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UA: BOS-PDX ~$235 RT AI, 3.5 cpm possible

Old Nov 30, 12, 11:44 am
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UA: BOS-PDX ~$235 RT AI, 3.5 cpm possible

Fare has increased, up to $235 or so, around a 17% increase. Still is possible for 3.5 cpm.

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UA: BOS-PDX ~$199 RT AI, 3.0 cpm possible

Thanks to CokeandTaco for the heads up. I'm too busy working and packing for a trip this weekend to search on my own right now.

Best open routing is BOS-SFO-PDX and reverse. One transfer allowed. Some availability for a slightly better cpm using codeshares on US metal BOS-PHX-PDX. Only departures on December 10th and 11th available before the end of 2012, but then mostly wide open in January 2013. BOS-IAH-PDX both ways possible for the 3.0 cpm but requires an overnight in PDX. Paging CDKing .

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Old Nov 30, 12, 11:51 am
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I can get BOS-EWR-ORD-PDX too
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:03 pm
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Originally Posted by eurekaprice View Post
I can get BOS-EWR-ORD-PDX too
Is there the same flight number on two of those segments? BOS-EWR-PDX wouldn't be too bad either with a 500-mile elite minimum.
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:06 pm
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bos iah pdx or bos lax pdx is slightly better..
with 11 trips to SLC booked. i am giving a pass on this one.
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:14 pm
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Thanks for the paging. Ill see if i can find anything. I'm already booked to 60K on UA. Not to mention 2x MR's to PDX on AS and several MR on BOS-SAN on AS.

I wonder if AS will drop its cyber monday week sale price

Also beware. Many EWR and SFO connections share a flight number
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:22 pm
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Originally Posted by pbd456 View Post
bos iah pdx or bos lax pdx is slightly better..
with 11 trips to SLC booked. i am giving a pass on this one.
I had a hard time finding availability either for same day turns. Didn't see much of anything for routings via LAX. The difference is relatively small between IAH/LAX/SFO. I'm assuming upgrades are more likely via IAH as well.
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by pbd456 View Post
bos iah pdx or bos lax pdx is slightly better..
with 11 trips to SLC booked. i am giving a pass on this one.
Oh, FT, how you amuse me so....
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
I had a hard time finding availability either for same day turns. Didn't see much of anything for routings via LAX. The difference is relatively small between IAH/LAX/SFO. I'm assuming upgrades are more likely via IAH as well.
i try to avoid same day turn as i sleep better in pdx than on a plane. oh well. heading to pdx in 2 hours on LGA PDX deal in Jan. this is the last of my 7 trips
LGA-PDX/SLC. it is a much better deal to do PDX because the car rental is so mch cheaper in PDX comparing to SLC, a slightly more miles too.

I am going to miss PDX after this trip since my 17 trips in 2013 has no PDX!
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Old Nov 30, 12, 12:46 pm
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Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
I had a hard time finding availability either for same day turns. Didn't see much of anything for routings via LAX. The difference is relatively small between IAH/LAX/SFO. I'm assuming upgrades are more likely via IAH as well.
I didnt like the tight LAX connections. I also figure IAH would be better eupdgrade odds. IAD is coming up as an option some days as well. Ive been messing around with 5/5 departure but cannot find a perfect one
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Originally Posted by hotelmotel View Post
Oh, FT, how you amuse me so....
home in BTV, had to book as many BTV SLC trip for 179 as my schedule fit since i have never seen a< 3cpm out of BTV... also, work has a more demand that flying in and out of BTV is thr most efficient.

book 4 more BOS SLC and use megabus for positioning.
it will keep my weekends amused.
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Great findings!! I wish something similar would be from NYC!
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Old Nov 30, 12, 1:32 pm
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I only booked one. 6/1 with same day red-eye return BOS-LAX-PDX-IAH-BOS. Gives me about 10 hours in PDX. Ill take teh train and spend the day on the city
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Old Nov 30, 12, 1:34 pm
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Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
I had a hard time finding availability either for same day turns. Didn't see much of anything for routings via LAX. The difference is relatively small between IAH/LAX/SFO. I'm assuming upgrades are more likely via IAH as well.
I didnt like the tight LAX connections. I also figure IAH would be better eupdgrade odds. IAD is coming up as an option some days as well. Ive been messing around with 5/5 departure but cannot find a perfect one
Isn't most of the LAX-PDX on Skywest? I always try to connect at LAX whenever possible on AA though, I've never had any issues on the LAX end.
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Old Nov 30, 12, 1:59 pm
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Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
Isn't most of the LAX-PDX on Skywest? I always try to connect at LAX whenever possible on AA though, I've never had any issues on the LAX end.
yes. The stop in LAX is long enough in case of misconnect for my day. 5/11/13 was also available but i passed as ill be worn out from my BOS-SAN runs before hand and my SIN trip right after
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Fare has gone up to $235 or so, around a 17% increase. Still is possible for 3.5 cpm.
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