AAdvantage Elite Status:
You can easily earn elite qualifying points, miles, and segments whenever you plan and buy air tickets and fly on American Airlines or partner airlines.
AAdvantage Executive Platinum – You need to accumulate 100,000 miles or 100,000 points or 100 segments within a calendar year.
AAdvantage Platinum – You are required to have 50,000 miles or 50,000 points or 60 segments within a calendar year.
AAdvantage Gold - You need to accumulate 25,000 miles or 25,000 points or 30 segments within a calendar year.
Complimentary Upgrades: All elite status AAdvantage program members will be eligible to get complimentary upgrades to the next class of service on American Airlines.
Earning Upgrades: AAdvantage Platinum and AAdvantage Gold members are always eligible to earn four 500-mile electronic upgrades. These upgrades will be available for every 10,000 qualifying base miles flown.
Buying Upgrades: It is possible to buy individual upgrades as per your needs. You will also get a discount.