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asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th March, 2020

How do I get American EQDs?

American Airlines flyers have two ways of qualifying for elite status: by earning enough EQM or enough Elite Qualifying Segments (EQS). However, in addition to getting enough EQM or EQS, you're going to have to earn enough EQD. There's no waiver or way to get around this requirement.

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Similarly, you may ask, how do you get aa EQDs?

This is the first level of elite status. Currently, it requires flyers to earn 25,000 elite-qualifying miles (EQMs) or 30 elite-qualifying segments (EQSs) and spend $3,000 elite-qualifying dollars (EQDs) per calendar year. The benefits include: Earn 7 award miles per dollar spent on airfare (a 40% bonus)

Additionally, do you earn EQM on award travel AA? Generally speaking, flights paid for with points or miles are unlikely to earn rewards of any kind, including elite-qualifying miles. You can also earn miles and elite credits on award flights when you use flexible or fixed-value rewards to redeem directly through your credit card issuer.

Also Know, how are EQDs calculated?

EQDs you earn are calculated differently on AA-marketed flights than on partner airline flights. On American-marketed flights, the EQDs are calculated on the base fare plus the carrier-imposed fees. On other eligible airline flights, the EQDs are calculated on a percentage of miles flown and fare class purchased.

Do AA miles expire?

American Airlines AAdvantage miles expire 18 months after you earn them unless there's some activity in your account. Luckily, you can reset the expiration date by either earning or redeeming miles, which means that there are dozens of ways to keep your miles fresh for your next award flight.

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