Author Topic: Emirates Devaluation: Chauffeur Cancelled for Partner Flights, No First Class Awards via Alaska  (Read 8046 times)

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I happen to agree with him, how can EK take away a benefit after the ticket and chauffeur were booked? Retroactively canceling is disgusting.

And how would a DOT complaint about a canceled chauffeur service kill EK- AS relationship? They fully deserve the DOT complaint
EK will just say enough with AS freeloaders headaches and stop giving away awards on EK F for AS members.

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EK will just say enough with AS freeloaders headaches and stop giving away awards on EK F for AS members.
EK might have already made some decisions before the DOT complaint,  No F after March,  Canceled chauffeur service Etc....


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From flyertalk a$$hole who is about to ruin the deal:

 
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/alaska-airlines-mileage-plan/1381554-consolidated-emirates-ek-awards-availability-booking-routing-thread-91.html#post24209885
This man is an idiot.

This is like filing a complaint with the DOT for not getting KSML after it was confirmed.
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This man is an idiot.

This is like filing a complaint with the DOT for not getting KSML after it was confirmed.

Reminds me of the guy who ruined the Lifmiles trick USA>GUAM get off the plane in NRT, I believe that guy complained something to DOT and Avianca stopped that trick.

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Reminds me of the guy who ruined the Lifmiles trick USA>GUAM get off the plane in NRT, I believe that guy complained something to DOT and Avianca stopped that trick.
A blogger no less.
Ruined a lot more than just GUM.
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Quaerite et Invenietis.

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From A commenter on onemileatatime.com:

"Bruce says
January 29, 2015 at 3:34 pm

We had some confusion yesterday prior to our JFK-DXB flight. As we were on our way to JFK in our paid limo ride, I got a text from our cancelled driver from Boston Coach (hired by Emirates). Even though I was told via tweet from Emirates that our ride was cancelled retroactively, in reality it was not. He was waiting for us at the designated pick up location."

Wonder if my chauffeur service is still booked. I booked in October.

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/01/29/how-to-still-get-emirates-chauffeur-on-alaska-award-tickets/



Wonder if my chauffeur service is still booked. I booked in October.

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Hmmmm. My Chauffeur service is showing confirmed on EK websit.... Hmmmmm
Booked with AS

I Booked the Chauffeur service in October, I logged in today and it's back! Shows confirmed and in time.
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Perhaps this is thanks to Matt
http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/01/14/emirates-not-honoring-chauffeur-service-previously-made-bookings/comment-page-1/#comment-2380461

 Matt says
January 29, 2015 at 2:07 pm

UPDATE as of 1/27/15

After 2 weeks of trying to work it out directly with Emirates and to get Alaska to try and help to no avail, I resorted to my last course of action.

I filed a complaint with the DOT. In my case I had tickets that were ticketed in First on 2 OCT 2014. My contention was I paid for a ticket (how in this case at the time of booking was irrelevant) with certain services and then the carrier changed the terms on me without notice in violation of their terms of carriage posted on their website.

I provided my e-ticket number along with my Emirates booking confirmation code to the DOT representative that contacted me right away after filing the complaint. He agreed with me that I had a legitimate issue with them but said he couldn’t force them to comply, only issue a violation if they did not remedy the situation. Within 2 days Emirates reversed course and gave me the Chauffeur Drive. Sad it took all that to get them to do the right thing. I wouldn’t have cared but in my case it was going to cost me well over $600 one way for a large sedan to drive me to Abu Dhabi, so I’m glad I did.

Best of luck to everyone else!

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How many JAL Miles USA>DXb>Asia for EK F Oneway?

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Looks like they are stopping Qantas ticket stock also.

Quaerite et Invenietis.