All C/F revenue/award space zeroed out

Old Feb 19, 14, 5:46 am
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Exclamation All C/F revenue/award space zeroed out

So...is this related to yesterday's latest & greatest SHARES meltdown?
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Old Feb 19, 14, 5:50 am
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No first available on any flight - more system glitches?

Was checking to see if R opened up for a PS flight tomorrow and noticed that every flight is now 0'ed out in premium cabins. Ok, strange, some were at J8 or 9 yesterday. Looked at LAX - same thing. Changed the date - same thing. Pulled up some other random routes for next week (like LAX-SFO on a Tuesday) - no first. Wonder what's happening...did Jeff decide to maybe go all Southwest overnight?
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Old Feb 19, 14, 5:56 am
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Something insane is happening. I can only find D fares on direct flights several months out, and there is a significant amount of red text on my search. I can find some random Z fares on connecting flights. I refuse to believe UA sold these seats.

Originally Posted by pagotto View Post
Was checking to see if R opened up for a PS flight tomorrow and noticed that every flight is now 0'ed out in premium cabins. Ok, strange, some were at J8 or 9 yesterday. Looked at LAX - same thing. Changed the date - same thing. Pulled up some other random routes for next week (like LAX-SFO on a Tuesday) - no first. Wonder what's happening...did Jeff decide to maybe go all Southwest overnight?
No, we call this disaster show "SHARES".

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Old Feb 19, 14, 5:57 am
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Originally Posted by fjfv19 View Post
Something insane is happening. I can only find D fares on direct flights several months out, and there is a significant amount of red text on my search. I can find some random Z fares on connecting flights. I refuse to believe UA sold these seats.
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:10 am
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Looking at flights on Friday, a number of flights have F per flight status, but all the F fare buckets are zeroed out.
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:11 am
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I'm seeing the same thing, for 2/27 JFK SFO. To see if this was "targeted" at flyertalk members, I tried signing in as my wife on a different browser. Still no capacity.

I saw a related glitch, buying a number of coach seats recently on this route: United.com would advertise a fare but claim "0 seats available at this price". Nevertheless, I was able to complete and confirm those purchases.

Here, one cannot buy these seats, for the moment. It does not matter whether one calls them Business or First while searching; one gets the same message.

The award tool lets one quickly confirm that there is no first available for months outward, making this almost certainly a glitch. Unless they're all in the boardroom, getting ready to roll out new prices?

Quite a lot of saver coach, however.
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:15 am
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seems to be domestic flights only. international flights can be booked in GF or BF..
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:26 am
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Noticed the same thing. But my booked reservations show the availability of first class seats. Also, I booked an award ticket last night; it is an international saver award. The tickets have not been issued. The miles have not been deducted from my account. It is very strange.
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:34 am
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It's not just united.com. There is no inventory in their GDS at all for F or C (at least on the sampling of flights I just looked at) so no one has access to the seats.

They do still have the fares filed so it seems to be just an inventory problem.

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seems to be domestic flights only. international flights can be booked in GF or BF..
+1 - The inventory issues only seem to be impacting domestic flights. It looks as if its an issue with their GDS data since it's occurring on both UA channels an non-UA channels.

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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:41 am
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This may be related to the ~$900 P fares HNL-SAP in this thread.
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Old Feb 19, 14, 6:53 am
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Originally Posted by kenn0223 View Post
+1 - The inventory issues only seem to be impacting domestic flights. It looks as if its an issue with their GDS data since it's occurring on both UA channels an non-UA channels.
Lots of international is impacted too. On a handful of future dates:

Flight: UA46
Available Cabins: J0, JN0, C0, D0, Z0, ZN0, P0, PN0, R0, RN0, IN0, I0, Y9, YN9, B9, M9, E9, U9, H9, HN9, Q9, V9, W9, S9, T9, L6, K0, G0, N0, XN0, X0
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Old Feb 19, 14, 7:08 am
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Originally Posted by Syzygies View Post
I'm seeing the same thing, for 2/27 JFK SFO. To see if this was "targeted" at flyertalk members, I tried signing in as my wife on a different browser. Still no capacity.
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LOL

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Old Feb 19, 14, 7:12 am
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Should be interesting to watch the "open seats in F" thread re: flights this morning
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Originally Posted by PV_Premier View Post
Should be interesting to watch the "open seats in F" thread re: flights this morning
+1. There is always a chance that something hilarious falls out of this being corrected so it is worth monitoring closely.

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Lots of international is impacted too. On a handful of future dates:
Correct. Unless UA is full to Europe for the rest of March, there is something rotten in the state of Denmark.

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