AAdvantage® Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard®

AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard
60K miles + Companion Certificate
60k miles + $99 Companion Certificate (+ taxes & fees) after 1st purchase within 90 days and payment of the $99 AF
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$99 Annual Fee

Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Alternate offer: There is an in-flight offer for 60K after first purchase with the 1st year fee waived. See this link; code 999999 may work for the promo code.

Recent better offer: None. This is the best we've seen.


Card Type: Mastercard World Elite

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Earning rate: ⚬ 2X AA ⚬ 1X everywhere else

Big spend bonus: Starting May 2019: Earn $99 + tax domestic companion certificate with $20K membership year spend.

Noteworthy perks: First checked bag free ⚬ Preferred boarding for the primary cardmember and up to 4 companions traveling on the same reservation ⚬ Reduced mileage awards ⚬ 25% off in-flight purchases ⚬ $25 wifi credit per membership year ⚬ Flight cents: round up purchases to earn more miles

Application Tips

Barclays Application Tips


  • 6/24 Rule Arrival+ Only: Difficult (but not impossible) to get approved for Arrival+ if you've opened 6 or more cards with any bank in past 24 months.

  • Get Same Card Again: Must wait at least 6 months after cancelling previous card (with some accounts Barclays requires waiting 24 months).

  • Hard inquiries are combined into 1 when approved same day. Most inquiries issued through TransUnion.


Consumer: Click here to check your application status
Business cards: Click here
If denied, call reconsideration here: 866-408-4064

Related Cards (American AAdvantage)

AAdvantage® AviatorTM Business MasterCard®
Up to 75K miles
Up to 75K miles: 65k miles after $1K in purchases within 90 days and 10K miles when a purchase is made on an employee card that is added to the account at the time of application or within 30 days of the account open date

$95 Annual Fee

Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Recent better offer: Up to 75K miles: 65k miles after $1K in purchases within 90 days and 10K miles when a purchase is made on an employee card that is added to the account at the time of application or within 30 days of the account open date

CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard
70K miles
70K after $4K spend in first 4 months

No Annual Fee First Year, Then $99

AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard
60K miles + Companion Certificate
60k miles + $99 Companion Certificate (+ taxes & fees) after 1st purchase within 90 days and payment of the $99 AF

$99 Annual Fee

Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Alternate offer: There is an in-flight offer for 60K after first purchase with the 1st year fee waived. See this link; code 999999 may work for the promo code.

Recent better offer: None. This is the best we've seen.

American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Card
10K miles + $50
Earn 10K AA miles + $50 statement credit after $500 spend in 3 months

No Annual Fee

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Zooter
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Note, I downgraded my Aviator Red to the no fee version and I still got the 10% rebate!

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Note that authorized user accounts do count towards the 6 card rule (I learned that the unfortunate way)

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Thanks. I didn’t know that.

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Current offer is 60k — heard about it from the FA on a flight yesterday, thought it was just promotional for in flight sign ups, but it is showing on the website also

Hans
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The 6/24 rule from Barclays applies to all cards now. I was denied a JetBlue card because I had opened too many credit cards with other banks. They said to only open 5-6 cards in 24 months to be approved