What are the odds?

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  1. duffshot

    duffshot Member

    Apr 27, 2005
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    For you more savvy FFers out there, what are my chances?

    Currently waitlisted for a D seat as a WP on QF175 Sun 18JUN? I see QF has 4 J seats currently up for grabs.
     

  2. bigjobs

    bigjobs Active Member

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    i take QF175 on Sunday alot. it is usually full in J cause of the Sunday morning arrival into LAX.

    i hope you get what you are looking for.

    the last two times i have taken this service on Sunday it has been VH-OJI which has AVOD. it worked ok both times.
     
  3. duffshot

    duffshot Member

    Apr 27, 2005
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    I love playing AVOD bingo - will it work at all? Will it work for everyone? Will it work for the whole flight?

    From what I hear we should be blaming Rockwell Collins and not QF who are as peed of with IFE / AVOD issues as much as we are
     
  4. Mal

    Mal Enthusiast

    Dec 25, 2004
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    I'm seeing the availability as:

    J9 C9

    If it stays at that, I think you have a reasonable chance.

    Remember it's a 2 class plane only, so plenty of J seats. Even more seats if they substitute a 3 class plane onto the route (although unlikely due to current plane issues)

    Can't you call QF and request they ask the powers that be to release the D class seat? As a WP, surely you have a good chance....
     
  5. aus_flyer

    aus_flyer Established Member

    Feb 15, 2005
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    I've often had a D waitlist cleared. I think you're in with a good chance, but...

    The catch is, they usually wait as long as they can before making a decision!

    I would suggest calling QF and asking them to resubmit. QF yield (the department that approves such requests) have been a bit slow lately - so if they resubmit, it might help to speed it up.
     
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