American Airlines welcomes Fiji Airways to the world of AAdvantage

Fiji. image credit: American Airlines

American Airlines announced that Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, will join the award-winning AAdvantage travel rewards program in the coming year, offering members a host of benefits as well as earning and redemption capabilities when travelling on either airline.

This collaboration means that AAdvantage members will enjoy a seamless experience when travelling on Fiji Airways, receiving benefits such as priority check-in, priority boarding, complimentary baggage allowance, preferred seats and enhanced award redemption.

Anmol Bhargava, American’s Vice President of Partnerships said: “We are taking our partnership with Fiji Airways one step further by offering our mutual customers the opportunity to unlock more destinations and travel experiences through the AAdvantage program.

“We look forward to welcoming Fiji Airways customers into the AAdvantage program so they can experience all the ways we deliver on our commitment that travel is better as an AAdvantage member.”

Andre Viljoen, Fiji Airways Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said: “This loyalty partnership marks a significant milestone, bringing together two renowned carriers to offer new benefits to millions of travellers.

“We are excited about the positive impact this collaboration will have on both our airlines and our guests who will benefit from the exclusive perks.”

The South Pacific airline, which serves 26 destinations in 15 countries and territories, will become a full member of oneworld in 2025.

Viljoen added: “With this partnership, Fiji Airways is set to gain access to a vast network of American travellers, potentially increasing visitor arrivals to the enchanting destination of Fiji.

“The allure of Fiji’s pristine beaches, vibrant culture and warm hospitality is expected to attract a growing number of American tourists, contributing to the nation’s thriving tourism industry.”