Black Friday deals?

Old Nov 16, 17, 9:40 am
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Black Friday deals?

Well, Westjet has posted their Black Friday sale with some pretty good deals. When can we expect to see Air Canada's counteroffer?

ie: YUL-YVR and YUL-YYC for $98 per direction. Not bad.
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Old Nov 16, 17, 6:42 pm
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When can we expect to see Air Canada's counteroffer? .
“Expect” is a big word to use in reference to AC.

Oh, and never.
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Old Nov 16, 17, 7:56 pm
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Well, Westjet has posted their Black Friday sale with some pretty good deals. When can we expect to see Air Canada's counteroffer?

ie: YUL-YVR and YUL-YYC for $98 per direction. Not bad.
I'd argue it's Black Friday for Jetballs crew.

There's lots of chirping in the media, but the salient point is Swoop has $1.4b of capital behind it and Jetballs have about $1.50 behind them.

Therein lies the difference.
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Old Nov 16, 17, 9:29 pm
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I'd argue it's Black Friday for Jetballs crew.
What are you even going on about?
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Old Nov 17, 17, 10:51 am
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What are you even going on about?

Why do you think WJ has a "Black Friday" sale targeting particular routes?

Any big guesses who might be out there on Bay Street and elsewhere shaking the bushes for investment capital right about now, after 4 years of futility? Any theories as to how much success they'll have when investors see WJ offering $99 trans con fares?

Be aware of the bigger picture.
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Old Nov 17, 17, 12:11 pm
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Why do you think WJ has a "Black Friday" sale targeting particular routes?

Any big guesses who might be out there on Bay Street and elsewhere shaking the bushes for investment capital right about now, after 4 years of futility? Any theories as to how much success they'll have when investors see WJ offering $99 trans con fares?

Be aware of the bigger picture.
Idk why bay street would even invest in airlines tbh. If anyone wants to turn $1B into $1M, let me know
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Old Nov 17, 17, 2:17 pm
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Originally Posted by musicmtl View Post
Well, Westjet has posted their Black Friday sale with some pretty good deals. When can we expect to see Air Canada's counteroffer?

ie: YUL-YVR and YUL-YYC for $98 per direction. Not bad.
AC usually does a general black Friday sale, then a cyber monday sale with a discount code.
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Idk why bay street would even invest in airlines tbh. If anyone wants to turn $1B into $1M, let me know
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Old Nov 21, 17, 8:18 am
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Just got the Black Friday Sales email:

https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/...ck-friday.html
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Old Nov 21, 17, 8:36 am
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Same here. Nothing too extraordinary, unfortunately.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 3:37 pm
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Originally Posted by musicmtl View Post
Same here. Nothing too extraordinary, unfortunately.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 3:49 pm
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Very underwhelming, especially if you want anything other than Tango. One route i was looking at went up in price.

Some good pricing in Tango to China for anyone interested.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 5:50 pm
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Originally Posted by HangTen View Post
Why do you think WJ has a "Black Friday" sale targeting particular routes?

Any big guesses who might be out there on Bay Street and elsewhere shaking the bushes for investment capital right about now, after 4 years of futility? Any theories as to how much success they'll have when investors see WJ offering $99 trans con fares?

Be aware of the bigger picture.
For my personal small picture, I just bought my first WestJet fare in over a decade. $550+ savings for a transcon flight in Y overwhelms any lounge-using, AQM-acquiring, frequent-flyer benefit extracting argument that I previously would of have used to justify booking with AC.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by musicmtl View Post
Same here. Nothing too extraordinary, unfortunately.
Over the past 3-4 years, the Cyber Monday code for 15% off all fares and a good selection of codeshares has been much more worthwhile.
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Old Nov 22, 17, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Diabeetus View Post
Over the past 3-4 years, the Cyber Monday code for 15% off all fares and a good selection of codeshares has been much more worthwhile.
Ooh, how does one get this Cyber Monday code? Is it good for any/all flights booked that day? Newbie Inquiring mind(s) want to know...
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