Our partnership with GOL Airlines
GOL Airlines is the largest airline in Brazil and a leading carrier in South America. When you fly on GOL Airlines, you can earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles, plus, enjoy the benefits of your AAdvantage® status.
You can earn AAdvantage® miles when you fly on GOL Airlines marketed and operated flights and GOL Airlines codeshare flights operated by American Airlines.
- Buy an eligible published fare ticket in an eligible booking code
- Fly an eligible route
The number of miles you earn depends on the flight distance and the fare class of your ticket.
When you earn eligible AAdvantage® miles for travel on GOL Airlines, you’ll also earn Loyalty Points that count toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status.
|Cabin||Purchased fares booked in||Base miles||Cabin bonus||Loyalty Points|
|Premium Economy||C, L||100%||50%||available|
|Premium Economy||F, D||100%||10%||available|
|Economy||Y, T, J, W, P||100%||– Not available||available|
|Economy||E, A, U||75%||– Not available||available|
|Economy||N, B||50%||– Not available||available|
|Cabin||Purchased fares booked in||Base miles||Cabin bonus||EQMs per mile flown||EQDs per mile flown||EQSs|
|Premium Economy||C, L||100%||50%||2.00||30%||1.0|
|Premium Economy||F, D||100%||10%||1.50||22%||1.0|
|Economy||Y, T, J, W, P||100%||– Not available||1.00||20%||1.0|
|Economy||E, A, U||75%||– Not available||0.50||15%||1.0|
|Economy||N, B||50%||– Not available||0.50||10%||1.0|
|Cabin||Purchased fares booked in||Base miles||Cabin bonus|
|Premium Economy||C, L||100%||50%|
|Premium Economy||F, D||100%||10%|
|Economy||Y, T, J, W, P||100%||– Not available|
|Economy||E, A, U||75%||– Not available|
|Economy||N, B||50%||– Not available|
If the booking code for the ticket you buy isn’t listed in the tables, you won’t earn AAdvantage® miles or Loyalty Points.
Travel ticketed as an American Airlines marketed flight (booked as an AA flight number) and operated by GOL Airlines will earn AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points according to the American mileage accrual chart.
Use AAdvantage® miles to book award travel on GOL Airlines, including itineraries with oneworld® and partner airlines.
AAdvantage® status benefits
When you fly on GOL Airlines, your trip counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status and receiving additional benefits when traveling.
|Benefits||AAdvantage Executive Platinum®||AAdvantage Platinum Pro®||AAdvantage Platinum®||AAdvantage Gold®|
|Priority check-in and boarding*||available||available||available||available|
|Priority baggage handling||available||available||available||– Not available|
|Complimentary seat selection^||available||available||available||available|
|Complimentary GOL+ Conforto Seats**^||available||available||available||available|
|Status mileage bonus||available||available||available||available|
*Check-in is only available at the airport ticket counter.
^Includes 1 companion for AAdvantage Platinum®, AAdvantage Gold® and up to 8 companions for AAdvantage Executive Platinum® and AAdvantage Platinum Pro®. For flights marketed by American and operated by GOL, customers will need to contact GOL Reservations for seat selection or choose seats at the airport (kiosk or agent).
**AAdvantage Gold® members can choose GOL+ Conforto Seats at time of check-in (at time of booking for all other status members) by contacting GOL Reservations.
Connections in South America
From American to GOL
Your bag tags should show your final destination in Brazil. However, once you arrive:
- You must retrieve your bags after clearing Immigration and then clear Customs.
- Take your bags to the GOL check-in counter outside Customs or in the departure terminal for your next flight.
From GOL to American
- Your bag will transfer to your final destination as normal.
- If you need help connecting to your American flight in Sao Paulo, visit the American Airlines transit desk at the end of Terminal 2.