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American airlines 2015 ftu presentation

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American airlines 2015 ftu presentation

  1. 1. All About American Airlines and AAdvantage
  2. 2. Questions? Just Contact Me E-mail Me: ed@milepoint.com Milepoint Handle: Pizzaman Twitter: @pizzainmotion Website: pizzainmotion.com Facebook: facebook.com/pizzainmotion
  3. 3. The Basics Gold Status  25,000 Miles or Points or 30 segments  Earn 4 500-miles upgrades for every 10,000 miles flown (can purchase additional upgrades)  25% mileage bonus  Priority Check-In and Boarding (also on Alaska Airlines)  Free Access To Main Cabin Extra Seating for up to 8 companions at check-in (NOT AT BOOKING)
  4. 4. The Basics Platinum Status  50,000 Miles or Points or 60 segments  Earn 4 500-miles upgrades for every 10,000 miles flown (can purchase additional upgrades)  100% mileage bonus  Priority Check-In and Boarding (also on Alaska Airlines)  Preferred Seating on Alaska Airlines  Free Access To Main Cabin Extra Seating (up to 8 companions)
  5. 5. The Basics Executive Platinum Status  100,000 Miles or Points or 120 segments  Unlimited Free Domestic Upgrades  100% mileage bonus  Priority Check-In and Boarding (also on Alaska Airlines)  Preferred Seating on Alaska Airlines  Free Access To Main Cabin Extra Seating (up to 8 companions)  8 Systemwide Upgrades  Flagship Check-In at LHR
  6. 6. What’s New? ✈ Dividend Miles 75K Platinum Status Going Away, 50K Is The New Platinum ✈ Starting January 1, business class travel earns a 50% bonus instead of 25% ✈ Elite members will be able to upgrade for free on domestic flights shorter than 500 miles in 2Q 2015 ✈ Same-day change fee will be waived for EXP in 2015 ✈ Chairman’s Preferred get free snacks in coach ✈ Dividend Miles Gold and Plat members will now get 100% mileage bonus as AA Gold ✈Ability to book awards on both US Airways and AA ✈ 120 segments to qualify for EXP in 2015
  7. 7. Upgrades ✈ELITE MEMBERS WILL BE ABLE TO UPGRADE FOR FREE ON FLIGHTS OF LESS THAN 500 MILES THAT ARE OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES IN 2Q 2015  Upgrade requests are cleared based on the window applicable to your status level: AAdvantage Executive Platinum® members 100 hours prior to departure AAdvantage Platinum® members 72 hours prior to departure AAdvantage Gold® members 24 hours prior to departure  Upgrade requests are prioritized first by status level, then by fare and finally by the order in which they were upgraded. Request your upgrades early!  It’s cheaper to buy your 500-mile upgrades online/at a kiosk
  8. 8. Upgrades Systemwide Upgrades  EXP members are awarded 8 per year they qualify/re-qualify.  SWUs/eVIPs are valid on virtually ALL fare classes.  SWUs/eVIPS are valid ONLY on American metal.  SWUs are valid for a one-way, one-class upgrade on a paid fare.  SWUs are also earned at certain MM thresholds.  Don’t forget to waitlist for the long segment.
  9. 9. It’s All About The Network
  10. 10. It’s All About The Network
  11. 11. Awards
  12. 12. Awards
  13. 13. Awards
  14. 14. Awards International Comparison Coach Round-Trip “Saver” Destination American Delta United Europe 60,000(40K) 70,000 60,000 Japan 65,000(50K) 70,000 70,000 China 70,000 70,000 70,000 Brazil 60,000(40K) 60,000 60,000
  15. 15. Awards International Comparison Business Class Round-Trip “Saver” Destination American Delta United Europe 100,000 125,000 115,000(140K) Japan 100,000 140,000 130,000 China 110,000 140,000 140,000(160K) Brazil 100,000 125,000 110,000
  16. 16. Where Are We Going?
  17. 17. Other Airline Partners Earn & Redeem Air Pacific Gulf Air Alaska Airlines Hawaiian Airlines El Al Jet Airways Etihad Airways Qatar Airways*** Fiji Airways Earn Only WestJet Redeem Only Air Tahiti Nui Cape Air Seaborne
  18. 18. Merger Facts & Figures # of Destinations
  19. 19. Merger Facts & Figures 328 Destinations
  20. 20. Why You Should Love American  Best Treatment Of Top-Tier Elites (Executive Platinum)  Systemwide Upgrades  South American Network  Explorer Awards and Elite Rewards  Did I Mention Systemwide Upgrades?  Newest Fleet Over Next 5 Years
  21. 21. Why You Should Covet Thy Neighbor’s Airline  Weak Network In Asia  Older Fleet Now, But Improving  Potential Integration Issues With US Airways
  22. 22. Merger Update  Codeshare on most flights.  Can redeem US Airways miles for American flights and vice versa.  Elites receive baggage, priority seating and priority boarding benefits on both airlines.  Can redeem Avios online for US Airways flights.  Admirals Club members can utilize US Airways club and vice versa.  Some reciprocal domestic upgrades.
  23. 23. THANK YOU! pizzainmotion.com ed@milepoint.com

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