It looks like American Airlines is now allowing folks to redeem their miles for premium economy cabins. This is actually pretty nice, as availability sometimes is hard to get on on international partners, and using them on American Airlines flights, may be easier. They have released the award chart for it, and the rates seem okay, I guess for flying in a better and more comfortable seat, than a regular coach seat. Below, it appears if one was to fly from the U.S. to Europe, it would be 80,000 miles round-trip. However, keep in mind that its only 57,500 for one way in business or first class on American Airlines to Europe. This may work for some people, especially if availability is sparse in the desired cabins on certain flights. I may take advantage of this to fly to Europe, as I want to keep my miles for long haul redemptions to Asia and beyond. Also, it would be interested to know how many premium economy seats they will release for award redemptions, as it could be a great and less stressful way to fly for a family of 4, lets say. Anyhow, its still great to have this viable option for a more comfortable flying experience. I just cant see myself flying like this even, for 17 hours somewhere. Currently, there are a few ways to acquire AAdvantage miles, such as :
Happy Travels Everyone!