But like some of the best partnerships out there, it hasnt been so simple to actually book qatar airways flights with american miles. Qmiles plus cash should you not have enough qmiles, this option allows you to combine qmiles and cash to get the flight award you want. The details of each airlines policies are set out below. Despite the ongoing dispute between the big three airlines of gulf nations in the middle east and the u. Move to the next cabin on american, british airways and iberia flights.
Phone booking fees may apply if the flight you choose is visible on the american airlines website. How to search and book qatar airways qsuite with miles. Once you get an agent on the line, feed them the flights and they will book it with your aadvantage miles. Our partnership with qatar airways information british.
Before you book, check the itinerary to make sure that the flight has an aa marketing code in front of the flight number. And youd have to call american to actually book the flight it wasnt available online. Remember it is 70,000 miles but that is not just to doha but anywhere in that region. As the airline prepares to start cooperating with the 11 member alliance, there are a number of steps and hurdles the airline must overcome before completely integrating into the alliance network. Qatar airways open to codeshare discussions with american airlines. How to use american aadvantage miles for qatar airways flights. Qmiles are the reward miles earned when you or your nominated family members travel on qatar airways, our select travel partners or use any of our partner services. Increase your chance of getting an award seat on qatar airways during busy periods, in exchange for double qmiles, when you make an award booking online. Redeem aa miles for award master thd guys im getting horrible availability calling into american to book qatar reward flights. Qatar airwaysoperated flights can be directly booked on the aa website. Weve outlined the information you need to find award space and book a qatar flight with american aadvantage miles.
Enter your privilege club details when making a reservation. Of course, you can use qatars own qmiles currency to book flights operated by qatar airways. Update as of 102518 you can now book qatar airways flights online with american aadvantage miles. Cities with great award availability on qatar qsuites in 2021 dallas dfw january 16, 23, 24, 25, 30. On most flights marketed by partner airlines, you earn award miles based on. Buy an eligible published fare ticket in an eligible booking code.
The number of miles you need to book will reflect the normal market price, so if the flight is on sale, youll need fewer miles. If you prefer, you can also call american airlines at 8008828880 to book but aa will charge a fee for doing it over the phone. Some of the best redemption options are to use american. We now allow you to book online and return within a set time limit to complete payment and confirm your redemption booking. Book award travel in premium economy using our new desktop award booking search. Cathay pacific, latam, japan airlines, qatar airways, and qantas. Hi all, i was wondering how find reward space on qatar flights and book them using aa miles. American airlines makes peace with qatar airways and. Using american aadvantage miles from india american airlines aadvantage program is my favorite and go to frequent flier program when it comes to award travel. One of my favorite ways to use british airways avios points is to book domestic award flights with american airlines because youre often able to book the same flight for fewer miles.
How to book qatar awards with american airline aadvantage. I am particularly looking at how many miles would be required for jnbdohajfk return, including taxes. Oneworld partners are eligible to book qatar airways flights, so long as qatar airways releases award availability to these partners. Qatars award chart has very few good value award redemptions and comes up short when compared with other oneworld members like american airlines and british airways, with a few exceptions. This is great news for those with large american airlines. The qcalculator will help you calculate qmiles and qpoints you can earn on flights, as well as qmiles.
You can now book qatar airways flights online with aa miles. Practically, flying qatar airways would be 40,000 miles each way in economy class or 75,000 miles each way in business class. How do you redeem american aadvantage miles for travel in qatar airways. You can even use your miles to pay for taxes, charges and extras when you book at etihad.
The amount of qmiles earned will depend on your membership tier, which airline you are traveling with, the class of travel and distance. How do i use british airways avios to book american. Why the value of your aa miles just increased live and. Great award availability book qatar qsuites for 4 people. Once you get an agent on the line, provide them with the dates, and flight numbers, and they will book it with your aadvantage miles. Book a flight with etihad guest miles etihad airways. Qatar airways joins the oneworld alliance milevalue. Qatar airways flights are now bookable directly through american airlines, along with air tahiti nui and srilankan. Qatar airways is a member of the oneworld alliance. Currently checking jfkbom for nov and dec and they said they have 0 in. Qatars flights dont show up at, but rather at british airwayss site. Qatar airways open to codeshare discussions with american.
Booking qatar airways flights with american airlines aadvantage miles is incredibly cheap and easy. If youve got enough asia miles, you can search and book online as long as all of your flights are on qatar airways. The easiest way to work it out is to use our flight calculator. Book openseats with etihad airways or any of our partner airlines. Short, fifthfreedom flights in southeast asia and south america are a good value at 5,0007,500 qmiles oneway in economy class. The easiest way to search for american airlines aadvantage award flights is by visiting or by using their mobile app. You can redeem aadvantage miles for travel with qatar airways. Qatar airways, air tahiti nui and srilankan airlines.
Then, call the aa reservations line to book your trip. The ultimate guide to qatar airways privilege club. Aa just made it easier to use your miles, adds 3 partners. How to book qatar airways flights with points and miles. On wednesday night, aa added the ability to book three more aadvantage partner awards through. There are multiple frequent flyer programs you can book an award tickets with qatar airways. How to fly qatar qsuites business class using miles. This is huge news because qatar has an excellent route network from the us to the middle east, indian subcontinent, and maldives. Qatar privilege club qmiles of course, you can use qatar s own qmiles currency to book flights operated by qatar airways. How to redeem american miles on qatar airways one mile at a. American is part of the oneworld alliance, which includes 12 other airlines. American airlines and qatar airways have announced that they plan to renew their codeshare agreement. Protect your travel plans and get peace of mind with our travel insurance. American airlines says it has renewed a codeshare with qatar airways, two years after dropping the arrangement due to conflict over the subsidized carriers rapid.
While the aadvantage program catches a continuous and mostly welldeserved flogging from the miles and points community due to lack of award seats on many routes, aadvantage miles still hold exceptional value for partner awards. American aadvantage cheat sheet for using miles comparecards. American airlines and british airways are both part of the oneworld alliance, which means they have access to each others award flight availability and you can book flights with each others miles or points. Qatar airways is a member of the oneworld airline alliance, which means that you can use your miles collected with one of the oneworld carriers frequent flyer programs to book free award seats on qatar airways although youll still have to pay some taxes, fees and carrier charges. Using american aadvantage miles on flights to and from india. Once youve found qatar airways award availability, simply book it online. Qatar airways awards are now searchable and bookable at and bookable by calling american airlines. Its partner award chart offers fantastic value in both coach and premium cabin travels, particularly when used with topnotch partners like cathay pacific, etihad airways and qatar.
Another alternative, as mentioned, is searching for flights on the british airways website and then calling aadvantage at 8008828880 to book. Instead, the best ways are through airline partners. Redeem aa miles for award master thd ive flown on a qr ticket with my aadvantage number, 2 legs per each outbound and inbound. Qatar airways is busy getting ready to join the oneworld alliance with an entry date penciled in for late summer 20. Flying etihad airways would run 70,000 miles each way in economy class 40,000 to abu dhabi and 30,000 africa or 125,000 miles in business class 70,000 to abu dhabi and 55,000 to africa.
For american airlines aadvantage, call 8008828880 or your elite status number, if applicable. With these additions, there are now 12 partners that can be booked through and. Book your car rental with us and earn 3 qmiles for every 1 usd spent. Best uses of american airlines aadvantage miles one mile. After aa shutdowns, use partners to book american airlines. Privilege club does not allow firstclass award redemptions between london and doha. The amount you collect depends on which airline you fly, how far you fly, the cabin you fly in, the type of ticket you hold and your executive club tier. How to book qatar with aa miles one mile at a time. How to book qatar airways with american miles thrifty traveler. How to book qatar airways with american miles thrifty. Most of the time when american airlines has milesaaver availability you can book the same award flight on using avios. I value aadvantage miles at around an average of 1. Qatar award space now bookable with british airways avios.
If youre going to redeem your hard earned miles, you might as well fly qatar airways, the best airline in the world for 2017. The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date. Not only does qatar airways have incredible business and firstclass products, but its easy to book qatar airways with american miles. If you have american aadvantage miles, the program allows oneway redemptions and though fees and. Qmiles are the reward miles you will earn when you travel with qatar airways, oneworld member airlines and other airline partners. As you will find out below, the best ways to book qatar airways qsuites do not actually include using qatar airways miles.
There are currently no travel embargo dates on qatar. In the past, finding available american airlines award flights on. Once youve found qatar airways award availability, via british airways, all you need to do is call american airlines at 8008828880 to book. How to book an american airlines flight with miles. To earn aadvantage miles when you fly on qatar airways marketed and operated flights as well as qatar airways codeshare flights operated by oneworld carriers and affiliates. The airlines say that this is the first step to building a strategic partnership that will increase commercial cooperation. American airlines also partners with 11 additional carriers that you can redeem your aadvantage miles with.
Its been a week since the return trip, and the first three flights have posted to my aadvantage account, but not the last leg of. Earn aadvantage miles on qatar airways travel codex. The best ways to book qatar airways qsuites with points and miles. These qmiles can be used for redemptions and are valid for a period of 3 years and will expire. Collecting avios and tier points on flights british airways. Even if a partner airline is the flight, you will earn miles based upon the. Is there another program that has better availability. So, here are the cities you should check for award availability for 4 people on qatar qsuites from the us. You can book qatar flights using miles on, which has a new website capability. How to use american aadvantage miles for qatar airways. As announced on the oneworld site, qatar airways will join the oneworld alliance on october 30th.215 1615 29 1158 1225 496 349 38 78 715 1099 1533 1109 1152 698 1292 1446 915 1094 175 991 635 656 688 1110 1051 1509 589 659 594 535 294 1337 1261 163 209 1365 655 96 583