American Airlines

 

​American Airlines


EL AL and AA, the largest airline in the world, have joined forces to offer you improved service:

We would like to inform you that the Frequent Flyer agreement between EL AL and American Airlines will terminate as of October 31st 2014
•    Last flight date for earning EL AL Matmid Frequent Flyer points from American Airlines flights will be October 31st, 2014
•    Last date for issuing Matmid bonus tickets for American Airlines flights will also be October 31st, 2014 – after this date changing or canceling the bonus ticket will not be permitted


  • You can fly on AA flights and accumulate points in your EL AL Club account
  • Points can be earned on most AA flights, excluding tickets of Classes O, T, U, Z, Q, free tickets, agents’ tickets, bonus tickets, and children’s discount tickets
  • On domestic America flights, points can also be earned on Classes O and Q
  • Points can be earned on flights with AA’s subsidiary, American Eagle
  • Points can be earned on AA Code Share Flights, excluding AA’s Tel Aviv Code Share line
  • You may not have a bonus ticket issued on AA code share flights
  • You can have bonus tickets issued for flights with AA or a combined bonus ticket for EL AL and AA flights. (The combined bonus ticket is valid only for flights to the USA – excluding Hawaii, Canada, the Caribbean Islands, Bermuda and Mexico)
  • Tickets issued on AA only will be issued as return tickets only
  • Using bonus tickets is subject to the restrictions of Capacity Control and to the embargo periods in effect on the airline
  • Flights with AA allow two stopovers (of over four hours), one in each direction. If the itinerary includes Europe, you are allowed one more stopover of up to 24 hours in each direction


Every change in an issued bonus ticket entails a service charge of $50 before departure or $100 after departure (express processing entails a service charge of $100). AA bonus tickets can be changed abroad in EL AL offices only


Distance in Miles
Economy Class (regular fares)
Business Class
First Class
0-500
203040
501-1500
304560
1501-2500
40
6080
2501-3500
6090120
​3501-450080​120​​160
​4501-5500​100150​​200
​5501-6500​120​180​240
​6501- and up​140210​​280
Number of points needed to get a round trip bonus ticket with AA:

  • Combined EL AL – AA voucher
Departure Point
Destination
Class
Required Number of Points
TLV
North AmericaEconomy2200
Business4000
First5600


  • AA Flights Only
Departure Point
Destination
Class
Required Number of Points
Domestic
Economy
Business
First
1300
2600
3600
USA/CN
Bermuda / Canada
Caribbean /
Mexico
Economy
Business
First
1500
3400
4400
North America
EuropeEconomy
Business
First
2100
3800
4800

North America

Hawaii
Economy
Business
First
1700
3400
4800
​North America​ Central America
​Economy
Business
First
​1700
3400
4400
​North America​South America​Economy
Business
First
​2300
4000
5000
​North AmericaJapan​​Economy
Business
First
​2500
4000
5400

Zone Definition – American Airlines

Domestic Flights in USA – USA exclusive of Hawaii North America – USA (exclusive of Hawaii) Mexico and Bermuda Central America – Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela South America – Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Hawaii. Caribbean Islands – Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Haiti, Aruba, Barbados, Virgin Islands


For an Additional Information

For Code Share Agreements