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Old May 21, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Good Deal Premium Fares 2013

Old Jun 25, 2013, 11:07 am
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sample dates?

Originally Posted by Oxymore
You can see it on matrix with the codeshares on AF/KL metal (great option if you want to credit to AF or DL, as you need ST metal)
Could you provide some sample dates for this fare?

Thanks...
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 11:35 am
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Originally Posted by bearteacher
Could you provide some sample dates for this fare?

Thanks...
the prices I see are ~$300ish higher (e/w) but wide open availability in September. Try 9/8
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by skunker
No, this appears to be different. The XUP fares are actual filed fares. Here's the info for this one:
Code:
FOR TICKETING ON/BEFORE 27JUN13/FOR TRAVEL ON/BEFORE
   15DEC13
     VALID FOR ADULT PSGR.
     THE FARE WAS CALCULATED AS 100 PERCENT OF THE NLW23GQ1
     FARE PLUS USD200.00.
It's no doubt in business but appears to be a new way to file fares for AA.
AA has been filing fares like that for a while ... I flew one just under a year ago.
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 12:42 pm
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[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton R/T, Saudia, 1,250 USD/960 EUR incl.

[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton R/T, Saudia, 1,250 USD/960 EUR incl. taxes

DEL/BOM-IAD/JFK R/T
Airlines: Saudia (SV, Skyteam member)
Cabin class: Business
Booking class: I
Fare basis: IRTSVR
Fare: 65.000 INR + taxes ca 9.600 INR and up, total approx. 1,250 USD / 960 EUR incl. taxes
Min/Max stay: -- / 12 months
Valid for departure: between 2013-APR-01 and 2014-DEC-31
Stopover: Unlimited stopover is allowed
Transfer: 1 transfer in each direction is permitted
HIP Check: No
Child discount: 25% discount from the base fare
Refund: Yes, against 200 SAR
Rebooking: Yes, against 100 SAR each time
Routing: Mumbai/Delhi-(SV)-Riyadh/Jeddah-(SV)-New York/Washington

Saudi Arabian Airlines Business class on Boeing 777-200ER

(Photo: Saudi Arabian Airlines by Hassan Ansari on Flickr)

Two return trips of Mumbai-Jeddah-Washington is enough for qualifying Air France/KLM Flying Blue Gold.

[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton T/R, Saudia, 8.400 SEK inkl. skatter
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 2:52 pm
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AC FRA-HNL $3200ai

Example dates August 8-14 or 24. Z class. LH seems to have similar fares, also BA and others for a bit more.
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 6:00 pm
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Originally Posted by 2old4coach
AA is offering SFO-EZE return, all in F for $3775-$4000. ai

Best price is 10 day stay in EZE. The routing I looked at was SFO-JFK (3 class 762) with transcon F service connecting to a 3 class 777 to EZE. Same for return. 50 day advance purchase. Min 10 days for +500 more min 7 days. Best price fly Mon-Thurs. ( My flight July 29- Aug 12 priced at 3999. at AA.com)

15736 base miles mi. + 50% F QFM and status bonus??=

(beware it is winter in Argentina now, but a little wine, and nice steak, perhaps a nice woman or 2 and song or 3 will warm you up!)

There may be better F Fares out there, but FYI.

(I missed the cheap business fares several months ago for half the price, but if you must fly First Class here it is. (I like First) Not a super RGN type fare but FYI..

Saw on AA.com, while looking for a birthday present for me me me.

Cheers!
This has a long minimum stay though.
10 days, to be exact.
It is an I fare with a ticket designator allowing an upgrade to F in P class.
It is an MPM fare.
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 8:00 pm
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Reminiscent of the old NW CMBSPL fare.
Hard to complain about the lack of booze and a fully flat seat at that price.
No HIP check is a nice bonus.
thanks for posting AHO


Originally Posted by AHO
[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton R/T, Saudia, 1,250 USD/960 EUR incl. taxes
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 8:46 pm
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Originally Posted by stephem
Reminiscent of the old NW CMBSPL fare.
Hard to complain about the lack of booze and a fully flat seat at that price.
No HIP check is a nice bonus.
thanks for posting AHO
Really nice fare. The lack of DL accrual and not being reversible is the only thing not making me do this.
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by asdf1223
Really nice fare. The lack of DL accrual and not being reversible is the only thing not making me do this.
With a 12 month stay allowed, you can buy them as Ex-India, but fly them like Ex-USA.

A one way over starts you up for as many as you need.
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Old Jun 25, 2013, 10:26 pm
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Thumbs up

That and BYOB!

Originally Posted by seanthepilot
With a 12 month stay allowed, you can buy them as Ex-India, but fly them like Ex-USA.

A one way over starts you up for as many as you need.
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 1:12 am
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Even better fares ex-CAI during Ramadan: for example:

QR CAI-DOH-BKK round-trip, business €690 ($900) all-inc.

Out: July 12-31
Back: 3D/1M
Non refundable; changes any time $100

Some of the CAI-DOH-CAI sectors book into A (First): if on the way back, this allows you to use the First class section of the Premium Terminal in DOH.
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 6:56 am
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Originally Posted by stephem
No HIP check is a nice bonus.
Why is that? - doesn't seem there are any options other than a stopover in Jeddah or Rijyad.
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 8:06 am
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Originally Posted by AHO
[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton R/T, Saudia, 1,250 USD/960 EUR incl. taxes
JNB ex India (and i mean all India where SV flies to; same for US fares) is just USD800. Could not find anything else.
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by AHO
[Business class] Delhi/Mumbai-New York/Washigton R/T, Saudia, 1,250 USD/960 EUR incl. taxes

DEL/BOM-IAD/JFK R/T
Airlines: Saudia (SV, Skyteam member)
Cabin class: Business
Booking class: I
Fare basis: IRTSVR
Fare: 65.000 INR + taxes ca 9.600 INR and up, total approx. 1,250 USD / 960 EUR incl. taxes
Min/Max stay: -- / 12 months
Valid for departure: between 2013-APR-01 and 2014-DEC-31
Stopover: Unlimited stopover is allowed
Transfer: 1 transfer in each direction is permitted
HIP Check: No
Child discount: 25% discount from the base fare
Refund: Yes, against 200 SAR
Rebooking: Yes, against 100 SAR each time
Routing: Mumbai/Delhi-(SV)-Riyadh/Jeddah-(SV)-New York/Washington

Two return trips of Mumbai-Jeddah-Washington is enough for qualifying Air France/KLM Flying Blue Gold.
You can upsell that fare to D class fare bucket for an extra $15
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 10:12 am
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You can easily hop on a short flight to some pretty cool places, even if you don't fancy spending any time in Jeddah or Riyad. You could even nest with ex-cai fares...

Originally Posted by erik123
Why is that? - doesn't seem there are any options other than a stopover in Jeddah or Rijyad.
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