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Miles For Business

Small business owners can now get American Airlines miles for purchases made by their employees. Up till now only Northwest Airlines offered such a program to small businesses. This week Citibank and American Airlines are launching a business card version of its ‘Citibank AAdvantage’ bank credit card. The ‘Citibank Platinum Select AAdvantage Business Card’ offers one ‘American AAdvantage’ mile for every dollar spent, up to 150,000 miles per calendar year. Awards earned on purchases made by employees accumulate toward the business owner’s ‘American AAdvantage’ frequent flyer account. The business owner can open an account with up to nine additional cards for use by employees. Cardholders also qualify for discounts on computer equipment, automobile rentals and hotel stays. Other special benefits include ‘Reduced Mileage Awards’ and the opportunity to earn double miles for stays at Wyndham Hotels. The new ‘Citibank Platinum Select AAdvantage Business Card’ carries a $75 annual fee, plus $25 for each additional card, and an APR of Prime + 9.9%. To apply for a card, small business owners should call 888-66-APPLY.

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