AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®

AAdvantage Aviator Red
  • Earn 60,000 bonus miles2

  • First checked bag free

    on eligible bags2

  • Earn 2X miles

    for every one dollar spent on eligible American Airlines purchases2

  • $95

    annual fee1

Rewards

  • Limited-Time Offer: Earn 60,000 bonus miles

    when you make your first purchase in the first 90 days and pay the annual fee2
  • Earn 2X miles 

    on eligible  American Airlines purchases2
  • Earn 1X miles 

    on all other purchases2
  • 10% of your redeemed miles back

    10,000 miles maximum per calendar year2
  • Earn $3,000 Elite Qualifying Dollars

    when you spend $25,000 on purchases each calendar year2

Benefits

  • First checked bag free

    for the primary cardmember and up to 4 companions on eligible bags when traveling on domestic itineraries operated by American Airlines2
  • Preferred boarding

    for the primary cardmember and up to 4 companions on their reservation for all American Airlines operated flights2

     

  • Receive 25% inflight savings 

    on food and beverages2

     

  • No foreign transaction fees1

    when you make purchases outside the U.S.
  • World Elite Travel Services

    Preferred access to valuable offers and experiences including exceptional offers from upscale retailers and world-class hotels and resorts
  • Superior travel coverage

    such as Personalized Concierge, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Trip Cancellation and Interruption coverage, and more (certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply)
  • $0 Fraud Liability protection

    You're not responsible for unauthorized charges you report to us
  • Shop with confidence

    Your covered purchase benefits include Extended Warranty, Price Protection, Purchase Security, and Return Protection (certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply)

Interest Rates and Charges Summary

Fee Summary

See terms and conditions for a complete listing of rates and fees

FAQs

  • Is there an AAdvantage® Aviator® Business Mastercard® available for small business owners?

    Yes, there is an AAdvantage® Aviator® Business Mastercard® available for small business owners. Click here to learn more and apply.

  • What are the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® credit offer details?

    This offer is subject to credit approval. Not everyone will qualify for the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®. If, at the time of your application, you do not meet the credit criteria previously established for this offer, or the income you report is insufficient based on your obligations, we may not be able to open an account for you. This offer is available to new cardmembers only. The annual fee will automatically bill to your account within 6 weeks after approval of your application. Please see Terms and Conditions for more information about rates, fees, the annual fee, costs and terms for this offer before applying.

     

    Annual Fee: $95. 0% introductory APR on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening is applicable for the first 15 billing cycles that immediately follow each balance transfer made within the first 45 days (the “Introductory Period”). For purchases, and for new and outstanding balance transfers after the introductory period, the variable APR is 16.99%, 20.99% or 25.99% depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 26.24%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate. The minimum monthly interest charge will be $0.50. Balance transfer fee: 3% (min. $5). Cash advance and cash equivalent fees: 5% (min. $10). Foreign transaction fee: 0%. This information is accurate as of 08/28/2017 and is subject to change after this date. See Terms and Conditions for information about the terms of this offer. 

     

  • How do I earn AAdvantage® miles?

    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 Account.

    • You earn two (2) AAdvantage® miles for every one dollar ($1.00) of Net Purchases made with the Account, rounded up or down to the nearest dollar, on eligible tickets, goods and services purchased directly from American Airlines (“American Purchases”). Eligible American Purchases are items billed by American Airlines as merchant of record booked through American Airlines channels (aa.com, American Airlines Reservations, American Airlines Vacations reservations, Airpass and American Airlines airport and city ticket counters). Products or services that do not qualify as American Purchases are car rentals, hotel reservations, American Airlines Vacations packages, purchase of elite status boost or renewal and American Airlines CargoSM products and services.

    • You earn one (1) AAdvantage® mile for every one dollar ($1.00) of Net Purchases made with the Account everywhere else Mastercard is accepted.

    • Miles earned will be posted to the primary cardmember’s AAdvantage® account within 8-10 weeks.

    • Balance Transfers, Cash Advances, Cash Equivalent Transactions (transactions in highly liquid assets, e.g. assets that are directly convertible to cash such as, but not limited to, money orders, travelers checks, foreign currency, gambling chips and lottery tickets), Purchases made by or for a business or for a business purpose, fees, interest charges, and unauthorized/fraudulent transactions do not earn AAdvantage® miles.

    • There is no limit to the number of AAdvantage® miles you can earn through use of the Account as long as the Program continues and your Account remains open and in good standing.

  • How many bonus miles will I earn for activating and using the card in the first 90 days?

    The primary cardmember will earn sixty thousand (60,000) AAdvantage® bonus miles after a first purchase is made on the Account within ninety (90) days of Account opening and the annual fee has been paid. This one-time AAdvantage® bonus mileage offer is valid for first-time cardmembers with new accounts only. Existing cardmembers, existing accounts, and previous cardmembers with accounts closed in the past 24 months may not be eligible for this offer. This is a limited-time offer and will no longer be available after January 31, 2018. Please allow 4-6 weeks for AAdvantage® bonus miles to be deposited into your AAdvantage® account after the qualifying purchase has posted and your annual fee has been paid.

  • Is there a limit to the number of miles I can earn?

    No. There is no limit to the number of miles that can be earned with your AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®.

  • How do I redeem my AAdvantage® miles?

    To redeem miles for flights on American Airlines, log in to your AAdvantage® account at aa.com or call American Airlines Reservations. Please visit aa.com for more details about American Airlines redemption policies and procedures. 

  • Do my AAdvantage® miles expire?

    Yes, earned miles will expire if there is no mileage earning or redeeming activity at least once every 18 months on your AAdvantage® account. Mileage earned from use of the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® for at least one purchase every eighteen (18) months qualifies as activity on your AAdvantage® account that will prevent miles from expiring. Please visit https://www.aa.com/i18n/aadvantage-program/terms-and-conditions.jsp for more information about the AAdvantage program terms and conditions, including the mileage expiration policy. 

  • How do I receive my first eligible bag checked free on American Airlines?

    Primary cardmembers may check one bag free of charge when traveling on domestic itineraries marketed and operated by American Airlines or on American Eagle® domestic itineraries marketed by American Airlines and operated by Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Compass Airlines, LLC, Envoy Air Inc., ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., Mesa Airlines, Inc., Piedmont Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Republic Airline Inc., SkyWest 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 this benefit to apply, the Account must be open 7 days prior to air travel AND reservation must include the primary cardmember’s AAdvantage® number 7 days prior to air travel. If your Account is closed for any reason, these benefits will be cancelled. This benefit cannot be combined with any existing AAdvantage® elite program benefits, or Premium cabin benefits, including any waiver of baggage charges. The First Checked Bag benefit 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.

  • How do I get my 25% savings on eligible inflight purchases?

    Primary cardmembers whose Accounts are in good standing will qualify for a 25% savings on eligible inflight Purchases. Eligible Purchases include the inflight purchase of food and beverages on American Airlines operated flights when purchased using the Account. Savings does not apply to any other inflight Purchases, such as wireless internet access or Inflight Entertainment. This offer is available on eligible flights as long as supplies last. This benefit applies to 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 where credit card transactions are accepted. This benefit will not be available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline. This savings will appear as an Account statement credit 6-8 weeks after the Purchase is posted to the Account. Additional terms, conditions and restrictions may apply. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

  • How do I get 10% of my redeemed miles back?

    The 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, regardless of whether the redeemed AAdvantage® miles were earned through the Account. The maximum number of AAdvantage® bonus miles that can be earned annually from this benefit is 10,000 bonus miles per calendar year and per AAdvantage® account, regardless of how many total 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 this 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. AAdvantage® bonus miles typically post 6-8 weeks after your redemption to the primary cardmember’s AAdvantage® account.

  • How do I receive Preferred boarding?

    Eligible cardmembers will board after Priority boarding is complete, but before the rest of economy boarding. The boarding benefit will display on your American Airlines boarding pass as Group 5. Up to four (4) companions traveling with and listed in the same reservation as the primary cardmember are eligible to board at the same time as the primary cardmember. For this 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, this benefit will be cancelled. This benefit applies to 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. This benefit will not be available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

  • How do I earn Elite Qualifying Dollars?

    The primary cardmember may earn $3,000 Elite Qualifying Dollars ("EQDs") after spending $25,000 in Net Purchases that post to the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red account from January 1st through December 31st each calendar year, starting in January 2017. A primary cardmember may earn the maximum $3,000 EQDs per calendar year through the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red account, unless the cardmember has already earned the maximum number of EQDs through oher AAdvantage® co-branded credit cards. EQDs earned are in addition to the AAdvantage® miles earned for Net Purchases made on the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red account. Net Purchases exclude returned goods and services, cash advances, convenience checks, transferred balances, credits, fees and interest charges. Net Purchases made by authorized users through additional cards on the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® Aviator® Red account will count toward the primary cardmember's qualifying spend. EQDs earned as a result of this benefit will typically be posted to the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® account 6-8 weeks after meeting the spend requirement. EQDs will not count toward Million MilerSM status. EQDs cannot be redeemed for award travel, AAdvantage® miles or any other AAdvantage® program awards. EQDs earned with the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red account qualify toward the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® program elite status earning requirements each calendar year, subject to the limits under the Reward Rules and the AAdvantage® program. Full details on elite status and qualifications are available in the AAdvantage® section of aa.com.

  • What does no foreign transaction fees mean?

    No foreign transaction fees means you don’t pay additional transaction fees on purchases you make internationally. 

  • What is a chip card?

    In addition to storing your account information on a magnetic stripe on the back of your card, chip cards also keep your account information on a small electronic chip. Since the chip uses encryption technology, your transaction information is very secure. The AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® is a chip-and-signature card with PIN capability for use at unattended terminals – offering U.S. cardmembers optimal acceptance and convenience when traveling internationally.

  • What is $0 Fraud Liability protection?

    This means that you are not responsible for any unauthorized transactions made with your account that you report to us.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Offer subject to credit approval. If at the time of your application you do not meet the credit criteria previously established for this offer, or the income you report is insufficient based on your obligations, we may not be able to open an account for you. This offer is available to new cardmembers only. The annual fee will automatically bill to your account within 6 weeks after approval of your application. For information about rates, fees, the annual fee, other costs, the reward program rules, and benefits associated with the use of the credit card program, please see the Terms and Conditions.

    Annual Fee: $95. 0% introductory APR on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening is applicable for the first 15 billing cycles that immediately follow each balance transfer made within the first 45 days (the “Introductory Period”). For purchases, and for new and outstanding balance transfers after the introductory period, the variable APR is 16.99%, 20.99% or 25.99% depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 26.24%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate. The minimum monthly interest charge will be $0.50. Balance transfer fee: 3% (min. $5). Cash advance and cash equivalent fees: 5% (min. $10). Foreign transaction fee: 0%. This information is accurate as of 08/28/2017 and is subject to change after this date. See Terms and Conditions for information about the terms of this offer. 

  2. Please refer to the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® FAQs and Terms & Conditions for more information about the program benefits and features.

    The AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® is issued by Barclays Bank Delaware pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. World Elite Mastercard® is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard® International Incorporated.

    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 MilerSM 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.

     

    American Airlines, AAdvantage, the Flight Symbol logo, and AAdvantage Million Miler are marks of American Airlines, Inc.