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Interesting AA Booking Issue

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Tim T, Mar 31, 2020.

  1. Tim T

    Tim T Reader

    My family and I are scheduled to travel in late June to Italy (yep, probably not going to happen). We have paid tickets. I looked up the same / similar routing to see if switching to miles might be better (let's leave aside that the actual switch may be problematic).

    I found some fascinating mileage redemption options:

    34K round trip web special (wow)
    400K one-way business class (also, but a different kind of, wow). This was recently 110k each way...seems like AA trying to encourage some bookings and prevent / strongly discourage other bookings.

    Thought you might find that interesting (rather than an actual question).
     
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  2. RTBones

    RTBones Active Member

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    I've seen similar occurances with miles of late. The web specials do make me scratch my head sometimes. I've also seen r/t business class tickets (paid) cost less than premium economy by almost half - if you were willing to do silly flight times. Crazy.
     
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