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Air Canada Offers Trip On New 777 For GBP.77.70!  
User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7544 times:

A bit of cool marketing by AC . They are offering airline staff and travel agents the chance to go on the new 777 from LHR to YYZ and back for only GBP.77.70 !!!! (777) very nice idea AC. Anyone taking up the offer???

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User currently offlineRJ111 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7454 times:

Yet another reason why they should have kept the A340/A330s. Big grin

User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7292 times:

Quoting RJ111 (Reply 1):
Yet another reason why they should have kept the A340/A330s.

LOL....and being Airbus is should be €34.0 or €33.0


User currently offlineDC10sRULE From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7240 times:

Further to the price, they keep putting the international departures for the AC 777 on gate 177 at YYZ.

Coincidence???

I think not.

JA  whistleblower 



Giggity-Giggity..!
User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1448 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7211 times:

That's pretty neat if you ask me... but they should offer it to the general public coz employees will get to fly on it for free eventually.


If you're going through hell, keep going
User currently offlineBHXDTW From Eritrea, joined Feb 2005, 1092 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7180 times:

I got it this morning...
is plus tax though... which heaven knows aint cheap nowwadays..

anyway, im thinking of booking it...

Joe  Smile


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7120 times:

Tax is £133!!! So all in £210.70 ...still not too bad.

User currently offlineAmirs From Israel, joined Dec 2003, 1333 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 6804 times:

NOT bad.

I think the regular fare currently is $319 (£160) about LHR - YYZ - LHR on BA and AC.


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21544 posts, RR: 59
Reply 8, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 6724 times:

Quoting Norcal773 (Reply 4):
but they should offer it to the general public coz employees will get to fly on it for free eventually.

They want to give travel agents a sneak peak so they can then convince their customers to fly it. Makes sense to me!



Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Reply 9, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 6607 times:

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 8):
They want to give travel agents a sneak peak so they can then convince their customers to fly it. Makes sense to me!

For once Ikramerica I agree with you LOL.....
 bigthumbsup 


User currently offlineBWIA330 From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 919 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6405 times:

Hey,

Are they offering this from YYZ-LHR-YYZ?


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Reply 11, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6389 times:

Quoting BWIA330 (Reply 10):
they offering this from YYZ-LHR-YYZ?

Im not sure as this was on the UK/Ireland newsletter. So Im sure they must be doing something for other stations.


User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6385 times:

http://www.touchdown.co.uk/brochures/broch_templ_a.php?setbroc=101



Toronto on the new B777: £219 all-in

A fabulous offer to sample Air Canada's new B777 services from London Heathrow to open to TRAVEL AGENTS & TOUR OPERATORS ONLY. Valid for departures until 30May 2007.

Price includes all taxes and fuel surcharges, PSC etc!
,br> Restricted to Air Canada's new Boeing 777 services as follows:
April: outbound on AC869 only, inbound on AC856 only.
May: outbound on AC869 and AC857 only, inbound on AC856 and AC858 only.

Offer for travel agent and tour operators only plus companion and a maximum of 2 dependent children aged 19 or under.

For a large selection of hotels in Toronto please check our North America webpage.

Max duration 30 days.

Cancellation waiver not applicable as all tickets must be issued within 72 hours of booking and by 30May, therefore full payment details and letter of employment will be required as soon as possible after making reservation.


User currently offlineACA77LFAN From Canada, joined Feb 2007, 30 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6376 times:

Quoting Norcal773 (Reply 4):
That's pretty neat if you ask me... but they should offer it to the general public coz employees will get to fly on it for free eventually.

Employees with 6months service or more can non-rev for free (not including taxes), whenever they want to.

Quoting OA260 (Thread starter):
They are offering airline staff and travel agents the chance to go on the new 777 from LHR to YYZ and back for only GBP.77.70 !!!!

Bear in mind that the international departure taxes for LHR are astronomical. What is it at now 40quid?

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 8):
They want to give travel agents a sneak peak so they can then convince their customers to fly it. Makes sense to me!

Agreed. This campaign has been set up merely for publicity.


User currently offlineAF-A319 From France, joined Oct 1999, 603 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6354 times:

I think this offer is pretty neat,but I'll probably use my ID90s to try AC's 77W (with the A319 from St John on the way back).

User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6347 times:

Quoting ACA77LFAN (Reply 13):
international departure taxes for LHR are astronomical. What is it at now 40quid?

£54.30 actually.


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27122 posts, RR: 60
Reply 16, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6347 times:

Quoting ACA77LFAN (Reply 13):
Bear in mind that the international departure taxes for LHR are astronomical. What is it at now 40quid?



Quoting OA260 (Reply 6):
Tax is £133!!! So all in £210.70 ...still not too bad.

Its 210.70 including all taxes. Still very good and worth it to ride on the new AC 777. Shame I cant go ive got too much on.


User currently offlineAirCanada014 From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 1513 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 6108 times:

Thats pretty awesome. I wonder if they would do the same with B787 when that comes?

User currently offlineSwissy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2005, 1734 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 6044 times:

Do not get me wrong here but it is not like the T7 just came in to service, nothing special.... 3-4-3 seating, now if AC offers the same for the 787.... bring it on. I still take the mx make over 767 from AC over the T7 any day 2-3-2.  Smile

Cheers,


User currently offlineAirCanada014 From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 1513 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5552 times:

Quoting Swissy (Reply 18):
3-4-3 seating

the seating is 3x3x3 only 9 seats abreast where as B787s I know AC will have 2x4x2..


User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 20, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5513 times:

Quoting Swissy (Reply 18):
Do not get me wrong here but it is not like the T7 just came in to service, nothing special.... 3-4-3 seating

AC,s 77W has 3-3-3 seating.


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21544 posts, RR: 59
Reply 21, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5060 times:

Quoting ACA77LFAN (Reply 13):
Agreed. This campaign has been set up merely for publicity.

Well, it's promotion more than publicity. Publicity is "look at us" but promotion is "try us so you use us again." They want UK travel agents to see how much improved AC's product is with the 777, to try to get them to book UK residents on AC to Canada rather than BA or VS.



Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 22, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4776 times:

Quoting Olympus69 (Reply 20):
Quoting Swissy (Reply 18):
Do not get me wrong here but it is not like the T7 just came in to service, nothing special.... 3-4-3 seating

AC,s 77W has 3-3-3 seating.

...very few carriers have 10-across seating on the B777's...EK is one of them.....

I prefer 10-across with more seat pitch over 9-across with less seat pitch.. yes 



"Up the Irons!"
User currently offlineLapper From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 1566 posts, RR: 7
Reply 23, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4067 times:

British Airways did this for travel industry staff here in the UK when they launched their 777's years ago. I went LGW-BDA for gbp77. My parents went to AUH for the same fare as well.

User currently offlineSwissy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2005, 1734 posts, RR: 4
Reply 24, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3580 times:

Thanks guys my bad, I meant 3-3-3....... still do not like it

Cheers,


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