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When severe weather or other uncontrollable events impact your flight and travel dates, you may be able to change your trip with no change fee.

Hurricane Humberto - Bermuda

Information current as of September 16, 2019

If you're traveling to / through / from:

  • Bermuda, Bermuda (BDA)

Your change fee may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by September 16, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel September 16 - 19, 2019
  • Can travel September 16 - 22, 2019
  • Don't change your origin or destination city
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

Change your trip

If your trip is eligible, you can change it online. Here’s how:

  • Find your trip
  • If your trip is eligible, you’ll see the option to ‘change trip’ in the toolbar

Find your trip

Call Reservations

Call Reservations to change your trip.

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Construction - San Francisco Airport

Information current as of September 16, 2019

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has closed 2 runways for repairs and they will remain closed through September 26. We have made some adjustments to our schedule but expect these closures may cause flight delays and cancellations.

If you are scheduled to depart SFO now through September 26, you may be able to change your trip.

The change fee and fare difference may be waived if you:

  • Bought your ticket by August 25, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel by September 26, 2019
  • Can travel one day before or one day after your original travel date
  • Can change your trip to travel from Oakland (OAK), San Jose (SJC) or Sacramento (SMF)
  • Rebook in the same cabin

The change fee may be waived if you:

  • Bought your ticket on or after August 26, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel by September 26, 2019
  • Can travel one day before or one day after your original travel date
  • Can change your trip to travel from Oakland (OAK), San Jose (SJC) or Sacramento (SMF)

Additional exceptions / restrictions may apply and these changes can’t be made online – you must contact Reservations.

Contact Reservations

Hurricane Dorian - Freeport, Bahamas

Information current as of September 16, 2019

If you're traveling to / through / from:

  • Freeport, Bahamas (FPO)

Your change fee may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by August 28, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel August 30 - September 21, 2019
  • Can travel August 28 - October 5, 2019
  • Don't change your origin or destination city
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

Change your trip

If your trip is eligible, you can change it online. Here’s how:

  • Find your trip
  • If your trip is eligible, you’ll see the option to ‘change trip’ in the toolbar

Find your trip

Call Reservations

Call Reservations to change your trip.

Contact Reservations

Infrastructure - Marsh Harbour and Freeport, Bahamas

Information current as of September 16, 2019

Hurricane Dorian caused significant damage on Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas, which may affect travel to/through/from:

  • Freeport, Bahamas (FPO)
  • Marsh Harbour, Bahamas (MHH)

Your change fee and fare difference may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by September 13, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel September 22 - December 15, 2019
  • Can travel by December 21, 2019
  • Don't change your origin or destination city
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

Additional exceptions / restrictions may apply and these changes can’t be made online – you must contact Reservations.

Contact Reservations

Industrial Action – British Airways – London, United Kingdom

Information current as of September 16, 2019

On August 23, 2019, the British Airways pilots union announced its intention to strike on September 9, 10 and 27, 2019.

If your ticket was issued by American Airlines for travel on a British Airways flight, you may be able to change your trip if you are traveling to / through / from:

  • London Heathrow (LHR)
  • London Gatwick (LGW)

The change fee may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on a British Airways flight ticketed by American Airlines
  • Bought your ticket by September 11, 2019
  • Are scheduled to travel September 26 - 28, 2019
  • Can travel within 14 days before or after your original travel dates
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

If you’re traveling on an AAdvantage award ticket you may rebook your trip for travel up to 331 days after your original return date. Rebooking is subject to award class availability.

Additional exceptions / restrictions may apply and these changes can’t be made online – you must contact Reservations.

Contact Reservations

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