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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2010, 02:31:04 PM »
can someone explain what this line means in term of seat availability (on co)   J9 C7 D6 Z6 Y9 B9 M9 H9 K0 Q9 U0 V9 G0 W9 E0 S0 T0 N0 L0


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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #16 on: February 25, 2010, 04:41:57 PM »
can someone explain what this line means in term of seat availability (on co)   J9 C7 D6 Z6 Y9 B9 M9 H9 K0 Q9 U0 V9 G0 W9 E0 S0 T0 N0 L0



At least 9 seats are left for sale in both businessfirst and in coach.
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2010, 06:19:33 AM »
At least 9 seats are left for sale in both businessfirst and in coach.

If this is close to departure, it translates into:"not a very bumpy situation"

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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2012, 09:27:52 PM »
are you still able to get bumped if you check in online? or is it only those who are checking in at the airport offered to be bumped? specifically asking about Elal

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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2012, 01:18:10 AM »
Just had a really cool bump story. I had a one way with stopover from lga to lax, I got to lga and was told that my flight was delayed and I wouldn't be able to catch my connection. I was changed to a direct from jfk, and I got them to pay for a taxi. I got on the list to get bumped, and sure enough I was bumped. Here:s what I got:
A hotel for the night
$600 voucher
Confirmed first class for tomorrow morning
$30 food voucher
Taxi to/from hotel

I've been bumped in the past, but none were as lucrative as this one.
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Re: Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2012, 01:19:06 AM »
Just had a really cool bump story. I had a one way with stopover from lga to lax, I got to lga and was told that my flight was delayed and I wouldn't be able to catch my connection. I was changed to a direct from jfk, and I got them to pay for a taxi. I got on the list to get bumped, and sure enough I was bumped. Here:s what I got:
A hotel for the night
$600 voucher
Confirmed first class for tomorrow morning
$30 food voucher
Taxi to/from hotel

I've been bumped in the past, but none were as lucrative as this one.

So fun.
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2012, 01:30:50 AM »
Just had a really cool bump story. I had a one way with stopover from lga to lax, I got to lga and was told that my flight was delayed and I wouldn't be able to catch my connection. I was changed to a direct from jfk, and I got them to pay for a taxi. I got on the list to get bumped, and sure enough I was bumped. Here:s what I got:
A hotel for the night
$600 voucher
Confirmed first class for tomorrow morning
$30 food voucher
Taxi to/from hotel

I've been bumped in the past, but none were as lucrative as this one.

Nice!
What airline?

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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2012, 01:42:54 AM »
Is this a thread to post your bump stories? If so maybe the title should be changed.

My best bump was with airtran. Got 2 free flights anywhere they fly and my 2nd flight got me in 30 minutes earlier because the first ones connection was delayed :)
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #23 on: August 01, 2012, 02:06:09 AM »
My favorite story happened to a friend of mine. They won 4 tickets to Israel in some raffle. And on that flight they got bumped to a flight the next day and got 4 more tickets. Then on the way home... bumped again.


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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #24 on: August 01, 2012, 06:29:23 AM »
Nice!
What airline?
Right, I forgot to mention that. It's Delta.
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #25 on: August 01, 2012, 10:00:30 AM »
tonights flights (direct) from jfk to tlv are all over booked
they are looking for ppl to be willing to et bumped ( three tours and a birthright group on delta and elal sold out
they are offering the group to go with a stop get a free ticket + ($400 bid offer online)
good offer or hold out?
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #26 on: August 01, 2012, 10:05:32 AM »
tonights flights (direct) from jfk to tlv are all over booked
they are looking for ppl to be willing to et bumped ( three tours and a birthright group on delta and elal sold out
they are offering the group to go with a stop get a free ticket + ($400 bid offer online)
good offer or hold out?
sounds great!  Ask for food vouchers for everyone because of the delay it'll make.
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #27 on: August 01, 2012, 10:09:49 AM »
how much $ to put in the bid box?
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #28 on: August 01, 2012, 10:17:23 AM »
how much $ to put in the bid box?
I mean i'd be happy with just a free ticket especially because it's a free trip in the first place. This is all assuming the kids won't miss out on their tours because of this. So unless you know the other bids I think even $50 or is still worth it...
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Re: Getting Bumped
« Reply #29 on: August 01, 2012, 10:27:53 AM »
Cool, Elal has a feature like this for overbookings on their website? Where? I can use it too now.