The elusive Z fare BKK-CPH

Old Apr 2, 10, 6:05 am
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The elusive Z fare BKK-CPH

It's almost impossible to find availability on BKK-CPH in Z class on SK. I'm looking for a trip ARN-CPH-BKK-SIN in Z and I have no problems finding availability on the other segments - it's just the Bangkok flight that's booked solid.

Any suggestions?
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Old Apr 3, 10, 9:14 am
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Originally Posted by Bjornstrom View Post
It's almost impossible to find availability on BKK-CPH in Z class on SK. I'm looking for a trip ARN-CPH-BKK-SIN in Z and I have no problems finding availability on the other segments - it's just the Bangkok flight that's booked solid.

Any suggestions?
I've seen SK availability BKK-CPH vary a lot depending mainly on:
  • Destination - You might see totally different availability BKK-CPH-OSL than BKK-CPH-ARN.
  • Point of sale - Last time I booked BKK-CPH availability was much greater when booking using a Norwegian point of sale than other countries.

SK utilises these two factors a lot but of course neither may make a difference on your selected flight. You can also call a good TA and ask them to waitlist you in the desired full class.
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Old Apr 3, 10, 2:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Bjornstrom View Post
It's almost impossible to find availability on BKK-CPH in Z class on SK. I'm looking for a trip ARN-CPH-BKK-SIN in Z and I have no problems finding availability on the other segments - it's just the Bangkok flight that's booked solid.

Any suggestions?
In which time frame do you look for this? As mentioned above different POS will have different availability so try searching using different sites. It may help.
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Old Apr 3, 10, 5:10 pm
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Its no problem to find Z fare to BKK from Scandinavia. But I don't think SAS have opened it up to continuing on Z fare with TG.

I use it on my way to MNL and i find it always much cheaper to buy separate biz ticket for the BKK-MNL-BKK leg. I save 6 000 NOK on that!!

BF:cool2
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Old Apr 5, 10, 6:36 am
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Originally Posted by Bjornstrom View Post
It's almost impossible to find availability on BKK-CPH in Z class on SK. I'm looking for a trip ARN-CPH-BKK-SIN in Z and I have no problems finding availability on the other segments - it's just the Bangkok flight that's booked solid.

Any suggestions?

Do a 30 search for one-way travel on ITA and input as follows;

BKK:: SK+ f/ BC=z
CPH

the + will pick up any possible ARN connections
hope it works,

Your Danish friend in New york
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Old Apr 5, 10, 12:47 pm
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Originally Posted by WingedWorldExplorer View Post
Do a 30 search for one-way travel on ITA and input as follows;

BKK:: SK+ f/ BC=z
CPH
This is kind of interesting. Actually doing the above search for June-august will return zero results. Even searching for C and D class will yield no results. Actually, the only class that seem bookable is E class.
Also, when trying to check open seats, SK972 won't even show up on seatcounter.
Maybe they haven't loaded the fares for the summer yet?
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Old Apr 5, 10, 1:06 pm
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Maybe they haven't loaded the fares for the summer yet?
It's possible to book the flight on sas.se so I guess the problem is something else.
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Old Apr 5, 10, 2:16 pm
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I'll call SAS tomorrow and try to book Z tickets to SIN in May.
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Old Apr 6, 10, 3:58 am
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Maybe it is a demand from TG/SQ (or others) that SK can not sell their Z fare with ongoing connection from BKK as the ticket would be cheaper then the prices it would have cost to fly TG or SQ all the way?

Especially I would think that would apply to SQ as their Biz prices are very much higher then SK/TG.

As an example, I checked prices on SQ from Norway to BKk, and it was double of the SK price (32k NOK - SK 16k NOK), and I also made a comparison between TG and SQ for the SIN-BKK-SIN route and SQ in biz was almost double the price of TG biz. So I am still wondering what kind of world SQ is living in.

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Old Apr 6, 10, 7:37 am
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Originally Posted by BizflyerNorway View Post
So I am still wondering what kind of world SQ is living in.

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As far as I know they are profitable so they obviously get away with it. I don't understand it either.
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Old Apr 7, 10, 9:18 am
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Originally Posted by Bjornstrom View Post
I'll call SAS tomorrow and try to book Z tickets to SIN in May.
And how did that go? What price did you get?

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Old Apr 8, 10, 2:48 am
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Try to WL yourself with EBG in the profile for Z. The WL should clear during the next revenue calculation.
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