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American Airlines is the world’s largest airline from all prospective – fleet size, scheduled passengers carried, and revenue passenger mile. American Airlines has been flying to 95 domestic destinations and 95 international destinations within 55 countries.

Besides American Airline reservation, they also provide easy online cancellation/change of reserved booking with refund and nonrefundable tickets.

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American Airlines Cancellation and Refund Policy

Can You cancel your American Airlines flight & get a refund?

Canceling your ticket online is ok for American Airlines but you also have to inform them by calling their customer service center for booking your next flight. If you have booked your ticket through a travel agent or any broker then you should directly call them for arranging to rebook with the refund of your earlier ticket.

For rebooking your ticket with the cancel ticket refund, you have to save the email which will be sent to you at the time of cancellation. At the time when you are booking your very next reservation with American Airlines only, you can redeem this fund in it. Though if any change is fare and additional tax fare of the ticket you have to give.

Presently, American Airlines has a list of calls waiting for a refund process, so the process of getting your fund back will take a while of around 7 days. Apart from them, you can even contact our customer team of Teknova at our toll-free number +1-800-831-1547 or by mail, we will make sure to reach to you and solve your query as soon as possible.

American Airlines Cancellation 24-hours policy


You can cancel your reserve tickets within 24 hours of your booking for a complete refund of your purchased ticket. The 24-hours refund policy is applicable to all ticket types in case you are canceling your trip tickets.

If you have purchased your ticket on sale, the cancellation can be done only within 24 hours of your booking with a full refund, but after that, you can’t get as sale tickets are usually non-refundable.

Moreover, if booked tickets are one from group tickets reservation then also you are not eligible for getting a ticket fund back.

How to cancel or reschedule the American Airlines flights or booking?

Steps are written below to help you understand how to cancel American Airlines reservation booking:

Step 1: From their official site go to ‘Find your Trip’. Where you will get to fill the passenger first and last name, Confirmation/Record locator.

Step 2: Next will be a pop-up page with options of ‘Change Trip’ and ‘Cancel Trip’. By clicking on which so ever option you want, your request has been sent to American Airlines

Step 3: The last step is just that you will get the confirmation message in your registered email with your refund code and a ticket number. Keep this email safely, so that when you are going to rebook your ticket, you can get your earlier cancel or change refund in your next ticket.

Important: In case American Airlines cancel your trip, they will inform you by mail on your registered email with a refund according to their norms. This mail contains your ticket number, which must be kept carefully. As it will help in your next booking, if you’re calling them directly or booking with the help of a travel agent, you can redeem this fund in your next booking. 

Update for CORONA-Virus

As all of us are aware of the fact that this Corona-/virus has been spreading worldwide at a great pace, So to reduce the spreading of this virus, American airlines have taken some of the steps regarding their already booked flights and flying in the upcoming days has also been affected by this virus. We hope you will understand the need for the hour and cooperate with all to fight against Corona-Virus. 

American Airlines has given some concert towards their passengers by:

They are refunding you for changing your booked tickets, if:

  • i. You have booked an American Airlines reservation.
  • ii. Purchased your ticket either before or on 1 March 2020.
  • iii. Scheduled dates for your flights are between 1 March 2020 to 31 May 2020.

iv. Rebooking your tickets till 31st December 2020 or till 1 year from your issued date of booking tickets

Though just keep it in mind that, you have to afford the extra ticket fare asked at the time of rebooking yours.

Moreover, you may feel free to call them to solve your doubts regarding reservation or cancellation to the American Airlines Customer Support Team for up to date information. If you fail to contact them, contact us to get your queries solved.

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