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AA award calendar advice (please be gentle!)

AA award calendar advice (please be gentle!)

  1. Scoob72

    [B][I]Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read this thread — I do appreciate it![/I][/B]

    I just wanted to ask, as a London-based Brit looking to book an AA seat at around +331, [U][B]at what exact time of day US time[/B][/U] — and, I guess, at what [B]type[/B] of US time, e.g. [B][COLOR=#000066]Eastern[/COLOR][/B], [B][COLOR=#000066]Pacific[/COLOR][/B], etc.? [IMG]http://cdn.flyertalk.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG] — does AA advance there award calendar [B][I][COLOR=#ff0000]by one day[/COLOR][/I][/B] each day?

    For instance, I know KrisFlyer’s calendar moves forward by one day at 00:00 GMT each day, so I just wondered if AA’s award calendar worked to an exact time of day as well?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! [IMG]http://cdn.flyertalk.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG]

    [B][I]Many thanks for reading once again![/I][/B]

  2. Donna

    It was USA Central time a few years ago but honestly I don’t know if that has changed. However, they do not necessarily release award space 11 months out – it can vary widely. If you subscribe to Expert Flyer you can set up alerts for email notification for when space opens up for your route and dates.

  3. Scoob72

    [QUOTE=”Gia, post: 29669, member: 1566″]It was USA Central time a few years ago but honestly I don’t know if that has changed. However, they do not necessarily release award space 11 months out – it can vary widely. If you subscribe to Expert Flyer you can set up alerts for email notification for when space opens up for your route and dates.[/QUOTE]

    Many thanks indeed, Gia.

    May I just ask: when you say Central time, is that to say, from recollection, that the AA calendar would advance one further day at [B]00:00am[/B] Central time (just for clarity)? Thanks for the tip re ExpertFlyer, too — very much appreciated. 🙂

    Best wishes,

    Simon

  4. Donna

    At 0:01am time in Dallas – six hours behind London.

  5. MidSouthSkier

    Six hours behind London for [I]most [/I]of the year (including right now). It’s always confusing when the US goes on Daylight time before GB goes to BST in the spring and I think GB goes back to GMT before we go back to Standard time. Always causes confusion at work when we’re trying to schedule conference calls!

  6. Scoob72

    [B]Gia[/B] / [B]Mid South Skier[/B] — thanks a million! That is really useful and massively helpful. Hadn’t occurred to me at all about the daylight saving aspect, too, so another lesson learned. All the best for now, Simon. 😉

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