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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #60 on: November 11, 2012, 01:00:20 AM »
2) The flight shows available on SQ's website, so I'm not sure why you say that isn't the issue.

As noted before, SQ partner availability is a subset of availability given to their own Kris members.  The only source for that data is SQ.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #61 on: November 11, 2012, 01:02:40 AM »
As noted before, SQ partner availability is a subset of availability given to their own Kris members.  The only source for that data is SQ.

So how would you convince people here that EF *A searches are not pulled of united.com?
If not a single search on EF (out of the over 100 I've done) has returned any better availability than united shows.

The only source for that data is SQ.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #62 on: November 11, 2012, 01:06:12 AM »
So how would you convince people here that EF *A searches are not pulled of united.com?
If not a single search on EF (out of the over 100 I've done) has returned any better availability than united shows.

The Star Alliance inventory is not being screen scraped from the United.com website.  Beyond that we do not discuss our airline relationships or specific data sourcing.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #63 on: November 11, 2012, 01:07:22 AM »
Cant wait for the next time UA.com is down
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #64 on: November 11, 2012, 01:08:02 AM »
Cant wait for the next time UA.com is down
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #65 on: November 11, 2012, 01:53:52 AM »
Cant wait for the next time UA.com is down

Could be they're getting a feed from UA (or UA's source) that is the same as UA.com (as far as what's in the data), and might even go down with UA.com (if that's what has gone down), but isn't a screen scrape of UA.com, even if it's effectively the same data.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #66 on: November 11, 2012, 07:20:39 AM »
Its not the same data as united.com I searched NYC-TLV united shows in F but EF says no

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #67 on: November 11, 2012, 07:25:46 AM »
Its not the same data as united.com I searched NYC-TLV united shows in F but EF says no

If it's more than two weeks out, you can bet your bottom dollar that UA is showing phantom availability.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #68 on: November 11, 2012, 07:27:11 AM »
If it's more than two weeks out, you can bet your bottom dollar that UA is showing phantom availability.
Aero plan also showed avelible but its was not

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #69 on: November 11, 2012, 07:58:16 AM »
Aero plan also showed avelible but its was not

LH F availability from anyone other than Miles & More greater that 14 days before departure is generally inaccurate, as it is nonexistent.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #70 on: November 11, 2012, 08:00:28 AM »
But u can see EF answer was no even other answered yes

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #71 on: November 11, 2012, 08:02:30 AM »
But u can see EF answer was no even other answered yes

That is because EF has been blessed (like I have) with the wisdom to know that LH virtually never releases F seats to partners in advance.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #72 on: November 11, 2012, 10:13:11 AM »
That is because EF has been blessed (like I have) with the wisdom to know that LH virtually never releases F seats to partners in advance.
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #73 on: November 27, 2012, 11:14:21 AM »
when i search for UA i see results 1 in O and 1 in ON so that means a PLT account can get 2 seats or its the same seat

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #74 on: November 27, 2012, 11:20:30 AM »
when i search for UA i see results 1 in O and 1 in ON so that means a PLT account can get 2 seats or its the same seat

The numbers are not additive, it is likely the same seat.