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Topic: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Ffis34
Posted 2005-06-02 19:30:57 and read 4399 times.

With united being in the situation it is I wondering if it would be safe to buy tickets for a flight to SFO in July

ffis34

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: KaiGywer
Posted 2005-06-02 19:33:05 and read 4392 times.

Well, considering that if everybody was thinking that way they would be in even more trouble. So, buy your ticket if you'd like them to survive. And even if the worst happens, other airlines might honor your ticket.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Ffis34
Posted 2005-06-02 19:44:08 and read 4379 times.

Alright thanks kaigywer
ffis34

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: BRAVO7E7
Posted 2005-06-02 19:52:38 and read 4360 times.

They WILL survive, so yes.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Cslusarc
Posted 2005-06-02 20:00:25 and read 4349 times.

I disagree with the earlier repliers.... I truly think that the risk of UA (and Ted) not operating in July is significant. I wouldn't bet money on them continuing to operate in July. Book on some other carrier... try WN if they fly your route..... WN is profitable and will be flying in July GUARENTEED.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Ffis34
Posted 2005-06-02 20:09:51 and read 4334 times.

No Southwest will not be able to fly the route because they do not run a direct flight from TPA-SFO in that case i would even go for oakland but i dont think they offer that flight anymore

ffis34

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: S12PPL
Posted 2005-06-02 20:15:10 and read 4320 times.

As bad of shape UA is in right now, and as much fun as it appears to be predicting the demise of an airline...

No one can accurately predict when/if UA will collapse. I know it's asking alot...but can we stop trying to pick D-Day for UA?? Let it happen when/if it happens.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: DfwRevolution
Posted 2005-06-02 20:16:24 and read 4309 times.

Just buy with a credit card... you'll be fine.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: WorldXplorer
Posted 2005-06-02 20:52:34 and read 4265 times.

If you want then survive, but go on another carrier out of fear, then you're only hurting UA further by flying the competition. Use a credit card for added protection.

WorldXplorer

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: SA7700
Posted 2005-06-02 22:50:36 and read 4207 times.

Well I support UA and believe that they will survive. I already booked and paid for domestic tickets in November and December. Yes, on a credit card.

Rgds

SA7700

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Jamake1
Posted 2005-06-02 23:00:14 and read 4191 times.

Quoting Cslusarc (Reply 4):
I disagree with the earlier repliers.... I truly think that the risk of UA (and Ted) not operating in July is significant. I wouldn't bet money on them continuing to operate in July. Book on some other carrier... try WN if they fly your route..... WN is profitable and will be flying in July GUARENTEED.

You don't know what you're talking about.

And use spell check the next time you post.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Luv2fly
Posted 2005-06-02 23:25:30 and read 4160 times.

Quoting DfwRevolution (Reply 7):
Just buy with a credit card... you'll be fine.

If you are flying in the future and you have since paid off the balance then you have to try and get your credit card company to refund the money.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: AADC10
Posted 2005-06-03 00:01:46 and read 4125 times.

Even if UA is doomed, they will still be flying in July. No creditor would want to pull the plug on an airline during their busy season, with big numbers predicted for the Trans-Pacific flights.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: StevenUhl777
Posted 2005-06-03 01:47:28 and read 4073 times.

Buy it. They just took a gigantic leap forward on Tuesday, and the chance that it falls through is less than 1% at this point.

Again, buy with a credit card, and you'll be fine.

Thanks for choosing the Friendly Skies and TED!

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Flyibaby
Posted 2005-06-03 12:20:36 and read 3956 times.

Even if you dont purchase a ticket with a credit card, your still okay. Per federal regulations since 2004, if you have a ticket for travel on a part 121 SCHEDULED carrier, then all other scheduled 121 carriers must accept the ticket at face value for at least standby travel. I wouldn't sweat it, by the ticket, credit card or not.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Burnsie28
Posted 2005-06-03 16:38:22 and read 3885 times.

Well put it this way, im booked on UA at the end of July twice, July 20-24 DEN-SFO-SAN-DEN and July 28-31 DEN-SFO-DEN im not worried.

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: Richardnhsv
Posted 2005-06-03 16:56:16 and read 3869 times.

Go ahead and by your ticket. If something happens to them, other airlines are under no obligation, but usually do provide return or onward transportation for about US50.00 or so dollars.

Enjoy the trip!

Topic: RE: Is It Safe To Buy Tickets For TED In July
Username: ACdreamliner
Posted 2005-06-03 18:49:46 and read 3824 times.

Quoting Cslusarc (Reply 4):
I disagree with the earlier repliers.... I truly think that the risk of UA (and Ted) not operating in July is significant. I wouldn't bet money on them continuing to operate in July. Book on some other carrier... try WN if they fly your route..... WN is profitable and will be flying in July GUARENTEED.

i disagree. no good liquidator would close an airline down right before the most profitable season of the lot. if United is to go under, it will not be before September, so go ahead and book!


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