This business class upgrade was a big mistake. I want a refund!

What if you snagged an international business class upgrade for just $400, but later found out that figure was a mistake? Steven Schmidt says that’s exactly what happened to him and his wife. She won a bid for a comfy business class upgrade on a flight from Chicago to Vienna. But once they returned from their trip, the couple suffered a severe case of sticker shock. The actual cost of the upgrade: $3,400.

Schmidt says the mistake over the cost of the business class upgrade originated with the airline. And he wants our advocacy team to join him in a crusade to obtain a refund. But is that something we can do?

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This is a really expensive American Airlines award ticket error

Andrea Hotaling blames an AAdvantage award ticket error for preventing her from flying to Italy as she’d planned. And now she wants a refund for a nonrefundable American Airlines ticket. Read more “This is a really expensive American Airlines award ticket error”