100K/75K AA Upgrade Certificates (2022)

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How it works:
  1. Book your flight at aa.com and include your Alaska Mileage Plan number.
  2. Call American Airlines at 1-888-824-1816
  3. Provide your unique American Airlines access code and Mileage Plan™ number.
  4. American Airlines will confirm your upgrade immediately if space is available, otherwise you will be placed on the waitlist.
Fare class:
Business class upgrade C
First class upgrade A

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Old Mar 18, 22, 5:34 pm
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100K/75K AA Upgrade Certificates (2022)

Is there any insight scoop about the American Airlines one way upgrade certificates for international travel? I know we’re supposed to get information in Q2. I hope the information comes in early April.
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Old Mar 18, 22, 5:40 pm
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Originally Posted by lattegirl13 View Post
Is there any insight scoop about the American Airlines one way upgrade certificates for international travel? I know we’re supposed to get information in Q2. I hope the information comes in early April.
I texted AS to ask on Monday of this week and was told, "I reached out to our mileage plan team and the certificates are still in the works. We do not have an ETA but they will be added to your mileage plan just like the Guest upgrades codes."
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Old Mar 18, 22, 6:03 pm
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Ŵith the delay and/or cancellation of routes like SEA-LHR and SEA-BLR, there really aren't many routes left to use these "special" SWUs so I don't think there is a big rush to get these out.
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Old Mar 18, 22, 6:22 pm
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How long are they going to be valid? Rest of 2022? One year from when they are issued?
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Old Mar 19, 22, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by PDXPremier View Post
Ŵith the delay and/or cancellation of routes like SEA-LHR and SEA-BLR, there really aren't many routes left to use these "special" SWUs so I don't think there is a big rush to get these out.
Is the plan for them to still be limited to a small set of West Coast AA international non-stop routes (like the previous trial round), or would they actually be system-wide?
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Old Mar 19, 22, 2:43 pm
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Originally Posted by PDXPremier View Post
Ŵith the delay and/or cancellation of routes like SEA-LHR and SEA-BLR, there really aren't many routes left to use these "special" SWUs so I don't think there is a big rush to get these out.
Can SWU be used from flights other than ex-SEA?
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Old Mar 19, 22, 4:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Repooc17 View Post
Can SWU be used from flights other than ex-SEA?
I think the rule was they had to be used from a west coast gateway so basically LAX or SEA.
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Old Mar 21, 22, 10:46 am
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My recolleciton of the wording is that these certs will be usable systemwide, in contrast to the limited rollout last year. I was hoping they might already be available, since I have a few international trips coming up.
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Old Mar 21, 22, 6:09 pm
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Do they have to be used on AA metal or can they be used on AA codeshare, for instance a BA flight from SEA to LHR with an AA flight number?
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Old Mar 22, 22, 9:41 am
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Originally Posted by SimonT007 View Post
Do they have to be used on AA metal or can they be used on AA codeshare, for instance a BA flight from SEA to LHR with an AA flight number?
As the promo is/was issued by AA, no BA flights.

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Old Jun 6, 22, 10:01 am
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Looks like these just showed up in my Inbox this morning!

As an MVP Gold 100K, you’re always eligible for complimentary upgrades upon availability when you fly on American Airlines within the US, or between the US and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Central America. And now, as a qualified MVP Gold 100K for 2022, we’re pleased to provide you with two complimentary systemwide upgrades on American Airlines, which can be used to take your global travel to the next level.

Enjoy 2 one-way space available upgrades and experience personalized service and elevated amenities in American Airlines First or Business, including Flagship® First or Flagship® Business on international and transcontinental flights.

Upgrades are valid on flights marketed and operated by American Airlines, including flights to destinations like London, Sydney and Tokyo.**

Book and confirm your upgrade by December 31, 2022 — additional restrictions apply.†
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Old Jun 6, 22, 10:02 am
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Originally Posted by PABE View Post
Looks like these just showed up in my Inbox this morning!
Systemwide!
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Old Jun 6, 22, 10:05 am
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I just received the email as well. And it is still Spring!

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Old Jun 6, 22, 10:06 am
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+1 for receiving the upgrade codes!
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Old Jun 6, 22, 10:09 am
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Just received UG code. Sent to my email at 9am PST.
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