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Unofficial AC PNR Viewing Tool (aka cowtool)

Old Jan 7, 22, 1:33 am
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Feature Requests / Bug Reports
  • More direct links to partner airline "manage booking" pages
  • For points bookings, show how many points were used
  • Sometimes when you have UN segments, it doesn't show the entire PNR
  • If you used a buddy/companion pass, the fare paid may be incorrect
  • How about a one tool using the other: PNR lookup tool could show R space available Y/N if pax isn't already upgraded.
  • Instead of please wait/loading text, red AC spinning logo could be used
  • Can seat # be a clickable link to carrier manage booking/seat?
  • Display ticket create date/time, helpful to know when reticketed due to schedule change.
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Unofficial AC PNR Viewing Tool (aka cowtool)

Old May 11, 20, 3:08 pm
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Missing cowtool today as I continue to cleanup bookings =(
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Old May 11, 20, 11:13 pm
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Originally Posted by yowcat View Post
Missing cowtool today as I continue to cleanup bookings =(
It seems like call times are back to normal (or better than normal), so can you call in to clean them up?

Dr. PITUK
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Old May 11, 20, 11:51 pm
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It's very useful for showing you exactly what you need to call in about.

But yes... I put in some effort every now and then trying to get it working again. I have some more ideas on how to get it working. One of these days...
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Old May 13, 20, 10:54 pm
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So after spending ~9 hours writing code today, I decided to spend another few hours... writing code.

Does anyone have a PNR with a UN segment on it that they can send me to test something?

I have something "reasonable" working with my bookings, but my bookings are all pretty simple these days.

Edit: Got what I needed, thanks
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Old May 16, 20, 2:54 pm
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Here's where I'm at right now. I might solicit a few more testers during the do tonight, but I'm hoping to turn this back on before end of weekend, albeit with some more limited functionality.

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Old May 16, 20, 3:35 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
Here's where I'm at right now. I might solicit a few more testers during the do tonight, but I'm hoping to turn this back on before end of weekend, albeit with some more limited functionality.

Happy to test some PNRs tonight!
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Old May 16, 20, 11:36 pm
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Thanks to those who helped test. It's back online at https://api.ft.canadiancow.com/pnr/pnr, but with only the information shown in my previous screenshot.

Please let me know if anything is wrong, or if data in any of the present columns are missing, but I am aware it is not showing as much information as before. I will work to improve it back to its former glory.
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Old May 17, 20, 12:43 am
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Invalid PNR or no active segments found

FP segments for Oct 31st
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Old May 17, 20, 1:13 am
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Originally Posted by Yhztraveller View Post
Invalid PNR or no active segments found

FP segments for Oct 31st
Please send me the booking reference.
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Old May 17, 20, 3:57 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
Please send me the booking reference.
worked now
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Old May 17, 20, 4:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Yhztraveller View Post
worked now
Yeah, we figured it out on Zoom last night. Someone else had the same issue.
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Old May 17, 20, 4:43 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
Yeah, we figured it out on Zoom last night. Someone else had the same issue.
what, after I went to bed at 3:00am??
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Old May 17, 20, 6:27 pm
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Tried out the cowtool on 2 award bookings far into the future. No problems, other than my lack of the ability to read a schedule change. At first i thought the cowtool was wrong as it gave the wrong departure day for my first flight in the trip......but the tool was right and I had not realized s schedule change I had received was actually not just a departure time change but also was a day earlier than what i had booked (and thought I still had).

Thanks !
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Old May 19, 20, 4:19 pm
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Unfortunately not working for me. I have a really screwed up booking that had about 10 changes and cancellation and I have done nothing with it yet. I'm going to cancel it for a credit so no point in cleaning it up.

My bookings that are all HK work with the tool though.
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Old May 19, 20, 5:04 pm
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Originally Posted by dr_torch View Post
Unfortunately not working for me. I have a really screwed up booking that had about 10 changes and cancellation and I have done nothing with it yet. I'm going to cancel it for a credit so no point in cleaning it up.

My bookings that are all HK work with the tool though.
Would you mind PMing me the reference and last name before you cancel? It's a useful test case to add.
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