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Old Feb 12, 12, 7:04 am
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LX award space

I currently have two saver award tickets returning from ZRH on United in first on 5/21/2012 that I booked using my onepass account. I would like to return to the states on LX, but am unable to find first availability using the CO website. Really would like to experience the on the ground treatment. When does LX typically release seats?
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Old Feb 12, 12, 7:40 am
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Originally Posted by markpappai View Post
I currently have two saver award tickets returning from ZRH on United in first on 5/21/2012 that I booked using my onepass account. I would like to return to the states on LX, but am unable to find first availability using the CO website. Really would like to experience the on the ground treatment. When does LX typically release seats?
Best chance is inside 1 week, even 2-3 days out.
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Old Feb 12, 12, 7:43 am
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Originally Posted by UA-NYC View Post
Best chance is inside 1 week, even 2-3 days out.
Absolutely, also best availability via YUL.
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Old Feb 12, 12, 8:35 am
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
Absolutely, also best availability via YUL.
GVA also seems to have pretty good availability as of late too (though fewer US destinations)
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Old Feb 12, 12, 9:38 pm
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Originally Posted by UA-NYC View Post
Best chance is inside 1 week, even 2-3 days out.
And IME, it's not even remotely a "sure" thing, like it is with LH. And I've only seen it 1 day out, never more. LX makes F redemptions to the US very difficult for alliance partners. Much easier from ZRH to, say, Asia.
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Old Feb 13, 12, 12:50 am
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
Absolutely, also best availability via YUL.
I second this. YUL has a lot of F availability, even for months at a time.

Originally Posted by UA-NYC View Post
GVA also seems to have pretty good availability as of late too (though fewer US destinations)
In business, yes. Haven't seen much First to/from US ex GVA.

Hang in there OP, if you keep checking it might open up.
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Old Feb 13, 12, 4:23 am
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On another thread in SWISS forum, I mentioned LX9 ORD-ZRH release F seat around 22 hours before the departure for the last week. YUL seems to have better availability in both direction.
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