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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #80 on: September 29, 2014, 05:43:45 PM »
I had cancelled a ticket to thailand and Hong kong without redepositing the miles so i have a year to rebook it, whats the chances of AA redepositing them for me based on Only flights available now though arab countries or no Direct flights anymore?

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #81 on: September 29, 2014, 06:40:00 PM »
LY does for a while put some connecting pax on B6 flights on the same ticket/FBC
Not sure whether you're trying to agree with what I said, trying to argue or just adding a comment.

Or maybe non of the above?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #82 on: September 29, 2014, 07:04:22 PM »
Not sure whether you're trying to agree with what I said, trying to argue or just adding a comment.

Or maybe non of the above?
They didn't just have an interline for baggage (for 2 tickets...), but LY actually offered B6 flights as feeder service, on one fare base, just not under an "LY" flight number

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #83 on: September 29, 2014, 09:52:59 PM »
They didn't just have an interline for baggage (for 2 tickets...), but LY actually offered B6 flights as feeder service, on one fare base, just not under an "LY" flight number
Ok, so your just adding that interlining can also be booking on another carrier. Gotcha.
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #84 on: September 30, 2014, 02:21:12 AM »
I had cancelled a ticket to thailand and Hong kong without redepositing the miles so i have a year to rebook it, whats the chances of AA redepositing them for me based on Only flights available now though arab countries or no Direct flights anymore?
You can legally route through AMM on RJ, and possibly DOH with QR (they seem to have some ex-TLV published routings). So I don't think AA will do anything to your miles.

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #85 on: October 01, 2014, 03:53:05 PM »
If I had LY and another partner booked w/ AA miles, you think they'd let me change the partner's flight w/o touching the LY segment? Or would entire itin be frozen?

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #86 on: October 01, 2014, 04:22:11 PM »
If I had LY and another partner booked w/ AA miles, you think they'd let me change the partner's flight w/o touching the LY segment? Or would entire itin be frozen?
imo you would be able

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #87 on: October 01, 2014, 04:22:41 PM »
imo you would be able
Yea, rep just told me that also (for what it's worth)

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #88 on: October 01, 2014, 04:25:14 PM »
Yea, rep just told me that also (for what it's worth)
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #89 on: October 04, 2014, 11:54:47 PM »
A few q's from an AA/elal noob:

1) AA $35 phone booking fee, is per ticket or per reservation?
2) Is there a way to transfer AA points from me to my wife?
3) What's the best way to book an infant ticket when flying elal biz?

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #90 on: October 05, 2014, 12:09:05 AM »
A few q's from an AA/elal noob:

1) AA $35 phone booking fee, is per ticket or per reservation?
2) Is there a way to transfer AA points from me to my wife?
3) What's the best way to book an infant ticket when flying elal biz?

TIA
1) per ticket- but possible to avoid it by putting reservation on hold and HUCA- say you tried but couldn't book it online.
2) no
3) not sure
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #91 on: October 05, 2014, 12:13:15 AM »
1) per ticket- but possible to avoid it by putting reservation on hold and HUCA- say you tried but couldn't book it online.
2) no
3) not sure

Thank you.

Anyone know the answer to #3?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #92 on: October 05, 2014, 12:36:13 AM »
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #93 on: October 05, 2014, 12:54:43 AM »
Thank you.

Anyone know the answer to #3?
I priced it out a few times w/ AA until the price dropped from around $800 to $500 (DPS-TLV).
Keep in mind that depending on the amt of miles it costs, you may just want to buy the kid a seat.

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #94 on: October 25, 2014, 09:04:13 PM »
Paid flight on ElAl in February. I gather there is nowhere to credit the miles (other than matmid)?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #95 on: October 25, 2014, 09:44:15 PM »
Paid flight on ElAl in February. I gather there is nowhere to credit the miles (other than matmid)?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #96 on: November 04, 2014, 09:58:44 PM »
 Any of these allow family accounts?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #97 on: November 13, 2014, 04:39:04 PM »
any experience at this point if cancelling a flight gets you back the aa miles?

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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #98 on: November 13, 2014, 05:17:57 PM »
any experience at this point if cancelling a flight gets you back the aa miles?
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Re: AA & El Al Partnership Ending!
« Reply #99 on: November 13, 2014, 05:28:12 PM »
I wouldn't call it doubtful based on that.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.