Rebooking Award Tickets During Irregular Operations

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    I just had a 13+ hour flight delay, which prompted many of you to ask me how to get rebooked during irregular operations. Whether due to a strike, maintenance, political unrest, or weather, delayed flights can screw up a perfectly good itinerary regardless of whether it's an award ticket or revenue booking. The complication with award tickets is that they are often booked by one airline for travel on partners. US Airways, I'm looking at you. ;) If it's not the airline that issued your award ticket causing a flight delay, they are much less inclined to assist over the phone. Speaking from experience, operating airlines don't want to make any modifications to an itinerary over the phone if they didn't issue the ticket, as they don't "own" the ticket. This is especially frustrating if you're trying to be proactive and handle a flight delay over the phone before heading to the airport. The post Rebooking Award Tickets During Irregular Operations appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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