AAdvantage Platinum is valued at $1,450 by TPG your valuation may differ
Gold status requirements - in one calendar year, earn 25,000 EQ Miles or EQ Points, or fly 30 EQ Segments.
Members must fly at least 4 segments on American or US Airways during the qualifying year to receive elite status. Status will last that status year (ends the last day of February the following calendar year) and the next status year - minimum 14, maximum 25 months.
American Airlines AAdvantage Gold benefits
Half price Main Cabin Extra or Free within 24 hours (extends to up to 8 traveling companions)
Courtesy Preferred Seats
One (2) free checked bag
Minimum mileage guarantee - 500 miles
25% elite mileage bonus
oneworld benefits (see below)
Alaska Airlines benefits (see below)
Priority through the airport at check-in, security and boarding
Checked bag fee waived for one (1) bags
Complimentary same-day standby
Discounted Admirals Club membership
24-hour upgrade window
Flights 500 miles or less: Unlimited, auto-requested complimentary upgrades*
Flights over 500 miles: Use earned or purchased 500-mile upgrades*
Upgrade one companion traveling with you on the same flight with 500-mile upgrades*
Upgrades confirmed before departure (as early as) 24 hours
*Upgrades on American are valid on American marketed and operated flights, within and between the U.S. (including Hawaii) and between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Bermuda and Central America (based on availability). Upgrades are valid from the Main Cabin to the next class of service.
Gold and Platinum members will get four 500-mile upgrades for every 10,000 elite-qualifying miles you earn during the membership year after you achieve status. Changes to 4 for 12,500 Miles in 2016.
"Exclusive service desk" (actual prioritized number to Reservations lines)
Complimentary preferred seats (extends to up to 8 traveling companions)
Complimentary Main Cabin Extra seats 24 hours prior to departure; 50% discounted otherwise (extends to up to 8 traveling companions)
Exclusive partner offers
Award processing charge waived (awards within 21 days of travel)
Special discounts on hotel and car awards
oneworld priority check-in and standby
oneworld priority boarding
oneworld benefits are available only to passengers on scheduled flights that are both marketed and operated by a oneworld member airline (marketed means that there must be a oneworld member airline flight number on your ticket).
Alaska Airlines Benefits
Priority check-in and boarding (First Class or MVP)
Express security line at select airports
Checked bag fee waived (first 2 bags)