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NEW: Seat selection For bookings made elsewhere than on aircanada.com

Old May 22, 12, 8:05 am
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NEW: Seat selection For bookings made elsewhere than on aircanada.com

Coming soon…

If you booked your flight with a travel agent or on another website, you will soon be able to select your seat online. We are currently working on this new feature and are hoping to make it available within the next few days.

Please check back with us later

http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelin...flinepnrs.html
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Old May 22, 12, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by travel agent View Post
Coming soon…

If you booked your flight with a travel agent or on another website, you will soon be able to select your seat online. We are currently working on this new feature and are hoping to make it available within the next few days.

Please check back with us later

http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelin...flinepnrs.html
Eureka! Do you think that they hired new IT guys or that the existing crew finally figured it out? This will save me many phone calls to the Elite line.
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Old May 22, 12, 8:19 am
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On GDS it's already possible...
9V/S(segment number)/(desired seat number)
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Old May 22, 12, 8:41 am
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Will this include Aeroplan bookings?
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Old May 22, 12, 9:22 am
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I wonder if this was inspired by the lack of businesses using the business rewards program due to the lack of this feature.
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Old May 22, 12, 9:34 am
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Originally Posted by AA_EXP09 View Post
On GDS it's already possible...
9V/S(segment number)/(desired seat number)
Only on PNRs created by your host.... not something donE by expedia for example. And there are 4 different GDS systems, they don't all use the Apollo format of 9V or 9S.

This is a good enhancement if Lise can pull it off

Last edited by ABG; May 22, 12 at 6:02 pm Reason: typo
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Old May 22, 12, 10:07 am
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Seems starnge to announce this feature before it's ready to go....
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Old May 22, 12, 5:54 pm
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I like this a lot!!! Compnay forces us to book through travel agent (and most times on their website we are unable to select AC seats). This is most welcome!
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Old May 22, 12, 6:19 pm
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only 10-15 years behind other airlines....
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Old May 22, 12, 8:07 pm
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Originally Posted by fin 645 View Post
Will this include Aeroplan bookings?
I would hope so. The iPhone app already lets you select for AE bookings.
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Old May 22, 12, 9:34 pm
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Originally Posted by D582 View Post
Originally Posted by fin 645 View Post
Will this include Aeroplan bookings?
I would hope so. The iPhone app already lets you select for AE bookings.
But only those booked on aeroplan.com, not those booked through an agent over the phone.
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Old May 23, 12, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
only 10-15 years behind other airlines....
^ agreed. One of the reasons I hate booking AC through my company's booking web site
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Old May 23, 12, 6:45 pm
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How about showing bookings in 1 spot on the AC web site regardless of where they are made? I currently have to check 4 places for my bookings, even though they're all through official AC channels:

- AC site bookings page
- AC site flight pass bookings page
- Aeroplan bookings page
- bookings made by an AC agent over phone (must enter PNR manually)
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Old May 23, 12, 7:04 pm
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Originally Posted by yvr76 View Post
How about showing bookings in 1 spot on the AC web site regardless of where they are made? I currently have to check 4 places for my bookings, even though they're all through official AC channels:

- AC site bookings page
- AC site flight pass bookings page
- Aeroplan bookings page
- bookings made by an AC agent over phone (must enter PNR manually)
Particularly since all your itineraries regardless of booking channel (presumably) already have your AE number. Sigh.
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Old May 24, 12, 6:51 am
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Originally Posted by mendy7511 View Post
I wonder if this was inspired by the lack of businesses using the business rewards program due to the lack of this feature.
Worst. Program. Ever.
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