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Expert flyer phantom availability?

Expert flyer phantom availability?

  1. Mick Member

    hi all! Does anyone know if expert flyer ever shows phantom availability? Looking at LH F home from Europe (connecting from Bilbao)…

    United showed 2 seats available, lifemiles 1 seat, aeroplan 0, ANA 0 and expert flyer 2.

    I booked one seat using lifemiles. Expert flyer and united still show at least one seat.

    Lifemiles shows no availability now.

  2. MidSouthSkier Community Ambassador

    It could be that Lifemiles doesn’t get as much partner availability as other partners. That’s true with Fiji Air where AA has more availability than Alaska. But the FJ/AA/AS thing was true even when FJ & AA were just partners and not in a quasi-alliance. Since Lifemiles/Avianca is in Star Alliance like LH that seems weird.

  3. Mick Member

    Thanks MSS. I thought it was odd too. Although nearly every Aeroplan search I do atm has a 50% “technical issues atm” response so I ignored those. EF and UA both still ahowing space and nothing on lifemiles. Hoping it pops up

  4. Mick Member

    Now the award is showing up on aeroplan! Still nothing on lifemiles. I dont have any amex points, and I dont want to spend 110,000 UR or UA points – aaarrgggghhh

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