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Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« on: January 03, 2016, 06:03:42 PM »
I hope this saves everyone some time ;D


I was trying to add my aa ff# to a BA res using finair (http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/29252)

I have done that many times successfully in the past. This time a no go. I googled around and found that others were having the same issue "generic error" on finnair.


The second suggestion by Dan and others is to add the AA FF# using royal jordanian, this works  - but is a pain because it makes you put in your passport info (even for a domestic flight).


So I started going through the One World partners and I finally found that Qatar's "Manage my booking" works quite well!

Here is the link  - http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/manage-a-booking.page


Enjoy!
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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2016, 06:11:12 PM »
I hope this saves everyone some time ;D


I was trying to add my aa ff# to a BA res using finair (http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/29252)

I have done that many times successfully in the past. This time a no go. I googled around and found that others were having the same issue "generic error" on finnair.


The second suggestion by Dan and others is to add the AA FF# using royal jordanian, this works  - but is a pain because it makes you put in your passport info (even for a domestic flight).


So I started going through the One World partners and I finally found that Qatar's "Manage my booking" works quite well!

Here is the link  - http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/manage-a-booking.page


Enjoy!
I've never had trouble with AA.com as long as I erase ba ffn before confirming booking

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2016, 06:28:33 PM »
I've never had trouble with AA.com as long as I erase ba ffn before confirming booking
Before confirming booking? how's that when booking with BA?
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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2016, 06:34:03 PM »
Before confirming booking? how's that when booking with BA?
Yes, erase what is written right here

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2016, 06:34:56 PM »
I just called up and they did it very quickly and my free bags showed right away

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2016, 06:43:34 PM »
Welcome to the world of QR. They do work great with lots of stuff!  ;)
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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2016, 07:31:46 PM »
I've never had trouble with AA.com as long as I erase ba ffn before confirming booking

+1. That's what I always dp

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2016, 07:35:19 PM »
I used Qatar's website in the past to choose seats for free with Air Berlin when Air Berlin wanted 30 Euro per seat per leg.

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2016, 03:08:35 AM »
The second suggestion by Dan and others is to add the AA FF# using royal jordanian, this works  - but is a pain because it makes you put in your passport info (even for a domestic flight).

Why the need to put in a legit passport number?

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2016, 05:56:10 AM »
Either way everyone should have their passport number ready at all times.
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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2016, 07:12:41 AM »
I hope this saves everyone some time ;D


I was trying to add my aa ff# to a BA res using finair (http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/29252)

I have done that many times successfully in the past. This time a no go. I googled around and found that others were having the same issue "generic error" on finnair.


The second suggestion by Dan and others is to add the AA FF# using royal jordanian, this works  - but is a pain because it makes you put in your passport info (even for a domestic flight).


So I started going through the One World partners and I finally found that Qatar's "Manage my booking" works quite well!

Here is the link  - http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/manage-a-booking.page


Enjoy!
Would've saved you a lot of time to just read the avois questions thread

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2016, 04:07:57 PM »
I had also tried calling AA, useless.
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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2016, 04:24:38 PM »
I had also tried calling AA, useless.
HUCA  I called and it took 2 min

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2016, 04:40:16 PM »
Why the need to put in a legit passport number?
I used RJ website with Passport Id as 12345 and no issues

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Re: Adding AA FF# to BA ticket trick
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2016, 04:24:00 PM »
how can i check to see if the trick worked and I'm getting free baggage?
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