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American Main Cabin Extra
I was booking a one way award ticket for my brother in law on American and the only tickets available are economy anytime so I booked it. It is LAS to DAY with a price tag over $400. Anyways when I go to pick his seat they are all showing $0 cost…main cabin extra etc. Is this the norm when booking economy anytime prices or a glitch. I don’t want to pick one and then have him be billed later for it etc.
Any insight would help.
From AA MCE website
Main Cabin Extra seats are complimentary* for:
[*]AAdvantage® Executive Platinum and AAdvantage Platinum members
[*][B]one[/B]world® Sapphire and [B]one[/B]world Emerald members
[*]Customers who purchase a full-fare Main Cabin ticket
So if your booking class is Y or B as said in this AA webpage your are good to go.
I think this is normal, though doubt you’d be billed for it later regardless. AAnytime awards have access to the Y fare bucket, so it may count as full-fare for seating purposes.