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[PREM FARE GONE] ET: Cairo to Cairns in D/J/C for $1,230+

[PREM FARE GONE] ET: Cairo to Cairns in D/J/C for $1,230+

Old May 14, 18, 11:08 am
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[PREM FARE GONE] ET: Cairo to Cairns in D/J/C for $1,230+

If found this in Google Flights here:

https://www.google.com/flights/#flt=...;sc:b;sd:1;t:f

And I was able to find cheap fares in ExpertFlyer here:



But no luck in figuring out how to book. Can someone more experienced than me help me understand if this is a real, bookable fare?
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Old May 14, 18, 12:20 pm
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It does appear to be a valid fare. Well - it's loaded and autoprices properly in travel agent GDSes. I built as a sample itinerary:

EgyptAir codeshare (ET code operated by Egyptair) CAI-ADD
ADD-SIN (ET)
SIN-SYD (BA, books into I class)
SYD-CNS on Jetstar (B class)
CNS-HKG on CX (I class)
HKG-ADD-CAI on ET

And it priced to US$1372

Not sure it's not an error, but it's certainly in there and pricing properly. Poor connection timing for the above itinerary, but I just wanted to see if it would validate with the OA segments. You might be/will likely be able to build better timed connections if you want to do it for real.

Refundable less a USD$150 fee, no minimum stay. Not bad considering it allows CX and BA flights.
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Old May 14, 18, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by SkyTeem View Post
It does appear to be a valid fare. Well - it's loaded and autoprices properly in travel agent GDSes. I built as a sample itinerary:

EgyptAir codeshare (ET code operated by Egyptair) CAI-ADD
ADD-SIN (ET)
SIN-SYD (BA, books into I class)
SYD-CNS on Jetstar (B class)
CNS-HKG on CX (I class)
HKG-ADD-CAI on ET

And it priced to US$1372

Not sure it's not an error, but it's certainly in there and pricing properly. Poor connection timing for the above itinerary, but I just wanted to see if it would validate with the OA segments. You might be/will likely be able to build better timed connections if you want to do it for real.

Refundable less a USD$150 fee, no minimum stay. Not bad considering it allows CX and BA flights.
that is possibly the weirdest premium fare I've seen on this site
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Old May 14, 18, 1:08 pm
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How would you book it?
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Old May 14, 18, 3:11 pm
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ET does not have a great record on letting people fly on tickets booked with fares they don't like.
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Old May 15, 18, 12:08 am
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Originally Posted by YYZC2 View Post
ET does not have a great record on letting people fly on tickets booked with fares they don't like.
It's been around for a week at least so not sure if it's a mistake (cause it woulda otherwise been fixed no?). I was looking at it last week but decided against it cuz of the flight timings and limited vacation I have.
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Old May 15, 18, 1:40 am
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Was anyone able to work out a routing including BA on matrix?
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Old May 15, 18, 1:41 am
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I've tried to book it on Ethiopian and on Orbitz and got
"There are no scheduled flights for this itinerary. Please select another dates or search again."
and "Sorry, we're having a problem on our end. Please try your search again later." respectively.

Has anybody managed to book it?
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Old May 15, 18, 2:06 am
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Tried to book with bookwithmatrix.com but couldn’t
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Old May 15, 18, 2:54 am
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Unable to book
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Old May 15, 18, 3:01 am
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Tried to book with bookwithmatrix.com but couldn’t
Print out the Matrix and take ot to a travel agency. They should be able to recreate and ticket it for you. There might be a small fee but cheap compared to the hassle. I did that for an around the world mileage run, a 30,404 mile mixed-cabin itinerary. 3 flights in Y and 5 flights in J on KE, QF, LA, EK & CX for a little over $2100 USD. I checked the fare buckets to confirm seat availability and the Travel Agent had me ticketed in less than 15 minutes. I had my eticket and selected seats within an hour.

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Old May 15, 18, 3:02 am
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I can get it with CX but not with QF or BA trough SIN and SYD
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Old May 15, 18, 3:16 am
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where can you book it with CX?
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Old May 15, 18, 3:42 am
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where can you book it with CX?
Expedia.com e.g.
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Old May 15, 18, 4:03 am
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some example?
tried expedia, orbitz, priceline and many others.... everywhere no way to book it
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