Travel Alerts

Information is current as of

Japan Travel Policy

Due to weather, American Airlines and Japan Airlines offer the following flexibility options to our ticketed customers whose travel may be impacted by this event. Customers ticketed to travel on AA*/JL flights to/from/through the airports listed below may change flights as shown below.

If you are traveling to, through or from:

  • Amami Oshima Is, Japan (ASJ)
  • Ishigaki, Japan (ISG)
  • Kikaiga Shima, Japan (KKX)
  • Kumejima, Japan (UEO)
  • Miyako Jima, Japan (MMY)
  • Okinawa, Japan (OKA)
  • Okino Erabu, Japan (OKE)
  • Taramajima, Japan (TRA)
  • Tokunoshima, Japan (TKN)
  • Yonaguni Jima, Japan (OGN)
  • Yoronjima, Japan (RNJ)

On the following dates: July 31 - August 1, 2014
And your ticket was issued no later than: July 30, 2014
You may travel: July 30 - August 2, 2014
Original inventory required? No
Stopovers Allowed? No

The ticket reissue charge will be waived for one ticket change.

To change travel dates, contact our Reservations personnel at 1-800-433-7300 within the United States or Canada. If you are calling from outside the United States or Canada, please check our Worldwide Reservations Numbers page.

Libya Travel Policy

Due to the situation in Tripoli, Libya, American Airlines offers the following flexibility options to our ticketed customers whose travel may be impacted by this event. Customers ticketed to travel on AA*/US flights to/from/through the airports listed below may change flights as shown below.

If you are traveling to, through or from:

  • Tripoli, Libya (TIP)

On the following dates: July 28 - September 30, 2014
And your ticket was issued no later than: July 28, 2014
You may travel: August 1 - October 31, 2014
Original inventory required? No
Stopovers Allowed? Yes to/from CAI

The ticket reissue charge will be waived for one ticket change.

To change travel dates, contact our Reservations personnel at 1-800-433-7300 within the United States or Canada. If you are calling from outside the United States or Canada, please check our Worldwide Reservations Numbers page.

Israel Travel Policy

Due to the situation in Israel, American Airlines offers the following flexibility options to our ticketed customers whose travel may be impacted by this event. Customers ticketed to travel on AA*/US flights to/from/through the airports listed below may change flights as shown below. This is only valid for US and AA*/US passengers; BA flights are not covered under this policy.

If you are traveling to, through or from:

  • Tel Aviv Yafo Ben Gurion International, Israel (TLV)

On the following dates: July 9, 2014 - August 15, 2014
And your ticket was issued no later than: July 29, 2014
You may travel: July 9 - August 31, 2014
Original inventory required? No
Stopovers Allowed? No

The ticket reissue charge will be waived for one ticket change.

To change travel dates, contact our Reservations personnel at 1-800-433-7300 within the United States or Canada. If you are calling from outside the United States or Canada, please check our Worldwide Reservations Numbers page.

Saudi Arabia Travel Policy

Due to the situation in Saudi Arabia, American Airlines and British Airways offer the following flexibility options to our ticketed customers whose travel may be impacted by this event. Customers ticketed to travel on prime BA flights or AA*/US flights to/from/through the airports listed below may change flights as shown below.

If you are traveling to, through or from:

  • Jeddah King Abdulaziz International, Saudi Arabia (JED)

On the following dates: August 26 - October 2, 2014
And your ticket was issued no later than: July 9, 2014
You may travel: July 10 - August 25, 2014, October 3 - December 31, 2014. August 26 - October 2, 2014 is not allowed
Original inventory required? Yes
Stopovers Allowed? Yes - to RUH only and must travel within 3 days prior/after original ticketed travel dates to JED. Same ticketed inventory must be available.

The ticket reissue charge will be waived for one ticket change.

To change travel dates, contact our Reservations personnel at 1-800-433-7300 within the United States or Canada. If you are calling from outside the United States or Canada, please check our Worldwide Reservations Numbers page.


Important Travel Information

To better ensure an on-time departure, our goal is to close the jetbridge door 10 minutes prior to departure time. This allows all customers to board and stow their belongings.

From June 13 - August 29, 2014, there are limitations on boxes and baggage when traveling to certain Mexican, Latin American and Caribbean destinations. Learn more about Checked Bag Limitations.

Check your ticket before you travel on a connecting flight, as you may be connecting on a flight operated by one of our oneworld® or codeshare partners. To find out, look for the words "operated by…" on your ticket. Learn more about codeshare flights.

Strollers that are large, non-collapsible or over 20 lbs. must be checked at the ticket counter. Learn more about traveling with infants or children.

Customers with pets traveling as checked baggage are required to present a valid health certificate. Learn more about traveling with pets.

As a result of the Transportation Security Administration mandate, all passengers are required to have Secure Flight Passenger Data in their reservation at least 72 hours prior to departure in order to travel. Learn more about Secure Flight Passenger Data.