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Does American Airlines refund if the flight is Canceled?

If you have a flight with American Airlines, but you must be worried about the refund from the Airline, for some reason, you need to cancel your flight. But don’t worry because the Airline provides you with a refund, but to get the refund, you must have to fulfill all the criteria for getting the refund from the Airline. You can make the refund request online through the Airline’s official website or get a human at American Airlines who can provide you with assistance and raise a refund request for you.


  • You have to hit the Airline’s official web portal from your favorite browser. And after that, you have to sign in with your Airline’s account details and make sure to sign in with the same American Airlines account details.

  • Then you have to visit the ‘’Manage my Booking’’ option. There you have to fill out your ticket reference number with your last name and then click on submit. After that, your ticket will appear there; then, on the upper side, you will see the option of a refund. Click on it.

  • Then, you will see the refund form option available; click on that. And then a form will appear. You have to fill out the form carefully with the required details.

  • And once you are done with it, you can click on the submit button.

  • Then you will get the reference number of your refund, and you will also get the email and text on your registered details.

  • And you can also check your refund status by visiting the Airline’s official web portal in the refund status section.


Through the customer service team


Suppose you are not able to make the refund request online. Then in such a case, you can contact the customer service team of American airlines and ask them to raise a refund request for you. You can get the airline's contact details by visiting the Airline’s web portal and then in the ‘’Contact Us’’ section.


What is the refund policy of American Airlines?


There are several; refund policies of the airline which you must know before going through the procedure.

  • Any flight cancellation made within 24 hours from the flight booking is free from any cancellation charges. A total refund would be made to the passenger if the ticket was bought at least a week before the scheduled flight departure.

  • Any refundable ticket that’s canceled after 24 hours of the booking is eligible for a refund. However, the final refund will be the total price minus any cancellation charges.

  • Non-refundable tickets are not eligible for any refund apart from the government costs like taxes and other surcharges.

  • Partially used refundable tickets can be used to raise a refund claim upon the unused part of the ticket itinerary.

  • A cancellation in the final 24 hours before the flight departure will incur heavy charges.

  • Involuntary cancellations will entitle all the passengers to seek a free rebooking or a total refund of the flight price regardless of their ticket type.

  • Cash refunds will be processed in the original currency used to pay for the reservation and will reflect in the original bank account used at the time of the flight booking.


Now you must get aware of all the refund details on American Airlines. And if you face any trouble, you can contact the customer service team. They are highly trained and experienced with them you will surely get the best detail about your refund.

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