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Made Lifetime Gold / Platinum with NEW Million Miler Program! (>1 Dec 2011)

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Lifetime Gold / Platinum with NEW Million Miler Program!
(or crossed another million mile threshold- program since 01 Dec 2011)

Congratulations to our new Lifetime Gold and Platinum members!

AAdvantage® Million MilerSM program, a summary:

. . . • As of 1 Dec 2011, base miles earned by flying on AA, its affiliate carriers* or any eligible AAdvantage program participating airline will count towards Million Miler status. (Mileage minimum guarantees do not count, nor do class of service, etc. bonus miles.)

. . . • Citi ExecutiveSM / AAdvantage® World Elite™ MasterCard® credit card account holders spending $40,000 in one calendar year will earn 10,000 EQ Miles*.

. . . •

AAdvantage Members will enjoy the following benefits when Million Miler status is reached:

. . . • At one million (1,000,000) Million Miler miles, AAdvantage members will receive lifetime AAdvantage Gold® status and 35,000 AAdvantage bonus miles**

. . . • At two million (2,000,000) Million Miler miles, AAdvantage members will receive lifetime AAdvantage Platinum® status and four (4) one-way systemwide upgrades

. . . • At each additional Million Miler mark, AAdvantage members will receive four (4) additional one-way systemwide upgrades. (No additional status is earned.)

. . . • All members' beginning Million Miler balance on 1 Dec 2011 included every AAdvantage mile ever earned in the program.

. . . • As of 1 Dec 2011, Million Miler activity is displayed in your AAdvantage account on AA.com separately from award miles.

*One mile for every dollar spent on eligible purchases using the new Citi ExecutiveSM / AAdvantage® World Elite™ MasterCard® credit card that posted to billing statements through December 2012 counted toward Million Miler status*. The Citi ExecutiveSM / AAdvantage® World Elite™ MasterCard® credit card account had to have been open and in good standing by December 1, 2011.

**American Eagle® or the AmericanConnection®

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Made Lifetime Gold / Platinum with NEW Million Miler Program! (>1 Dec 2011)

Old Aug 22, 2021, 2:35 pm
  #331  
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
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Programs: AA EXP, 2 Million Miler
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Originally Posted by PHLGovFlyer
About 48 hours after crossing 1MM AA sent me an email:



So it appears that I'll be getting some luggage tags.
Very nice email, that is great. That is the sort of email I expected to receive from AA back in June when I hit the 2m lifetime miles mark, but there was zero recognition or acknowledgement. Two SWUs (which are mostly useless nowadays) did appear in my account. I will have to email them to see if I can at least get some tags.
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Old Sep 28, 2021, 10:59 am
  #332  
 
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Originally Posted by PHLGovFlyer
So it appears that I'll be getting some luggage tags.
Originally Posted by robertablake
Very nice email, that is great. That is the sort of email I expected to receive from AA back in June when I hit the 2m lifetime miles mark, but there was zero recognition or acknowledgement. Two SWUs (which are mostly useless nowadays) did appear in my account. I will have to email them to see if I can at least get some tags.
I received a mailer from AA the other day. It contained a nice note congratulating me on passing 1,000,000 miles and noted that they deposited 35k RDMs.

It also contained two luggage tags with my name and "1 Million Miler" printed on them. Also a new EXP card with my name, AA number, and "1 Million Miler" printed on it. Finally a set of 6 "In recognition of your outstanding service" cards to hand out.


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Old Sep 28, 2021, 11:28 am
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I passed 6 million. Got the luggage tags and SWU's
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Old Sep 28, 2021, 11:41 am
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Originally Posted by sdix
I passed 6 million. Got the luggage tags and SWU's
Congrats!

I feel like you should get more than LT Platinum for 6M miles.
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Old Sep 29, 2021, 6:38 am
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Originally Posted by sdix
I passed 6 million. Got the luggage tags and SWU's
I have yet to receive any luggage tags for passing 2M mile this past June.
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Old Sep 29, 2021, 3:49 pm
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Originally Posted by robertablake
I have yet to receive any luggage tags for passing 2M mile this past June.
Sometimes you have to call and ask. I got Gold tags with 1MM on them when I hit 1MM in 2015. I called and asked for the newer style MM tags and those were sent to me.
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Old Jan 1, 2023, 3:34 pm
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Hi all,

I recently got over 2mm on AA. Big relief. The last few hundred thousand took a long time, especially because I fly a fair bit on BA cheap fares that only credit a fraction of the actual miles. Anyway, I had dropped to AA gold and so passing 2mm elevated me to platinum. My platinum status shows on AA, but on BA I still show as ruby. That is the case with bookings made before I made platinum and ones I made more recently. I have tried taking my AA number out of the bookings and adding it again. I don't know if this has anything to do with it being lifetime status, but does anyone know how to remedy this? I spoke to AA, who said speak to BA. BA said speak to AA. Thanks
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Old Mar 19, 2023, 10:41 am
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When I cross the 1,000,000 mile mark next month, I get 35,000 miles deposited into my account. Does this also equate to 35,000 additional loyalty points? Thanks.
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Old Mar 19, 2023, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by apeortdz
When I cross the 1,000,000 mile mark next month, I get 35,000 miles deposited into my account. Does this also equate to 35,000 additional loyalty points? Thanks.
Nope, it is just RDM.
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Old Mar 19, 2023, 1:52 pm
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As a 4 MM I always remember, its "for the life of the program".
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Old May 7, 2023, 2:10 am
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Do flight crew or gate agents get any data on passengers crossing million miler thresholds?
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 7:15 pm
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base miles vs million miler miles

If I remember correctly, in the old days these two things were the same. I recently flew den/clt/dca. The base miles credited to my account were 2625 miles. The million mile miles credited to my account were 1675. That's almost 1000 less miles. I don't understand why they do this. I will add I have 4mm+ and I am LTPlat so it doesn't make any difference. However, if you were trying to reach 2mm for LTPlat it would make a huge difference? YMMV
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 7:32 pm
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DEN-CLT-DCA is 1668 miles per the great circle route.

A map from the Great Circle Mapper - Great Circle Mapper

Base miles is based on the fare paid (in most cases)
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 9:10 pm
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For those chasing the MM status, nothing has changed. For those trying to pump their award mile balance, it's a very different world now. spend more, earn more, redeem more. What a viscous cycle.....
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Old Jul 29, 2023, 2:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Antarius
DEN-CLT-DCA is 1668 miles per the great circle route.

A map from the Great Circle Mapper - Great Circle Mapper

Base miles is based on the fare paid (in most cases)
Thanks Antarius.
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