American Airlines flight update - 20th December

Monday 20, December 2010


American Airlines flight update - 20th December


Due to severe weather conditions in London and flight restrictions at Heathrow Airport, we are expecting limited flight operation from/to London Heathrow. Some UK airports may even be subject to temporary closure.


American Airlines is expecting to operate the flights listed below on 21st December 2010, although they may be subject to delays or last minute cancellations:


AA57 London Heathrow - Miami

AA51 London Heathrow – Dallas/Fort Worth

AA87 London Heathrow – Chicago  (O'Hare)

AA105 London Heathrow – New York (JFK)

AA47 London Heathrow - Chicago (O'Hare)

AA131 London Heathrow - New York (JFK)

AA107 London Heathrow - New York (JFK)


Please note, AA has been advised by Heathrow Airport Authorities that only passengers with a confirmed seat on any of the above flights AND in possession of their travel itinerary will be permitted into the terminal building. Do not travel to the airport if your flight is not operating and you do not hold a copy of your itinerary as you may well be refused entry into the terminal.


In the case of flight delays, please arrive at the airport based on your scheduled departure time. Check-in will continue to close 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, meaning passengers arriving after this time will not be able to fly.


AA advises passengers to continue to check the website and the status of their flight online on a regular basis and prior to travelling to the airport.


Check Flight Status Online

Prior to proceeding to the airport please check the status of your flight by entering the flight number here. This service is updated daily and is subject to change based on weather updates and operational circumstances.


Review Your Reservation Online

If your flight has been affected by the weather, American may have already amended your travel arrangements for you. To access your itinerary click here. You will need to enter your first name, last name and six-digit itinerary locator.


London Departures

American Airlines is offering customers travelling through Heathrow, the convenience to change their travel plans. For all travel between 20th-24th December 2010, subject to the original ticket being issued no later than 19th December 2010 customers can re-book for an alternative date free of charge (subject to availability). Please note you will only be allowed one change and you will be rebooked in the same class of travel as your original ticket. All travel must commence by the 3rd April 2011.


Refunds may be permitted in certain circumstances. You can request a refund online for your unused ticket due to the current disruption. Alternatively, please contact American Airlines Customer Service or your travel agent, whichever issued your original documents to discuss re-booking options and/or cancellation and refunds.



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