American hasn’t wasted any time updating their digital assets with their new branding. Over the weekend new versions of their iPhone and iPad apps became available which not only included the new logo, but also featured support for adding a digital version of your AAdvantage card to Apple’s Passbook.

Here’s how to add your AAdvantage card to your iPhone’s Passbook.

Download and update to the latest version of American’s iOS app. Here’s a look a the new icon:

New American Airlines App icon

 

Launch the app and navigate to the “My Account” section. Select “View AAdvantage Card”.

American Airlines App

 

This will generate a digital version of your AAdvantage Card. Click the “Add” button in the upper, right-hand corner.

American Airlines App

 

Launch Passbook to view your AAdvantage Card.

AAdvantage Card in Passbook

 

Pretty cool!

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Speaking of iPhone Apps, here’s a nifty little iPhone game for aviation and travel enthusiasts:

AirportGeek is a quiz game that tests your knowledge of IATA airport codes. You’re given the name of an airport, just provide the correct three letter code to earn points, game credits and extra time.

Go here to check it out!

  • FEV7 said,

    Thank you for this easy step-by-step instruction. Works great!

  • Mark (@palmerlaw) said,

    TIP: Touch the information icon “i” in Passbook for easy access to your miles log, tier status, and AA’s reservation phone number.

  • John777 said,

    Did you hit EXP AAdvantageGeek? Congrats!

  • aadvantagegeek said,

    @ FEV& – Thanks for reading!

    @ Mark – Great tip, thanks for sharing!

    @ John777 – Thanks! Business was up and so was travel. All of it domestic so it felt like 200K miles. ;-)

  • GC said,

    There is no more such option.

  • aadvantagegeek said,

    @ CG – Yes there is. Launch the app, select “My Account” at the bottom of the screen, select “View my AAdvantage Card”. Wait for your AAdvantage Card to load, select the ‘Add’ button in the upper right-hand corner to add it to Passbook.

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