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    So, it's a long way into the future but I'm wondering:

    If I were to try and fly Space-A to Korea instead of commericial, is there any chance I would show up in Seattle and be denied a seat??

    Not sure if the tickets are guaranteed in advance of if it's a "show up and hope for the best" thing...
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    As it is Space Available, if you turn up anywhere and someone comes along with orders, then they will get priority. Space A works on a category priority system.

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    I'm pretty sure it's only if they have open seats. DB just left here recently and they had no extra seats on his plane. If and when he comes home for Christmas he's flying commercial because anyone that has orders will take precedence over him on the space-a flight.
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    Yeah that's kind of what I figured.

    And I totally understand the priority system... I'm just trying to figure out the most financially responsible/logical way for me to get there...

    Flying from ATL to Seattle in and of itself is $400 at least, and I'd hate to get to WA and them be like "Nope, we don't have any seats available today! Sorry!"
    (Of course the other alternative is a direct flight to S Korea for like $1500...)

    I'm just wondering if there's any sort of organization to the process that would prevent that from happening... Or if it's simply choose to gamble with $400 or definitely get there spending $1500.

    Ah, the needless complications! Gotta love it.
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    I see you are flying out of Atl, but I just booked 4 tickets on priceline out of Pensacola using Asiana Airlines for $800.00 a piece. I have two layovers but so far that is the best price I have been able to find.
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    Awesome! Thank you for the info! I will definitely look into that.
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    Spacea.net
    it depends on your category among other things
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    For me it wasn't worth the hassle if I couldn't get a flight. I got a ticket for 1136 from Orlando to Chicago, Chicago to Seoul. There is someone who just had no problem flying over there space A though on the Patriot Express. I'd rather just pay the money- especially with all DH's issues flying home from Italy and then also flying to Korea on the rotators.

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