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May 13, 19, 10:43 am
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Posted By NightlinerVIE

Thanks for the heads-up for YUL - i'd have to...

Thanks for the heads-up for YUL - i'd have to position to YUL first though ;)
May 13, 19, 4:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By NightlinerVIE

I can see many more possible itineraries on...

I can see many more possible itineraries on Matrix compared to GF though. Example: 13th to 27th Jul - Matrix: 1647, GF: 2000ish. TK website shows K fares only on the 13th, while the (apparently...
May 13, 19, 4:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Interesting. Once you are logged in, it does not...

Interesting. Once you are logged in, it does not anymore.
May 13, 19, 4:22 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By NightlinerVIE

TK: AMS-BKK RT J 1647 EUR (bookable?)

Hi all,

stumbled across this one:

TK AMS-IST-BKK Business Class (J) return for 1647 EUR (some dates even below that). Good availability from July till EOS. Can be looked up via GF or Matrix,...
Feb 21, 19, 8:32 am
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Posted By NightlinerVIE

Hotel allocation seems to be inconsistent these...

Hotel allocation seems to be inconsistent these days - I (J pax) ended up in the "Retaj Royale" which wasn't far from the airport, but quite a dump tbh.
Hoping for the quite okay Renaissance Polat...
Feb 12, 19, 1:36 am
Replies: 101
Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Improved compared to 2001, when I flew them last...

Improved compared to 2001, when I flew them last ;)
it wasn't so much about quantity - that was fine, but quality was awful. Both for longhaul and the short hop.
Feb 11, 19, 3:34 am
Replies: 101
Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Just flew the thing - nice seats on the 777,...

Just flew the thing - nice seats on the 777, catering and service....well. SU has improved a lot, but still, there is a way to go I guess. :) Anyhow - für 460ish USD, an absolutely great experience....
Jan 27, 19, 8:41 am
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Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Anyone on SU2001 -> SU250 08/Feb? :)

Anyone on SU2001 -> SU250 08/Feb? :)
Jan 27, 19, 5:41 am
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Views: 363,419
Posted By NightlinerVIE

They did that in the beginning to stop people...

They did that in the beginning to stop people from changing this to preferred dates (read: most popular dates for the route concerned).
Ethical perspectives? I'd reckon that since CX has publicly...
Jan 26, 19, 5:51 pm
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Views: 363,419
Posted By NightlinerVIE

The alternative (to prevent people changing the...

The alternative (to prevent people changing the heck out of their very reasonable tickets) would have been to zero out A space till end of year, effectively ending any non-full fare F fares to be...
Jan 26, 19, 3:31 pm
Replies: 679
Views: 108,281
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Re: TK website, I truly do not understand their...

Re: TK website, I truly do not understand their fare mapping sometimes - at times, Q is restricted, then I saw itineraries both in L restricted and L as a semi-flex code (with different fare basis of...
Jan 26, 19, 11:14 am
Replies: 2,700
Views: 363,419
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Word. The vast majority of us here are aware of...

Word.
The vast majority of us here are aware of the risks associated with booking fares like these. That's one of them, and to be honest, CX has been very very nice and quite open about this one....
Jan 25, 19, 10:38 pm
Replies: 2,700
Views: 363,419
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Chargeback - really? Honestly, CX has been very...

Chargeback - really?
Honestly, CX has been very fair IMHO, even honouring the F fares...I can see the point Re: fare conditions, but honestly, I think most of us will understand that CX is just...
Jan 25, 19, 5:04 pm
Replies: 679
Views: 108,281
Posted By NightlinerVIE

I used Priceline. Use matrix with the ITA Matrix...

I used Priceline. Use matrix with the ITA Matrix Powertools extension to price these in the correct fare bucket - most often, cheapest 100% credit fare is Q, which in most (all?) cases is restricted....
Jan 25, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 679
Views: 108,281
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Just use a US OTA then to buy tickets, which will...

Just use a US OTA then to buy tickets, which will give you a 24 hr refund...also, it seems to be that if "J" bucket is available (married segment logic!), they can process upgrades. I didnt find the...
Jan 22, 19, 1:11 pm
Replies: 679
Views: 108,281
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Just as a data point: successfully upgraded (with...

Just as a data point: successfully upgraded (with two vouchers) an HAN-SGN-IST-LAX-IST-CMN itinerary. Booked via OTA to get better booking class. Process was painless, I am impressed :)
Jan 1, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 2,700
Views: 363,419
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Lets see who actually gets to fly on this...

Lets see who actually gets to fly on this one...also, the change rules of the fare are nice. Historical pricing if im not mistaken, so... ;)
Jan 1, 19, 8:28 am
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Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Anybody can share if they were successful in...

Anybody can share if they were successful in changing dates on that one? :)
Nov 9, 18, 3:50 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Agree on that one. Once first segment is flown...

Agree on that one. Once first segment is flown its basically safe.


Disagree here. States clearly that if first segment is not touched, historical pricing will be used.

True. Its a bit of...
Nov 9, 18, 2:25 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Both ZFOA and DFOA are fully refundable. D is...

Both ZFOA and DFOA are fully refundable. D is usually more expensive than Z, gives more miles on SU Bonus (doesnt concern me, as I probably will credit to Delta despite only 100%). D being more...
Nov 9, 18, 7:45 am
Replies: 101
Views: 12,142
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Thanks OP - jumped on that one (and booked a D...

Thanks OP - jumped on that one (and booked a D fare for max flexibility). Lets see if it holds!
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Found the answer myself - flights in question are...

Found the answer myself - flights in question are operated by 737 MAX-8 acft, which appear to have a much less dense layout. Will report on that once flts commenced - if much less dense layout is...
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Shanghai Airlines FM855, Seat map question

Hope someone can shed some light here :) booked on FM PVG-BKK-PVG (actually as MU codeshare 9855/9856). Equipment is 738 - displayed seat map is different from what one finds online though...exit...
Apr 23, 17, 8:11 am
Replies: 59
Views: 21,982
Posted By NightlinerVIE

I struggle to find anything but FRA-MAD - dont...

I struggle to find anything but FRA-MAD - dont seem to be able to get any connections with IB? Used to be a good way to get BA/IB segments....relatively "cheap" and painless :(
Apr 17, 17, 10:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 13,030
Posted By NightlinerVIE

Yes. Difficult to attain status on the cheap...

Yes. Difficult to attain status on the cheap without having a sore behind ...
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