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Cancelling a single segment on AA award (JL F)

Cancelling a single segment on AA award (JL F)

  1. VJ88

    Hey there,

    I currently have a 3 awards booked on JL and CX in F. The three awards are on a single record locator and are: ORD-NRT-ICN, CDG-HKG, and HKG-LAX. No typos there. My flight from ICN-CDG is on another airline.

    Can I cancel just the ORD-ICN leg without redepositing the itinerary? What is the change fee? I basically, can not make the ORD-ICN leg as originally planned so would like to redeposit only that leg. I also booked these legs using the old Award chart.

  2. MidSouthSkier

    I think you’re out of luck. If you change the origin/destination you’ll be charged the change fee ($150? $200?) and you’ll have to re-deposit and re-issue the award.

    Perhaps [USER=7]@Tiffany[/USER] knows a trick for getting around that?

  3. VJ88

    [QUOTE=”MidSouth Skier, post: 17052, member: 184″]I think you’re out of luck. If you change the origin/destination you’ll be charged the change fee ($150? $200?) and you’ll have to re-deposit and re-issue the award.

    Perhaps [USER=7]@Tiffany[/USER] knows a trick for getting around that?[/QUOTE]

    What if I just change the date for the ORD-ICN flight? There is no F availability within the 1 year period of the award, but there is Y availability. Would a downgraded award require a full redeposit of the itinerary?

  4. Anonymous

    Hi [USER=1928]@VJ88[/USER], and welcome! If that flight is the first portion of your itinerary, you’re going to have to cancel and reissue, or fly it (on whatever date). You can upgrade without a fee, but they generally charge the fee when downgrading.

  5. VJ88

    [QUOTE=”Tiffany, post: 17063, member: 7″]Hi [USER=1928]@VJ88[/USER], and welcome! If that flight is the first portion of your itinerary, you’re going to have to cancel and reissue, or fly it (on whatever date). You can upgrade without a fee, but they generally charge the fee when downgrading.[/QUOTE]

    Tiffany, thanks! Glad to be here. Longtime lurker on this blog.

    I don’t think I understand. I don’t care about the fees. I’ll pay it, but can I move the ORD-ICN flight to another date and pay the fee to downgrade? Do i have to redeposit the whole itinerary to do that? And yes, the ORD-ICN flights are the first flights in the itinerary.

    Also, what is the danger of redepositing the whole itinerary? I have to assume the seats might not return to their award buckets? Is that true?

  6. Anonymous

    You can change to another date (as long as you keep the flights in sequence). You can also drop [I]those[/I] flights without redepositing the others — there will just be fees involved.

    If you cancel everything you risk the space not returning to inventory, that’s correct.

  7. VJ88

    Ok! perfect. I will pay the fees to drop just the ORD-ICN flights. The CX flights from and to HKG will remain.

    I assume it will be the redeposit fee to get the 62.5K miles back (booked on the old AA award chart)?

    Did I understand all of that correctly?

  8. Anonymous

    Yep, that should work!

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