AAdvantage® Aviator Silver World Elite MasterCard®

AAdvantage® AviatorTM Silver World Elite MasterCard®

FM Mini Review: $25 per day of in-flight food & beverage credits is pretty interesting. If you fly AA enough to make good use of this, this card is well worthwhile.


Card Type: Mastercard World Elite

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Travel
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Earning rate: ⚬ 3X AA ⚬ 2X hotel and car rentals ⚬ 1X everywhere else

Big spend bonus: Earn $99 + tax domestic certificate for up to 2 companions with $20K membership year spend ($30K spend required until May 2019) ⚬ Earn 3000 EQDs towards elite status with $50K calendar year spend.

Noteworthy perks: $25 per day in-flight food & beverage credit (as of May 2019) ⚬ First checked bag free ⚬ Priority Boarding ⚬ Reduced mileage awards ⚬ $100 Global Entry application fee credit ⚬ 25% off in-flight purchases Starting May 2019: $50 wifi credit per membership year ⚬ Starting May 2019: Flight cents: round up purchases to earn more miles ⚬ Until May 2019: 10% rebate on AA awards (up to 10K per year) ⚬ Until May 2019: 10% rebate on AA awards (up to 10K per year)

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)

CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard
Up to 65K miles
Up to 65K miles: 50K after $3K spend in 3 months + 15K after $10K total spend in 12 months

No Annual Fee First Year, Then $99

AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard
60K miles
60k miles after 1st purchase within 90 days and payment of the $95 AF

$95 Annual Fee

AAdvantage® AviatorTM Business MasterCard®
60K miles
60k miles after $1K in purchases within 90 days and payment of the $95 AF

$95 Annual Fee

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

$0 Annual Fee

Citi AAdvantage® Executive World Elite MasterCard®
50K miles
50K after 5K spend in 3 months

$450 Annual Fee

Recent better offer: 75K after $7.5K spend in 3 months

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