Using Plat Benefits on AA Flights booked w/ BA Award

Old Apr 9, 12, 3:15 pm
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Using Plat Benefits on AA Flights booked w/ BA Award

I have some upcoming travel and may be using some BA Avios to book domestic flights on AA. If I book the tickets through BA ( I would assume that this would use a BA flight #) and I have an AMEX Platinum, can I:

1. Use the annual $200.00 reimbursement for baggage fees charged by AA?
2. Have access to the AA lounges?

From what I have read in the T&Cs, it appears that the answer for both is yes. I just want to confirm this before I make the bookings.

Thanks
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Old Apr 9, 12, 3:42 pm
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Yes and yes.

However, I believe you will have an AA ticket, not a BA ticket. Partner redemptions have nothing to do with codeshares, and in my understanding BA domestic USA tickets are only sold as connections with BA international flights.
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Old Apr 9, 12, 3:43 pm
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Originally Posted by rkb2530 View Post
I have some upcoming travel and may be using some BA Avios to book domestic flights on AA. If I book the tickets through BA ( I would assume that this would use a BA flight #) and I have an AMEX Platinum, can I:

1. Use the annual $200.00 reimbursement for baggage fees charged by AA?
2. Have access to the AA lounges?

From what I have read in the T&Cs, it appears that the answer for both is yes. I just want to confirm this before I make the bookings.

Thanks
Answers are: YES.
Your assumption of BA flight number is incorrect.
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