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When does online booking calendar open for AS flights?

Old Aug 28, 19, 11:37 pm
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When does online booking calendar open for AS flights?

Does anybody know what time of the day AS opens calendar for booking 330 days out? I'm looking for an award SFO area to OGG On July 31st next year. Right now the schedule is open till July 24th. I'd like to try and get a couple of award seats booked the moment the schedule opens. I don't know if it happens at Midnight PST or another time. If anybody has info, please let me know.
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Old Aug 29, 19, 12:25 am
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Originally Posted by mintcilantro View Post
Does anybody know what time of the day AS opens calendar for booking 330 days out? I'm looking for an award SFO area to OGG On July 31st next year. Right now the schedule is open till July 24th. I'd like to try and get a couple of award seats booked the moment the schedule opens. I don't know if it happens at Midnight PST or another time. If anybody has info, please let me know.
The problem with booking award flts the minute they become available is that they are very expensive, 40K>50K one way. If you wait 4>7 days you'll see lower costs, 17.5K>25K, or so. Don't be in a hurry. They won't disappear.
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Old Aug 29, 19, 12:48 am
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Agreed. That's the trend I was seeing as well. So I might have to wait a few days. I'd just like to know how much so I can login at that time and book for 17.5k or 12.5k Avios.
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Old Jan 3, 21, 1:06 pm
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It doesn't seem to be 330 days out every day. On Friday, I could see partner award flights up through Thu 25 Nov but nothing for Fri 26 Nov onwards. On Saturday, the same thing. On Sunday, the same thing. Do they only update once a week, do they only update on workdays, or what is the schedule?

The partner airlines shown there (including AA) are several days beyond that in their 330 day out published schedules, and I can see the partner availability to other airlines on AwardNexus several days beyond that too. So it seems to be Alaska's own calendar limitation.
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