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[PREM FARE GONE] Mad-scl biz $280 return

Old Jul 14, 2022, 11:41 am
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I find it weird that Iíve had zero contact from anyone since the initial booking confirmation email from LastMinute, yet most of you seem to have received cancellation notices already.

My outbound MAD-GRU-SCL has disappeared on Iberia now - can only view the return, which is a direct SCL-MAD, still showing in J.

Nothing visible when trying through LA.
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 12:57 pm
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Originally Posted by ComandantePuchinetta
Should we open a new thread about LATAM now spamming our inboxes to accept the economy downgrade or do we keep it in the same thread?

Am I right assuming that they are in panic mode now trying to mitigate a big mess in their premium class?
The single email that I've received from Latam was the announcement that the BCN-GRU flight was cancelled.

No offer to complete the journey in economy has been received.
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 2:04 pm
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Originally Posted by bobblevins
The single email that I've received from Latam was the announcement that the BCN-GRU flight was cancelled.

No offer to complete the journey in economy has been received.
Out of interest, can I ask who has received an offer to complete the trip in economy? I have not thus far.

As much as I would love to see my ticket reinstated, I agree with @Smiley90's concerns that I'd want more proof before sending out all my identity details.
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by nk15
A visual review of our excellent trip together booking this fare so far...(turn sound on)...

https://twitter.com/caroljsroth/stat...1flV7WhppivxqQ

The video alone was worth the $400 Cdn.....
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 2:35 pm
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Originally Posted by AI93
Out of interest, can I ask who has received an offer to complete the trip in economy? I have not thus far.
I believe that they are only reaching out to people who have proactively contacted either LATAM or SERNAC directly. Not to people who have not contacted either entity

Originally Posted by AI93
As much as I would love to see my ticket reinstated, I agree with @Smiley90's concerns that I'd want more proof before sending out all my identity details.
Are you willing to fly it in Y? If so, then no need to give your details and $40 to the lawyers who are sorting this. You can contact LATAM directly and ask to be put in Y (there are apparently notes on everyone's PNRs to allow an economy ticket for this price). If you are granted Y, then you will be given a new PNR and info on how to pay for it online (for the price you paid for the J ticket originally)
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 4:26 pm
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Does anyone really want to spend an entire day sat in IB/LA economy?
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 4:32 pm
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Maybe your ticket is still valid, even though you had segments changed/removed due to the schedule change?

Originally Posted by Tofino87
I find it weird that Iíve had zero contact from anyone since the initial booking confirmation email from LastMinute, yet most of you seem to have received cancellation notices already.

My outbound MAD-GRU-SCL has disappeared on Iberia now - can only view the return, which is a direct SCL-MAD, still showing in J.

Nothing visible when trying through LA.
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 5:14 pm
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Originally Posted by cmnmia
Does anyone really want to spend an entire day sat in IB/LA economy?
Clearly far more than 0 people want to do this
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 6:04 pm
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Originally Posted by mjmqm
The video alone was worth the $400 Cdn.....
Exactly, Flyertalk is not always about the destination, and sometimes not even about the journey, but rather about the journey of booking the journey, and all the fun we have along the way...
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by nk15
Exactly, Flyertalk is not always about the destination, and sometimes not even about the journey, but rather about the journey of booking the journey, and all the fun we have along the way...
I so wanna tell my story, but just can't. Just glad I got to fly the ticket.
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 7:44 pm
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Originally Posted by cmnmia
I so wanna tell my story, but just can't. Just glad I got to fly the ticket.
Why can you not share? You have more uncancelled ones coming up?
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Old Jul 14, 2022, 8:03 pm
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Originally Posted by pmarrsouth
Why can you not share? You have more uncancelled ones coming up?
The situation for me was very different because the cancellations hadn't come through when I flew.
More specifically, I don't want to provide information that could be misleading (or false hope) to people who are trying to progress their tickets.
And, I have an open case, so don't want to prejudice that.
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Old Jul 15, 2022, 12:40 am
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Originally Posted by cmnmia
Does anyone really want to spend an entire day sat in IB/LA economy?
Well, some people (not me) booked this to get back "home" at a cheap price to see their families after many years so their intent was mainly to travel to south america. In my case, (and maybe most of the posters here), it was mostly as a mileage run, but some people will gladly fly in Y for 350 Euros round trip based on what I understood from the whatsapp forum posts. Most of the times it costs at least double this fare to fly to Chile from Spain, especially during the end of the year (I know that well as I look every year for flights for a Chilean friend of mine living in the same city as me). A lot of people were asking if checked-in luggage was included in their new tickets etc... (the reply was that some got rebooked in Economy light with just a carry-on and some got 2PC from what I understood)
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Old Jul 15, 2022, 8:42 am
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Originally Posted by palmanfr
Well, some people (not me) booked this to get back "home" at a cheap price to see their families after many years so their intent was mainly to travel to south america. In my case, (and maybe most of the posters here), it was mostly as a mileage run, but some people will gladly fly in Y for 350 Euros round trip based on what I understood from the whatsapp forum posts. Most of the times it costs at least double this fare to fly to Chile from Spain, especially during the end of the year (I know that well as I look every year for flights for a Chilean friend of mine living in the same city as me). A lot of people were asking if checked-in luggage was included in their new tickets etc... (the reply was that some got rebooked in Economy light with just a carry-on and some got 2PC from what I understood)
You are quite right. I was fortunate enough to be routed directly and it had over 99%+ occupancy when the captain read the numbers out (and there were several planes leaving to the same destination within an hour of each other).. I was astonished as it was such a long flight and my hips and back would really struggle. Good luck to everyone still with tickets. I can't really fault IB/LA, as they saw the price and still progressed me to my destination.
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Old Jul 15, 2022, 12:16 pm
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Originally Posted by nk15
This is all of you guys, wide eyed innocent newbies, sincerely hoping you're gonna fly this fare...
Well thank you very much sir! This wide eyed innocent newbie just got his ticket reinstated in business by going through a Chilean lawyer!
You can easily do the same. But then you'd have to admit you're a wide eyed innocent newbie too?
Anyway, I'm going to enjoy the trip.
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