Will the AA codeshare have lower 'charges'?

 
Old Feb 20, 07, 11:04 pm
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Will the AA codeshare have lower 'charges'?

I am currently booked on CX830, HKG-JFK, on my DONE4, pretty pleased to have gotten the direct flight on the date I wanted, for 2pax.

That being said, if we change over to the AA codeshare on the same flight, how much would our 'charges'/fuel fines be reduced by?

As there is no chance of 2pax on one PNR getting upped from J to F on this route, then it wouldn't hurt us to change over to the AA#, if there is a saving to be made

I posted this on the CX forum, but have had no replies, so hoping that someone here will be able to help me! Thanks!
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Old Feb 21, 07, 5:49 am
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Why would there be a saving with the codeshare? Can you do some legwork e,g. check the price on AA.com and Cathaypacific.com and find out? Call AA?
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Old Feb 21, 07, 6:13 am
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In my experience I've ever seen a cheaper flight as a co-share... but plenty of more expensive ones!
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Old Feb 21, 07, 2:20 pm
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changing flight numbers will not make a difference

What makes the difference in Fuel Fines on a DONE4, is which airline is issueing the ticket. AA is one of the cheapest since AA only charges 2 fuel fines, one for the transpacific sector and one for the transatlantic sector at a fixed rate regardless of carrier flown

What would likely make an adverse affect to the ticket price would be to have the itinerary ticketed by CX

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