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YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« on: August 28, 2013, 04:50:47 AM »
Uh oh...
http://boardingarea.com/onemileatatime/2013/08/28/american-to-impose-fuel-surcharges-for-all-international-aadvantage-awards/

From the comments:
"Hi,
I tweeted American Air @americanair and got the following reply – very efficient as usual:
@dalereardon Effective now, we’ll collect other airline carrier imposed fees. Some carriers may have exemptions for AAdvantage itineraries."

FT thread on the topic.
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/american-aadvantage/1498073-american-imposing-fuel-surcharges-intl-awards-unconfirmed.html
« Last Edit: August 28, 2013, 05:16:18 AM by Drago »

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 07:28:57 AM »
With no advance notice? Even delta didnt do that..
Heres another take on it.

http://milevalue.com/american-airlines-miles-massively-devalued-effective-immediately/

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 07:30:12 AM »
For the time being, they still haven't updated their online system for all the airlines.
Hopefully an official announcement will come later today w/ details.

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2013, 07:34:58 AM »
I just checked using AA on elal direct jfk-tlv.
Taxes still $60 round trip.
Nothing chnged......yet!

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2013, 07:43:29 AM »
@bklyn:
Ly doesn't publish yq after the mistake fare, they include it in the BF.....

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2013, 07:48:52 AM »
Right now they are only officially charging on malaysia.
Im sure they will be on the same page as BA.
Hopefully they dont touch CX, there will be a lot of unhappy people especially in the new york area!

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2013, 07:49:11 AM »
Not good news

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013, 07:49:54 AM »
@bklyn:
Ly doesn't publish yq after the mistake fare, they include it in the BF.....
So TLV-Far East will still work?? Best news I've heard today...

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2013, 07:54:32 AM »
Wow... +1 for CX hope.

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2013, 08:06:37 AM »
So for all those planning on booking soon, book now and just pay the change fee when you know your dates?

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2013, 08:09:51 AM »
So for all those planning on booking soon, book now and just pay the change fee when you know your dates?
Not going to help.

They will charge you YQ, when you make the change.

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2013, 08:12:39 AM »
Not going to help.

They will charge you YQ, when you make the change.
+1
That's how this was discovered by a Lucky reader.

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2013, 08:14:25 AM »
So TLV-Far East will still work?? Best news I've heard today...
No. They only eliminated so far the YQ on the US-TLV routes.
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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2013, 08:20:51 AM »
No. They only eliminated so far the YQ on the US-TLV routes.
And POP goes the balloon.

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Re: YQ on AA international award redemptions?!?
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2013, 08:56:03 AM »
This is hard to take in.
I just can't believe they will charge yq on aa metal, it makes no sense to me