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If you're willing to take a chance......GREAT Deals on flights right now

If you're willing to take a chance......GREAT Deals on flights right now

Old Mar 4, 20, 9:15 pm
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If you're willing to take a chance......GREAT Deals on flights right now

Just got an email about a new promotion .....$99 fares to Hawaii, Florida and NY. Everything else on sale as well. It must be really tough right now for the airlines.
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Old Mar 4, 20, 9:23 pm
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Flew SEA-JFK today and about a quarter of F was available for U space at the gate which is super rare. Flying Saturday JFK-SFO and three days out only four F seats are full.
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Old Mar 4, 20, 9:46 pm
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Just flew ATL-SEA today and the plane was jam packed. Apparently an equipment change. Ugh.

Pretty empty on the way down. I paid $150 to upfare to F but really didn’t need to on the outbound leg.

Would have paid $250 on the return but wasn’t an option.
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Old Mar 4, 20, 10:06 pm
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Yeah, debating some PDX-HNL runs....
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Old Mar 4, 20, 10:11 pm
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Originally Posted by jsguyrus View Post
Flew SEA-JFK today and about a quarter of F was available for U space at the gate which is super rare. Flying Saturday JFK-SFO and three days out only four F seats are full.
Good to know, this makes me feel better about upgrade odds on some upcoming SFO-JFK, they were still selling R fares when I booked and an upfare was pretty pricey.
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Old Mar 4, 20, 10:49 pm
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Already booked the first PDX-OGG run. Probably going to add a couple more. EQMs came out to 5cpm and RDMs at 2.1cpm. The only downside to the Hawaii runs are the -800s, which make upgrades a little tougher.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:21 am
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SEA-PDX is just $20 one-way or $40 round-trip, making for not just a cheap, but super-fast 1000 EQM MR. You probably won't even be in the air for an hour total.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:35 am
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I couldn't believe how empty PDX was. The real test will be in a few weeks during spring break. I'm digging the fare sales for now, though!
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Old Mar 5, 20, 5:28 am
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Originally Posted by david55 View Post
Just got an email about a new promotion .....$99 fares to Hawaii, Florida and NY. Everything else on sale as well. It must be really tough right now for the airlines.
‘Take a chance’ on what?


Im flying every 5-6 days for the next 6 months solid.
Every continent, 30+ countries, all over.

It has not crossed my mind once, in Tokyo, Taipei, Portland or anywhere in the last 2 months to change anything.

Too bad all my travel has been booked, as it looks like prices are cratering. But, I guess that humans will look back at this as one of the greatest ‘The Sky Is Falling’ moments in human history.

It’s too bad, as the next virus that rolls around could actually be serious, and after this one... a lot less people will believe the media or WHO or anyone in the medical community or the news profiting off scaring everyone.

*shrug*

PDX-SFO-SYD on Sunday
then off to Asia!
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Old Mar 5, 20, 5:45 am
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My company isn't doing travel. have a half dozen discretionary trips in mind, planning around school schedules, and nothing of interest approached a 'sale'. I guess that's not surprising, but hope Alaska can find enough people to fill in the gap....
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Old Mar 5, 20, 6:48 am
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Originally Posted by WestCoastPDX View Post
‘Take a chance’ on what?


Im flying every 5-6 days for the next 6 months solid.
Every continent, 30+ countries, all over.

It has not crossed my mind once, in Tokyo, Taipei, Portland or anywhere in the last 2 months to change anything.

Too bad all my travel has been booked, as it looks like prices are cratering. But, I guess that humans will look back at this as one of the greatest ‘The Sky Is Falling’ moments in human history.

It’s too bad, as the next virus that rolls around could actually be serious, and after this one... a lot less people will believe the media or WHO or anyone in the medical community or the news profiting off scaring everyone.

*shrug*

PDX-SFO-SYD on Sunday
then off to Asia!
That's one approach.
Good Luck.
Stay Healthy.
I am not taking a chance.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 7:58 am
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Delta obviously thinks the crisis will be over by December as they still want over $4,000 for first class BNA - CUN. LOL

Even economy is more expensive than AA first class at $1100.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 8:28 am
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Originally Posted by bitterproffit View Post
Delta obviously thinks the crisis will be over by December as they still want over $4,000 for first class BNA - CUN. LOL

Even economy is more expensive than AA first class at $1100.
The airlines will have to make up for their losses in the first half of the year by overcharging in the 2nd half if this is over by then. They would be foolish to offer big discounts for travel months from now and end up losing money the whole year rather than only half. If it continues into the summer, then they will cut capacity in the fall or have to offer steep discounts to get people back on the planes.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:17 pm
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Considering some SEA - PDX runs with this - under $40 if I book Saver fares and RDM's at 1.5 cpm
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:28 pm
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Just boarded 131 PDX-ANC. There’s enough disinfectant in the air to kill a small rodent.

Packed full flight, by the way.
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