Are some fares only available on BA.com?

Old Jul 31, 2016, 12:59 am
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Are some fares only available on BA.com?

Seeing some non-changeable under any circumstances WT+ fares on the LON-NYC route on BA.com but they don't seem to correspond to any publicly listed fare. Has BA started offering webfares that aren't available to travel agents, etc.?

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Old Jul 31, 2016, 1:01 am
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I can see why you'd have fears unique to BA.com.

Can you provide example dates for these fares?
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 1:18 am
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Originally Posted by nux
I can see why you'd have fears unique to BA.com.

Can you provide example dates for these fares?
LHR to JFK Sept 13 to 20. Online showing fares around 1K GBP that are non changeable. Cheapest T class fare showing up on Expertflyer has a 150 GBP change fee.
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I'm petrified of going on ba.com.
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I fear you are correct.
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 2:39 am
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 2:49 am
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Afraid fears are freely avalable throught BA, given the recent headlines on FT..

But, fear not, other airlines cause fears...
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ex-EU fears are especially prevalent these days...
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ex-EU fears are especially prevalent these days...
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 3:57 am
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Originally Posted by sts603
Seeing some non-changeable under any circumstances WT+ fares on the LON-NYC route on BA.com but they don't seem to correspond to any publicly listed fare.
This part fares too.

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Old Jul 31, 2016, 5:18 am
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I fear a Mod will say farewell to this thread soon .... has the OP had a fair answer yet?
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Cant see it in my system yet.

Normally in cases like this fare loading has happened in the BA system, but not filtered down into other systems so will hit OTA and agents at some point.
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 6:53 am
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Interesting! Especially as ba.com offers the lowest priced or the flexible ticket only. For all my work travel neither is suitable, so I could no longer book online... way to go BA
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