A week of Firsts coming up

Old Aug 13, 12, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by OrchardTravel View Post
I've just checked - It is indeed an "A" class fare.

I have no idea what that means.
BA sell 2 First Class fare buckets, F (full fare) and A (discounted)
They sell 5 Club fares (J,C,D,R & I - in descending order of price)

If you go to book a round trip in discounted club, there might be I space available on the outbound, but only J (fully flexible) on the inbound. If A class is cheaper than J then the BA.com system will put you in A (and it does tell you on the right hand side of the screen).

Hope that makes sense!
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Old Aug 13, 12, 8:09 am
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Originally Posted by Swiss Tony View Post
BA sell 2 First Class fare buckets, F (full fare) and A (discounted)
They sell 5 Club fares (J,C,D,R & I - in descending order of price)

If you go to book a round trip in discounted club, there might be I space available on the outbound, but only J (fully flexible) on the inbound. If A class is cheaper than J then the BA.com system will put you in A (and it does tell you on the right hand side of the screen).

Hope that makes sense!
Very much so, thank you. Seems to be a route with 70%+ New First as well. That would be nice.
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Old Aug 13, 12, 9:38 am
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I've just booked a short LAX to SFO on AA so will get to sample the OW lounge before the main event, if it's in the same terminal!
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Old Aug 13, 12, 10:52 am
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I don't think you will, as AA flights use T4, not the TBIT.

Not sure how much use this is but about 5 years back we had IRROPS and were taken by taxi from Palm Springs to LAX, where UA had booked us onto the p.s. First Class service to JFK. The lines for security were horrific but as FC pax we were ushered right to the front - absolute godsend, esp. since we had a 2 month old baby with us!
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Old Aug 16, 12, 10:17 am
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Quick question...

1a and 1k have opened up for the return flight, which isn't for 9 days. If I were to pick these could I be bumped if someone more important than me turned up? I thought these would only open up at T-72. Or, has BA recognised that my two domestic AA P class sectors will push me over 1500 tier points by then.

I don't believe the last option for a minute BTW.
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Old Aug 16, 12, 10:45 am
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1A / 1K may have opened up as part of the seat allocation issues BA is having at the moment. I can't begin to imagine that MMB is working out how many TPs you will have at time of departure!!
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Old Aug 16, 12, 11:12 am
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Originally Posted by ThatT1Feeling View Post
1A / 1K may have opened up as part of the seat allocation issues BA is having at the moment. I can't begin to imagine that MMB is working out how many TPs you will have at time of departure!!
We can dream though.
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