Yep, and elite status continues to become more valuable. For tickets purchased on or after February 22, only the following passengers will be allowed to standby for an earlier or later flight for free:
- AAdvantage Executive Platinum®, AAdvantage Platinum® and AAdvantage Gold®, as well as oneworld® Alliance Emerald, Sapphire or Ruby members
- Those who purchase tickets in First and Business Class as well as those who purchase unrestricted Economy Class fares (Y, B, H class of service)
- Active U.S. Military personnel traveling on orders or personal travel and active U.S. Military dependents traveling on orders
All other customers will only be able to make a confirmed same day flight change within 12 hours of their flight for $50. Full details can be found here.