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Old May 21, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 6:57 am
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Originally Posted by staff
Found a nice holiday fare;

CPH-IST-BKK-SGN for 1,888 on TK (J Class). May work from other European airports as well (e.g. ARN 1,827).

Not sure how J credits to particular airlines, but seems like a nice biz fare during a busy period.

Sample dates: 21 Dec 2013 - 7 Jan 2014 (on ITA)
J on TK credits 100% PQM to UA.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 7:43 am
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Originally Posted by staff
Are you looking at one way fares though? The original fare I posted was return.
Ahhh, sorry. The fares I found were one way.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by staff
Found a nice holiday fare;

CPH-IST-BKK-SGN (return) for 1,888 on TK (J Class). May work from other European airports as well (e.g. ARN 1,827).

Not sure how J credits to particular airlines, but seems like a nice biz fare during a busy period.

Sample dates: 21 Dec 2013 - 7 Jan 2014 (on ITA)
I guess for most people BKK is a more likely destination than SGN... BKK only cheaper, 1636 rt in J on TK

MS offers another 70 off, but TK apparently has a better biz product.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 9:04 am
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Originally Posted by FrugalLuxury
I guess for most people BKK is a more likely destination than SGN... BKK only cheaper, 1636 rt in J on TK

MS offers another 70 off, but TK apparently has a better biz product.
Only really worthwhile if you're in those countries to begin with. It's nothing I'd position for.

EY fly to BKK for 1899rtn in J from London, and they'll pick me up from my house to take me to LHR in a chauffeured car.

Add the cost of the positioning flights to ARN/CPH, parking at LHR, and fuel to get down there, and the 450 saving is soon eaten up.

Very good deal if you're based out of CPH/ARN, though.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 9:07 am
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ARN-BKK rt 1314 biz class on TK

ARN-BKK rt 1314 biz class on TK, booking into J. Wide-open availability in every month from now to next year
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by FrugalLuxury
ARN-BKK rt 1314 biz class on TK, booking into J. Wide-open availability in every month from now to next year
Aaaaaand suddenly it's worth positioning for!
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 9:26 am
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Originally Posted by Wozza2404
Aaaaaand suddenly it's worth positioning for!
It should be worthwhile for those who live in/near a hub in Europe. You can get to ARN from many hubs for something like 100 rt if you book early
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 10:17 am
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Or visiting the area on another trip
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 10:28 am
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Originally Posted by FrugalLuxury
ARN-BKK rt 1314 biz class on TK, booking into J. Wide-open availability in every month from now to next year
Per ITA, though the detailed fare rules indicate that it's for a business fare - the one-way fare on TK books into K. Weird.

Round-trip books into J.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 12:56 pm
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Originally Posted by SFO_Runner
Per ITA, though the detailed fare rules indicate that it's for a business fare - the one-way fare on TK books into K. Weird.

Round-trip books into J.
K class is business on TK. I asked for a written confirmation from the Customer Service as I found "economy class" in the confirmation e-mail (it's not this route but must be the same):

We have checked the system logs, we have some problem about tıcket detaıls with maıl. Your flıght cabin is bussines class.

More information about your ticket please call our 7/24 open +90 212 444 0 849 call center.
Thank you for your understanding.

Sincerely yours,

Customer Contact Center
Turkish Airlines Inc.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 1:15 pm
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PRG-HEL-BKK on AY for cca 1450 EUR seems also quite a good deal

Wide open...
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 1:19 pm
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Originally Posted by honzeek_cz
PRG-HEL-BKK on AY for cca 1450 EUR seems also quite a good deal

Wide open...
and u can get it even lower for BUD-BKK-PRG or PRG-BKK-BUD
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 4:37 pm
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Originally Posted by honzeek_cz
PRG-HEL-BKK on AY for cca 1450 EUR seems also quite a good deal

Wide open...
Same price from ARN.
Austrian (OS) ARN-VIE-BKK almost the same price.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 6:29 pm
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OS has a very good fare out of ARN to SIN for about GBP1,800 that can be routed via TYO/DEL/BKK/BJS, with the TYO/DEL/BKK/BJS-SIN legs on SQ/NH/CA. Hint: you can finish your journey in LHR instead for about the same price. A Sunday night stay is required but the fare is valid for 12 months. Fare basis is PBUYSEO1.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 8:09 pm
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Originally Posted by armagebedar
OS has a very good fare out of ARN to SIN for about GBP1,800 that can be routed via TYO/DEL/BKK/BJS, with the TYO/DEL/BKK/BJS-SIN legs on SQ/NH/CA. Hint: you can finish your journey in LHR instead for about the same price. A Sunday night stay is required but the fare is valid for 12 months. Fare basis is PBUYSEO1.
I am hoping UA is soon going to update the stupid OS earnings in P class
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