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These fares do happen from time to time

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Baltimore, Maryland
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These fares do happen from time to time

huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/12/united-website…

I remember the great BA "sale" from years ago.

Anywhere BA flew for about as I can best remember ------$29

That " sale" lasted well into the night.

BA stood behind that price even though it was an obvious mistake.

I knew folks that booked 8-10 tickets.

Will be interesting to see what United does in this case.

Amsterdam, The...
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1. Re: These fares do happen from time to time

You didn't manage to bag one then John?

Baltimore, Maryland
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2. Re: These fares do happen from time to time

No Ron I did not

I did hear about it n time. But I was busy with other things. And I kind of doubted what I had heard

Once I realized the scope of the deal it was over.

It was fun though following on line the adventures of those that did score.

The big issue was for a while----------will they honor these $29 purchases to Asia or Europe?

They did.

In upgraded economy as well. And with full FF points earned for the flight taken.

I can still,work up a bit of depression and envy just thinking about it now :-(

These fares happen with hotels as well. In fact flier talk forum has a sub forum for hotels that follows these types of sales or mistakes.

Edited: 5:14 am, September 13, 2013
Buffalo Area
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This supposedly was a human error that many individuals took advantage of without moral conscience. Yes, it was available, but some booked as many as 14 flights. They new it was a mistake!! They are not honorable individuals in my opinion. We as the general public will end up suffering because of them. The airlines will just up my fair to make up for their loss.

Baltimore, Maryland
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4. Re: These fares do happen from time to time

Of course it was human error.

You hardly ever see $20 international flights on purpose.

But who knows for sure?

When I see a $1200 off season flight to Amsterdam that a few years ago was going for $325 I am never quite sure if this is human error as far as that $1200 or plain old price gouging.

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5. Re: These fares do happen from time to time

well united is will honor those tickets

6. Re: These fares do happen from time to time

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