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Old Oct 25, 18, 7:59 am
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: PHL
Programs: AAdvantage Gold,Hilton HHonors Gold, Kimpton Inner Circle
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
That price is well above the lower nonrefundable RT TATL business class fares on other airlines for most if not all routes.
Indeed. If I am spending 7K of my own money on J travel, I am going to Asia. I can survive PHL-CDG on the a332 even in Y. However, UA for $450 or AA for $1,250 isn't a hard decision either. Again kudos to AA and PHL for getting people to pay some of these rates. I'll drive the extra 50 minutes to EWR if the price discrepancy is that high, especially with Gold benefits being so low on transatlantic flights.

Of course this is anecdotal, I didn't look at every European route for every weekend, but I saw this often enough.
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