Same-day flight change and standby options

Same-day confirmed flight change

Get a confirmed seat for a fee

For $75 on domestic flights, or $150 on flights between New York JFK and London Heathrow* you can confirm an available seat on an earlier or later flight as long as the alternate flight:

Complimentary confirmed flight change

Get a complimentary same-day confirmed flight change with:

*The $150 fee applies to all flights between and connecting through New York JFK and London Heathrow.


Same-day standby

Standby for a fee

For $75 on domestic flights, you may standby on an earlier flight as long as the alternate flight:

Same-day standby charges are automatically refunded if you are not accommodated on the flight you standby for.

AAdvantage elite members may use the standby option for earlier or later flights.

Complimentary standby

Get complimentary same-day standby with:

Complimentary same-day standby is also available for:


How to confirm same-day flight changes or standby

We offer several convenient options to make same-day flight changes or request standby beginning 24 hours prior to departure:

  • Terms and conditions

    Same-day flight change terms and conditions

    Same-day standby terms and conditions