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Elite Status Guide


Benefits American Airlines US Airways United Airlines Delta
Executive Platinum Status Chairman’s and Platinum Status Premier 1K Diamond Status
Elite Miles Required 100,000 100,000 100,000 125,000
Dollars Required 0 0 10,000 12,500
Redemable Miles (RDM) Bonus 100% 100% 100% 125%
Complimentary checked bag allowance Yes1 Yes Yes : 3 bags at 70 lbs. (32 kg) each Yes2
Priority Check in Yes Yes Yes Yes
Same day flight changes fee No fee3 N/A No fee No Fee
Priority/Guaranteed Seating Yes Yes Yes Yes4
Complimentary Domestic Upgrades  Yes Yes5 Yes Yes
Upgrade Window 100 hours 168 hours 96 hours 120 hours
Global Upgrades 8 4 6 10
Complimentary Companion Upgrades Yes Yes Yes Yes


(1) Complimentary Checked Baggage Allowance on American Airlines, American Eagle, the American Connection carrier and Alaska Airlines

(2) Excess, oversize, and/or overweight baggage fees may apply. The benefit applies to up to 8 travel companions on a Medallion member’s reservation for a total of 9 passengers.

(3) Waived Ticketing Service Charge

(4) If the class of service you prefer is not available when you make your reservations, you’ll receive priority waitlist status.

(5) Unlimited complimentary upgrades to First Class within the contiguous U.S., Alaska, Canada, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean area