American Delays Implementation of its Ban on Interlining Baggage on Separate Tickets

American is eliminating the ability to through check baggage between different airlines outside of oneworld on separate tickets.

They informed travel agents of the change going into effect October 1 just last week.

And already the implementation date has been put off… to October 15.

Two more weeks. Maybe they could use the time to inform customers of the change.

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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