Non-mileage earning web fares?

Old Mar 27, 02, 8:44 pm
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Non-mileage earning web fares?

As I was checking out the new web site, , specifically the 2002 Platinum Membership Guide, I noticed that there was a condition added in the mileage earning chart. It said this:

"Excludes American Airlines consolidator fares booked in O and fares booked in Q with travel originating in Europe (and equivalent booking codes on partner airlines1 ) and Internet fares noted as non-mileage earning."

I have never seen this condition before for certain Internet fares. Is AA heading towards that direction in prohibiting mileage earning on certain web fares?
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Old Mar 27, 02, 8:59 pm
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Wow.. the new site rocks in action!

Not sure about the new verbage though
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Old Mar 28, 02, 5:03 am
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actually nothin new there at all there arent any sold on the AA web site I THINK but there are some on other web sites that do say they dont earn miles travelocity I believe is one there consoldater fares sold on the net also there are some that you cant upgrade using milage I think there in a S inventory
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Old Mar 28, 02, 10:37 am
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A lot of Web fares are noted as non-mileage-earning, but that's left-over verbiage from a brief experiment in that direction a year or more ago. Unless something has changed very recently, all fares the general public can book on earn miles.
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