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What number do I call when abroad to change an AA award ticket?

What number do I call when abroad to change an AA award ticket?

  1. Adi

    Hi all– I have an award ticket (business studio) on the thursday flight AUH-JFK and want to change it to a date a few days later.
    Do I call Etihad or American? If the latter, I’m already abroad, and the AAdvantage 800 number does not seem to work when you’re abroad.

    Can someone advise?

    Also I know that changes to award tickets are free but since I’ll be making the changes only a few days before, would there be any penalties?

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Since you’re using AA miles, you’ll need to contact American. Here are the local UAE phone numbers for them:

    United Arab Emirates 02-627-1111 (Abu Dhabi), 04-316-6116 (Dubai)
    ([URL=’https://www.aa.com/i18n/utility/internationalReservationsPhoneContact.jsp’]source[/URL])

  3. Gaurav

    [USER=278]@Adi[/USER]-If the UAE office is not able to help you (AA has been having issues seeing EY space, try the Australia number on the source link above).You may be hit with a close in fee of $75.

    I’m curious why the american 800 number is not working for you. Are you dialing +1 before the 800 number?

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