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I recently flew domestic on American Airlines using British airways points. BA charged me 1500 points for the lap child since I booked through them despite the fact that AA does not charge anything for a lap child when flying domestic. AA told me to speak to BA to get refunded the 1500 points since they do not charge for a lap child.

BA told me that since I booked through them they correctly charged me based on their rates. Is this so? Anyone had such an issue before?
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Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 02:45:36 PM »
Infant does not need a tkt. But since u bought a tkt, ba charged the right price.
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charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 03:18:08 PM »
Infant does need a tkt. But since u bought a tkt, ba charged the right price.

Nothing to do about it now. Next time don't add the child on BA.COM add it at check in or over the phone with AA

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Re: Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012, 06:37:39 PM »
Infant does not need a tkt. But since u bought a tkt, ba charged the right price.
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Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2012, 06:49:05 PM »
Nothing to do about it now. Next time don't add the child on BA.COM add it at check in or over the phone with AA

is that possible?

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Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2012, 07:04:01 PM »
is that possible?

To add the child at the check in counter? I've done it many times.

PS. (Sorry I didnt mean to call a child it)

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Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2012, 07:10:58 PM »
Infant does not need a tkt. But since u bought a tkt, ba charged the right price.
does this only apply to BA miles on AA metal? How about on BA flights, intra Europe etc?

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Re: charged for lap child on AA flight by BA since I booked through them
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2012, 08:48:49 PM »
does this only apply to BA miles on AA metal? How about on BA flights, intra Europe etc?

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