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Questions tagged [fare-class]

Questions about various fare classes/codes used by the airlines.

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Qatar economy booking classes

Qatar Airways advertises "fare families" to make it easy to see what is allowed, allowed for a charge, or not allowed with a particular fare: Promo Fare Saver Fare Value Fare Flexi Fare But which ...
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BA: “anx9c1s6 type fares”?

What are "anx9c1s6 type fares", as seen on the following screenshot I got from britishairways.com while making a booking? (Googling yields zero hits.)
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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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Find out booking class of past flights

Is there a way to find out the booking class of a past flight, only having your name, flight number and booking reference/ticket number?
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Do gate agents really seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy?

According to United, for Basic Economy fares: Seats will be assigned prior to boarding. Customers traveling together, including families, will not be able to sit together. My husband and I plan ...
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What does First class (fare class F) on Jetstar Airways mean?

A friend of mine recently booked a multi-city one-way ticket covering three airlines that according to ITA Matrix includes this mysterious segment: Note that this is described as "First (F)", even ...
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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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Turkish airlines new fares. Is 'Economy Promotion' modifiable?

Several days ago, I visited the new web site of Turkish airlines and see some interesting fares. However, I can't figure out whether the cheapest fare ticket can be be modified or not. I'm not ...
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What is the difference between D and X fares in JL?

I have a business trip coming up which requires a roundtrip ticket HND-SFO. As I do for all trips, business and pleasure, I start shopping around aggregator sites, like expedia, and then directly ...
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Flying with Swiss Economy class (W) - what is my luggage allowance?

I am flying with Swiss on Economy class (fare code W). My ticket says that my luggage allowance is no check-in luggage and one piece of hand-luggage. However, the Swiss website says that I have the ...
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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 ...
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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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How is Delta's MQM minimum per leg affected by fare class?

Under Delta's SkyMiles program (both the old one and the new one that began in 2015,) Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs) are earned per mile flown, but earn a minimum of 500 per leg. Additionally, the ...
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Can I determine upgrade eligibility if I know the fare class?

I have frequent flyer status with Turkish Airlines which gives me Star Alliance Gold status. Using Kayak to search for flights, I want to know, prior to purchasing a ticket, that I am able to upgrade ...
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Accessing Travel Agent Fare Class Data

I am interested in accessing a large amount of airline ticket prices for a research project. I want to be able to access the price of an itinerary in each of the available fare classes repeatedly on ...
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Determine Cathay Pacific fare class

I recently flew with Cathay Pacific in economy and now Qantas is rejecting my frequent flyer point claim. Is there a way to check which fare class I bought based on my e-ticket?