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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 #345 on: February 14, 2016, 02:43:50 PM »
Thank you, will do! But otherwise I got my facts right? (To book with avios is T class and its feasable that there are only two such flights a day?)

Yes. It's also possible that there's none available.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #346 on: February 14, 2016, 02:52:55 PM »
Yes. It's also possible that there's none available.

Ok got it. And just to be clear, by available you mean bookable in T, not currently available award space, right?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #347 on: February 14, 2016, 03:02:01 PM »
Ok got it. And just to be clear, by available you mean bookable in T, not currently available award space, right?

T is saver. BA can only book saver award space.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #348 on: February 21, 2016, 06:58:03 AM »
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Changes to Delta Data Visibility

Delta has requested that we no longer offer to you any information on ExpertFlyer pertaining to Delta. Since our inception almost 10 years ago we have accessed Delta information through a GDS where they publish information for the benefit of various travel providers. We have always done this with the full knowledge and tacit approval of Delta. However, there now appears to be a change of thinking at Delta where this is no longer the case. As a result, we will no longer display Delta information in any of our Tools, including Flight Availability, Upgrades, Seat Maps, Fare Information, Flights Status, Flight Details, and Flight Timetables. All Alerts of all types for Delta will be set to Expired as to not count against your active alert limit.
To be clear, this action is not unique to ExpertFlyer. Delta has recently been removing their data from many websites, both booking and non-booking, in an attempt to force as many travelers as possible to only use delta.com and their apps for Delta information. In our many conversations with Delta it was made clear to us that their new policy is that any service or website that is not explicitly authorized to show Delta data will be forced to stop, especially any that screen scrape data from Delta.com or any Delta partner or agency website.
Our many attempts to forge a new agreement for the display of this information on ExpertFlyer with Delta have been rejected. We believe, and have explained to them, that ExpertFlyer brought value to Delta's best customers and by extension to Delta itself. We hope in the future Delta will come to see the net value that ExpertFlyer gives to them as you have already discovered. Should you wish to express your thoughts on this matter to Delta, you can reach customer support here:
Ouch.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #349 on: February 21, 2016, 07:34:28 AM »

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #351 on: March 06, 2016, 11:34:26 AM »
Are PG award results accurate for booking with JAL?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #352 on: March 06, 2016, 12:28:40 PM »
Are PG award results accurate for booking with JAL?

No

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #353 on: March 10, 2016, 12:47:50 AM »
any programs like this one who can alert you for cx?

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #354 on: March 10, 2016, 12:51:40 AM »
any programs like this one who can alert you for cx?

Wandr.me

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #355 on: March 22, 2016, 11:25:48 AM »
I have a question about interpreting EF info about Iberia.
The link in the wiki says that EF supports Iberia business class awards. It doesn't say anything about Y class awards.

When I look up IB5707 (which is the same as VY2019) on 21Aug on EF, I see:
Business - Award: U 2
ECONOMY: Y 9

Does this mean that there are 2 business award seats available?  Does Vueling even have J?
The flight is not showing up with any award availability on Iberia.com, though I was able to book 4 Y award seats on this very flight a few days ago.  I'm still hoping to grab one more.  (Yes, I posted about this in a separate thread, but I'm asking here specifically about interpreting EF.)

Thanks.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #356 on: June 09, 2016, 07:11:38 PM »
 Dear Maxie,

We're happy to announce that the previously missing DL data has been restored to ExpertFlyer. The only exception is that DL Upgrade inventory, which Delta is still not allowing access to, is not available. However regular fare class inventory/availability/alerting and all other searches (Seat Maps/Alerts, Fares, etc.) are available again for DL. This is in addition to the previously released low/saver-level DL Award inventory.

Please note, for the Flight Availability search, DL flights will only be returned when DL is the only airline specified in the search.

As a reminder, the full list of features of our Basic and Premium subscriptions can be found here: http://www.expertflyer.com/frequent-flyer-programs
Also the full list of supported Award & Upgrade airlines/classes for searching and alerting is available here: http://www.expertflyer.com/sessionlessClassList.do   


If you encounter any issues or have questions about specific searches, please email us directly at customercare@expertflyer.com with the details about the search and results.

We hope that you find ExpertFlyer helpful in your travel planning. As always, thank you for your continued support of ExpertFlyer.

Regards,
The ExpertFlyer.com Team

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I guess this means we'll be able to see delta award availability again?
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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #357 on: July 20, 2016, 04:47:17 PM »
Getting this error for a bunch of airlines.

"An error has occurred while communicating with the airline reservation system. The support team has been notified of this problem. Thank you for your patience and understanding."

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #358 on: February 26, 2017, 10:26:14 AM »
CZ award bucket for first class is F and not P.

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Re: ExpertFlyer.com - Master Information and Updates Thread
« Reply #359 on: March 08, 2017, 09:23:23 PM »
CZ award bucket for first class is F and not P.
Can you please update this?

Very annoying to have to manually put in F every time.

TIA