Citi® AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®

Welcome Bonus

70,000 Bonus Miles

Earn 70,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $7,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

Annual Fee


Annual Rewards

4X Miles

Earn 4 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases.

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Citi® AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard® is a premium travel credit card designed for frequent flyers and American Airlines enthusiasts. Offering an array of travel-related benefits and exclusive perks, this card is tailored for those seeking a luxurious travel experience.


  1. Admirals Club Membership: Cardholders and authorized users enjoy complimentary access to Admirals Club lounges, enhancing the travel experience.
  2. AAdvantage Miles Earning: The card earns AAdvantage miles on every purchase, offering opportunities for free flights, upgrades, and more.
  3. Priority Boarding and Free Checked Bags: Streamline your journey with priority boarding and enjoy the convenience of free checked bags on American Airlines flights.
  4. Global Entry/TSA PreCheck Credit: Receive a statement credit for the application fee for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck, expediting security processes.
  5. No Foreign Transaction Fees: Travel seamlessly internationally with no foreign transaction fees when using the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®.


  1. High Annual Fee: The card comes with a substantial annual fee, which may be a deterrent for individuals who do not frequently utilize the associated travel benefits.
  2. Limited Airline Options: While the card offers robust benefits for American Airlines travelers, those who prefer other airlines may find the rewards less versatile.
  3. Luxury Features may not be Utilized: Some card features, such as Admirals Club access, may be excessive for occasional travelers who do not fully leverage the luxury benefits.

Details & Eligibility

  • 800+
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  • $595
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  • Mastercard
  • No
  • 21.24%
  • 29.99%
  • 21.24%
  • N/A
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As a collaboration between Citibank and American Airlines, the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard® stands out as a premium credit card catering to the needs of discerning travelers. It comes with an annual fee but offers an extensive range of travel benefits, making it a compelling choice for individuals who prioritize luxury and convenience in their journeys. One of the standout features is the Admirals Club membership, providing cardholders and authorized users with access to American Airlines Admirals Club lounges worldwide. This exclusive perk enhances the overall travel experience by offering a sanctuary of comfort, privacy, and premium services within airports. In addition to lounge access, the card earns AAdvantage miles on every purchase, allowing users to accumulate miles that can be redeemed for flights, upgrades, and other travel-related expenses. It also provides priority boarding, free checked bags, and a statement credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fees, streamlining the airport experience.
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