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Non-reving With YV Through PHX  
User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 4 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1908 times:

Oh the 12th of next month, a friend and I are non-reving to SAN via PHX through either EUG, or PDX, dependant on load availability. My question is, is it typically hard on a tuesday to make a PHX-SAN/CLD flight? For instance, do they usually go out full, light...etc?

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User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 6 days ago) and read 1859 times:

come on now, we must have some HP employees out there that non-rev a little..

User currently offlineBridogger6 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 716 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1827 times:

No not too bad... not so much on the Mesa flights away because those are the earlier ones. Mainline flight on the other hand fill up pretty well during the summer to San Diego. Anyway, just remind me as the time gets closer and I will check flight loads for you.

User currently offlinePhoenixX2 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 100 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1819 times:

Tues, Wed and Thurs are probably your best bets. The only problem is, that all the PHX - SAN area flights are full this time of year. I would not put my worst enemy on these flights non - reving. Sorry. GO DUCKS!!

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1764 times:

what about LAS-SAN on YV??? Any info on that..the dates are July 12 out bound EUG-SAN (via PHX, or LAS) thanks for info!

User currently offlineMidex461 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 282 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1739 times:

Sorry, not much help. The only flight EUG-LAS leaves EUG at 7:30 PM and arrives in LAS at 9:30. The only connecting flight LAS-SAN is a mainline redeye that arrives SAN at 1:07 AM, plus it's already booked pretty full.

What can I say, those 65 degree high temps are appealing!



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User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1732 times:

no, I was talking about the morning departure to SAN, its a mesa. It leaves at nine something for PHX.

User currently offlineBridogger6 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 716 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1727 times:

The 915AM flight out of PHX is less than half full as of right now, hope that helps.

User currently offlineHPRamper From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4078 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1713 times:

when non-reving, it's hard to make plans in advance like this, best bet is to wait until the week of, then you can find out the booking in a more accurate sense. People are still buying tickets for the flights now, that week they should be finished for the most part

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1696 times:

yeah, You have a point, I have some good non reving memories. One interesting thing about non reving is its only predictable to a certain degree...and then it might change completely unexpected!

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1647 times:

Any more info friends???

User currently offlineHPRamper From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4078 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1645 times:

Yeah, keep an eye on the flights leaving before the one you plan on, if there are delays or a cancellation the passengers will generally be bumped onto yours. I found this out the hard way. Another neat trick paying passengers like to do is forego leaving on the early morning flight because they'd rather sleep in, then hop on the next plane as revenue standby. Dirty, but fact.

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1641 times:

Yeah...most def... I never mess with a flight thats open if I find out the one prior is oversold...Gotta love non-reving, this trip I went ahead and just purchased tickets on the way home...Decided to play it safe. I'm super excited to fly the SF340 btw!!! yey!

User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1637 times:

Excuse for the lack of knowledge, but whats 'non-reving'? Flying without a reservation?

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1634 times:

Precisely, flying on a space available basis. Quite fun, but risky, in the U.S. you must be an airline employee to do it, or typically be associated with one through family...etc

User currently offlinePhoenixX2 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 100 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1617 times:

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 13):
Excuse for the lack of knowledge, but whats 'non-reving'?

Non-Revenue producing Passengers (yeh right). Even though you pay a discounted price you are considered Non-Reving. There are different levels, employees getting the top spot, then employee's benefiting family, then buddy-pass users, OAL employees, etc. Good idea not to check bag(s), if you don't go, they will, and then you are without you bag(s). Check-in with only carry-on bags. Flyboy, your smart in buying some back-ups.

Rgds


User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1588 times:

yeah out of EUG into southern cal there are several options through all of the cities served, we've always got on board except for maybe twice...so hopefully all goes though all right.

User currently onlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6074 posts, RR: 14
Reply 17, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1562 times:

You might want to look into getting some passes on UA to get down to SAN or CLD. Especially coming from EUG, it would be good to have a backup.


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User currently offlineJetboyflyhi From France, joined Oct 2004, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1552 times:

Do you live in EUG? Because those flights are always FULL! Try to get passes on SkyWest UAX operated flights for back up!


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User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1879 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1539 times:

Usually vegas goes out with open seats from EUG, and it just went daily, the morning plane fills up a lot, and occasionally the afternoon flight...they are nasty looking right now on the 11th but the 12th isn't horrible...UX is more notorious for being full out of EUG to SFO...thats hell!

User currently onlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6074 posts, RR: 14
Reply 20, posted (9 years 4 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1515 times:

Try DL to SAN, or to LAX and catch UAX from there.


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