You can pay with credit cards including:
- American Airlines Credit CardSM
- American Express
- Diners Club
- UATP Card
- Union Pay (credit only)*
Citi® / AAdvantage® credit cards
AAdvantage® Aviator® Mastercard®
Travel is easier and more enjoyable when you have less to do and more to gain. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard® can help you get the most out of your travel experiences.*
Enjoy an elevated experience with your AAdvantage® Aviator® Mastercard®. You’ll have access to travel benefits and will earn miles on every purchase to help get you closer to your next trip.
American Airlines AirPass℠
AirPass℠ gives you an easy and convenient way to pay for spur-of-the-moment flights.
Use UATP at more than 340 airlines, rail and travel agency merchants and you’ll get a payment and billing solution that helps you stay on track with your travel expenses.
American Airlines credit card
With the Fly Now plan, there’s no interest when you spend $150 or more if you pay in full within six months.****
Other ways you can pay
You can use Affirm and pay for your travel over time with a series of payments that work with your budget. Affirm can be used to pay for flights and seats, but is not available for other extras like bags.
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Payment options through Affirm are subject to eligibility and are provided by Affirm’s lending partners.
A new way to pay for your next trip
Eligible Citi® / AAdvantage® cardmembers can use Citi® Flex Pay at checkout on aa.com or through the American Airlines app and pay over time with fixed monthly payments.
Choose a payment plan that fits your needs
Split your next flight purchase of $75 or more into fixed monthly payments at checkout.
- No application or credit check requested
- Citi® Flex Pay is an existing benefit of your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card
- Earn Loyalty Points and AAdvantage® miles on your purchase
You can use PayPal for all travel except award tickets on aa.com or the American Airlines app if you reside in the U.S. or the United Kingdom. PayPal charges a cross border fee to residents of other countries.
When you’re ready to pay, choose PayPal and you’ll be redirected to their website to log in and confirm your payment. If your payment is declined by PayPal, your reservation will be canceled.
Don’t have a PayPal account? Create one for free today.
You can pay with cash or check at some airport ticket counters or travel centers.
Pay for your flights with plastic or virtual cards.***
Use your flight discount before it expires to buy flights.***
**Available in: Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadalupe, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
***Gift cards, eVouchers and Flight Discount are available in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
****With credit approval on all purchases totaling $150 or more on the American Airlines Credit Card. As of 12/20/2022, APR for purchases: Variable 29.99%. Minimum interest charge: no less than $2. See card agreement for details. Offer is valid for consumer accounts in good standing and is subject to change without notice. Minimum payments required. May not be combined with any other credit promotion offer. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the purchase balance is not paid in full within 6 months.