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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #860 on: March 22, 2015, 12:35:36 AM »
Im looking to book a flight for 2 ppl, but only one is showing up. Is there good chance a second seat will show once I grab the 1st? It's an American flight from LGA to YYZ. On AA.com it also doesn't show when I put in 2 ppl.
Does AA show 2 seats available?

If so, it's available. If not, book one then keep checking back for the 2nd.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #861 on: March 22, 2015, 01:48:05 AM »
I've gotten last minute seats on that route a few times but usually very last minute. When's it for?
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Does AA show 2 seats available?
As I wrote in OP AA does not.

Buy 1.  Your risk is $5.60 up until 24 hrs before the flight.  And keep checking.  Another may open.  Availability w BA changes constantly.
It's What I did although I can wait till 24hrs before. If nothing shows up within 24hrs, I will cancel and rebook 2 on a morning flight, despite that being very inconvenient.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #862 on: March 22, 2015, 01:57:31 AM »

It's What I did although I can wait till 24hrs before. If nothing shows up within 24hrs, I will cancel and rebook 2 on a morning flight, despite that being very inconvenient.

It may be worth grabbing the morning flight seats as well just in case...

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #863 on: April 01, 2015, 10:08:31 AM »
I am only seeing TAM availability on the NYC-YYZ routes. I checked a few different months. Any idea why? I need for 2 passengers

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #864 on: April 01, 2015, 10:11:13 AM »
I am only seeing TAM availability on the NYC-YYZ routes. I checked a few different months. Any idea why? I need for 2 passengers
Do you specifically want to fly AA?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #865 on: April 01, 2015, 10:13:08 AM »
Do you specifically want to fly AA?

Well Tam flies once a day and AA flies a few times a day, so looking for options. But Not a single AA flight has shown up in over 2 months worth of searches.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #866 on: April 01, 2015, 10:13:45 AM »
Well Tam flies once a day and AA flies a few times a day, so looking for options. But Not a single AA flight has shown up in over 2 months worth of searches.
Seeing that now. Try AA.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #867 on: April 01, 2015, 10:15:33 AM »
Seeing that now. Try AA.
I see AA showing in June. Though still not sure why nothing is showing sooner.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #868 on: April 01, 2015, 10:15:39 AM »
Seeing that now. Try AA.

AA.com has limited availability for Economy MilesAAver, but those flights are not even showing up on BA.com. I wonder why

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #869 on: April 01, 2015, 10:16:26 AM »
AA.com has limited availability for Economy MilesAAver, but those flights are not even showing up on BA.com. I wonder why
If you see the AA flights on AA, just call BA to book. Make sure they waive the fee though.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #870 on: April 01, 2015, 10:17:28 AM »
If you see the AA flights on AA, just call BA to book. Make sure they waive the fee though.

I know. Its just annoying. Not sure why nothing is showing up on BA. But even AA has much more limited availability.

Weird.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #871 on: May 26, 2015, 10:12:03 PM »
have been looking for flights from NYC to Vancouver for a couple of months now for my in-laws. Any clue as to why BA.com has absolutely no availability throughout the whole summer? I was hoping to pick up two business seats on Cathy Pacific, but nothing seems to be available at all.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #872 on: May 26, 2015, 10:46:13 PM »
have been looking for flights from NYC to Vancouver for a couple of months now for my in-laws. Any clue as to why BA.com has absolutely no availability throughout the whole summer? I was hoping to pick up two business seats on Cathy Pacific, but nothing seems to be available at all.
Cathay usually opens seats 1-2 days before the flight, or randomly many months in advance.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #873 on: May 28, 2015, 12:28:39 AM »
I'm trying to book nyc to yyz tomorrow and nothing showing up for avios?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #874 on: May 28, 2015, 12:41:26 AM »

I'm trying to book nyc to yyz tomorrow and nothing showing up for avios?
Is it showing up on aa? Sometimes you need to put in JFK or lga instead of NYC.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #875 on: May 28, 2015, 12:44:28 AM »
Don't have access to aa . need to get on the 1:40 PM flight
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #876 on: May 28, 2015, 12:46:57 AM »

Don't have access to aa . need to get on the 1:40 PM flight

Just go to aa.com and search. If you have access to BA.com you have access to aa.com. Don't need an account to search
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #877 on: May 28, 2015, 12:47:41 AM »
I'm flying in tomorrow morning but can't get a return ticket.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #878 on: May 28, 2015, 12:48:25 AM »
Just go to aa.com and search. If you have access to BA.com you have access to aa.com. Don't need an account to search
how do I see if it will work for avios?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #879 on: May 28, 2015, 12:49:02 AM »

how do I see if it will work for avios?

Saaver availability is bookable with BA
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