How to Change/Cancelled American Airlines Flight

In response to the on-going pandemic – COVID-19, passengers can rebook any American Airlines Flight without penalty provided the ticket was purchased prior to 1.3. 2020, for travel through 31.5.2020 and if the ticket was purchased anywhere between 1.3.2020 and 15.4.2020, for any travel date.

American Flight cancellations made within 24 hours from the time of original booking will be free of cost regardless of fare selected. To cancel a non-refundable flight ticket, passengers may be required to pay between $200 to $750 depending upon the type of ticket purchased.  The remaining amount will be compensated with an eVoucher which will expire one year after its issue date. Passengers can use up to 8 vouchers at one time only if the total price of the ticket exceeds the original value of their vouchers. Fees to change for award tickets depends upon the distance of your flight and your loyalty status with the American Airlines.

For Basic Economy ticket American Airlines will not allow cancellation unless it is cancelled within 24 hours from the time of original purchase.

After paying the cancellation fees, passengers can apply the unused amount of American Airlines Ticket towards a future trip as long as their new trip does not begin any later than one year from the date of purchase of the ticket. Cancellations made on refundable ticket any time before departure of the flight; the refund amount will be initiated in your original credit card within 7 working days.

In case passengers have booked a ticket for AAdvantage Miles, ticket cancellation will cost $150 per person. Reinstatement fees and award change are waived in case the passengers are part of Executive Platinum and use their miles from their account.

A refundable ticket can be cancelled any time before the departure time, passengers will be reimbursed on their original payment method. A non-refundable ticket may require additional charges- $200 for domestic tickets and $200-$750 dollars for international flights. In case the ticket was purchased through a travel agency, then passengers can refer to their travel agents for its policies. Wavering cancellation fees for American flight may greatly depend on the reason why you cancelled your flight or you may be asked for proof. If the airlines find that passengers have a legitimate reason to waive their cancellation fees then the request will be processed.

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