.com/moreeurope.
"This fantastic new offer makes crossing the pond quite a lucrative trip for our AAdvantage members," said Maya Leibman, President – AAdvantage Loyalty Program. "Thanks to our fellow oneworld member airlines, we're able to give trans-Atlantic customers even more flexibility and opportunities to bulk up their mileage balance."
About American Airlines
American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 250 cities in 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).
About the AAdvantage Program
The AAdvantage® program was the first frequent flyer program, and was established in 1981. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the AAdvantage program, which now has more than 67 million members worldwide. Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include 27 hotel chains representing more than 60 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 11 financial companies, and more than 500 brand name retailers. In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 100 affinity card products in more than 40 countries. In 2010, AAdvantage members redeemed more than 165 billion miles to claim nearly 7.2 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.
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