Old May 21, 19, 11:39 am
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flyingeph12
 
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Originally Posted by linglingfool View Post
I think people are missing the plot here a bit with taking trains or overflying the UK and lifting a walk-up fare on an LCC.
LOL. Because most of us here would rather schlep to the train station and take a 4hr train ride and/or add multiple stops to avoid flying in Y on an 8-hour flight.

Personally, what irks me about the situation is that if the flight is indeed oversold, AA will probably get away with downgrading OP and throwing a few miles at the situation. Even though AA could do much better—especially since OP caught the situation in advance.
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