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AA award tickets booked with avios
« on: February 07, 2020, 12:14:14 AM »
For these tickets can I still get free checked baggage #1 if I am a citi AA card holder?

I heard that AA is preventing elite members who book with avios from getting their benefits, but my question applies to citi credit card holders.

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2020, 12:43:35 AM »
For these tickets can I still get free checked baggage #1 if I am a citi AA card holder?

I heard that AA is preventing elite members who book with avios from getting their benefits, but my question applies to citi credit card holders.
yes. Just add your AA number to the reservation.
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2020, 12:53:01 AM »
yes. Just add your AA number to the reservation.

I read on some posts that the system doesnít allow this anylonger. True or not?

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 10:18:15 AM »
Can American Web special tickets (i.e. 6K PHL to LAX) be booked using avios?

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2020, 10:21:13 AM »
Can American Web special tickets (i.e. 6K PHL to LAX) be booked using avios?
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2020, 10:39:33 AM »
I read on some posts that the system doesnít allow this anylonger. True or not?

Havenít had a problem doing it through Finnair fairly recently.
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2020, 02:13:45 PM »
Havenít had a problem doing it through Finnair fairly recently.
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2020, 01:32:53 PM »
Can BA phone agents find AA Award space that is not showing on ba.com

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2020, 01:35:22 PM »
Can BA phone agents find AA Award space that is not showing on ba.com
Sometimes. Typically if there is saver space, they can see it.
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2020, 10:35:50 AM »
Hoping to get some help here please.... I am showing a AA flight OKC-LAX-JFK for 32.5k in buisness (No I am not crazy i have a reason for stopping in LA) Not showing on BA.com I called BA and they said they see it but are giving me a price of 60750 +5.60 ... Is that an accurate price or are they pricing it as 2 legs. (The AA flight i saw is NOT a web special so its not that)

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2020, 10:37:07 AM »
BA always charges per leg.
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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2020, 10:37:17 AM »
BA charges per leg.

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2020, 10:38:37 AM »
Would they price the first leg in economy? If so how much do you think the price would be then?

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2021, 10:09:40 AM »
i need 3 tickets on AA. book with 30k AA i have already or 27k BA i would need to transfer for? leaning towards AA.
 it's been a while so i don't remember all the advantages of ba over aa. i don't have close in fees and can cancel because of covid if i need to. anything i'm missing?

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2023, 03:06:46 PM »
I booked tickets on AA using Avios. I missed the flight, and as it was Friday, the only flight I could get re-booked on was Friday night. So got AA to put me on the later flight so that I could go cancel the tickets and get refunded instead of being called a no show.

But then when I called ba to refund, they said I was a no show. I called aa and asked them to cancel the tickets. I told them I know they can't refund, but just mark them as canceled and then ba will refund, which they did.

But then ba said they cannot refund because AA exchanged the ticket numbers to aa ticket numbers, and so they have no way to refund them. They said I need to contact aa to exchange the ticket numbers back to ba.

I've tried that multiple times, on the phone and chat, and no agent seems to think this is possible.

Any ideas for what terminology I should be using with either ba or aa to get this done?

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Re: AA award tickets booked with avios
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2023, 03:16:25 PM »
Any ideas for what terminology I should be using with either ba or aa to get this done?
The word DOT? 😉