Anyone get in on the $60 R/T transcons?

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  1. dhammer53
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    There was a special fare loaded this morning that disappeared within minutes. Delta offered roundtrip transcons JFK/LAS and JFK/LAS (to name a few) ;) in business elite at ~$60 roundtrip.

    Who was lucky enough to book a flight?
     
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  2. iolaire
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    No I saw the JAX to ANC early on, but I was too early to see that it was valid across the board..
     
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    I have a few booked. Wife and I are going to SoCal in BizElite in February to visit her grandmother. We're also going to Seattle in October for my wife's birthday. And I booked SEA for the FTU/Freddies weekend.

    Oh, and SEA was only $40 up front. :D

    The fare died as I was getting some fun routes to HNL to price. :/
     
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    Sweet - do they HAVE to honor the obviously mistaken fare?
     
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    I was able to get jfk/lax-phx and jfk-lax in coach, but on B and Y fares (one seg on T). SWU and its solved. They stated they'd honor the fare
     
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    DL will honor their mistake from today.:D

    They don't have to and they even have a ZERO FARE inclusion in their Contract of Carriage however this was not a ZERO FARE situation.

    http://mynews13.com/content/news/cf...cles/cfn/2013/12/26/delta_will_honor_far.html


     
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    Yes, they do.
    The DoT has made it quite clear that such clauses are unenforceable.
     
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    I cannot imagine that I will every actually get in on these kinds of mistakes. The timing has to be perfect and well, I don't work at a computer. /sigh
     
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    I thought you hated DL.
     
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    :confused:

    I think that their loyalty program is not particularly useful for my personal needs but I don't recall ever expressing hate for the operations, much less the carrier overall.

    And when I can fly premium cabin transcons for $40-60 a pop I don't care about the miles or who the operator is.
     
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    not I, spending time with family that has come in town. I heard about it on the news on the drive home.
    bingo, that was made clear in the newscast and the airline must honor the fare.
     
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    +1

    I read about it just a few hours too late. Would have been so sweet to end 2013 knowing I had such cheap flights for 2014.

    Better luck next time I guess... and hope!
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    I guess I should never sleep...Oh the things you miss. :(
     
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    There have been rumors circulating that they will honor the tickets but transport in economy only for future bookings.
     
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    :confused:

    Not a chance that they get away with changing the class of service once the ticket is issued.
     
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    Nope and I plan on raising hell if they did.
     
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    It was fixed within 2 hours ... now ABC News is suggesting that Delta to Honor Super-Low Mistake Fares
     
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    Damn, was too late/slow...
     
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    Nothing to suggest...DL has acknowledged that they will do it. And that they only found a $400 fare discounted means they forgot to search for business class seats. ;)
     
  20. Flyer1976
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    Delta has already publicly stated that the fares will be honored. :rolleyes:
     
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    We grabbed one JFK-LAX RT for June, Y00UPRQ @$64 which booked directly into C. As I was sitting around deciding what else to do, the thing shut down. I believe that it was around and available for an hour from about 1045.
     
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    Was :rolleyes: necessary?? I keep hearing how friendly MP is, and yet on a somewhat frequent basis, I see things like this.
     
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    I was rolling my eyes at ABC news suggesting DL honor the fares when Delta has already publicly announced it.
     
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    Ok. When I saw the :rolleyes: after the comment, you can see why it was confusing. I would have put the rolleyes after your comment.
     
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    All you folks who snared those tix - I say like to you like Asterix - pfffttttt ;)

    Where was I then ? :eek: Sobering up I guess :(:mad:;)

    Enjoy !!! Remember it is now MDQs !!! I bet those are worth a buck :)
     
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    I agree it can be confusing so I've edited my post to convey the appropriate tone. :)
     
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