Questions tagged [fare-basis]

A code used by airlines to link to the set of rules applicable to the travel. [fare-basis] is specific. Use tag [fare-class] for more general queries.

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Combining 2 roundtrip tickets

I am travelling from country A to country B. I want to spend about a month in country B and I would like to repeat this journey in 6 months or so. Are there any rules against buying 2 roundtrip ...
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Flight fares and distance of the travel [duplicate]

I am based on Chennai and currently living in Toronto. I am planning to go to Switzerland from Chennai after some months ( once I back to Chennai). Currently I am estimating my vacation cost ( 3-4 ...
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What is VLEE6M fare basis?

I am flying to BOM (Bombay airport) from JED (Jeddah airport), my ticket is showing VLEE6M fare basis. What is it?
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Why might a multi-leg flight be cheaper than one of its legs? [duplicate]

I expect this has been asked and answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find an exact duplicate. The multi-leg return fare: CWL > AMS > PDX > AMS > CWL is significantly cheaper than: AMS ...
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Is my cabin class based on my operating airline or my marketing airline?

I just got an XML for my PNR from Sabre which held two components: ResBookDesigCode="X" MarketingCabin="Y" MarketingAirline Code="DL"/> OperatingAirline Code="WA" CompanyShortName="KLM CITYHOPPER"/> ...
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What does the flight jargon "fare class" actually mean? Is it the same as either "fare basis (code)" or "travel class"?

I just added a tag for fare-class since I saw a question about them and thought it's a frequent enough topic in air travel even though I didn't know exactly what it was. I guess it's something more ...
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British Airways Fare Basis Code

Fare Class (or Fare Code) is the letter you see in your ticket reservation; the common ones are: F - First class J - Business Class Y - Economy Class On British Airways however, I recently had a ...
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Deciphering Air Canada Fare Codes

While searching for flights with Air Canada, I noticed that the fare codes appear as 6 to 8 letter / digit sequences. The first letter seems to stand for the booking class, but the rest of the letters ...