How to Find your American Airlines (AA) Record Locator

A Record Locator is defined as a reference number or a booking confirmation number that is assigned to a passenger whenever he reserves a flight. This is usually an alphanumeric code and is in fact, a pointer to a unique record. A record locator is able to give you all the information regarding your flight reservation such as flight date, timings, seat number, etc. Therefore, if you know the record locator of your reservation, then you can get every tiny detail regarding your air travel. The record locators are highly useful when someone else does the flight reservation on your behalf. After booking the flight, that person can simply convey you the record locator of your reservation and then you can look for all the information you want. Moreover, you can also cancel or change your reservation with the help of your record locator.

Record Locator

Many people often wonder how they can find their American Airlines (AA) record locator. One simple way of doing this is by using your Booking Reference of British Airways. However, you can only do this if you have booked your American Airlines (AA) ticket using British Airways.

How to Find your American Airlines (AA) Record Locator?

In order to find your American Airlines (AA) record locator using British Airways, you will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Go to www.britishairways.com and find your British Airways Booking Reference as highlighted in the following image:
    British Airways Booking Reference- Note it down somewhere as you will need to use it later in this method
  2.  Now go to www.aa.com and then switch to My trips/ Check-in tab.
    Click on My Trips/ Check-in Tab
  3.  Now enter your first name, last name and British Airways Booking Reference in the Passenger First Name, Passenger Last Name and Record Locator fields respectively and then click on the Find Reservation button.
    Enter your first name, last name and British Airways booking reference and then click on the Find Reservation button
  4. As soon as you will click on this button you will be redirected to Your Trip details and there you will be able to find your American Airlines (AA) record locator as highlighted in the image shown below:
    American Airlines (AA) Record Locator
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