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Old May 21, 13, 12:18 pm
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Old Sep 5, 13, 9:33 pm
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Originally Posted by mileageking
Above sample date & routing is ORD-DTW-ORD in domestic F. DTW-PEK-DTW in biz.
Can anyone get pacific flights in first?
Not hardly, since DL does not have int'l First @:-)

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PS, at that price, it's pretty darn good in Biz, which I undersand is quite nice on DL
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Old Sep 5, 13, 11:30 pm
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Originally Posted by EmailKid
Not hardly, since DL does not have int'l First @:-)

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PS, at that price, it's pretty darn good in Biz, which I undersand is quite nice on DL
It looks like this fare is gone -- at least as far as UA goes.
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Old Sep 6, 13, 9:09 am
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Hainan Airlines have a similar ORD-PEK fare in the $2100-2300 range sporadically into next year. Nonstop flights on their new 787.
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Old Sep 6, 13, 10:48 am
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Originally Posted by Far Siren
Hainan Airlines have a similar ORD-PEK fare in the $2100-2300 range sporadically into next year. Nonstop flights on their new 787.
Nice find on the 787 - this fare has been posted before (see below), but it was before they had published the 787 on the route. Now that the 787 is confirmed, it's their new business class product, which is far superior to the old seat on the A340-600.

Looks like Tuesday Nov 5 is the last ORD-PEK day on the A340 - Sunday Nov 10 seems to show the 787. And yes, they stop offering F tickets on the 10th, as the 787 is 2-class.

Originally Posted by A5RoadDogg
ORD - PEK, Nonstop Business, Hainan Airlines, $2,155 RT, available Sep 3 through end of year.

Tuesday and Sunday departures and returns, will allow Sunday departure and Tuesday return with one night stay in PEK.

Books into I, it looks like the older Hainan BC seats on the A340-600 with 2x2x2 layout.

Looks like it's to celebrate the launch of the ORD-PEK nonstop. May be a mistake fare, as the website homepage advertises $4,355 RT. Prices out both on their website and on the Big O.

Also allows pretty cheap connections on both ends, I only looked at BOS-PEK (AA or UA through ORD) for ~$300 more and BOS-SHA (ORD then SHA on HU metal) for ~$400 more.
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Old Sep 6, 13, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by EmailKid
Believe Hipmunk is supposed to find the same, but has a link that will take you to a booking engine @:-)

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Thanks, that is a nice interface, booking goes to Expedia. Interestingly, I have got a quote from a TA who charges $63 booking fee and even with booking fee it's lower than the Expedia fare (which supposedly does not charge booking fee) for the same routing .... hmmm.
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Old Sep 6, 13, 4:43 pm
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MAA(Chennai India) - JFK Business class with Cathay Pacific $2428

Stumbled upon good price for our favorite Cathay Pacific
$2428 ( Total fare INR 165,375.00)
looks like it's only bookable on Cathay Pacific . om Can't price it in Worldspan
I-class
1 CX 632I 14NOV TH MAAHKG SS1 315A 1100A/O $ J01 E
2 CX 840I 14NOV TH HKGJFK SS1 420P 715P/X $ J01 E
3 CX 831I 16DEC MO JFKHKG SS1 155P 700P#1/O $ J03 E
4 CX 631I 17DEC TU HKGMAA SS1 1035P 145A#1/X $ J03 E

Maybe will be useful for someone travelling from India
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Old Sep 6, 13, 4:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Far Siren
Hainan Airlines have a similar ORD-PEK fare in the $2100-2300 range sporadically into next year. Nonstop flights on their new 787.
Fare basis IA6M5US4
60 day AP
Max stay 60 days
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Old Sep 6, 13, 4:49 pm
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Originally Posted by DennisSFO
Stumbled upon good price for our favorite Cathay Pacific
$2428 ( Total fare INR 165,375.00)
looks like it's only bookable on Cathay Pacific . om Can't price it in Worldspan
I-class
1 CX 632I 14NOV TH MAAHKG SS1 315A 1100A/O $ J01 E
2 CX 840I 14NOV TH HKGJFK SS1 420P 715P/X $ J01 E
3 CX 831I 16DEC MO JFKHKG SS1 155P 700P#1/O $ J03 E
4 CX 631I 17DEC TU HKGMAA SS1 1035P 145A#1/X $ J03 E

Maybe will be useful for someone travelling from India
Cannot price this itinerary on Amadeus using CA/HK locations either.
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Old Sep 7, 13, 7:40 am
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Originally Posted by AA_EXP09
Cannot price this itinerary on Amadeus using CA/HK locations either.
That might be because you need to use "India location" to get something similar, as these cathay fares usually have sales restrictions to country of departure.
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Old Sep 7, 13, 11:08 pm
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I7SALE business class return fares on OW out of WAW producing some good reductions: ORD available for $1921 on AY, JFK for $1893 on BA.

Bookable until 3rd October for travel commencing before 31/3/14. 3 month maximum stay.

Last edited by chrislondon2; Sep 7, 13 at 11:10 pm Reason: airline code error
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Old Sep 9, 13, 7:43 pm
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Originally Posted by DennisSFO
Stumbled upon good price for our favorite Cathay Pacific
$2428 ( Total fare INR 165,375.00)
looks like it's only bookable on Cathay Pacific.com Can't price it in Worldspan
I-class
1 CX 632I 14NOV TH MAAHKG SS1 315A 1100A/O $ J01 E
2 CX 840I 14NOV TH HKGJFK SS1 420P 715P/X $ J01 E
3 CX 831I 16DEC MO JFKHKG SS1 155P 700P#1/O $ J03 E
4 CX 631I 17DEC TU HKGMAA SS1 1035P 145A#1/X $ J03 E

Maybe will be useful for someone travelling from India
Doesn't show up in ITA, either; but I confirm that it's on the CX website. Same route has F for INR 527,212 = USD 8,121, a real bargain for F considering that RT F HKG/JFK prices for the same time period at HKD 197,670 = USD 25,492.
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Old Sep 10, 13, 12:05 am
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Originally Posted by Dr. HFH
Doesn't show up in ITA, either;
Surprisingly, most CX and TG good discounted fares don't show up on ITA and they are only available on CX or TG website exclusively.
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Old Sep 10, 13, 12:22 am
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Originally Posted by NA-Flyer
Surprisingly, most CX and TG good discounted fares don't show up on ITA and they are only available on CX or TG website exclusively.
This is because a lot of Asian carriers work with local fares, that are only sellable and visible in Asia or even country of origin. Other carriers do this too, but it is especially frequent in Asia.
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Old Sep 10, 13, 12:38 am
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OS 2-day sale

OS has a pretty cool sale for a lot of destinations:
https://book.austrian.com/app/sp.fly...&rmid=10914208

Tried GRZ/VIE-BKK for end of october - beginning of November => 1600
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Old Sep 10, 13, 2:40 am
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Originally Posted by zagy
OS has a pretty cool sale for a lot of destinations:
https://book.austrian.com/app/sp.fly...&rmid=10914208

Tried GRZ/VIE-BKK for end of october - beginning of November => 1600
Probably booked in P class fare bucket
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