AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®

Apply for the AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard

Earn 50,000 bonus miles2

First checked bag free

on eligible bags2

Earn 2X miles

for every one dollar spent on eligible American Airlines purchases2


annual fee1


  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 50,000 bonus miles

    after making your first purchase in the first 90 days and paying the annual fee2

  • Earn 2X AAdvantage® miles 

    for every one dollar spent on eligible American Airlines purchases2

  • Earn 1X AAdvantage® miles 

    for every one dollar spent on all other purchases2


  • First checked bag free

    for the primary cardmember and up to 4 companions on eligible bags when traveling on domestic itineraries operated by American Airlines2

  • Preferred boarding

    for the primary cardmember and up to 4 companions on their reservation for all American Airlines operated flights2


  • Receive 25% inflight savings 

    on food and beverages2


  • No foreign transaction fees1

    on international purchases

  • World Elite Travel Services

    Preferred access to valuable offers and experiences including exceptional offers from upscale retailers and world-class hotels and resorts

  • Superior travel coverage

    such as Personalized Concierge, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Trip Cancellation and Interruption coverage, and more (certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply)

  • $0 Fraud Liability protection

    You're not responsible for charges you did not authorize

  • Shop with confidence

    Your covered purchase benefits include Extended Warranty, Price Protection, Purchase Security, and Return Protection (certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply)

Interest Rates and Charges Summary

Fee Summary

See Terms and Conditions for a complete listing of rates and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Information

  1. Offer subject to credit approval. Not everyone will qualify for the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®. If at the time of your application you do not meet the credit criteria previously established for this offer, or the income you report is insufficient based on your obligations, we may not be able to open an account for you. This offer is available to new cardmembers only. The annual fee will automatically bill to your account within 6 weeks after approval of your application.  For information about rates, fees, the annual fee, other costs, the rewards program information and benefits associated with the use of the credit card program, please see the Terms and Conditions.

    Annual Fee: $95. 0% introductory APR on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening is applicable for the first 15 billing cycles that immediately follow each balance transfer. This introductory APR offer does not apply to purchases and cash advances. For purchases, and new and outstanding balance transfers after the introductory period, the variable APR is 17.99%, 21.99%, or 26.99% depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 27.24%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate and are subject to change. For more information see the “About the Variable APRs on Your Account” section of the Terms and Conditions. The minimum monthly interest charge will be $0.50. Balance transfer fee: 3% (min. $5). Cash advance and cash equivalent fees: 5% (min. $10). Foreign transaction fee: 0%. See Terms and Conditions for updated and more information about the terms of this offer. 

    This one-time offer is valid for eligible cardmembers. You may not be eligible for this offer if you currently have or previously had an account with us in this program. In addition, you may not be eligible for this offer if, at any time during our relationship with you, we have cause, as determined by us in our sole discretion, to suspect that the account is being obtained or will be used for abusive or gaming activity (such as, but not limited to, obtaining or using the account to maximize rewards earned in a manner that is not consistent with typical consumer activity and/or multiple credit card account applications/openings).

  2. Please refer to the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® FAQs and Terms and Conditions for more information about the program benefits and features.

    The AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® is issued by Barclays Bank Delaware pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. World Elite Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

    American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage® program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the AAdvantage® program with six months' notice. Any such changes may affect your ability to use the awards or mileage credits that you have accumulated. Unless specified, AAdvantage® miles earned through this promotion/offer do not count toward elite-status qualification or AAdvantage Million MilerSM status. American Airlines is not responsible for products or services offered by other participating companies. For complete details about the AAdvantage® program, visit aa.com/aadvantage.


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