Systemwide upgrades are credited to your account within 48 hours of being earned.
Upgrades earned based on your 2016 flight activity are valid through January 31, 2018; upgrades earned based on your 2017 flight activity are valid through January 31, 2019.
All travel must be completed by midnight (CT) of the expiration date.
You can share your upgrades with anyone you choose, whether you are traveling with them or not. Call your elite service desk in advance to request the upgrade.
If you cancel your trip prior to travel, call your elite service desk to reinstate your upgrade(s) for future use.
Systemwide upgrades aren’t available when you’ve booked:
Codeshare flights, including flights marketed by American and operated by other airlines
Government or military fares
Fares ineligible for mileage credit (like award tickets)
Basic Economy fare tickets
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