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American Carrier flights to Bonaire.

Discussion in 'Bonaire' started by DustyC, Jan 14, 2020 at 11:02 PM.

  1. DustyC

    DustyC Barracuda

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    One would think this would be easy info to find, but so far, it's not. I know AA, Delta, and United have flights on Saturdays. I know UA has one out on Sundays, and Delta does Sundays part of the year, and I know UA does a flight out on Sunday from the late saturday arrival.

    What else is there? December of this year, I have a bunch of people going for a week. My wife and kid are and I are thinking of doing a longer trip, maybe 2 weeks total, but are wondering about other options other than flying on weekends. Our return date window still isn't being shown by any airlines, and I know schedules change anyway.
     
  2. aviator8

    aviator8 Professional Photographer

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    The airlines only release schedules out 330 days so all of December is not showing up yet. That's probably why you cant find return flights. For AA all flights to BON go through MIA. and that direction MIA-BON is only available on Saturdays. Returns BON-MIA and onward are available Fri, Sat and Mon, each week.
     
  3. Protondecay123

    Protondecay123 Barracuda

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  4. MaxE

    MaxE DIR Practitioner

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    Are you saying you can only fly MIA to BON on Saturday but return flights are Fri, Sat, or Mon? It seems crazy that they would fly three planes all down on Saturday and then keep one on the ground until Monday and another on the ground until Friday. That’s a really long time for that asset and crew to not be working.
     
  5. aviator8

    aviator8 Professional Photographer

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    That is all I saw looking at flights in each direction in Nov and Dec. Seems incorrect, and @Protondecay123 posted a link that shows 4 days in and 4 days out but I don't see that when pulling fares off Google flights. Maybe they are not all loading there and AA is showing them all directly on the website
     
  6. aviator8

    aviator8 Professional Photographer

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    Looks like AA is showing 3 days in 3 days out. Mon, Fri, Sat. So Google flights is missing some departing information. That makes more sense. All of Dec is still not loaded which would explain the lack of return flights for the OP.
     
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  7. Johncn

    Johncn Angel Fish

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    I remember from last trip via Miami on American that the way there (a week day) was a single flight number with a directional loop through BON as first stop, but with other destinations (two?) Onward from there. Kind of like the old Continental Air Micronesia "Island Hopper" when we lived out there. That would be a logistical nightmare for software doing the flight aggregator thing, like Google Flights and SkyScanner. There was a direct flight to Miami on our return, but it had a different number. This was in spring of 2019.

    Not sure if this helps, but I do remember Monday / Wednesday / Saturday being the days.
     
  8. rmorgan

    rmorgan Angel Fish

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    Delta has a Friday morning flight out of ATL.
     
  9. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Google Flights shows American flying RT MIA-BON on Friday, Saturday, and Monday.....though Dec 7....then no info of course due to the 330-day window. Delta shows ATL-BON Saturday only. United IAH-BON shows only Sat to BON, Sun to IAH.
     
  10. rmorgan

    rmorgan Angel Fish

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    I don't know when Delta added the Friday flight, but I'm ticketed on it in April so it better exist! (and, I just checked the website and it shows availability from next Friday through, randomly, October.)
     

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