First time BA flyer question

Old May 3, 17, 11:22 am
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First time BA flyer question

I purchased a ticket through aa.com, purchased fare class was I, which according to BA flight calculator is 1.5x the Avios miles. I've flown all segments of the flight, but have ended up with 1.25x the Avios miles. Was this due to booking through aa.com? Tier points were awarded as specified, but the Avios were not.
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Old May 3, 17, 11:25 am
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Originally Posted by publicmsu View Post
I purchased a ticket through aa.com, purchased fare class was I, which according to BA flight calculator is 1.5x the Avios miles. I've flown all segments of the flight, but have ended up with 1.25x the Avios miles. Was this due to booking through aa.com? Tier points were awarded as specified, but the Avios were not.
I believe what matters here is the code it was booked under.

An AA code will, indeed, issue 1.25x the base avios for a flight (try the calculator - but switch to American Airlines).
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Old May 3, 17, 11:26 am
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Originally Posted by publicmsu View Post
I purchased a ticket through aa.com, purchased fare class was I, which according to BA flight calculator is 1.5x the Avios miles. I've flown all segments of the flight, but have ended up with 1.25x the Avios miles. Was this due to booking through aa.com? Tier points were awarded as specified, but the Avios were not.
If it was an AA codeshare on to BA this is probably correct, yes. So if it was "BAnnn sold as AAnnnn" then you are awarded this as if it was an AA service.
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Old May 4, 17, 6:49 am
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Indeed it was the aa.com purchased fare that resulted in the 1.25x. Thanks for the quick responses!
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Old May 4, 17, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by publicmsu View Post
Indeed it was the aa.com purchased fare that resulted in the 1.25x.
It's not the fact that it was bought on aa.com. That in itself is irrelevant.

The critical thing is that you bought the AA flight number. It's the flight number on your ticket (not the prime flight number of the operating airline) that governs the earning rate.
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