Match Your AA and US Frequent Flyer Accounts Starting Tonight

Starting tonight, you’ll be able to match your American Airlines AAdvantage account with your US Airways Dividend Miles account. While this won’t transfer your US Airways elite status into American status (that will happen during the second quarter), it’s the first step in matching your US Airways identifying information into a currently held AAdvantage number.

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It’s important to note that this is a match – where the information from one is simply being associated with the other – vs. a merger, where elite status and other perks roll into one account.

According to American Airlines:

The time has come – beginning tonight, members with accounts in both programs will be able to match their accounts on and (full sites only; not on the mobile sites or the app). Members will automatically be presented with the option to match their accounts on either site when they log-in or by selecting the Match My Account link in the My Account section. Once a customer has successfully matched their account, they will see a success message online, receive an email and will see a success message in the My Account section on both sites. Matching accounts is simply a way to self-identify, so the process to merge the accounts in second quarter of 2015 is easier on the business.

If you don’t have an American AAdvantage account number, don’t worry. You’ll be assigned one over the next few months.

HT: The Points Guy


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  1. says

    isn’t this bad news? we can book stop over with US airways miles but not with AA miles so if I transfer my US airways miles to AA account, I won’t be able to book round trip stop over with AA miles?

    • says

      You aren’t transferring your miles. You are simply linking the data in your account – it’s just “matching” your US account with your AA account so it knows which to use once the accounts are fully merged in the second quarter.

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