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[PREM FARE GONE] Ac business class | was-lhr rt $1364

[PREM FARE GONE] Ac business class | was-lhr rt $1364

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Old Jan 24, 19, 8:19 am
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Originally Posted by 15cats View Post
People act like this price is a clear error based on the price alone. Does anyone actually look at the other deals posted in this forum??? I just pulled up CDG-JFK on OW for ~$1222 since that deal is still live. Nobody over there saying that's a clear error. There are deals from Europe to the US for $1200 quite often nowadays. Not all routes at all times, but certainly somewhat common. It's part of return based airline pricing - they price what the market can bear. And if you really think that AAA-BBB-AAA is not the same as BBB-AAA-BBB, you are clearly too naive. One can easily isolate the price of AAA-BBB-AAA based on two nested BBB-AAA-BBB roundtrips. I mention this because they'd have a hard time defending in any judicial setting that $1300 from the US to Europe in J is clearly an error while many competitors (and possible even themselves) are selling the reverse for similar prices.

To be clear I don't think they intended to book into R class, so take that for what it's worth. But then again I wouldn't be the one having to prove it's clearly an unreasonable price for business because it isn't.
Completely agree, it's not like this was the deal of the century.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 9:35 am
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Now that the dust has settled.
Who’s got this deal and who’s flying in Feb/March?

I want to know if this earn miles!
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Old Jan 24, 19, 10:05 am
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Had a conversation last night about 7pm EST which indicated (I'm paraphrasing) that as of 10:35am, access to "R" inventory was locked out while the IT Department fixes some code. The very bubbly woman personally estimated it would be at least 24 hours before it would be resolved. She first suggested I go to Expedia, then after doing a little research she found any advisory message which indicated the problem was on the AC side.

She also offered that AC's website was misbehaving all day yesterday, and the call queues were very long due to it, along with bad weather. I used the callback system and it took about 25 minutes for my reply.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 12:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Craig6z View Post
Had a conversation last night about 7pm EST which indicated (I'm paraphrasing) that as of 10:35am, access to "R" inventory was locked out while the IT Department fixes some code. The very bubbly woman personally estimated it would be at least 24 hours before it would be resolved. She first suggested I go to Expedia, then after doing a little research she found any advisory message which indicated the problem was on the AC side.

She also offered that AC's website was misbehaving all day yesterday, and the call queues were very long due to it, along with bad weather. I used the callback system and it took about 25 minutes for my reply.
It's not, and it hasn't been.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 1:15 pm
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Originally Posted by justsawaufo View Post
I still can't select seats though. AC are telling me to contact Expedia and Expedia are telling me to contact AC..
Get your AC RLOC from Expedia and use AC's online tool
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Old Jan 24, 19, 1:21 pm
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Originally Posted by pmarrsouth View Post
where do you see this?
Look at the fare in EF. It is an E class fare (premium economy mid-tier bucket) with an instant upgrade to AC's usual upgrade class of R. Similarly where you look at your reservation on AC's website, it says the same.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 1:23 pm
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Originally Posted by N1120A View Post
Get your AC RLOC from Expedia and use AC's online tool
Unfortunately that doesn't work.
https://services.aircanada.com/Servi....do?session=0#

After selecting seats for every flight and click the confirm button I get a long delay (maybe a minute or two) and then an error:

Code:
Gateway Timeout
The proxy server did not receive a timely response from the upstream server.
So...hopefully something that they can fix.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 2:11 pm
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Originally Posted by pmarrsouth View Post
Too bad about 0 mile earning

Originally Posted by N1120A View Post
Look at the fare in EF. It is an E class fare (premium economy mid-tier bucket) with an instant upgrade to AC's usual upgrade class of R. Similarly where you look at your reservation on AC's website, it says the same.
"E" in the 6th column = Economy, not fare bucket E. If you were/are seeing it as "E" somewhere else then please post it - along with what it says on your reservation on AC
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Old Jan 25, 19, 8:54 am
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Another great news!
Access to SS will be granted and any additional services as if you’d bought a P fare ticket



AC confirmation
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Old Jan 25, 19, 11:15 am
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Originally Posted by justsawaufo View Post
Another great news!
Access to SS will be granted and any additional services as if you’d bought a P fare ticket



AC confirmation
Fantastic. It just gets better, feel bad for people who thought it wasn't mileage accrual and didn't buy the ticket. I didn't care, miles are just icing on the cake. Now if they would just fix their IT problem...
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Old Jan 25, 19, 11:31 am
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Another update!

I just got notified by Expedia that my flight was cancelled by AC ... however, when I login to AC, I can see that they reissued the ticket with P class and I can now select seats properly.


Flights also showing SS access!

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Old Jan 25, 19, 1:16 pm
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New fare basis is PFARECREATE
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Old Jan 25, 19, 1:16 pm
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Originally Posted by justsawaufo View Post
I just got notified by Expedia that my flight was cancelled by AC ... however, when I login to AC, I can see that they reissued the ticket with P class and I can now select seats properly.
Hmm, they must be fixing them based on travel date; I booked mine for the end of September, and they still show an upgraded R class.
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Old Jan 25, 19, 1:18 pm
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Hmm, they must be fixing them based on travel date; I booked mine for the end of September, and they still show an upgraded R class.
Definitely not. I suspect ticketing date based on when my friends are getting notified.

I'm end of May, and I have an April friend who's still waiting.
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Old Jan 25, 19, 2:10 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
New fare basis is PFARECREATE
I have to say thats a fairly awesome fare basis. At least somebody has a sense of humor.

I'm flying in April, and mine hasn't been changed yet.
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