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Emirates award via Alaska Air

Emirates award via Alaska Air

  1. Anonymous

    I am working on getting 2 Emirates business class seats FLL-DXB. When I went to Alaska web site, it showed 2 business class seats available. However, once I booked first one, the second disappeared. (Needed to book separately, using two different Alaska accounts). So, for now, I have the second person booked via IAD, but would like to get both tickets on same flight. Questions:
    1- What is the chance an extra award seat will show up again? Flight is 6 months away. Does Emirates make more seats available later? Or is 1 seat per flight the norm?
    2- If I cancel the existing FLL-DXB award seat, will it come back in inventory in a reasonable time? (I ask this because the person traveling with me actually lives in FLL, and it would make more sense for her to have the FLL-DXB ticket than me) (Yes, I know, I should have booked hers first. live and learn.)
    Thanks.

  2. SeattleTodd

    In the future, if you call MileagePlan they can book both awards for you at the same time using miles from 2 different accounts. They grab both seats simultaneously so there’s no risk of losing one.

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