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Old Feb 8, 12, 6:28 pm
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UA: LAX-MCI 2.81cpm

From FF blog:

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/freque...#comment-85818

LAX-SFO-CLE-MCI RT, $188.80 ai; 6712 mi (with 500mi minimums) - 2.81cpm.

Fantastic rate; but I think a positioning flight for me from MSY to MCI is going to make this unattractive for me.
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Old Feb 8, 12, 6:32 pm
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Works starting from MCI too.

It's a low enough price that tacking on a positioning flight doesn't necessarily kill this from being a 5cpm deal.
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Old Feb 8, 12, 7:28 pm
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Wow! Don't seem to find it, though. You got any dates?

Never mind: found it now: May

Last edited by cesco.g; Feb 8, 12 at 7:30 pm Reason: dates
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Old Feb 8, 12, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by cesco.g View Post
Wow! Don't seem to find it, though. You got any dates?

Never mind: found it now: May

I can't find it anywhere. Is it gone?
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Old Feb 8, 12, 8:17 pm
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Originally Posted by elcid3 View Post
I can't find it anywhere. Is it gone?
It's gone, but SNA-MCI can be had for $188++. Availability is tough though, been searching for dates and no luck.

Need to get MR-ing again, the S.O. is starting to bother me about it.
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Old Feb 22, 12, 2:35 pm
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Originally Posted by UAL1200 View Post
It's gone, but SNA-MCI can be had for $188++. Availability is tough though, been searching for dates and no luck.

Need to get MR-ing again, the S.O. is starting to bother me about it.
It's back
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Old Feb 22, 12, 4:58 pm
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Originally Posted by pigx5 View Post
It's back
I'm finding it on ITA but can't get it on Co.com or united.com. has anyone been able to book it?
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Old Feb 22, 12, 6:15 pm
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i have the same problem - best i got was $285 on Orbitz

.bomb was as much as $986

both UA & CO booking sites are very screwy!!

sure glad their pilots aren't as messed up as their computer systems are!!

will try Kayak
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Old Feb 22, 12, 6:25 pm
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here's the ITA itinerary:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Kansas City (MCI) - Tue, May 1
Continental Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) - Tue, May 1
Continental 798 Dep: 6:17PM Arr: 7:33PM 1h 16m Airbus A320 Economy (G)
OPERATED BY UNITED Layover in SFO 3h 16m

Continental San Francisco (SFO) to Cleveland (CLE) - Tue, May 1
Continental 1169 Dep: 10:49PM Arr: 6:25AM 4h 36m Boeing 737 Economy (G)

Layover in CLE Wed, May 2 2h 13m

Continental Cleveland (CLE) to Kansas City (MCI) - Wed, May 2
Continental 4257 Dep: 8:38AM Arr: 9:44AM 2h 6m Embraer ERJ-135/145 Economy (G)
OPERATED BY EXPRESSJET AIRLINES INC DBA CO EXPRESS

Kansas City (MCI) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, May 2
Continental Kansas City (MCI) to Cleveland (CLE) - Wed, May 2
Continental 4433 Dep: 11:48AM Arr: 2:42PM 1h 54m Embraer ERJ-135/145 Economy (G)
OPERATED BY EXPRESSJET AIRLINES INC DBA CO EXPRESS Layover in CLE 2h 8m

Continental Cleveland (CLE) to San Francisco (SFO) - Wed, May 2
Continental 1291 Dep: 4:50PM Arr: 7:23PM 5h 33m Boeing 737 Economy (G)

Layover in SFO 0h 52m

Continental San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, May 2
Continental 1267 Dep: 8:15PM Arr: 9:42PM 1h 27m Boeing 737 Economy (G)

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $188.80
Total cost for 1 passenger $188.80


How to buy this ticket
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Fare 1: Carrier CO GAG7CS LAX to MKC (rules)
Passenger type ADT, one-way fare, booking code G
Covers LAX-SFO (Economy), SFO-CLE (Economy), CLE-MCI (Economy)
$64.19
Fare 2: Carrier CO GAG7CS MKC to LAX (rules)
Passenger type ADT, one-way fare, booking code G
Covers MCI-CLE (Economy), CLE-SFO (Economy), SFO-LAX (Economy)
$64.19
US Transportation Tax (US) $9.62
US September 11th Security Fee (AY) $10.00
US Passenger Facility Charge (XF) $18.00
US Flight Segment Tax (ZP) $22.80

Subtotal per passenger $188.80
Number of passengers x1

Total airfare & taxes $188.80

This ticket is non-refundable.
Changes to this ticket will incur a penalty fee.
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Old Feb 22, 12, 6:43 pm
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success:

went to Kayak to flight deal - then it transferred to CO

Fare Details

1 Adults (age 18 to 64) $138.00
Additional Taxes/Fees $50.80
Total Price $188.80

Flight Details
Mon., May. 7, 2012 | Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Depart:
6:17 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Arrive:
7:33 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Travel Time:
1 hr 16 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
337 /100%
Flight: CO798
Operated by United Airlines.
Aircraft: Airbus A320
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Mon., May. 7, 2012 | San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Depart:
10:49 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Arrive:
6:25 a.m. +1 Day
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Travel Time:
4 hr 36 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
2,161 /100%
Flight: CO1169
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Cleveland, OH (CLE) to Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Depart:
8:38 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)

Arrive:
9:44 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Travel Time:
2 hr 6 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
695 /100%
Flight: CO4257
Operated by ExpressJet Airlines Inc. dba Continental Express.
Aircraft: Embraer RJ145
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Depart:
11:48 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Arrive:
2:42 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Travel Time:
1 hr 54 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
695 /100%
Flight: CO4433
Operated by ExpressJet Airlines Inc. dba Continental Express.
Aircraft: Embraer RJ145
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Cleveland, OH (CLE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Depart:
4:50 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)

Arrive:
7:23 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Travel Time:
5 hr 33 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
2,161 /100%
Flight: CO1291
Aircraft: Boeing 737-900
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Depart:
10:34 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Arrive:
11:58 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Travel Time:
1 hr 24 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
337 /100%
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Old Feb 22, 12, 9:10 pm
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i snatched one for 5/7. thanks, OP and uaflr!! ^
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Old Feb 22, 12, 9:16 pm
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Originally Posted by uaflr View Post
success:

went to Kayak to flight deal - then it transferred to CO

Fare Details

1 Adults (age 18 to 64) $138.00
Additional Taxes/Fees $50.80
Total Price $188.80

Flight Details
Mon., May. 7, 2012 | Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Depart:
6:17 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Arrive:
7:33 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Travel Time:
1 hr 16 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
337 /100%
Flight: CO798
Operated by United Airlines.
Aircraft: Airbus A320
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Mon., May. 7, 2012 | San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Depart:
10:49 p.m.
Mon., May. 7, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Arrive:
6:25 a.m. +1 Day
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Travel Time:
4 hr 36 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
2,161 /100%
Flight: CO1169
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Cleveland, OH (CLE) to Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Depart:
8:38 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)

Arrive:
9:44 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Travel Time:
2 hr 6 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
695 /100%
Flight: CO4257
Operated by ExpressJet Airlines Inc. dba Continental Express.
Aircraft: Embraer RJ145
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Depart:
11:48 a.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Arrive:
2:42 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Travel Time:
1 hr 54 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
695 /100%
Flight: CO4433
Operated by ExpressJet Airlines Inc. dba Continental Express.
Aircraft: Embraer RJ145
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | Cleveland, OH (CLE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Depart:
4:50 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Cleveland, OH (CLE)

Arrive:
7:23 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Travel Time:
5 hr 33 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
2,161 /100%
Flight: CO1291
Aircraft: Boeing 737-900
Fare Class: Economy (G)
Meal: None
No Special Meal Offered.
Tue., May. 8, 2012 | San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Depart:
10:34 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Arrive:
11:58 p.m.
Tue., May. 8, 2012
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Travel Time:
1 hr 24 mn
OnePass Miles/
Elite Qualification*:
337 /100%
I was able to get it on .bomb.
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Old Feb 22, 12, 9:36 pm
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It's not gone. I just saw a few btwn $177-$190 that come out to 4cpm (some more some less) all same day turn but mid week.

Look on the co website, W/ flex dates (0 night stay).
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Old Feb 22, 12, 9:51 pm
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Booked on UA.com. Unfortunately I couldn't use the eCert, but for such a low price... Gotta take a day off work, but that's OK. Gonna be a lot of flying. Got a MR ONT-BOS on 5/5 and then this one on 5/7-5/8

Thanks to the OP and pigx5!

Los Angeles, CA (LAX) San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Departing on Mon, May 07, 2012
United 0841
Economy (G)
Equipment: 752 | Duration: 1h 22m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 337 | Award miles:337 | No Meal Service

San Francisco, CA (SFO) Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Departing on Mon, May 07, 2012
United 1169
Operated by:
Continental Airlines
Economy (G)
Equipment: 738 | Duration: 4h 36m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 2161 | Award miles:2,161 | In-flight meal options

Cleveland, OH (CLE) Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Departing on Tue, May 08, 2012
United 4257
Operated by:
Expressjet A/l Dba Co Express
Economy (G)
Equipment: ER4 | Duration: 2h 6m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 695 | Award miles: | No Meal Service

Kansas City, MO (MCI) Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Departing on Tue, May 08, 2012
United 4433
Operated by:
Expressjet A/l Dba Co Express
Economy (G)
Equipment: ER4 | Duration: 1h 54m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 695 | Award miles: | No Meal Service

Cleveland, OH (CLE) San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Departing on Tue, May 08, 2012
United 1291
Operated by:
Continental Airlines
Economy (G)
Equipment: 737-900 | Duration: 5h 33m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 2161 | Award miles:2,161 | In-flight meal options

San Francisco, CA (SFO) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Departing on Tue, May 08, 2012
United 1267
Operated by:
Continental Airlines
Economy (G)
Equipment: 737-900 | Duration: 1h 27m | Non-stop | Fare code: GAG7CS
Traveled miles: 337 | Award miles:337 | No Meal Service

Base Fare: 138.00 USD
Taxes & Fees: 50.80 USD
Total: 188.80 USD
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Old Feb 22, 12, 10:26 pm
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[QUOTE=jasonvr;18066137]Booked on UA.com. Unfortunately I couldn't use the eCert, but for such a low price... Gotta take a day off work, but that's OK. Gonna be a lot of flying. Got a MR ONT-BOS on 5/5 and then this one on 5/7-5/8

Thanks to the OP and pigx5!

Welcome and we will see each other on those flights.
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