American Airlines® AAdvantage® AviatorTM Red MasterCard® Reward Rules
This document contains the official Reward Rules for the AAdvantage® Aviator™ Red MasterCard® Account (the "Account") issued by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclaycard) and includes important conditions and limitations (the "Reward Rules").
AAdvantage® is a frequent flyer program offered by American Airlines (the "Program") and is not a product or program of Barclaycard. American Airlines is solely responsible for establishing the terms and conditions of your participation and mileage accumulation in the Program. Terms and conditions of the Program are published by American Airlines at aa.com and American Airlines reserves the right to change the Program at any time with or without prior notice.
Use of your Account constitutes your acceptance of each of the terms described below and the terms of the Cardmember Agreement. Capitalized terms not defined in these Reward Rules have the meaning ascribed to them in the Cardmember Agreement.
Reward Rules Administration
The Reward Rules are administered by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclaycard) located in Wilmington, DE ("we", "us" or "our"). We are solely responsible for all credit and eligibility standards and determination of Account issuance. To qualify for participation in the Program and to maintain your good standing:
You may not earn AAdvantage® miles during a billing cycle in which any of the following occur: You fail to make the Minimum Payment Due by its Payment Due Date.
Your AAdvantage® miles may be forfeited if any of the following occur:
You earn AAdvantage® miles on retail Purchases made with your Account, less credits, returns and adjustments ("Net Purchases") made by you and/or any Authorized User(s) of the Card.
Additional Benefits of your Account
$100 American Airlines Flight Discount
Earn a $100 American Airlines Flight Discount when you spend $30,000 or more in Purchases on your Account during your cardmembership year (each 12 month period through and including your account anniversary date) and your account remains open for at least 45 days after your anniversary. The Flight Discount expires one year from date of issue. The Flight Discount is redeemable toward the initial electronic ticket purchase of air travel wholly on flights marketed and operated by American Airlines, or on flights marketed by American Airlines and operated by Compass Airlines, LLC, Envoy Air Inc., ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., Republic Airline Inc., SkyWest Airlines, Inc., Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Mesa Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Piedmont Airlines, Inc., or Trans States Airlines, LLC. The Flight Discount is also redeemable for air travel on any American Airlines codeshare flight. The Flight Discount is redeemable online at aa.com. The Flight Discount is redeemable only toward the purchase of the base airfare and directly associated taxes, fees and charges that are collected as part of the fare calculation for travel. The Flight Discount may not be used for flight products and/or services that are sold separately or non-flight products and/or services sold by American Airlines. If the ticket price is greater than the value of the Flight Discount, the difference must be paid only with a credit, debit or charge card, or with American Airlines Gift Cards. If travel booked with the Flight Discount is cancelled or changed by the Cardmember, the Flight Discount will be forfeited and the Cardmember will be responsible for any applicable fare difference and the applicable change fee. The Flight Discount will not be replaced for any reason. The Flight Discount is non-refundable, may not be sold and has no cash redemption value. If the $30,000 purchase requirement was met during your cardmembership year and your account remains open for at least 45 days after your anniversary, please allow 8-12 weeks for the Flight Discount delivery.
Free Checked Bag
Primary Cardmembers may check one bag free of charge when traveling on domestic itineraries marketed and operated by American Airlines or operated by Compass Airlines, LLC, Envoy Air Inc., ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., Republic Airline Inc., SkyWest Airlines, Inc., Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Mesa Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Piedmont Airlines, Inc., or Trans States Airlines, LLC. This benefit will not be available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline.
Up to four (4) customers traveling with the eligible primary Cardmember will also get their first checked bag free of charge if they are listed in the same reservation. For benefit to apply, the Account must be open 7 days prior to air travel AND, reservation must include the primary Cardmember's American Airlines AAdvantage® number 7 days prior to air travel. If your credit card account is closed for any reason, these benefits will be cancelled. This benefit cannot be combined with any existing AAdvantage® elite program benefits, including any waiver of baggage charges. Waiver does not apply to overweight or oversized bags. Please see aa.com for baggage weight and size restrictions. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
For benefit to apply, the Account must be open 7 days prior to air travel AND, reservation must include the primary Cardmember's American Airlines AAdvantage® number 7 days prior to air travel. If your credit card Account is closed for any reason, these benefits will be cancelled. This benefit will not be available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline. Up to four (4) customers traveling with and listed in the same reservation as the primary Cardmember are eligible for Group 1 boarding. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
The Group 1 boarding benefit will display at the top of your American Airlines boarding pass as Group 1. Cardmembers will have Group 1 boarding on domestic flights marketed and operated by American Airlines or on domestic flights marketed by American Airlines and operated by Compass Airlines, LLC, Envoy Air Inc., ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., Republic Airline Inc., SkyWest Airlines, Inc., Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Mesa Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Piedmont Airlines, Inc., or Trans States Airlines, LLC.
25% Statement Credit for In-Flight Purchases
Cardmembers in good standing will qualify for a 25% savings on eligible in-flight purchases. Eligible purchases include the in-flight purchase of food, beverages, and headsets on American Airlines operated flights when purchased on their Account. Savings does not apply to any other in-flight purchases, such as wireless internet access, DutyFree, or In-Flight Entertainment. This offer is available on eligible flights as long as supplies last. This benefit will not be available for travel on codeshare flights booked with American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline. This savings will appear as an Account statement credit 6-8 weeks after the transaction is posted to the Cardmember's Account. Additional terms, conditions and restrictions may apply. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
10% of your redeemed miles back (10,000 maximum) The American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles the primary Cardmember earns through this benefit will be based on 10% of the total AAdvantage® miles the primary Cardmember redeems during the calendar year. The maximum number of AAdvantage® bonus miles that can be earned annually from this benefit is 10,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles per calendar year and per AAdvantage® account, regardless of how many AAdvantage® miles you redeem in that calendar year, and regardless of how many AAdvantage® co-branded credit cards you have. This benefit only applies to AAdvantage® miles redeemed from the primary Cardmember's AAdvantage® account. For benefit to apply, your Account must be open and active at the time of redemption. Discover all the ways to redeem AAdvantage® miles at aa.com/redeem. American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles typically post 6-8 weeks after your redemption to the primary Cardmember's AAdvantage® account.
Reduced Mileage Awards
The Reduced Mileage Awards program allows AAdvantage® Aviator™ MasterCard® cardmembers to redeem American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for discounted round trip or one-way travel on MileSAAver® awards to destinations selected every other month. The MileSAAver® discount is 7,500 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles round trip or 3,750 one-way for this AAdvantage® Aviator™ card if travel booked is greater than 500 miles in distance. If travel booked is less than or equal to 500 miles in distance, which qualifies for a short haul MileSAAver award, the mileage discount will be 2,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles round trip or 1,000 one-way for this AAdvantage® Aviator™ card.
Redemption of Reduced Mileage Awards applies only to bookings made by phone through American Airlines Reservations or through airport or city ticket centers. A $35 USD award service charge per person applies to AAdvantage® award reservations ticketed by our Travel Centers, or a $35 USD award service charge per person applies to AAdvantage® award reservations ticketed by our Airport Agents. This payment does not apply to AAdvantage® Executive Platinum members and American Airlines AirPass customers. All such additional amounts are subject to change. Flights and availability are subject to change without notice. For the complete list of Reduced Mileage Awards, visit aa.com/reducedmileageawards.
Limitation and Release of Liability By participating in the Program and accepting and using Rewards earned through the Program, you or any other beneficiary of the Program release, discharge and hold harmless Barclaycard and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, administrators, employees, officers, directors, successors and assignees from all claims, damages or liability including, but not limited to, physical injury or death, arising out of participation in the Program or travel taken or use of products purchased in connection with the Program. Barclaycard is not responsible for unauthorized redemptions on your Account. Barclaycard has no liability in case of disagreement over issuance of Rewards or a Cardmember's right to possess Rewards.
Important General Program Disclosures
American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage® Program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the AAdvantage® Program with six months notice. Any such changes may affect your ability to use the awards or mileage credits that you have accumulated. Unless specified, AAdvantage® miles earned through this promotion/offer do not count toward elite-status qualification or AAdvantage® Million Miler℠ status. American Airlines is not responsible for products or services offered by other participating companies.
For complete details about the AAdvantage® Program, visit aa.com/aadvantage.
Barclaycard is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions in this document. Miles cannot be combined with other discount or reward programs unless specifically authorized by us. Barclaycard reserves the right to correct inaccurate rewards values represented on statements or our website, at our sole discretion. We may, at our sole discretion, cancel, modify, restrict, or terminate our offering of the Reward Rules or any aspects or features of the Reward Rules to you at any time without prior notice. All interpretations of Reward Rules shall be at our sole discretion.
American Airlines, AAdvantage, the Flight Symbol logo and AAdvantage Million Miler are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
If you have any questions about your rewards program, please contact the customer service phone number on the back of your card.
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