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AA/One World: 2019 Consolidated Mileage/Status/Challenge Runs help needed

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AA/One World: 2019 Consolidated Mileage/Status/Challenge Runs help needed
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Requesters and responders, please read this wiki before posting.
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In order to organize Mileage/Status/Challenge Run threads, the Moderators have decided to create a consolidated thread. This is the thread for American Airlines.

For each request:
  1. do a search on your departure airport(s) to see if there's a MR already posted that might fit your need
  2. if you don't find what you need, post your request using the standardized format shown below in this wiki
  3. it's nice form to acknowledge the responder with a post indicating whether the assistance worked for you or not. This helps everyone learn about successful runs
  4. if several days have gone by and you have not received a reply, bump up your original post with a (gentle) re-ask. It might be your post was missed in the fray
For each response:
  1. quote the original request
  2. include the route cities, price, airline, cabin/class, EQMs/EQDs, and dates for the solution(s) found
  3. whenever possible, include a link to the solution as found on Google Flights, or attach as screen print of the solution if from another source

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For each request, use this format as shown. A glossary follows to clarify each entry.

Departure Airport(s):
EQMs or EQSs Needed:
EQDs Needed:
Max Budget:
Available Travel Dates:
Max # Travel Nights:
AA only, or Partners Okay:
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N):


If there is additional information you'd like to share that is pertinent to your request, feel free to add it after this standardized request format.
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GLOSSARY:
Departure Airport(s): list the airport codes of any airports you can depart from, identifying preferred airports if any
EQMs or EQSs Needed: the number of each/either that you need to reach status. Please be as precise as possible, as some MRs can be within a few of your goal.
EQDs Needed: the number that you need to reach status. Please be as precise as possible, as some MRs can be within a few of your goal.
Max Budget: the maximum amount you're willing to spend to reach status. Less is always preferable, but a max is an important factor. Please make this a realistic number for your goal.
Available Travel Dates: list the range of dates you're available. The more you list, the better your chances of getting a good MR.
Max # Travel Nights: the maximum number of nights you're willing to be away. The nights might be at the destination or at a layover city. If cannot be gone overnight at all, list 0 or "day run only". Again, please make this realistic for your goal.
AA only, or Partners Okay: if you want to only AA-coded flights (e.g. for upgrades, etc), then list "AA only". If you are okay with flying on partners (especially useful for EQD runs), then list "either".
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): if you have a Chinese visa that will be valid at the time of the MR, then list "Y". Many good MRs have destinations in China, but you need a visa for those destinations.

(Note: Added this info from the OP to wiki for greater visibility to posters.)
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Old Nov 8, 19, 1:19 am
  #406  
 
Join Date: Nov 2019
Posts: 1
Trying to keep my AA Platinum status and need some EQMs. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you!


Departure Airport(s): LAX, BUR
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 10,000 EQMs
EQDs Needed: NA
Max Budget: $800
Available Travel Dates: Weekends preferred
Max # Travel Nights: 2
AA only, or Partners Okay: Whatever gets me the EQM!
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N
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Old Nov 8, 19, 5:01 am
  #407  
Moderator: American AAdvantage, Travel Safety/Security & Texas
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: AUS / GRK
Programs: AA EXP, HHonors Gold, Hertz 5*
Posts: 11,061
Originally Posted by kylet101 View Post
Trying to keep my AA Platinum status and need some EQMs. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you!


Departure Airport(s): LAX, BUR
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 10,000 EQMs
EQDs Needed: NA
Max Budget: $800
Available Travel Dates: Weekends preferred
Max # Travel Nights: 2
AA only, or Partners Okay: Whatever gets me the EQM!
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N
LAX-LHR will give you about 10,800 miles, for $566 (don't do Basic Economy):
https://flights.app.goo.gl/LyCBN

There are options for HKG and SIN right around your $800 level.
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Old Nov 8, 19, 7:15 am
  #408  
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Germany
Programs: *A Gold, OWE
Posts: 959
Departure Airport: PVG or TPE
Miles Needed: 540 TP (BAEC)
Required Spend or Budget: 1000 USD
Available Travel Dates: 03/20-03/22
Required Metal or Codeshares okay: OW - business class
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Old Nov 9, 19, 1:18 am
  #409  
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 4
Departure Airport(s): DFW
EQMs Needed: 8000
EQDs Needed: 0
Max Budget:
Available Travel Dates: Dec 21st to Dec 30th
Max # Travel Nights: 7
AA only, or Partners Okay: Partners OK
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N
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Old Nov 9, 19, 1:43 am
  #410  
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: JFK / SFO
Posts: 36
Need following to get to Platinum Pro next year - Thank you all for your help!

Departure Airport(s): SFO
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 4000
EQDs Needed: 250
Max Budget: Flexible to meet status
Available Travel Dates: 11/15-11/17, 12/6-12/8, 12/13-12/15
Max # Travel Nights: 2
AA only, or Partners Okay: Whatever works to get me to status!
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): Y
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Old Nov 9, 19, 1:52 pm
  #411  
 
Join Date: Nov 2019
Posts: 1
I've been perusing this website, finally thought I'd take a shot at this.

Departure Airport(s): CLT or RDU, but flexible
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 20,000
EQDs Needed: None
Max Budget: Flexible, preferably under $1200
Available Travel Dates: Flexible
Max # Travel Nights: Any
AA only, or Partners Okay: either
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): No


I'm not opposed to entirely domestic routes (flying 1st class for 3X the EQM).

Thanks for the help!
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Old Nov 9, 19, 4:26 pm
  #412  
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Programs: AAdvantage
Posts: 1
Departure Airport(s): MIA, FLL
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 8698
EQDs Needed: 0
Max Budget: 800
Available Travel Dates: now - Dec 31
Max # Travel Nights: 3
AA only, or Partners Okay: AA & Partners
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N

Trying to renew Gold for 2020, wondering if I should just pay AA the renewal fee or do a mileage run and travel somewhere instead.
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Old Nov 10, 19, 7:40 pm
  #413  
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 1
Smile AA/One World Mileage Run from Dallas

  • Departure Airport(s): DFW, DAL
  • EQMs or EQSs Needed: 5,400-7,200 EQMs
  • EQDs Needed: none
  • Max Budget: $750
  • Available Travel Dates: Nov 15-17, Nov 27-Dec 1, Dec 6-9, Dec 12-16, Dec 19-22, Dec 27-31
  • Max # Travel Nights: 3 or 4 (depends on dates)
  • AA only, or Partners Okay: either
  • Have Chinese Visa?: No, but Iím willing to get one (assuming $600 max budget to pay $150 for visa)
Thank you for the help, I appreciate it!

-JG
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Old Nov 11, 19, 11:55 am
  #414  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Programs: AA EXP, AA LT Gold, SPG Plat 75
Posts: 848
Need EQD run for EXP

  • Departure Airport(s): DFW
  • EQMs or EQSs Needed: ~18,000 EQM
  • EQDs Needed: $3750
  • Max Budget: $2000
  • Available Travel Dates: Any
  • Max # Travel Nights: 5
  • AA only, or Partners Okay: Either
  • Have Chinese Visa?: No, but I’m willing to get one
TIA for any help!
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Old Nov 11, 19, 5:23 pm
  #415  
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Programs: Qantas Platinum, Virgin Velocity Gold
Posts: 10
AA/OW milleage run from ORD

Hi all

I'll be in Chicago over Christmas and the new year and have some time to do a status run. I'm a Qantas Platinum (OWE) seeking value per dollar and bang for buck. I appreciate that this is a busy period and not many options may be available so any advice would be appreciated!

Departure Airport(s): ORD preferably but willing to consider nearby alternatives and positioning flights
  • EQMs or EQSs Needed: QF OWE seeking status credits so whatever gives me value per dollar
  • EQDs Needed: No set value to achieve just looking for bang for buck as it's the start of membership year.
  • Max Budget: $1000 USD give or take
  • Available Travel Dates: Any date from December 26 but must be back by Jan 5. Ideally looking at anything from a day trip to 4/5 days depending on location.
  • Max # Travel Nights: 5
  • AA only, or Partners Okay: Either just must be OW
  • Have Chinese Visa?: No
Ideally looking at options within the USA, Caribbean, Central and possibly South America.
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Old Nov 12, 19, 12:00 am
  #416  
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Programs: AAdvantage
Posts: 4
AA mileage run - CHICAGO

Departure Airport(s): ORD, MDW
EQMs or EQSs Needed: EQM 32,100
EQDs Needed: $2,000
Max Budget: $3,000
Available Travel Dates: any day excluding 11/22-11/24, 11/28-11/30 and 12/24-12/31
Max # Travel Nights: 0-3 nights
AA only, or Partners Okay: indifferent prefer AA
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): No

Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post

In order to organize the end-of-year crush of Mileage/Status/Challenge Run threads, the Moderators have decided to create a consolidated thread for the airlines with the most frequent requests. This is the thread for American Airlines.

For each request, please include the following information in this thread:

Departure Airport:
Miles Needed:
Required Spend or Budget:
Available Travel Dates:
Required Metal or Codeshares okay:

For each response. Please quote the original request.

On behalf to the Mileage Run Moderator team, I would like to express our thanks to the many FlyerTalkers who have risen to the challenge and helped so many members with their helpful suggestions.

These consolidates threads made managing the year end traffic much smoother.

Hopefully, all were successful with their runs.

Pat89339 on behalf of the Mileage Run Moderator team
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Old Nov 12, 19, 10:02 am
  #417  
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 3
Just short of EP
Shorter routes with PE or First multipliers are fine.

Departure Airport(s): PHL,EWR
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 13,000 EQMs
EQDs Needed: $1100
Max Budget: $3k
Available Travel Dates: Anytime in Dec
Max # Travel Nights: 6
AA only, or Partners Okay: indifferent prefer AA
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): No
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Old Nov 12, 19, 1:28 pm
  #418  
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: 6km East of EPAYE
Programs: UA Silver, AA Platinum, AS & DL GM Marriott TE, Hilton Gold
Posts: 9,382
Originally Posted by jgin View Post
  • Departure Airport(s): DFW, DAL
  • EQMs or EQSs Needed: 5,400-7,200 EQMs
  • EQDs Needed: none
  • Max Budget: $750
  • Available Travel Dates: Nov 15-17, Nov 27-Dec 1, Dec 6-9, Dec 12-16, Dec 19-22, Dec 27-31
  • Max # Travel Nights: 3 or 4 (depends on dates)
  • AA only, or Partners Okay: either
  • Have Chinese Visa?: No, but Iím willing to get one (assuming $600 max budget to pay $150 for visa)
Thank you for the help, I appreciate it!

-JG
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Old Nov 12, 19, 5:29 pm
  #419  
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: PHL
Programs: AA Plat, MR Plat Prem + (LTPP) , Hertz PC, UA Silver, HH Gold
Posts: 256
Originally Posted by JEFFinDE
Originally Posted by TomBrady View Post

Originally Posted by TomBrady
Departure Airport(s): PHL, NYC, BWI, DCA, IAD
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 10k
EQDs Needed: $0
Max Budget:$1000~
Available Travel Dates:all but Xmas and Thanksgiving
Max # Travel Nights: 2
AA only, or Partners Okay: AA only
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N
What's your current status?
Platinum
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Old Nov 13, 19, 9:49 am
  #420  
 
Join Date: Nov 2019
Programs: AAdvantage
Posts: 1
Departure Airport(s): PHX
EQMs or EQSs Needed: 7354
EQDs Needed: $0
Max Budget:$600
Available Travel Dates:Nov15-22,25-26, Dec 15-20
Max # Travel Nights: 1, prefer out and backs or multi city round trip
AA only, or Partners Okay: AA or partners
Have Chinese Visa? (Y/N): N
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