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NOTE: When booking, erase your Avios number when entering your passenger information. This will make it much simpler to add your AA Advantage number at a later time.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1575 on: March 26, 2014, 07:33:54 PM »
if they only have premium seats why would they still have mileage availability? 
my flight is domestic.

Yes definitely, it's very normal. Seen it many times, keep on minds lots of seats are randomly assigned at airport and check-in.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1576 on: March 26, 2014, 09:54:14 PM »
Thinking about booking a flight April 2nd on US Airways. What are the odds that BA will let me book on March 31st or is there a chance the switch doesn't work perfectly?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1577 on: March 27, 2014, 10:55:53 AM »
Yes definitely, it's very normal. Seen it many times, keep on minds lots of seats are randomly assigned at airport and check-in.

If you look on the AA website, you can see how many unassigned seats there are

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1578 on: March 27, 2014, 03:00:40 PM »
Question for the group:

I am trying to book a flight with Avios. I keep geting errors that BA doesn't have rights to operate between those airports. I was able to see options yesterday.

Has anyone seen that before?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1579 on: March 27, 2014, 03:09:00 PM »
Make sure to select book with Avios not book with the money.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1580 on: March 27, 2014, 03:30:56 PM »
If you look on the AA website, you can see how many unassigned seats there are
I can't. All seats are unavailable.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1581 on: March 27, 2014, 03:32:06 PM »
So frustrated.

I have a ton of PHL-ATL and ATL-PHL flights upcoming.  I looked on http://www.milecalc.com/ and it's give me 666 travel miles.  Just 16 miles over the 650 threshold!  What a shame.  Any advice?  Thanks!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1582 on: March 27, 2014, 04:14:40 PM »
So frustrated.

I have a ton of PHL-ATL and ATL-PHL flights upcoming.  I looked on http://www.milecalc.com/ and it's give me 666 travel miles.  Just 16 miles over the 650 threshold!  What a shame.  Any advice?  Thanks!

Fly to Harrisburg or Baltimore and rent a car

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1583 on: March 27, 2014, 04:55:06 PM »
So frustrated.

I have a ton of PHL-ATL and ATL-PHL flights upcoming.  I looked on http://www.milecalc.com/ and it's give me 666 travel miles.  Just 16 miles over the 650 threshold!  What a shame.  Any advice?  Thanks!

I know that feeling. I flew from AEP to IGR and it is 652 miles, just 2 more than the threshold!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1584 on: March 27, 2014, 05:23:43 PM »
I know that feeling. I flew from AEP to IGR and it is 652 miles, just 2 more than the threshold!

And PHL to ORD also stinks, 678 miles...
But that makes BWI to ORD so sweet - 622 miles :)

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1585 on: March 29, 2014, 09:27:26 PM »
I have checked all weekends for like next 3/4 month from phl/NYC to fll/Mia & wsp & nothing- seems like thier system is so flooded.. Hope the merger hells with that

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1586 on: March 29, 2014, 09:59:58 PM »
I have checked all weekends for like next 3/4 month from phl/NYC to fll/Mia & wsp & nothing- seems like thier system is so flooded.. Hope the merger hells with that

I seem to be having the same issue, trying to find nyc to mia for the next 3/4 months nothing available... hopefully just something in there system

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1587 on: March 30, 2014, 02:04:17 PM »
Thinking about booking a flight April 2nd on US Airways. What are the odds that BA will let me book on March 31st or is there a chance the switch doesn't work perfectly?

Who is betting that the BA website will go down tonight :)

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1588 on: March 30, 2014, 02:45:23 PM »
Who is betting that the BA website will go down tonight :)

Lol. well my wife has to confirm with work tomorrow. So her loss if I can't get it, she has to take the bus.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1589 on: March 30, 2014, 07:19:32 PM »
Actually anyone know if I can cancel ba award flight within 24 hrs and no penalty?