Exagerrated Pricing to India?

 
Old Mar 3, 11, 7:00 pm
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Exagerrated Pricing to India?

I am trying to book a flight to India in April.
It seems as if CO resurected the Saturday night rule for Both EWR ->BOM and EWR->DEL:
For a 4/3 departure with an 4/8 return the system offers B fares only.
For 4/3 departure with a 4/10 return the system offers S fares (i.e. dirt cheap, the plane is empty).

I checked other destinations, the fares are low regardless of the return date.
Other airlines in the market do not match this policy.

Anyone has any idea how to get around this?

Thanks
DLP
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Old Mar 3, 11, 7:13 pm
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Originally Posted by DLPhoenix View Post
I am trying to book a flight to India in April.
It seems as if CO resurected the Saturday night rule for Both EWR ->BOM and EWR->DEL:
For a 4/3 departure with an 4/8 return the system offers B fares only.
For 4/3 departure with a 4/10 return the system offers S fares (i.e. dirt cheap, the plane is empty).

I checked other destinations, the fares are low regardless of the return date.
Other airlines in the market do not match this policy.

Anyone has any idea how to get around this?

Thanks
DLP
Stay Saturday night.
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Old Mar 3, 11, 7:25 pm
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Originally Posted by gawhite411 View Post
Stay Saturday night.
Or fly another airline or a different market. CO is the only player offering non-stops on the DEL route and AI is their only competition on the BOM route. Everything else is a connection and apparently CO is willing to bet that enough folks will pay the premium for the non-stop flight.
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