A question about the EWR - SAN route

 
Old Mar 9, 08, 2:30 pm
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A question about the EWR - SAN route

I have a flight scheduled for the EWR - SAN route this week, according to seatcounter the plane is completely full.
DO they usually oversell this route? If so do they usually ask for volunteers bumps? I have a very loose schedule that day, so I have time to play with. I just want to know if I should check baggage or not?
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Old Mar 9, 08, 4:03 pm
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If they ask for vol. will depend on how many people checkin vs. no shows. so even if it shows oversold they might not even need vol bumps.

I would check your bag, they can always pull it off.
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Old Mar 9, 08, 4:54 pm
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Originally Posted by COFan View Post
I would check your bag, they can always pull it off.
true, but all else being equal, they will take volunteers without check bags. it saves them time and they can possibly get the plane out on time if they don't have to look for your checked bag.

if i am looking for a bump, i never check a bag. whenever i volunteer, they always ask two questions:

1) is the destination of this flight your final destination?
2) did you check any bags?

they ask the second question for a reason, not for idle curiosity sake.
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if you're keen on getting a bump then don't check any bags.
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Old Mar 11, 08, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by kingalien View Post
if you're keen on getting a bump then don't check any bags.
Why wound anyone check bags if easily avoided?

Having flown this route last week, I'd say they're pretty full. They didn't ask for voluntary bumps, however, that I saw.

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