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Do gate agents really seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy?

There's no guarantee that will happen, as the new low fare, Basic Economy, is explicit that, for price, you relinquish some options that other, higher priced fares have, including seat selection. ...
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Why is Iceland Air's Saga Premium product classified as Business class?

It's not. Here's what I see if I go to book a flight on Icelandair's website: The premium cabin is sold as "Saga Premium," as also shown on their services page. Their fleet pages depict "Saga Premium"...
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Do gate agents really seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy?

I wrote to United Airlines, I got an answer, so I've got the answer to this question. That is: no, gate agents do not seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy, parents ...
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Do gate agents really seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy?

It states right there: Seats will be assigned prior to boarding. Customers traveling together, including families, will not be able to sit together. However, I do think that most people are ...
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Why is Iceland Air's Saga Premium product classified as Business class?

This page sets out the different fare classes. The difference between economy flex and saga premium: Free headset Free meals Free alcoholic beverages Free champagne Free hot towels 2 32 KG checked ...
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What is VLEE6M fare basis?

It's the name of the fare you paid for travel. Airlines have a long list of fares between every city pair. Each fare has a different price and comes with different conditions on its use. Fare names ...
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How to know if a Delta ticket is refundable?

So, the fare basis code is QK6H40M2 (you can see it in the "fare construction"). You can use a site such as Expertflyer to look up fare rules. This is part of the premium subscription, but ...
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What is VLEE6M fare basis?

The fare basis is often a short hand code for the airline to pack certain rules and conditions into a very compact from for gate agents. It varies from airline to airline, so if you really want to do ...
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What does First class (fare class F) on Jetstar Airways mean?

It isn't first class, it is a mistake made by ITA Software (unusually) in mapping the booking class (F) back to the cabin class (for JQ, booking class F is economy). A similar mistake is made by a few ...
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Do gate agents really seat young children away from their parents in United Basic Economy?

In other countries such as the UK, it's seen as a pragmatic safety benefit to seat young children next to a parent/guardian. Some form of this safety precaution is supposed to be enacted in the US ...
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How can I know with Aegean Airlines if I have Economy Light or Economy ComfortFlex fare?

If EDreams supplied you with a PNR (Aegean's 6-digit booking record number), use that number on Aegean Airlines' website to retrieve your booking details. If EDreams didn't send you the PNR, then ask ...
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How to know if a Delta ticket is refundable?

https://pro.delta.com/content/agency/us/en/agent-resources/general-information/new-fare-basis-code-structure.html This page explains how to find fare product and refundability from the fare basis code....
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Is Aegean Air's cancellation penalty for Flex/ComfortFlex applied per booking, per leg, per passenger, or somehow else?

https://en.aegeanair.com/plan/fare-rules/ lists a bewildering number of cases based in fare class and route. Most international ones read something like this. II. Flex Fare (Y, B, M, H, Q, V, L, K, S,...
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Is my cabin class based on my operating airline or my marketing airline?

The 'cabin' codes are fairly well standardized: Y - Economy W - Premium Economy J/C - Business F - First But there are variations and special cases*. Though 100%, your Y cabin is economy. Note, ...
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Why is Iceland Air's Saga Premium product classified as Business class?

The important external thing (for naming a booking class "Business class") is whether airports recognize it as business class (and get the appropriate fees for those passengers) and hence honor their ...
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Is my cabin class based on my operating airline or my marketing airline?

If the marketing cabin is Y, then you're in economy. You can also use the fact that Delta's "X" fare class is an economy class. It is unlikely to map to a business seat on another carrier.
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How to know if a Delta ticket is refundable?

At booking, they should have you an option to show the rare rules and at this point it's always a good idea to display and save them. There may or may not be a away to display them again on the ...
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can i take advantage of first class perks if the first leg of my flight is economy class whilst the second leg is first?

with my first class ticket for the first leg can I still use the first class TSA lines at airport A or do I have to use the regular lines Depends on the specific airport: some don't even have a ...
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How are the ranks of the first class fares with Alaska Airlines used?

Quite generally (not specific to Alaska Airlines, and some may not apply in their case)… Priority for upgrades is just one of the many attributes of a fare. First and foremost, the biggest difference ...
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How can I purchase a "Standing / Non-reserved Seat" Korail train ticket online?

Simply put, you can't. Online booking is always for reserving seats, it doesn't make sense to book a non-reserved seat. To get the non-reserved seat, you have to buy the ticket yourself at the station ...
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Why is Iceland Air's Saga Premium product classified as Business class?

As some already said business class does not mean business class. If you compare Qatar Airways Q suite with Lufthansa you can also ask why is Lufthansa classified as business class. In business class ...
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What is the difference between D and X fares in JL?

Aside from the usual caveats, it's quite possible that your company travel agent has a corporate deal with JL or access to other fares that are not available to the general public. Airlines are free ...
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Interline Plating Carriers - Whose baggage policy applies?

If the itinerary is booked on one ticket (its a code-share), then the Most Significant Carrier rule (from IATA) applies. Air Canada has a pdf on their website that details rules and conditions of ...
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Find out booking class of past flights

The airline may have a mechanism to request a receipt after you travel. United, for example, has a form you can fill out and they'll send you back a receipt within two weeks. If your airline doesn't ...
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Qatar economy booking classes

The Qatar Privilege Club earning chart indicates the following: First Flexi: F Value: P Saver: A Promo: A Business Flexi: J, C Value: D Saver: I Promo: R Economy Flexi: Y, B, H ...
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BA: "anx9c1s6 type fares"?

I spoke with BA over twitter. The code would relate to the rules and restrictions on the ticket. If booking via our website, these would be advised at the time of booking. Nearly all flights ...
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BA: "anx9c1s6 type fares"?

As fare codes, after the first letter, are airline specific and BA does not share the full list with the general public, you may never find the full explanation. You worked out much already by working ...
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Turkish airlines new fares. Is 'Economy Promotion' modifiable?

Thanks to an Tom's answer I started again to check there site and found there fare rules here https://p.turkishairlines.com/en-fr/any-questions/fare-rules/index.html It seems that their 'Economy ...
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