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"A" class advance booking GONE from JFK-LAX flights

"A" class advance booking GONE from JFK-LAX flights

Old Jun 15, 18, 4:36 am
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"A" class advance booking GONE from JFK-LAX flights

Usually, company pays for biz class transcon. I will upgrade with miles. Last evening noticed that AA has REMOVED "A" class from advanced bookings from JFK-LAX for the foreseeable future.... This is yet another wonderful "enhancement" at AA. Quite miserable and for those of us that travel trans con for a living a real change... Just wanted to alert everyone...
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Old Jun 15, 18, 8:55 am
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Is this a temporary glitch, or permanent?
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Old Jun 15, 18, 10:01 am
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Perhaps there was a change to when they are allocated? Doing a search on EF, a few A inventory shows up until 20 Jun - after that zero'd out. Will need to test the today + 5, hypothesis, to see if any A get released for 21 Jun.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by RTW4 View Post
Usually, company pays for biz class transcon. I will upgrade with miles. Last evening noticed that AA has REMOVED "A" class from advanced bookings from JFK-LAX for the foreseeable future.... This is yet another wonderful "enhancement" at AA. Quite miserable and for those of us that travel trans con for a living a real change... Just wanted to alert everyone...
I don't know many people that would call it "quite miserable" to be flying in lie flat business class seating on a transcon. Next thing you know people will complain that it's "quite miserable" to fly AA First on a transcon when they're used to flying a G650. #1stworldproblem
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Old Jun 15, 18, 7:16 pm
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It's not the actual seat for most, but why have a "neighbor" if you don't have too - is the likely mentality.....and I agree!
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Old Jun 15, 18, 9:18 pm
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
Is this a temporary glitch, or permanent?
I have been checking JFK-LAX A space for an AONE5 itinerary I'm working on for next February. Same thing there. One day there was plenty of A availability, the next day nothing. On any day. And I just had to flip the itinerary and start planning it in reverse to make the dates/flights work. Same problem LAX-JFK.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 10:30 pm
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Originally Posted by PHL View Post
I don't know many people that would call it "quite miserable" to be flying in lie flat business class seating on a transcon. Next thing you know people will complain that it's "quite miserable" to fly AA First on a transcon when they're used to flying a G650. #1stworldproblem
Sure, but I am seeing flights 2-3 hours from departure showing F7 or F6 and J0... so either those F seats are
1. Held for corporate contracts
2. AA is being stingy for fun
3. F is on the way out.

Just is a bit odd as to why you would be F7, J0, Y1.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 11:38 pm
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Seems like it might have been a glitch. I am seeing A space again on SFO/LAX <--> JFK. I did have a mild panic attack this morning when I saw all A space zeroed out.
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Old Jun 16, 18, 1:17 am
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Originally Posted by RTW4 View Post
Usually, company pays for biz class transcon. I will upgrade with miles. Last evening noticed that AA has REMOVED "A" class from advanced bookings from JFK-LAX for the foreseeable future.... This is yet another wonderful "enhancement" at AA. Quite miserable and for those of us that travel trans con for a living a real change... Just wanted to alert everyone...
Oh noes, you have to fly in lie-flat J with someone sitting next to you. I’m sure that is a war crime where someone belongs in The Hague for violations of the Geneva Conventions.
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Old Jun 16, 18, 8:08 am
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I checked random weeks each month July through November and there is A inventory every day, but not on every flight. Definitely enough to find a flight IMO. I did notice that midday flights tend to be zeroed out, but not on all days.
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