ryanb741
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Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Tue May 14, 2002 9:18 pm

Is there a website where I can check how full any given flight is, or would this info only be available to travel agents etc?
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Tue May 14, 2002 11:15 pm

Some airline websites will allow you to view seat maps to see which seats are available. That is about as close as you will get to what you are looking for. Generally these maps really won't give you a very accurate idea of the loads on a particular flight. The best way would find someone who works for an airline. We can access the information on loads either at work or at home online via our employee Intranet.
 
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Tue May 14, 2002 11:31 pm

Thanks for the info. I was trying to check the loads for my SQ flight at the end of this month, but unfortunately there is no way to check this  Sad
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Tue May 14, 2002 11:44 pm

I could find it for you if I get your Departure/Arrival City,date and Flight number
 
ryanb741
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Tue May 14, 2002 11:49 pm

Many thanks

The flight(s) are:

LHR-SIN 30/05/02, SQ321, Dep 10:15PM
SIN-BKK 31/05/02, SQ974, Dep 8.00PM
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Wed May 15, 2002 4:31 am

Try www.ual.com and do a test ticket order.
Choose your airline (NO CODESHARE) and then "choose your seat".
Then the seating map is shown (ca.!!!).
 
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Wed May 15, 2002 5:40 am

SQ 321 (B744) is full in economy and first. Biz still has about 3 remaining
SQ 974 (B772) more than 9 seats in both C and Y class, unable to see exact amount in the system.

/PC

 
ben88
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Wed May 15, 2002 6:01 am

There is really no way for us to tell unless we work for the airline. The only thing we have access to is how many seats are available to sell. Since airlines overbook we cant see the exact load unless we work for the airline.
 
ryanb741
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Wed May 15, 2002 8:00 am

Thanks for the help guys! I am booked in Y but am considering upgrading to J on the outward leg, so wanted to know what availability was like.
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RE: Website Where I Can Check Loads On A Flight?

Wed May 15, 2002 8:00 pm

http://flyaow.com/classavailability.htm
http://www.itn.net/cgi/get?itn/pl/amex_personal/index

Try these 2.
The top one show that your flight was full in coach but seem to have seats available in Business Class.
you just need to know what all the codes are.
Singapore to Bangkok was showing heaps of availability in all classes.

I find the above website helpful if I am wanting to buy Qantas tickets. Qantas gives you your filght price that you chose and then it gives you the cheapest for the day, not much good if all the cheap flights are in the morning and you want to travel at night.

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