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Old Sep 8, 22, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by LovePrunes View Post
If you're booking it for her SOLO travel for whatever reason (vs her booking her own itinerary) by putting her AA number on the record, it'll allow her to log in and select MCE seats.
Huh? That's totally wrong. I've booked lots of award reservations for lots of family and friends over the years. They never receive any benefits of my status when traveling without me.

Originally Posted by Antarius View Post
The source of miles and status of the purchaser doesn't matter. The passenger's status is what determines the benefits they get. If the OP's mom has no status, she will not be entitled to any extra benefits.​​
Precisely.


And Ian what are you doing? Making Mom fly coach??? C'mon man!

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