Tuesday, July 26, 2011

American AAdvantage adjusting fees for close in rewards

American Airlines has made some changes to the fees they charge on award tickets that are issued less then 21 days before departure. Depending on when you are redeeming you may be paying more or less. See the following for clarification. As always Elite members are exempt from these fees.

AAdvantage Award Processing Charges

Ticketing less than 21 days prior to departure
(Waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum®, AAdvantage Platinum® and
AAdvantage Gold® members using miles from their account)
Tickets issued prior to 8/25/11
Tickets issued 20 - 7 days prior to departure†† $50
Tickets issued 6 days to 2 hours prior to departure†† $100
Tickets issued on or after 8/25/11
Tickets issued 20 days to 2 hours prior to departure╦ć$75

Source: AA.com

1 comment:

  1. There should be NO bloody fee whatsoever! The short-notice fee is a throwback to the early 1990s before e-tickets, when AA had to FedEx the psgr. a ticket for short-notice travel.