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Brad is having a melt down - $79 trip to nowhere

Old May 23, 17, 11:42 am
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Brad is having a melt down - $79 trip to nowhere

Found this on Alaska's new acquisition - a trip from SFO to SFO - only $79 !!

go here (scroll down a few items to find):

https://www.virginamerica.com/cms/tr...rid=1820819035
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Old May 23, 17, 11:45 am
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Originally Posted by uaflr View Post
Found this on Alaska's new acquisition - a trip from SFO to SFO - only $79 !!

go here (scroll down a few items to find):

https://www.virginamerica.com/cms/tr...rid=1820819035
well, it didn't take long for AS IT logic to percolate into VX...
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Old May 23, 17, 12:08 pm
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well, it didn't take long for AS IT logic to percolate into VX...
"percolate" is what I do to make coffee - "poison" is what I use to kill something

seems Brad wants to "poison" his new acquisition !!

Inquiring minds want to know - if I get upgraded to "Premium" on my SFO-SFO trip do I get a baby box?
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Old May 23, 17, 12:13 pm
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Just grabbed PDX-SFO July 11 for $63; what's the point of advertising "Prices start at $89" on PDX-SFO when there are plenty of cheaper fares?
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Old May 23, 17, 1:07 pm
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Originally Posted by uaflr View Post
Found this on Alaska's new acquisition - a trip from SFO to SFO - only $79 !!

go here (scroll down a few items to find):

https://www.virginamerica.com/cms/tr...rid=1820819035
And just think of the flight delays you'll suffer on the route!
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Old May 23, 17, 1:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
And just think of the flight delays you'll suffer on the route!
No delays at all. Just board any plane waiting at the gate and walk back off. No AS miles but you can still earn elevate points since it is revenue based.
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Old May 23, 17, 1:28 pm
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Originally Posted by sfozrhfco View Post
No delays at all. Just board any plane waiting at the gate and walk back off. No AS miles but you can still earn elevate points since it is revenue based.
my kind of mileage run
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Old May 23, 17, 1:29 pm
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You could just stay at the same gate and board and deplane all morning (SFO-SFO) ... like our last VX flight...
WE finally board plane (1 hour delay) and watch while captain, ground crew and GA have 15 minutes debate. Then....announced
Entire plane to deplane,wait then re-boarded. Ordered to deplane again and found out no security check was done first time and the second one was done by wrong personnel. Hence, the second deplaning. Second security check...
More concerning...is there not a standard check list for this?? Does the flight crew not check that this has been performed before boarding flight??
Captain said it was a company mistake and apologized.
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Old May 23, 17, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by sfozrhfco View Post
No delays at all. Just board any plane waiting at the gate and walk back off. No AS miles but you can still earn elevate points since it is revenue based.
And probably two rounds of PDBs
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Old May 23, 17, 2:00 pm
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Does the SFO-SFO fare rules allow routing through JFK, BOS, IAD, or FLL like the last one?
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Old May 23, 17, 2:14 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
And probably two rounds of PDBs
and free movies in F and MCS if you sit long enough.
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Old May 23, 17, 2:15 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Does the SFO-SFO fare rules allow routing through JFK, BOS, IAD, or FLL like the last one?
Terminal 2 at SFO is the only connecting point allowed. Sorry to disappoint you.
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Old May 23, 17, 2:19 pm
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Originally Posted by ucdtim17 View Post
Just grabbed PDX-SFO July 11 for $63; what's the point of advertising "Prices start at $89" on PDX-SFO when there are plenty of cheaper fares?
Usually happens if another airline has their own sale at a lower price than AS/VX planned on advertising for.
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Old May 23, 17, 2:42 pm
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Originally Posted by flyingcat View Post
Usually happens if another airline has their own sale at a lower price than AS/VX planned on advertising for.
In this case though, $63/$69 is the normal off peak advance fare for this route
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Old May 23, 17, 3:27 pm
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Southwest has the same thing on their sales. They advertise a sale price only to have it be higher than the lowest non-sale price.

AS doesn't make any changes to the VX site. Looks like they must have fixed the display San Diego to San Francisco.
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