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Please submit technical support and customer service requests directly to KVS through their website.

FlyerTalk is not KVS' customer assistance venue.

The primary purpose of the Travel Tools forum is to benefit the entire FlyerTalk community.

Anything related to the KVS Availability Tool may be discussed here, including member to member requests for troubleshooting.



Where does the KVS tool get its data and is KVS authorized to provide this data in the manner it is presented?

The tool is known to access a variety of web sites, many in a manner that is not authorized. Please see the next section of this Wiki for a list of sites believed to be accessed and their data access policies (where known).

Additionally, under some conditions the tool appears to access sites via a KVS-operated back end. This means that the tool is not just a 'web browser' that runs via a user's machine. No detailed public information is available about how this works or whether any of this back-end access is authorized.

Websites KVS Accesses and their relevant Terms of Use

http://book.aircanada.com/pl/AConlin...verrideServlet
http://book.aircanada.com/pl/AConlin...PreviewServlet
https://book.aircanada.com/pl/AConli...verrideServlet
https://www.aircanada.com
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Use of our web site for any other purpose, including any commercial use or purpose, is expressly prohibited.
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directly or indirectly, use or access, or encourage, solicit, permit, facilitate, aid, assist or abet, including, but not limited to, the selling, licensing, distribution or provision to any person of any means that permit, the use or access, or agree to provide the use or access, of our website through any manual process or any automatic, electronic or technical device, including but not limited to automated scripts, robots, crawls, screen scrapers, web "bots", deep-links, indexes, spiders, click-spams, macro programs, or any other device, program, software, system, algorithm, methodology or technology, now known or hereinafter discovered, that performs the same or a similar function, in order to, without limitation: "data mine"; "screen scrape"; data process; access, extract, copy, distribute, aggregate or acquire information; generate impressions or clicks; input or store information; search or generate searches; or manipulate or monitor any portion or content of our website;

http://data.flight24.com/flights/
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Website’s information and Services are provided for personal, non-commercial use only. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Flightradar24’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

Modify or copy the materials;
Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Flightradar24's web site;
Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
Transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Flightradar24 at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

http://data.seatexpert.com/tpi/find.php
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http://plane.lan.com/cgi-bin/recibo_...bo_eticket.cgi
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Content may be used for non-commercial personal use only, and you agree not to modify, copy, transmit, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise transfer any information, software, products or services obtained from the Site without prior written permission from US Airways. You agree not to use any automatic device, manual process, or scraping to monitor or copy the Site or the content contained therein for any purpose without US Airways’ prior written permission. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site.

https://book.austrian.com/app/fb.fly
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3. Permissible use
All Austrian-website online services (including the booking machine) are provided solely for the purpose of enabling you to check the availability of goods or services relating to your journey (the timetable, for example), make legitimate reservations, use our online check-in or transact other business with suppliers. You may only use the website in accordance with these terms and conditions and for the legally permitted purposes described above. In particular, you indicate your agreement to the following:
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3.5 You may not reproduce information from the Austrian-website for commercial purposes. This also includes providing prices for Austrian flights on another website or another online server. In particular you may not copy, distribute, in other way use or reproduce discarded content from the Austrian-website with the help of 'robots', other search machine technologies or through other automatic mechanisms.

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https://book.tam.com.br/TAM/dyn/air/...ng/retrievePNR
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https://eservice.evaair.com
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https://mytripandmore.com/Itinerary.aspx
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https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/PilotWe...yICAOAction.do
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https://prefunds.aa.com/refunds/receipt
https://www.aa.com/reservation/findReservationSubmit.do
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https://secure.jetairways.com/PlatformID/Identify.aspx
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https://tickets.airtran.com/SeatAvailability.aspx
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https://wftc3.e-travel.com
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https://wtrweb.worldtracer.aero/WorldTracerWeb/pax.do
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https://www121.jal.co.jp/JmbWeb/JR/S...MileCalc_en.do
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https://www4.thy.com/mybookings/ETDisplay.tk
https://www4.thy.com/mybookings/getPnr.tk
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https://www.airberlin.com/en-DE/cockpit
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https://www.airfrance.fr/cgi-bin/AF/...chPnrAction.do
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https://www.alaskaair.com/booking/reservationlookup
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https://www.bookonline.saudiairlines...verride.action
https://www.bookonline.saudiairlines...verride.action
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https://www.britishairways.com/trave...g/public/en_gb
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https://www.checkmytrip.com/CMTSERVLET
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https://www.virginamerica.com/book/ow/a1/
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https://www.virgin-atlantic.com/en/g...ndBooking.next
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http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi
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Old Nov 20, 14, 2:17 am   #1
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KVS Availability Tool [rebooted review thread]

Welcome to the reboot of the previous thread in which Flyertalkers discussed anything related to the KVS Availability Tool.

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Old Nov 20, 14, 5:29 am   #2
  
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I believe you guys made a wise decision to put an end to the fight.
I very well understand what shouldn't be in this new thread.
I am however less clear about what this new thread shall contain.
Will the "official KVS representative" look into this new thread and comment on user questions about the functionality of the tool, is this here - in other words - again the "service section" for (donating) users?
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Old Nov 20, 14, 6:36 am   #3
  
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I love the KVS Tool and have found it very useful over the years. I don't have a current subscription but would like to renew it next time I have a lot of flight planning to do.

Great to know there is a new thread for questions
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Old Nov 20, 14, 6:41 am   #4
  
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Any news on when Delta award availability will be available again? That's one of the features I used the most. (And Skyteam award availability doesn't really help as that shows only low mileage -- and everyone know how great Delta is at having low award availability.)
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Old Nov 20, 14, 7:47 am   #5
  
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I will say that I used and valued KVS for almost 10 years, but when the recent
fares/availability searches became unavailable, I requested a refund of my
last renewal, and it was done promptly.

If the fares and availability become legitimately available again, I would be glad
to sign up again.
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Old Nov 20, 14, 8:26 am   #6
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I will say that I used and valued KVS for almost 10 years, but when the recent
fares/availability searches became unavailable, I requested a refund of my
last renewal, and it was done promptly.

If the fares and availability become legitimately available again, I would be glad
to sign up again.
I used KVS Tool for a few years until I discovered that the data it provided was not being accessed in accordance with the stated policies of the sites it was coming from. At that pint, not wishing to further illegal activity, I let my subscription lapse.
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Old Nov 20, 14, 10:20 am   #7
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I'm torn - I like it as I can search CX, LH, and others that don't show up with EF (right?) - but with a tiny bit more work, I can use those airline sites to find availability. But I'm lazy, and I like the KVS app...just easier to click a button vs. re-doing searches w/EF.

Maybe I'll just let KVS lapse and see if I'm missing anything. The loss of availability, combined with lack of UA visibility, kills off 90% of my searches.
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Old Nov 20, 14, 10:51 am   #8
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Will the "official KVS representative" look into this new thread and comment on user questions about the functionality of the tool, is this here - in other words - again the "service section" for (donating) users?
FT member KVS can respond to questions users of his tool may have in this thread. FT rules apply.
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Old Nov 20, 14, 11:34 am   #9
  
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May I ask the reason for discontinuing flight availability with the regular version of the KVS tool?

What is now the best way to look up flight availability?

thanks
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Old Nov 20, 14, 12:37 pm   #10
  
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May I ask the reason for discontinuing flight availability with the regular version of the KVS tool?

What is now the best way to look up flight availability?

thanks
The primary method was through scraping flightstats.com. About a month or two ago, FlightStats stopped displaying that data. The fallback method was using GTC credentials. However, those are generally not available for free, and as far as I know, KVS itself does not provide a means to obtain them (which is not to say that one cannot acquire their own from another source).

I believe there is still availability through the KVS mobile companion. However, that is limited to just the highest tier of "contributors", and suffers from not being able to look up flights before some time in the morning (I want to say 8am, but don't remember for sure). KVS has not answered questions about any forthcoming sources, nor why the mobile companion source isn't available in the desktop app.
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Old Nov 21, 14, 3:41 pm   #11
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I love the KVS Tool and have found it very useful over the years. I don't have a current subscription but would like to renew it next time I have a lot of flight planning to do.
And we look forward to welcoming you back as a KVS Tool Member soon!

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May I ask the reason for discontinuing flight availability with the regular version of the KVS tool?
The reason is that, unfortunately, the [Availability/FS] (RIP 2010-2014) & [Availability/ETR] (RIP 2005-2014) Engines no longer exist.

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What is now the best way to look up flight availability?
KVS Tool Members can continue to access Regular Flight Availability via the KVS Tool Mobile Companion.

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I'm torn - I like it as I can search CX, LH, and others that don't show up with EF (right?)
KVS Tool continues to provide an incomparably wider Award & Upgrade Availability coverage across all 3 Global Alliances -- you may wish to compare the list of supported airlines in the KVS Tool User Guide with the relevant list of the other tool/service.

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But I'm lazy, and I like the KVS app...just easier to click a button vs. re-doing searches w/EF.
Sounds like you have answered your own question already .

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Any news on when Delta award availability will be available again? That's one of the features I used the most. (And Skyteam award availability doesn't really help as that shows only low mileage -- and everyone know how great Delta is at having low award availability.)
The major [Awards/DL-SkyTeam] Method update has been completed and KVS Tool V7.7.2 Release is now available for download on the KVS Tool Homepage.

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The major [Awards/DL-SkyTeam] Method update has been completed and KVS Tool V7.7.2 Release is now available for download on the KVS Tool Homepage.
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Is the "elite" button gone though? I'm only getting the "I'm not flying on this itinerary" results instead of the enhanced availability...
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Old Nov 22, 14, 2:07 pm   #13
  
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KVS Tool and Miles and More award availability

KVS tool under Miles and Mores shows award space availabilty for several days I am considering for travel yet when I go online to book or call Miles and More they say no seats are available. Anyone else finding this ?
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Old Nov 22, 14, 2:21 pm   #14
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KVS tool under Miles and Mores shows award space availabilty for several days I am considering for travel yet when I go online to book or call Miles and More they say no seats are available. Anyone else finding this ?
Please pay attention to the date change indicators when using the [Awards/M&M] Method:

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Thanks!

Is the "elite" button gone though? I'm only getting the "I'm not flying on this itinerary" results instead of the enhanced availability...
Yes, Thanks. Did DL ban elite login?
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