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Old Jun 17, 19, 7:22 am
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Originally Posted by herron View Post
I'm going to be booking via my work TA for ARN-LHR-SFO return and want to book in WT+ and upgrade to CW using a GUF. I see availability in I for the LHR-SFO segments if booked from ARN, but if booked from LHR for the same LHR-SFO flights, the outbound books in J. So my question is, is the requirement for there to be D availability in the upgraded CW cabin in order to use a joker based on the availablity as if from ARN, or is the BA agent going to look up the availability as if from LHR and deny it?
if there is availability in I for exARN POS and thats the POS your TA uses why not get the TA to apply the GUF at the time of booking?
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Old Jun 17, 19, 7:26 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post
if there is availability in I for exARN POS and that’s the POS your TA uses why not get the TA to apply the GUF at the time of booking?
My work TA will not allow anything like that, that is not according to some strict policy. I can only do this by making the booking and then calling BA afterwards.
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Old Jun 17, 19, 7:29 am
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Originally Posted by herron View Post
My work TA will not allow anything like that, that is not according to some strict policy. I can only do this by making the booking and then calling BA afterwards.
ah ok. Fair enough. Sorry I am not sure which POS the ba agent will look at for the joker.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 12:20 pm
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Has the GGL number changed? The last three times I've tried it - on different days - it just holds the jingle and nobody picks up. :-?
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:05 am
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So I've just tried to use my first ever joker. 11 months in advance, 8 revenue seats available to book in CE, BA GGL agent unable to release any seats in CE but did offer WT (useless as I also want to use GUF2). Disappointing to say the least, is this normal?
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:07 am
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Originally Posted by Flyerstarter View Post
So I've just tried to use my first ever joker. 11 months in advance, 8 revenue seats available to book in CE, BA GGL agent unable to release any seats in CE but did offer WT (useless as I also want to use GUF2). Disappointing to say the least, is this normal?
what specific flight were you looking at? Was there D selling class available?
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:11 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post


what specific flight were you looking at? Was there D selling class available?
LHR - KLX 23/05/20
KLX - LHR 30/05/20

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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:20 am
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There is no D selling class available on those flights

BA 644 LHR 2:00p → KLX 7:45p
J9 C7 D0 R0 I0 Y9 B9 H0 K0 M0 L0 V0 N0 O0 Q0 S0 G0

BA 645 KLX 8:35p → LHR 10:25p
J9 C7 D0 R0 I0 Y9 B9 H0 K0 M0 L0 V0 N0 O0 Q0 S0 G0
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:21 am
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Originally Posted by Flyerstarter View Post
LHR - KLX 23/05/20
KLX - LHR 30/05/20

Thanks
Youve missed @KARFAs main point - is/was D selling class available? You will only be permitted to use a Joker in Club if D class is available.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:25 am
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Originally Posted by Tobias-UK View Post


Youve missed @KARFAs main point - is/was D selling class available? You will only be permitted to use a Joker in Club if D class is available.
What is the best way to check? Looking at the standard revenue seats they are selling class C.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:27 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post
There is no D selling class available on those flights

BA 644 LHR 2:00p → KLX 7:45p
J9 C7 D0 R0 I0 Y9 B9 H0 K0 M0 L0 V0 N0 O0 Q0 S0 G0

BA 645 KLX 8:35p → LHR 10:25p
J9 C7 D0 R0 I0 Y9 B9 H0 K0 M0 L0 V0 N0 O0 Q0 S0 G0
Thankyou
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:45 am
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Originally Posted by Flyerstarter View Post
What is the best way to check? Looking at the standard revenue seats they are selling class C.
People normally check using tools such as ExpertFlyer, as KARFA has done for you. If you dont have access to such tools, in future you can post flight details in the availability and flight load thread as linked below, and somebody will usually help you

Help to check BA seat availability and BA flight loads

Based on the availability posted above, although its half term and the flight could be heavily booked, its possible BA has only opened the highest booking classes in each cabin so far, and will open more later. Id be keeping an eye on this, you may find D class opens in the coming weeks.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 8:30 am
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Originally Posted by Flyerstarter View Post
LHR - KLX 23/05/20
KLX - LHR 30/05/20

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So I guess Propeller would also need d as revenue class to book into? I only tried to book f with a joker so I habe no clue about the c classes..
Or is there a chance they can book this guf?
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Old Jun 29, 19, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by Vasco Pridat View Post
So I guess Propeller would also need d as revenue class to book into? I only tried to book f with a joker so I habe no clue about the c classes..
Or is there a chance they can book this guf?
There must be D class availability for the 'Joker' irrespective of where you book the flight.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 9:20 am
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When I look in my app as GGL, it says I need X points to renew GGL but no mention of needing 4 BA qualifying flights. Is this still a requirement or not?

What happens if I (hypothetically) achieve 3000 TPs which are good for renewal but have taken no BA qualifying flights?
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