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Is having the MAX as the scheduled aircraft a reason for AA to grant a full refund?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Aviator, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. Aviator

    Aviator New Member

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    Thank you!
     
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  2. Gaurav

    Gaurav Well-Known Member

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    @Aviator I'm confused. The Max is not currently flying any routes so you would be hard pressed to justify asking for a refund.
     
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    @Gaurav Sorry for being unclear, I meant that it's scheduled on my flights. They might change it later, but right now it lists as 737 max
     
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    I guess you could ask but I imagine they would immediately say it's not being flown on that plane which would negate the reason for a refund. If and when the plane comes back into service it will be certified safe again and given AA's attitude before the grounding I'd find it unlikely that they would make accommodations.
     
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    Good point @Gaurav. Thanks heaps! :)
     
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    AA has updated their schedule and have extended MAX-related cancellations up to August 19th. http://news.aa.com/news/news-detail...rmation-About-737-MAX-Operations/default.aspx

    If your flight is scheduled for a MAX flight, it'll either be cancelled or the aircraft changed. If your flight is cancelled by American, you can definitely request a refund.

    In your situation where a MAX is scheduled but no changes/cancellations have taken place, you may not get a refund, though it's worth a try. You may have success in getting rebooked.
     
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