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EY A380 First Class - No Availability 2020

Old Jun 15, 20, 6:46 pm
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EY A380 First Class - No Availability 2020

I could be wrong, but I'm seeing no A380 F class availability (paid or otherwise) for the remainder of 2020, even on routes with an A380 still in the schedule. This doesn't affect non A380 F availability.

Is this a glitch or intentional?
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Old Jun 16, 20, 12:28 am
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Weird. Last week it was fine.
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Old Jun 16, 20, 4:35 am
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On the basis that they would not be taking out First from the whole A380 fleet this sounds odd and more likely a glitch or perhaps they are in process of review the fares (upwards)
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Old Jun 16, 20, 4:55 am
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I wonder if those with many miles have booked along with those seeing it as a definite social distancing method
That or they may be swapping out aircraft and many don't have an F
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Old Jun 17, 20, 1:12 am
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Originally Posted by Gabrca View Post
I could be wrong, but I'm seeing no A380 F class availability (paid or otherwise) for the remainder of 2020, even on routes with an A380 still in the schedule. This doesn't affect non A380 F availability.

Is this a glitch or intentional?
id say a glitch. the metal is likely to be swapped. the product will remain. I believe just showers will be cancelled so they might be augmenting pricing and inventory.
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Old Jun 17, 20, 6:32 am
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Originally Posted by kelix View Post
id say a glitch. the metal is likely to be swapped. the product will remain. I believe just showers will be cancelled so they might be augmenting pricing and inventory.
Not seeing F on the 7xx either.
I know the equipment has F but just not able to book it. Spoke to customer care and they have purposefully blocked it out / removed inventory. Was told to either leave my number and they will check from time to time for me, or to keep looking online.
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Old Jun 17, 20, 11:47 am
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I couldnít see any availability on AA or Aeroplan search tools for AUH-ICN when searching various times in 2021 up to EoS. Anybody else have any luck with this route?
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Old Jun 17, 20, 4:41 pm
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I have AUH-JFK booked with guest miles for late July in F. Looks like itís now a 787-9.

Iím fine if they donít have F but will they downgrade me to J or cancel outright?
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Old Jun 17, 20, 4:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Tofino87 View Post
I couldnít see any availability on AA or Aeroplan search tools for AUH-ICN when searching various times in 2021 up to EoS. Anybody else have any luck with this route?
I see space in J but not F.
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Old Jun 17, 20, 7:34 pm
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My guess is that they're not selling F due to the fact they don't know if the A380 will be in service on that route, even though it's listed as 380 currently...right now it's a 787 daily.
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Old Jun 18, 20, 10:21 am
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I have some A380 F flights in November and have not received any updates and my booking looks normal..... fingers crossed
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Old Jun 18, 20, 12:04 pm
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Someone replying to onemileatatime suggested the issue may be related to the shower and bathrooms as a whole as the attendant that cleans them isn't crew but staff for which there are no allowances for Quarantine etc, Emirates had an issue with this last year and I can only imagine Covid making that worse. Else the Govt is keeping them as the ultimate social distancing in the air

Assuming the 380 comes back into inventory at all !
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Old Jun 19, 20, 2:54 am
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I don't believe the shower issue, as if it's not in use, they simply don't turn the system on. Loo still works. I've flown several times when its out of action.

I think most likely is potentially switching to different metal dye to loads and so they don't want people buying tickets that then need to be refunded/compensated etc.
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Old Jun 22, 20, 10:13 am
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Somewhat related - I couldn't see any F award for 2021 today. And only see paid F up to 3/24/21 on Google Flights.
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Old Jun 29, 20, 8:04 pm
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Originally Posted by jjezttt View Post
Somewhat related - I couldn't see any F award for 2021 today.
[KVS Tool 9.9.5/Diamond - Awards/EY/AE-Auto]
Code:
JFK  New York John F Kennedy Intl NY US [KJFK]
AUH  Abu Dhabi Intl AE [OMAA]
MON  12 Apr 2021 | 1 Seat

Carrier    Flight  From  Depart    To    Arrive    A/C  St  Award Availability
---------  ------  ----  --------  ----  --------  ---  --  ------------------
EY         100     JFK   22:50     AUH   19:55 +1  388  0   FS2  CS2  YS5
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