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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2955 on: September 10, 2019, 05:53:41 PM »
if book a award flight with united (LIH-ORD) except 1 leg is operated by Hawaiian Airlines (LIH-HNL), do I get charged luggage fees twice?

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2956 on: September 11, 2019, 03:24:01 PM »
if book a award flight with united (LIH-ORD) except 1 leg is operated by Hawaiian Airlines (LIH-HNL), do I get charged luggage fees twice?

I don't see a reason why you should.... Anyone else?

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2957 on: September 11, 2019, 10:19:16 PM »
i have a general q about booking cash flights
q being if i am booking a whole bunch of flights back and forth from/to the same airports domestic would there be any way to get it cheper then booking each one oneway (not asking about hidden city)
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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2958 on: September 12, 2019, 01:19:13 AM »
i have a general q about booking cash flights
q being if i am booking a whole bunch of flights back and forth from/to the same airports domestic would there be any way to get it cheper then booking each one oneway (not asking about hidden city)
Why would you book them as one ways?
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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2959 on: September 12, 2019, 04:54:14 PM »
easier to look for cheapest 
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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2960 on: September 12, 2019, 06:19:25 PM »
i have a general q about booking cash flights
q being if i am booking a whole bunch of flights back and forth from/to the same airports domestic would there be any way to get it cheper then booking each one oneway (not asking about hidden city)
Depending on airports, it could be cheaper to book round trips, and have a nested round trips inside the other ones.

Hereís an example that Iíve booked for someone.
He had to go NYC-ORF RT twice in 1 month. The price for NYC-ORF RT was $450, but a ORF-NYC RT was only $300 (and no, OW flights were not half the price).

So I booked (sample dates):
Trip A RT:
NYC-ORF 8/1
ORF-NYC 9/1

Trip B RT:
ORF-NYC 8/10
NYC-ORF 8/20

Same for international.
It can be cheaper to fly LON-NYC RT, then NYC-LON RT.
So if you need to go every month from NYC-LON, you book the first NYC-LON with the return being of your last time going, and then have a bunch of LON-NYC RT in middle.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2961 on: September 12, 2019, 09:19:02 PM »
Same for international.
It can be cheaper to fly LON-NYC RT, then NYC-LON RT.
So if you need to go every month from NYC-LON, you book the first NYC-LON with the return being of your last time going, and then have a bunch of LON-NYC RT in middle.
When it comes to TLV itís almost always cheapest starting in TLV.
I also recall a glitch having a double RT on one ticket for very cheap: TLV-NYC-TLV-NYC-TLV

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2962 on: September 14, 2019, 10:04:56 PM »
Can I book a flight for myself with my wifes AA miles from her account?

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2963 on: September 14, 2019, 10:35:20 PM »
Can I book a flight for myself with my wifes AA miles from her account?
Yes.
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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2964 on: September 15, 2019, 08:39:07 AM »
Depending on airports, it could be cheaper to book round trips, and have a nested round trips inside the other ones.

Hereís an example that Iíve booked for someone.
He had to go NYC-ORF RT twice in 1 month. The price for NYC-ORF RT was $450, but a ORF-NYC RT was only $300 (and no, OW flights were not half the price).

So I booked (sample dates):
Trip A RT:
NYC-ORF 8/1
ORF-NYC 9/1

Trip B RT:
ORF-NYC 8/10
NYC-ORF 8/20

Same for international.
It can be cheaper to fly LON-NYC RT, then NYC-LON RT.
So if you need to go every month from NYC-LON, you book the first NYC-LON with the return being of your last time going, and then have a bunch of LON-NYC RT in middle.
It's called "back to back" ticketing, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airline_booking_ploys

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2965 on: September 16, 2019, 01:40:21 PM »
Is there a way to know which flight crew will be on a specific flight?
If I had a terrible experience last Tuesday from MIA-CLT is it safe to assume that tomorrow will be the same crew?

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2966 on: September 16, 2019, 01:59:32 PM »
if book a award flight with united (LIH-ORD) except 1 leg is operated by Hawaiian Airlines (LIH-HNL), do I get charged luggage fees twice?
how will you get charged twice? Itís not a self transfer...

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2967 on: September 16, 2019, 02:07:35 PM »
Is there a way to know which flight crew will be on a specific flight?
If I had a terrible experience last Tuesday from MIA-CLT is it safe to assume that tomorrow will be the same crew?
AA?

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2968 on: September 16, 2019, 02:13:17 PM »
AA?
who else has horrible staff and hubs in both

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Re: Random airline-questions.
« Reply #2969 on: September 16, 2019, 02:13:53 PM »
Is there a way to know which flight crew will be on a specific flight?
If I had a terrible experience last Tuesday from MIA-CLT is it safe to assume that tomorrow will be the same crew?
no garruntee