American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards Ending October 1, 2021

Update 9/29/21: Confirmed that this will happen for Barclays as well.

The Reduced Mileage Award benefit associated with your AAdvantage® Aviator® Business Mastercard® will be discontinued on October 1, 2021. As an AAdvantage® member, you can save miles on award travel by booking a Web Special award.
Just like Reduced Mileage Awards, Web Special awards offer great savings – starting at 6,000 miles, one-way. Plus, Web Special awards are available on more flights and can be booked up to 330 days in advance.You can find Web Special awards when searching for award travel on AA.com and on the American mobile app. Simply select “Redeem Miles” when starting your search.

Citi has announced that cardholders will no longer have access to reduced mileage awards starting October 1, 2021. The following is provided in cardholders statements:

The Reduced Mileage Award benefit associated with your Citi / AAdvantage card will be discontinued as of October 1, 2021. As an AAdvantage member, you can save miles on award travel by booking a Web Special award. Like Reduced Mileage Awards, Web Special awards provide great savings – starting at 6,000 miles one-way. Plus, Web Special awards are available on more flights and can be booked up to 330 days in advance.You can find Web Special awards when searching for award travel on aa.com and on the American mobile app – simply select “Redeem Miles” when starting your search

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Source: doctorofcredit.com