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Good Deal Premium Fares 2013

Old Feb 27, 2013, 8:22 pm
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YVR-BOM $3200 on UA Metal in April. I saw YVR-IAH-EWR same way back. or you can tag on extra segments like BOM-EWR-IAH-LAX-SFO-YVR for the same.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by aaron1262
YVR-BOM $3200 on UA Metal in April. I saw YVR-IAH-EWR same way back. or you can tag on extra segments like BOM-EWR-IAH-LAX-SFO-YVR for the same.
OTA or .bomb?
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 9:46 am
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Originally Posted by Dr. HFH
Where are you finding these great AC J fares to JNB (i.e., which website)? I'm looking to depart on the outbound on March 31, verrry flexible on the return (if you catch my drift). Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
This and the UA fare YVR-BOM are matching the AF sale which apparently ends 28 Feb ie today. 14 day advance purchase required. *A is matching fares Canada to CDG as well as various destinations in Asia and Africa.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 10:16 am
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JFK/PHL/MIA/LAX- GIG on US/AA for ~$2,000 AI

Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 10:51 am
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Originally Posted by thepointsguy
Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
AA has fares ex-PIT, CLT, and PHX as well.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by thepointsguy
Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
Excellent find! Just a warning, this is a non-refundable Z fare on US, although it earns 150% PQM on UA. MIA-CLT-GIG r/t is about 17,000 PQM give or take or 11cpm.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:27 am
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On AA and US, fare is to GRU as well.

Also, going to GIG, you can fly the DFW-GRU in the 773 with new seats and SWU upgrade to F. Connection from GRU to GIG is on JJ Y-class.

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Old Feb 28, 2013, 12:01 pm
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Originally Posted by thepointsguy
Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
Unfortunately, I can't duplicate what you are reporting. I'm seeing prices of ca. $2000 for one way - not round trip - on US using either Matrix or usairways.com. Please advise...
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 12:06 pm
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Originally Posted by mdobbins
Unfortunately, I can't duplicate what you are reporting. I'm seeing prices of ca. $2000 for one way - not round trip - on US using either Matrix or usairways.com. Please advise...
looks like they just pulled this fare as I was searching and saw it and by the time I logged back in to search again, fares are $3800 now.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 2:12 pm
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Originally Posted by thepointsguy
Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
It appears that after March, US switches to their 767 out of CLT. Outside of 10 degrees of recline, is there any less value to this fare by flying on the 767 instead of the A330?
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 4:30 pm
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Originally Posted by 18sas
OK. So in the last 4 hours, the <$1500 MIA-MAD deal is now dead.

The June and later deals for $1800+ seem to still be active.
It looks like the fare went up $200 overnite. I was seeing DFW-MAD for travel in June at $1711 yesterday, but when I went to book it today, it was now at $1911. Same "A" and "S" booking inventory.

Anyway, I was able to book two DFW-MAD/CDG-DFW open jaws, in "A" and "S," for $2028 a.i. and both TATL flights with full flats.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 7:51 pm
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Originally Posted by thepointsguy
Some pretty nice fares on US and American to Rio de Janeiro- $2,000ish all in roundtrip ($2,191 from LAX via Charlotte). US flights are on the A330, so lie-flat Envoy sleeper seats.

The only AA route I found was PHL-MIA-GIG for $2,007. There are probably others.

Great availability on ITA all year- even over the Christmas/New Years holiday. Doesn't appear to be a minimum stay, so quick turns permitted.

Posted screenshots on my site. Comes to .12ish CPM or less if you can stretch routing.
I was able to book on the Copa website. I got JFK-PTY-GIG for $2700.

TAM also has JFK-GRU-EZE over Xmas for about the same price.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 1:32 am
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I was able to book on the Copa website. I got JFK-PTY-GIG for $2700.

TAM also has JFK-GRU-EZE over Xmas for about the same price.
Does Copa have any lie-flat birds? If not, I'd rather do US Envoy for the same price.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 7:52 am
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Does Copa have any lie-flat birds? If not, I'd rather do US Envoy for the same price.
No, it's all domestic FC seats like CO, er sCO OK, UA.

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Old Mar 1, 2013, 8:26 am
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Emirates EK Germany to Asia/Africa

For lack of miles useful to me I generally ignore EK - but they do have a decent sale from German* cities to Asia and Africa, e.g. (r/t,a/i):
JNB 1769 / 2769 Biz/First
SEZ 1869 / 2869
ADL 2785 / 3785
BLR 1899 / 2879
HKG 1935 / 2935
KUL 1869 / 2869
BOM 1785 / 2785
PEK 1875 / 2875
ICN 1869 / 2869
SIN 1875 / 2875
DXB 1575 / 2575
*rules mention routing from other European cities

Booking codes OE4MPDE1/AE4MPDE1 for biz/first.

Book by 5 March for travel 1 April - 31 December. Min/max stay 3d/4mo. No adv purch reqmt.
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