Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable Online with American Miles

American Airlines has added the ability to book Cathay Pacific partner awards on AA.com. This is the third major partner added to American’s online search in the past few months, making it one of the best search tools for Oneword availability. Although this is great news for most, those who have been quietly booking Cathay tickets by phone will now have far more competition for these awards.

Up to 100,000 Bonus Miles When You Purchase AA Miles

AA is offering up to 100,000 bonus miles when you purchase miles by April 30, 2019. The latest offering is a tiered bonus with more bonus miles for larger miles purchases. Although we don’t recommend buying miles speculatively, there are plenty of opportunities to save compared to buying a cash ticket.

Up to 120,000 Bonus Miles When You Buy AA Miles

American is offering up to 120,000 bonus miles when you purchase miles through December 15, 2018. Although you should never buy miles without an immediate use in mind, this promotion creates some great opportunities to snag discounted business and first class tickets.

Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flights

American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.

Up To 50,000 Bonus AA Miles Through Partners

AAdvantage has launched its “be a Holiday Hero” promotion where you can receive up to 50,000 bonus miles for completing partner activities. The promotion runs through December 31, 2018, and to participate you need to register. The promotion is structured like a game, and the more activities you complete with various partners, the more bonus points you will earn.

AA Launches Discounted Economy Web Specials

AAdvantage has launched a new class of awards, the “Economy Web Special” award. The awards are available on select city pairings, and prices start from 5,000 miles for one-way awards in the main cabin. The awards will not replace the AA Reduced Mileage Awards.