Old Mar 29, 17, 10:25 am
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pushmyredbutton
 
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Originally Posted by fumje View Post
Side benefit: this seems to satisfy TWOV rules, i.e. it can be done without a visa for China. However, a check-in/gate agent may be unfamiliar with that nuance. (No personal experience in any of this.)
This is true, since it transits via a 3rd country. I'd recommend having a print-out of the TWOV rules from Timatic before you fly though if you don't have a visa...

Also it looks like this is actually a SFO-PVG fare, which just happens to connect in HND, which is great if you don't have a Chinese visa, but not-so-great if you've ever flown ANA Y before.

I haven't checked the viability, but you may be able to route this one via GUM on the twice weekly GUM-PVG flights to gain more miles, E+, RPU eligibility, and an interesting routing...
Edit: it's kind of possible: https://goo.gl/flights/jZsJ

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