Monday - Jan 22, 2018

Barclays is converting US Airways MasterCard to ???


Barclays is sending out emails to its existing US Airways Premier World MasterCard holders that their cards will be converted to AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard.

 

Your US Airways Credit card will be converted to Aviator Red card

US Airways Credit card will be converted to Aviator Red card

 

But one important to note is, Barclays will not be accepting any application for  US Airways/AAdvantage credit card after the merger between American Airlines and US Airways is complete. These cards are only issued to existing card holders., Citi will be the exclusive issuer of the AAdvantage Credit card.

 

You will receive your Aviator card after April 01, 2015

You will receive your Aviator card after April 01, 2015

 

While it is not exactly know when Barclays will stop accepting new application, it may very well be possible that the existing US Airways Premier World MasterCard may end on March 31, 2015. If you do not have the card yet, you have limited time to get this card.

Barclays has 4 versions of Aviator cards, you may have an option to upgrade to Silver card ($195 annual fee and more benefits) or downgrade to Aviator card (No Annual fee and earns less miles)

AAdvantage Aviator Silver World Elite MasterCard

AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard

AAdvantage Aviator MasterCard

AAdvantage Aviator Blue MasterCard

 

 Conclusion:

Barclays is converting the existing US Airways card holders to AAdvantage Aviator Red card and there may be more options available if you choose to upgrade or downgrade.

This change is expected to happen starting Apr 01, 2015, If you do not have the US Airways Premier World MasterCard, you may be running out of time to get an easy 50,000 points.

 

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