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Does Air Canada Availability return to Inventory

Does Air Canada Availability return to Inventory

  1. Chris

    I find myself having to cancel and rebook a United award on Air Canada to change the traveling person. Does anyone know if when I cancel if the inventory becomes available again. Currently the routing is not showing available. Just wondering if I cancel and immediately rebook if it will become available.

  2. David W

    There is really no guarantee that it will return to inventory. It really depends on the airline releasing the award. Sometimes it returns to inventory right away, others will take a bit of time for it to return to inventory and maybe longer for a partner airline to see the space and other times it might go back into a different fare class so that the seat is for sale and not an award.

    I think Air Canada can be stingy with awards sometimes. Also, unless you have status with UA, its going to cost $200 to cancel the original award. Is an award available if the routing is a bit different? I would book that first and pay the change fee to change award if it goes back into award inventory.

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