Author Topic: UA international OW = half of RT  (Read 1665 times)

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UA international OW = half of RT
« on: November 05, 2017, 05:38:10 AM »
I noticed that United Airline seems to be charging international One-Way's at about half the price of Round Trip (at least between Australia and USA).
Is this:
A mistake?
A new policy?
Or is this old news and my head has been in the sand?

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2017, 07:20:05 AM »
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2017, 08:07:21 AM »
I noticed that United Airline seems to be charging international One-Way's at about half the price of Round Trip (at least between Australia and USA).
Is this:
A mistake?
A new policy?
Or is this old news and my head has been in the sand?
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 08:34:53 AM »
I noticed that United Airline seems to be charging international One-Way's at about half the price of Round Trip (at least between Australia and USA).
Is this:
A mistake?
A new policy?
Or is this old news and my head has been in the sand?
Which route?

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 08:36:54 AM »
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How old? Canít be too old as I was recently looking into it, it any way this is awesome news

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2017, 08:38:05 AM »
How old? Canít be too old as I was recently looking into it, it any way this is awesome news

Uhm, no. Just no.

UA has charged 50% of RT for... ever.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 08:38:24 AM »

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2017, 08:39:55 AM »
MEL-EWR
I checked the other way on the same dates of the RT and didnít get quite the same price, so itís not really working for all dates, interesting what made united allow this

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2017, 08:40:22 AM »
Uhm, no. Just no.

UA has charged 50% of RT for... ever.
On international? On trans-Pacific?
Definitely not since forever. In fact, definitely not before recently.

In fact, go on Kayak or Google Flights or whatever, and compare their OW's against any other airline that flies the same route.

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2017, 08:40:31 AM »
Uhm, no. Just no.

UA has charged 50% of RT for... ever.
On international? US-Australia?

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2017, 08:56:20 AM »
Um, i think he's talking revenue, not award. That may be a pricing quirk. Usually OW is more than half of RT.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2017, 09:02:59 AM »
Um, i think he's talking revenue, not award. That may be a pricing quirk. Usually OW is more than half of RT.
Correct, talking revenue.
I apologise for not being clear.

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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2017, 09:25:15 AM »
Yes, I was talking award. Didn't know anyone buys tickets with $.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2017, 09:32:49 AM »
Yes, I was talking award. Didn't know anyone buys tickets with $.
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UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2017, 10:40:53 AM »
Yes, I was talking award. Didn't know anyone buys tickets with $.

Economy is cheaper revenue
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2017, 10:42:33 AM »
Definitely route and date dependent.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2017, 11:41:42 AM »
Yes, I was talking award. Didn't know anyone buys tickets with $.
Award is $. Just a matter of which currency comes out cheapest.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2017, 12:53:23 PM »
Award is $. Just a matter of which currency comes out cheapest.
Award has always been 1/2 of RT price. He seems to be saying revenue is now 1/2 RT price. Allowing for a better Apples to apples comparison.
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Re: UA international OW = half of RT
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2017, 04:33:33 PM »
Yes, I was talking award. Didn't know anyone buys tickets with $.
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