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Los Angeles

A founding member of oneworld, American Airlines flies to 330 destinations in almost 50 countries with affiliates AmericanConnection^ and American Eagle±.

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Earning Qantas Points

From 1 December 2015 you'll earn Qantas Points and Status Credits based on where you fly, as well as your choice of airline and the fare purchased, on eligible fares and flights with American Airlines. Find out how much you could earn with our calculator.

> See how your booking class aligns to the Qantas Frequent Flyer Earn Categories

> Claim missing points

Earn more with our Status Bonus

Silver members earn 25% more Qantas Points while Gold members earn 75% more points. Our Platinum and Platinum One members earn 100% more Qantas Points on every eligible American Airlines flight*.

Minimum Points Guarantee

Our Minimum Points Guarantee† also means you'll earn at least 500 Qantas Points for every eligible American Airlines flight.

Book QF for more rewards

Did you know that Qantas codeshares on selected American Airlines flights? So when you fly to many of the destinations that American Airlines flies to, you can choose to book on a Qantas (QF) flight number+. Booking a QF flight number allows you to maximise the amount of Qantas Points and Status Credits you earn on eligible flights*.

> Book your codeshare flight now at qantas.com

Earning Status Credits

American Airlines is part of the oneworld alliance, which means you'll also earn Status Credits on eligible flights. Status Credits count towards your tier status and more rewards.

> Find out how much you could earn with our quick and easy calculator

> Find out about our membership levels and the benefits of Status

Using Qantas Points

You can use your Qantas Points on American Airlines for a:

> Classic Flight Reward - our most popular and best value Reward Flight option. Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the Qantas Points required for Classic Flight Rewards

> oneworld Classic Flight Reward - build your dream around-the-world escape with oneworld. Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the Qantas Points required for Classic Flight Rewards.

> Points Plus Pay - Flights - use all points or a combination of points and cash

Be recognised when flying with American Airlines

As a oneworld alliance airline, your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership will allow you to access additional benefits and privileges when flying with American Airlines. Silver, Gold, Platinum and Platinum One members can also enjoy additional special privileges including access to over 600 lounges worldwide, priority check-in, preferred seating and priority waitlist. Find out more about your oneworld benefits.

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Important information:
You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, Status Credits and the earning and redemption of Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions.
^ AmericanConnection flights are operated by Chautauqua Airlines Inc.
± American Eagle service includes flights operated by Executive Airlines. Effective from 14 February 2013, AA flight numbers in the 2500–2599 flight number range will be operated by ExpressJet as American Eagle. Effective from 15 November 2012, AA flight numbers in the 2600–2699 flight number range will be operated by Skywest Airlines as American Eagle.
* Qantas Points and Status Credits are earned on eligible flights with that airline's flight number on your ticket. For eligible flights, see terms and conditions and the Airline Earning Tables.
† The Minimum Points Guarantee applies per segment to eligible flights and fares on selected partner airlines and applies after any applicable bonuses for membership status and/or promotional offers have been added.
~ Classic Flight Reward seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited, particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. Some flights may not have any Classic Flight Reward seats available. Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the Qantas Points required, are subject to change and are quoted at the time of booking. The ability to redeem Qantas Points for taxes, fees and carrier charges for eligible travel entirely within Australia and selected international flights commencing in Australia is only available when booking at qantas.com and 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Flight Rewards' is not ticked before searching for flights. For eligible travel entirely within New Zealand, the ability to redeem Qantas Points for taxes, fees and carrier charges is only available when booking at qantas.com and 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is ticked before searching for flights. Classic Flight Reward seats must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure unless booking on qantas.com where Reward bookings may be booked up to 2 hours before scheduled departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours for international flights (and other advance booking requirements may apply). Classic Flight Rewards are not available on some routes of oneworld alliance and partner airlines and some restrictions may apply.
# Points Plus Pay - Flights are available on any itinerary with a QF or JQ, 3K, GK or BL flight number. A limited number of seats on selected partner airlines (as offered by Qantas at the time of booking on qantas.com) may be combined with your Qantas or Jetstar flights in a Points Plus Pay - Flight booking. Partner airline flights which may be combined with Jetstar flights in Points Plus Pay - Flight booking are more limited than those which may be combined with Qantas flights. Jetstar partner airlines currently include Jetstar Asia (3K) Jetstar Pacific (BL) and Jetstar Japan (GK).
+ Selected flights operated by Qantas Frequent Flyer partner airlines also offer the option of a Qantas (QF) flight number. When booking an eligible QF flight number, members earn Qantas Points and Status Credits at the Qantas rate. All flights operated by partner airlines offering a QF flight number are available on qantas.com.