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$75 fee:

-21+ days prior to departure is based on the departing city time zone, not the booking city time zone.

EDIT: I managed to call in and have them waive the fee when it was within 21 days in departing city time zone but not by booking city time zone

UPDATE: AA has removed all close-in fees

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #220 on: February 07, 2015, 08:04:50 PM »
I have an itinerary on US metal on hold with AA. I'd rather book part of it with Avios, will it go back to inventory as soon as I cancel the hold?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #221 on: February 07, 2015, 08:17:16 PM »
I have an itinerary on US metal on hold with AA. I'd rather book part of it with Avios, will it go back to inventory as soon as I cancel the hold?
AFAIK it will go back to inventory instantly 

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #222 on: February 07, 2015, 09:02:22 PM »
1. BRU-NYC no direct flights with AA
2. put in this details on AA.com and check :o
jet airways flies Bru EWR
Could be booked with aa over the phone

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #223 on: February 08, 2015, 12:24:38 AM »
jet airways flies Bru EWR
Could be booked with aa over the phone
Oh i thought Jet is *alliance. How many AA points for RT? Any fuel surcharge?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #224 on: February 08, 2015, 12:32:17 AM »
Oh i thought Jet is *alliance. How many AA points for RT? Any fuel surcharge?
off peak it's 20k per way and no fuel surcharges

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #225 on: February 08, 2015, 12:59:37 AM »
off peak it's 20k per way and no fuel surcharges
Awesome. Gr8 availability?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #226 on: February 08, 2015, 02:14:54 PM »
If I book an AA award LAX-JFK as a connecting flight in business (LAX-BNA-JFK) and later a First Class seat opens up direct (LAX-JFK) can I change it with no fee just the additional miles?

What if I booked JFK-LAX-BNA-JFK and I already took the first leg when the return F (or J) opens on a direct flight? Does that change anything? Can I switch to direct with no fee?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #227 on: February 08, 2015, 02:19:28 PM »
If I book an AA award LAX-JFK as a connecting flight in business (LAX-BNA-JFK) and later a First Class seat opens up direct (LAX-JFK) can I change it with no fee just the additional miles?

What if I booked JFK-LAX-BNA-JFK and I already took the first leg when the return F (or J) opens on a direct flight? Does that change anything? Can I switch to direct with no fee?

IME you can but you might need to pay the $75 expedite fee (if you haven't already paid it) YMMV whether or not they'll charge it.

I don't think anything changes if you already flew part of the reservation

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #228 on: February 08, 2015, 02:24:46 PM »
AFAIK it will go back to inventory instantly
Thanks. Can anyone confirm?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #229 on: February 08, 2015, 02:26:17 PM »
If I book an AA award LAX-JFK as a connecting flight in business (LAX-BNA-JFK) and later a First Class seat opens up direct (LAX-JFK) can I change it with no fee just the additional miles?

What if I booked JFK-LAX-BNA-JFK and I already took the first leg when the return F (or J) opens on a direct flight? Does that change anything? Can I switch to direct with no fee?

Yes.

Changes nothing.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #230 on: February 08, 2015, 02:27:31 PM »
IME you can but you might need to pay the $75 expedite fee (if you haven't already paid it) YMMV whether or not they'll charge it.

I don't think anything changes if you already flew part of the reservation
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Changes nothing.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #231 on: February 09, 2015, 01:12:06 PM »
Yes.

Changes nothing.
How about the opposite; Booked in J and want to downgrade to Y (Origin/Destination same), will AA refund the extra miles at no charge?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #232 on: February 09, 2015, 01:17:39 PM »
How about the opposite; Booked in J and want to downgrade to Y (Origin/Destination same), will AA refund the extra miles at no charge?
No, and you cant downgrade if its needed to refund miles without the $150 fee

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #233 on: February 09, 2015, 03:52:54 PM »
I have an itinerary on US metal on hold with AA. I'd rather book part of it with Avios, will it go back to inventory as soon as I cancel the hold?
Update: It did go back into inventory instantly.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #234 on: February 09, 2015, 04:14:25 PM »
Update: It did go back into inventory instantly.
I just had one with AA that did not.  :'(
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #235 on: February 09, 2015, 04:17:24 PM »
I just had one with AA that did not.  :'(
Oish.

AA metal?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #236 on: February 10, 2015, 01:15:02 AM »
Oish.

AA metal?
Yup.

Thankfully, I was able to grab something else.

Looks like I'll be flying in F instead of J.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #237 on: February 12, 2015, 02:37:15 AM »
Could u buy a Aa saver ticket for 12500 p then change to a day that doesn't have Aa saver for no extra fees and points (have the Aa executive platinum)

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #238 on: February 12, 2015, 02:40:06 AM »
Could u buy a Aa saver ticket for 12500 p then change to a day that doesn't have Aa saver for no extra fees and points (have the Aa executive platinum)

If only that was possible . . .

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #239 on: February 12, 2015, 02:44:24 AM »
Will ba book a mileage flight that shows up only on Aa mileage and if yes, if any level on Aa will fine for them to give it?