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Fiji Airways to Join American Airlines AAdvantage Program

DALLAS — American Airlines (AA) has announced that Fiji Airways (FJ) will join the AAdvantage travel rewards program in 2025 when the the South Pacific airline becomes a full member of the oneworld Alliance.

Fiji Airways is currently a oneworld connect partner and serves 26 destinations in 15 states and territories, including oneworld hubs Sydney, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Tokyo.

Fiji Link, a wholly owned subsidiary of FJ, will become an affiliate airline of oneworld, extending the alliance’s network by bringing flights to domestic destinations; as well as "regionally to the Pacific Island nations of Tonga, Samoa, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, according to oneworld.

As per the AA release, AAdvantage members will enjoy "a seamless experience when traveling on Fiji Airways, receiving benefits such as priority check-in, priority boarding, complimentary baggage allowance, preferred seats and enhanced award redemption."

American Airlines launched its frequent flyer loyalty program in 1981, making it the longest-running travel rewards program in the world. Today, AAdvantage gives members more ways to earn and use miles. Fiji Airways customers can join AAdvantage by visiting aa.com.

American Airlines Boeing 777-200 in One World Livery at BOS. Photo:Darryl Sarno/Airways

Comments from American Airlines, Fiji Airways

“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,” said Anmol Bhargava, American’s Vice President of Partnerships.

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

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

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