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Overview


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  • Earn up to 150% of the actually flown miles as topbonus status and award miles on the entire route network of American Airlines, its affiliate airlines and US Airways 
  • Redeem your miles and book your American Airlines or US Airways award flight from just 15,000 topbonus award miles
  • topbonus Silver, Gold and Platinum Card holders can additionally enjoy exclusive oneworld® status benefits on all American Airlines and US Airways flights

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Collect


Earning miles with American Airlines
and US Airways

   

topbonus members are able to earn topbonus status and award miles on the entire route network of airberlin oneworld® airline partner American Airlines and its affiliate airlines American Eagle and AmericanConnection, as well as US Airways.  Just enter your topbonus number when booking a flight or present your topbonus Card at the airport check-in desk. The number of miles accrued will depend on the booking class and the flight segment as shown below:



Earning miles with American Airlines


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Valid for flights as of 29th September 2011

*Booking class P/First Class: valid for flights as of 18 September 2014


Please note:
Charter flights, award flights and flights with American Airlines (AA), American Eagle (MQ) or AmericanConnection (RP) flight number that are not operated by American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection or an oneworld airline partner as well as all booking classes that are not listed in the above table are not eligible for mileage accrual.



Earning miles with US Airways

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Valid for flights as of 31st March 2014


Please note: Charter flights, award flights and flights with US Airways (US) flight number that are not operated by US Airways or an oneworld airline partner as well as all booking classes that are not listed in the above table are not eligible for mileage accrual. topbonus status miles can only be credited for flights from 20th March 2012!


Earn miles on codeshare flights »


* Tickets between North America and Latin America booked in Fare Class "O" are not eligible for mileage credit.

Redeem


Spend miles on American Airlines and US Airways

Search for and book award flights easily online – that’s it!*

Book an award flight


Or by telephone on 0049 (0)30 - 3434 3433**. The miles for your flight will then be deducted from your topbonus mileage account. Please have your registration password ready.

Conditions for award flights »


Book topbonus award flights on the entire route network of our topbonus partner American Airlines and its affiliate airlines American Eagle, AmericanConnection and US Airways according to the
airline partner redemption chart ».

If you are planning a trip and want to travel on multiple oneworld airline partners please check here » for further information.

Award flights can be booked as one-way and return flights. Taxes, fees and charges will be charged separately and can only be paid by credit card. The amount of miles outlined in the redemption chart refers to one-way award flights.


Sample calculation

A flight from Berlin (TXL) via Frankfurt (FRA) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) requires 30,000 miles in Economy Class and 60,000 miles in Business Class. For roundtrips the double amount of miles is required.


Please note:
All award flights are only bookable exclusive taxes, fees and fuel surcharges and the amount of miles outlined in the award chart below refers to one-way award flights.


* The redeeming of award miles on US Airways is currently only available via our service team.

** German area code. International long distance rates for calls from outside Germany apply.

Mileage credit


Retroactive mileage credit


If your topbonus award miles for flights with American Airlines and its affiliates American Eagle and AmericanConnection since 29th September 2011, or for flights with US Airways since 31st March 2014 have not been automatically credited to your account – or you forgot to present your topbonus Card at Check-in – don’t worry! You can claim any outstanding miles easily here ». Please note: topbonus status miles can only be credited for American Airlines flights from 20th March 2012, and for US Airways flights from 31st March 2014!


Contact topbonus Service-Team

For any questions please contact our topbonus Service Team: telephone 0049 (0)30 - 3434 3433*, fax 0049 (0) 1805 735 533 or e-mail: service@topbonus.de


* German area code. International long distance rates for calls from outside Germany apply.

Partner information


American Airlines
and US Airways


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American Airlines Group is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. A founding member of the oneworld® alliance, American Airlines and its members and members-elect, serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to more than 150 countries.

American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection are marks of American Airlines, Inc. American Eagle service is operated by American Eagle Airlines, Inc., or Executive Airlines, Inc., each of which is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines’ parent company. AmericanConnection service is operated by Chatauqua Airlines, Inc. which is an unaffiliated independent contractor.

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Benefits


oneworld® benefits

 

Holders of a topbonus Silver, Gold or Platinum Card enjoy exclusive oneworld benefits on all oneworld flights (if available).


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You will find the available Security Fast Lanes and the terms of use here »
You will find an overview of the free baggage regulations on the website of the respective oneworld member.


Priority Check-in

Holders of a topbonus Silver, Gold or Platinum Card can use the Business Class Check-in counter. Platinum Card holders can additionally check-in at the First Class counters. Just present your topbonus Card at the respective Priority Check-in counters.  


Priority Seating

topbonus status members can access preferred seating on selected flights. This benefit is available in accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld member airline operating the flight.


Priority on Standby & Waitlists at the airport

topbonus status members enjoy priority on waitlists and when travelling on standby on all oneworld flights. This benefit is available in accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld member airline operating the flight.


Priority Boarding

topbonus Gold and Platinum Card holders can enjoy the benefit of Priority Boarding on all flights operated by oneworld airlines, where this benefit is offered.


Lounge access

Just present your valid oneworld boarding pass and your topbonus Gold or Platinum Card and enjoy the benefits of the oneworld Business Class Lounges! Holders of a Platinum Card holders can additionally enter the oneworld First Class Lounges with a valid oneworld boarding pass.

Please note: Lounge access is only possible on the outbound flight segment with a valid boarding pass. Access upon arrival at the airport of final destination is not permitted. 


More luggage

Every topbonus Platinum and Gold Card holder now has an increased luggage allowance on every oneworld flight. For the maximum weight of your additional piece of luggage please refer to the luggage regulations of the oneworld airline you wish to fly with. 


Security Fast Lane

topbonus Platinum Card holders can fast-track through airport security checks at select airports. For a complete list of all airports offering Security Fast Lanes and for all terms and conditions please go to the oneworld website.
       

Priority Baggage Handling
       

As a topbonus Gold and Platinum Card holder you can enjoy the benefit of Priority Baggage Handling on all flights operated by oneworld airlines, where this benefit is offered. Your checked baggage marked as Priority Baggage will be unloaded first from the airplane and conveyed to the baggage claim.