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« Last edited by YMW on February 04, 2016, 09:16:35 PM »

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #20 on: September 19, 2012, 01:09:46 PM »
seams like FB is showing Saver availability with 0(O) seats,  DL doesn't see it either,
any explanation?

AF is blocking the outside world from seeing any O inventory on TATL flights prior to 6/1/2013. This has been reported by many to DL and AF and DL says they are working on it, but it is up to AF to un-hide the inventory.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #21 on: September 19, 2012, 01:17:28 PM »
AF is blocking the outside world from seeing any O inventory on TATL flights prior to 6/1/2013. This has been reported by many to DL and AF and DL says they are working on it, but it is up to AF to un-hide the inventory.
so i guess the only way to get these seats is long sell?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #22 on: September 19, 2012, 01:18:29 PM »
so i guess the only way to get these seats is long sell?
Same way to get LH/LX J/F...
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #23 on: September 19, 2012, 01:20:19 PM »
Same way to get LH/LX J/F...

if I call ua, I get them ?

This stretch sell has never worked by me, if anyone wants to brief me.

just btw, 2x LH F available (really available) ans us air finds nada..........

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2012, 01:20:55 PM »

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2012, 01:32:36 PM »
if I call ua, I get them ?

This stretch sell has never worked by me, if anyone wants to brief me.

just btw, 2x LH F available (really available) ans us air finds nada..........
You need to find a rep to do a long sell, not the easiest task.
US does starnet blocking on LH/LX.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #26 on: September 19, 2012, 01:35:07 PM »
You need to find a rep to do a long sell, not the easiest task.
US does starnet blocking on LH/LX.
Have you booked/seen available LX F on a *A partner recently?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2012, 01:59:28 PM »
Have you booked/seen available LX F on a *A partner recently?
If it's available from M&M it can be had with a long sell.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #28 on: September 19, 2012, 02:11:51 PM »
If it's available from M&M it can be had with a long sell.
Interesting.

Used to be able to get US to long sell LH when it wasn't showing available to them, but of late, the few times I tried with UA, US to long sell LX they said its coming back unavailable...

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #29 on: September 19, 2012, 02:21:20 PM »
Have you booked/seen available LX F on a *A partner recently?
Its blocked officially. IIRC there was some kind of  announcement by Swiss.
If it's available from M&M it can be had with a long sell.
I've heard as well. Did you ever do it?
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2012, 02:30:23 PM »
Its blocked officially. IIRC there was some kind of  announcement by Swiss. I've heard as well. Did you ever do it?
i think i unwittingly did it for my in laws. in short UA was showing phantom lh first availability got a Global service rep to call lh directly and they were able to get the first class seat booked using miles

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #31 on: September 19, 2012, 03:21:23 PM »
Skyteam blocking :P
I think you mean skynet ;)
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2012, 05:22:07 PM »
I hate to sound like an id10t n00b, but where does the term "long sell" come from?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #33 on: October 05, 2012, 04:33:21 PM »
GREAT NEWS TODAY



Quote from: ExpertFlyer Voice [url=http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/19440410-post809.html
on FT[/url]]First, all remaining UA Award and Upgrade classes and alerts have been restored along with numeric availability. If you encounter any issues, please send us an email with the details of your search. 

Second, we are happy to announce that ExpertFlyer has just added an additional 20 airlines to our Award & Upgrade search as well as our first alliance award search.

The newly added airlines are:

  • Adria Airways (JP)
  • ANA (NH)
  • Asiana Airlines (OZ)
  • Austrian (OS)
  • Blue1 (KF)
  • Croatia Airlines (OU)
  • Egyptair (MS)
  • Ethiopian Airlines (ET)
  • Island Air (WP)
  • LACSA (LR)
  • Lufthansa (LH)
  • SAS (SK)
  • Singapore Airlines (SQ)
  • South African Airways (SA)
  • TACA (TA)
  • TAM Linhas Aereas (JJ)
  • TAM Paraguay (PZ)
  • TAP-Air Portugal (TP)
  • Thai Airways International (TG)
  • US Airways (US)

With these additions ExpertFlyer now has 100% Star Alliance Award coverage.  In addition, there is an additional entry at the top of the Airline list in the Award & Upgrade search called “Star Alliance”. Choosing this option will show results that can include any Star Alliance airline in the search, our first true alliance level award search.

Award searching for these airlines now also benefit from ExpertFlyer’s unique features:
  • Flight Availability Alerts
  • +/- 3 day searching for Departure and Return dates
  • Include up to 3 fare classes in Award results when searching for a specific airline
  • Mobile web Award & Upgrade searching

Please let us know if you have any questions and if you run into any issues please email the details of your search to customercare@expertflyer.com to help us troubleshoot. We hope you enjoy the new additions and thank you for your support of ExpertFlyer.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #34 on: October 06, 2012, 12:52:14 PM »
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #35 on: October 06, 2012, 02:54:38 PM »
There are a few differences though.

What’s interesting, though, is how they display space. On many airlines they’ll let you request the class of service, route, and date you want, and it will show you how many seats are available. Availability on Star Alliance carriers is a bit different in that you have to specify the number of seats you want and which cabins you want availability for while searching, and based on that it will give you a “Yes” or “No” answer on availability. In other words it doesn’t display how many seats are available, but rather only whether the number of seats you requested is available.

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/onemileatatime/2012/10/05/expertflyer-adds-huge-new-functionality-for-star-alliance-airlines/

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #36 on: October 06, 2012, 06:54:22 PM »
Wow! Love the fact that they finally added LH and US!

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2012, 09:15:37 AM »
What is long sell ?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #38 on: November 04, 2012, 09:16:31 AM »
From where is EF taking the data for *A searches

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2012, 09:47:07 AM »
From where is EF taking the data for *A searches

direct from United.com. Nothing major IMHO
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