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Old Jul 14, 2013, 11:24 am
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YVR-CTU CAD 2698 + tax

JCNPR fare basis
CA fare
books into F on the China domestic segment
change fees and cancellation fees apply.
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Old Jul 14, 2013, 3:16 pm
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Originally Posted by AndrewE
alas, all is not lost ...

Colombo (CMB) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Mon, Sep 9
Thai Airways Colombo (CMB) to Bangkok (BKK) - Mon, Sep 9
Thai Airways 308 Dep: 1:40AM Arr: 6:35AM 3h 25m Airbus A330 Business (J)
Layover in BKK 16h 35m

Thai Airways Bangkok (BKK) to Seoul (ICN) - Mon, Sep 9
Thai Airways 658 Dep: 11:10PM Arr: 6:35AM 5h 25m Boeing 777 Business (J)
Layover in ICN Tue, Sep 10 9h 50m

Thai Airways Seoul (ICN) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Tue, Sep 10
Thai Airways 692 Dep: 4:25PM Arr: 12:00PM 11h 35m Boeing 777 Business (J)

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $1,553.40
Total cost for 1 passenger $1,553.40
Where you able to book it?
There was a fare very much like you found in ITA, but it had to be booked By TG IN CMB. Let us know how you did.
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Old Jul 14, 2013, 3:21 pm
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UL: CDG-CMB-MLE $1808 rt ai

Ex

Oct 5 UL 564 CDG 3:00PM CMB 4:50AM 10h 20m Airbus A330 Business (Z)
Layover in CMB 2h 30m
UL 101 CMB 7:20AM MLE 8:15AM 1h 25m Airbus A320 Business (Z)


Oct 8 UL 120 MLE 2:30PM CMB 4:25PM 1h 25m Airbus A330 Business (Z)
Layover in CMB 9h 5m
UL 563 CMB 1:30AM CDG 9:00AM 11h 0m Airbus A330 Business (Z)
$1,808.00


Other dates from late August to end of October
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Old Jul 14, 2013, 8:45 pm
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Only a partial premium fare, can't seem to price it out as an all-premium RT at a decent price no matter what I do:

Nov 26 -- STT-MIA-LAX-NRT on AA with STT-MIA in 2 class J (books into I), MIA-LAX in 2 class F (books into A), and LAX-HND in 3 class intl F (books into P).

Dec 2 -- HND-JFK-STT on AA all in Y (books into N for HND-JFK and S for JFK-STT)

Comes out to $2961 all in, some cheaper options available if willing to overnight in JFK or do more complex routings. Probably could be improved if someone with more experienced tinkered with it. Seems to work for various dates.
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 7:04 pm
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ORD-NRT-ICN
2200 base, ~2600 ai r/t
NH P fare (biz)
M-Th outbound
Tu-Fr inbound
3 day min/3 mo max
Must depart in Sept 2013
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 8:25 pm
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Originally Posted by izzik
ORD-NRT-ICN
2200 base, ~2600 ai r/t
NH P fare (biz)
M-Th outbound
Tu-Fr inbound
3 day min/3 mo max
Must depart in Sept 2013
ORD-NRT is going 2x daily from September 1, hence the sale. Nice find (though the earning for P class is not great...)
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 8:27 pm
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YVR-HKG $2721 ai

I haven't kept up with the thread lately so if this has been discussed, my apologies.

1 JL 17 X 01SEP YVR NRT 215P 430P+ SU 767 XWBSSEA3 E*
2 JL 735 D 02SEP NRT HKG 615P 1000P MO 767 XWBSSEA3 E*
3 JL 736 D 08SEP HKG NRT 1040A 405P SU 767 XWBSSEA3 E*
4 JL 18 X 08SEP NRT YVR 610P 1110A SU 767 XWBSSEA3 E*

$2721.00 all in, seems like a pretty good deal.
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 9:19 pm
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Originally Posted by armagebedar
ORD-NRT is going 2x daily from September 1, hence the sale. Nice find (though the earning for P class is not great...)
Depends on the program. For United, it's 175% RDM/150% PQM
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 9:35 pm
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Originally Posted by izzik
Depends on the program. For United, it's 175% RDM/150% PQM
I think its 150/150
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Old Jul 15, 2013, 10:14 pm
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Originally Posted by izzik
Depends on the program. For United, it's 175% RDM/150% PQM
Originally Posted by patchan8984
I think its 150/150
izzik is correct. 175% RDM and 150% PQM for United.

http://www.united.com/CMS/en-US/mark...spx?ItemId=299
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Old Jul 16, 2013, 1:26 am
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if anyone is going to CMB on a run.

I'm finding on ITA - CMB to some cities in Europe RT in EK F for between around $3500 - $3900 on A380 and 777 with layover in DXB

for example CMB to CDG RT for $3593

~forgive me if this is not truely a 'good deal' I'm a true newbie at this and just saw these flights and thought it looked pretty cheap for a RT F ticket

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Old Jul 16, 2013, 3:26 pm
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Aa: Sfo/lax-gua $832.00

Several dates in October and November from SFO or LAX to GUA for appx $832, first and business class seats.

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Old Jul 16, 2013, 4:41 pm
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Interesting Thanksgiving fares on UA website

I just booked a P fare for the Thanksgiving week with a routing IAD-FCO-AMS-IAD on the UA site. $2237 all in. There are a number of combinations connecting through various cities in Europe. I chose 2 nights in Rome and 1 night in Amsterdam. The best part is the outbound from IAD is the LH 748i with new biz. The return from AMS is on the UA 767. At 125% LH and 150% UA miles with 150% PQM this seemed like a decent way to go. Also, note they haven't announced any specials for Thanksgiving yet like in previous years, but the fares and routes are there for the picking.

Cheers,

Cyborg

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Old Jul 16, 2013, 6:26 pm
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Originally Posted by cyborg
I just booked a P fare for the Thanksgiving week with a routing IAD-FCO-AMS-IAD on the UA site. $2237 all in. There are a number of combinations connecting through various cities in Europe. I chose 2 nights in Rome and 1 night in Amsterdam. The best part is the outbound from IAD is the LH 748i with new biz. The return from AMS is on the UA 767. At 125% LH and 150% UA miles with 150% PQM this seemed like a decent way to go. Also, note they haven't announced any specials for Thanksgiving yet like in previous years, but the fares and routes are there for the picking.

Cheers,

Cyborg
That's a really bad fare out of IAD for Thanksgiving to be honest. I currently have fare out of BOS for $1350 and > 20k qualiying miles. Check out AC routings through IST.
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Old Jul 16, 2013, 7:16 pm
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Originally Posted by cyborg
I just booked a P fare for the Thanksgiving week with a routing IAD-FCO-AMS-IAD on the UA site. $2237 all in. There are a number of combinations connecting through various cities in Europe. I chose 2 nights in Rome and 1 night in Amsterdam. The best part is the outbound from IAD is the LH 748i with new biz. The return from AMS is on the UA 767. At 125% LH and 150% UA miles with 150% PQM this seemed like a decent way to go. Also, note they haven't announced any specials for Thanksgiving yet like in previous years, but the fares and routes are there for the picking.

Cheers,

Cyborg
Originally Posted by cfischer
That's a really bad fare out of IAD for Thanksgiving to be honest. I currently have fare out of BOS for $1350 and > 20k qualiying miles. Check out AC routings through IST.
The high fare could be related to the open-jaw or FCO-AMS leg. A simple IAD-FCO-IAD return might be cheaper.
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