American Airlines giving seat away

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I am a 1K with UA which is the equivalent in status. And I have lower Flying Blue status. At the same time.

My paid seats have been moved. One was moved on Wednesday. I lost my window chosen when the ticket was bought and I was moved back two rows from row 1 to 3. And no one asked me about it. Was I thrilled? No. Is it that significant or traumatizing? No. Did I decide to go on a social media campaign or demand a pound of flesh? No.

By keeping my expectations realistic I am less likely to be disappointed.
I think you are missing the Point
They moved her and lied as to why they moved her
If they can move someone then tell the truth
UNITED is the worst Airline
I won't consider flying United
 
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I think you are missing the Point
They moved her and lied as to why they moved her
If they can move someone then tell the truth
UNITED is the worst Airline
I won't consider flying United
Do you have 65 Million miles on any Airline?
Well that is how many miles I have accumulated since 1992
 
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This is veering into DYKWIA territory.

As you have 65 million miles you are aware that airlines can move people within the class. And you are certainly aware that there are FAM who take seats and the airline is prohibited from telling people why they were moved. If someone is moved to accommodate a passengers disability the airline does not betray the privacy of a disabled person.

Want complete control and all answers --buy a plane and fly private. Otherwise be prepared for the same thing to happen on other airlines.
 
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This is veering into DYKWIA territory.

As you have 65 million miles you are aware that airlines can move people within the class. And you are certainly aware that there are FAM who take seats and the airline is prohibited from telling people why they were moved. If someone is moved to accommodate a passengers disability the airline does not betray the privacy of a disabled person.

Want complete control and all answers --buy a plane and fly private. Otherwise be prepared for the same thing to happen on other airlines.

Yes I understand everything you are saying but the person who bumped us out was bragging to his buddies how he forced AA to get him 3 seats together

I have been moved because of Sky Marshalls before but this guy was not a Sky Marshall
 
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Yes I understand everything you are saying but the person who bumped us out was bragging to his buddies how he forced AA to get him 3 seats together

I have been moved because of Sky Marshalls before but this guy was not a Sky Marshall
Unfortunately the airlines do not look at past long term loyalty-- it is current big spend that gets the attention. So a Chairman club, Delta 360 and UA GLobal Services passenger is likely going to get what they want.

Most at that level that I have met have been decent people -- however this one on the LA to LHR flight sounds like a jerk-- bragging and all. But I think most other airlines would give a seat assignment to that super spender person -- not nice but the way it is.
 

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It looks like this thread is getting a bit off the rails. Marty, unfortunately there's not much we can do for you except suggest the company contacts, which we've already done and you've already used. What happened to you is really annoying and not how customers should be treated, but unfortunately the airlines seem to be digging into the ground racing to the bottom in terms of service. Flying isn't what it used to be. It's a lot cheaper now but a whole lot more stressful.

Since we really can't help, I'm going to go ahead and close this. Good luck to you.
 
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