American Airlines Updates Policy For New York-Area Customers Forced To Change Winter Vacation Plans Due To Hurricane Sandy

American Airlines Updates Policy For New York-Area Customers Forced To Change
                 Winter Vacation Plans Due To Hurricane Sandy

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rescheduling of
midwinter breaks for many New York-area schools, American Airlines announces
that more travel options will be available to those forced to change their
midwinter travel plans due to Hurricane Sandy.

American customers will be given the option to make voluntary itinerary
changes in the event they must reschedule midwinter school break plans,
originally scheduled for February.

For detailed information on the changes, American encourages customers to

Overview of Changes
Customers whose tickets were issued on or before Nov. 29 and are ticketed for
travel Feb. 15, 2013 through Feb. 24, 2013 on American Airlines flights from
the airports listed below may change flights without penalty and may have the
ticket-reissue charge waived for one ticket change:

  oNew York Kennedy (JFK)
  oNew York LaGuardia (LGA)
  oNewark, N.J. (EWR)
  oWhite Plains, N.Y. (HPN)

American will waive the change charge if the new travel originates within one
year of original ticket issue date and that  travel is rebooked and the ticket
is reissued on or before Dec. 31, 2012.

If customers are unable to commit to rebooking a ticket prior to Dec. 31,
refunds will be issued in the form of vouchers.

To change travel dates, customers may contact American Reservations at
1-800-433-7300 within the U.S. or Canada. Customers calling from outside the
U.S. or Canada are encouraged to check American's Worldwide Reservations
Numbers page on

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