Same day flight change (on award)?

Discussion in 'Alaska Airlines | Mileage Plan' started by kw335, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. kw335
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    kw335 Silver Member

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    I know it costs $25 to change flights, whether you are ticketed on a revenue or award itinerary- but I was wondering whether you were standing by for your original class of service, or is it for coach?

    In my case- I have a 10am SEA-DEN flight on award, ticketed in first (A), and wanted to pay $25 to change to the 7am flight. If space was available, would I confirmed in First or Economy?

    As a reference, I don't have any status on Alaska; and this award was ticketed by American, using AAdvantage miles. Thanks!
  2. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed Gold Member

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    Given that this is ticketed on 001 ticket stock, you may not be able to do this at all. This may require 027 stock.
  3. ballardFlyer

    ballardFlyer Gold Member

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    I've SDCd awards on AS booked with AA miles, BA Avios miles, and DL miles. If you're ticketed in a first class fare bucket you will be available to SDC to any flight with F1+ available.

    Online SDC will work fine as soon as you are at the 6 hr mark before the flight you want to change to or if you're elite on AS at 10 pm the day before.

    If there is no F and only Y seats on your flight then you might have to talk to an agent and they may balk, but ask nicely or talk to a supervisor.
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