Apparent glitch in new schedule extension

Old Mar 15, 19, 5:47 am
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Apparent glitch in new schedule extension

The new schedule shows both the 6:50 a.m. and 3:10 pm nonstop flights from BWI-LAX to be completely sold out on every weekday flight in October. This seems highly unlikely given that this is a brand new schedule extension and these are not holiday dates. There also seems to be an inordinate number of completely sold out flights for other city pairs. I'm wondering if this is a glitch or if its related to the 737 8 MAX situation.
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Old Mar 15, 19, 6:03 am
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Almost certainly related --

MAX flights zero'ed out through end of schedule

(Fare buckets "zero'ed out" is the same as sold out). They are probably still working out how they are going to shift flights around to make up for the loss in the fleet.
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Old Mar 15, 19, 6:05 am
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Originally Posted by freebee View Post
The new schedule shows both the 6:50 a.m. and 3:10 pm nonstop flights from BWI-LAX to be completely sold out on every weekday flight in October. This seems highly unlikely given that this is a brand new schedule extension and these are not holiday dates. There also seems to be an inordinate number of completely sold out flights for other city pairs. I'm wondering if this is a glitch or if its related to the 737 8 MAX situation.
I think folks posted that they zeroed out all MAX flights, rather than removing them. That would show them as sold out on the booking side of things. I imagine they'll have fixes way before that, so we might see some good deals on these when they do lift the order - automated revenue management might be like, 'oooh, nothing has sold yet, let's dial back the price!'
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