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Did AA cancel direct award redemptions from Europe to the Middle East, Africa, and Asia
[COLOR=rgb(51, 51, 51)]Hi Ben,
I have a question. I am from Europe, and while I used to spend my AAdvantage miles on direct routes from Europe to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, I noticed that AAdvantage recently ‘updated’ its award chart with plenty of blue dots. The website states “Award travel is available between these regions as denoted by the availability indicator (blue dot), however two awards must be claimed as the only service available is to/from the contiguous 48 U.S. states”. I am puzzled: does it mean we can not book direct redemption flights anymore from Europe to the Middle East, Africa or Asia? If so, when did AA change this?
Hi Luc! Look at the partner award chart instead — it looks like you’re viewing the “American only” award chart, which only lists routes AA flies.