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Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by PDP, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. PDP

    PDP Reader

    Can I standby as an Exec Plat for an earlier non-stop AA flight if my ticket stock is BA? Seems crazy that I can’t. I think on United this is a non-issue as a 1K. But maybe I’m wrong.
     
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  2. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    It's...unclear? AA says that they require the ticketed to be marketed and operated by AA. https://www.aa.com/i18n/plan-travel/extras/same-day-travel.jsp

    Clearly, your flight is operated by AA. I think "marketed by" means that it needs an AA flight number on your ticket, rather than a BA codeshare flight number.

    So, a BA codeshare flight number for an AA flight definitely wont (or shouldnt, based on the terms) work for same day standby. BA issued ticket for an AA flight number is....maybe?
     
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