This time we are using New York as an example and a deal that allows you to fly in Premium Economy to Tel Aviv via London and accumulate enough EQMs and EQDs to maintain Platinum Status (OneWorld Sapphire) till 2021.
AAdvantage Platinum status Challenge Requirements:
- Earn 12,500 Elite Qualifying Miles / EQM OR fly 16 Elite Qualifying Segments in three consecutive months AND earn $2,000 in Elite Qualifying Dollars within a three month period AND pay a non-refundable fee:
- $180 PLATINUM challenge without interim status
- $380 PLATINUM challenge with interim Gold status
- $480 PLATINUM challenge with interim Platinum status
Rules: To qualify, EQM must be earned on flights marketed* by AA's Joint Business Venture partners: AA American Airlines, AY Finnair, BA British Airways, IB Iberia and JL Japan Airlines
Benefits of AAdvantage Platinum Status