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on eligible American Airlines purchases
on all other purchases
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Why We Like It

The AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard earns American miles directly and often has a solid sign-up bonus.

American AAdvantage is one of the best airline programs if you want to book premium cabin flights on Oneworld airlines such as Japan Airlines and Qatar Airways.

However, AA’s only transfer partners are Bilt Rewards and Marriott Bonvoy so miles can be tough to earn.
  • 2X on eligible American Airlines purchases
  • 1X on all other purchases
Earn Status Via Spend
Every dollar you spend will earn one Loyalty Point toward elite status. This could help bump you up to the next status level.
Free Checked Bag on AA
On domestic AA flights, you and up to 4 companions on your reservation can each bring a checked bag for free. You don’t have to pay for the flights with the card to use the benefit.
Preferred Boarding on AA
You’ll be able to board American flights with Group 5. This can be helpful in snagging overhead bin space for your carry-on.
25% Inflight Savings on AA
Use your card for inflight food and beverage purchases and you’ll get a statement credit for 25% of what you spend.
Annual $25 Inflight WiFi Credit
Every cardmember year, you can receive up to $25 back as a statement credit when you purchase inflight WiFi.
Spend To Earn Companion Ticket
If you spend $20,000 during your cardmember year, you can receive a companion certificate. You pay $99 plus taxes/fees for your companion’s ticket.
No Foreign Transaction Fees
You won’t be charged to use your card abroad.

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CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite
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