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"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2014

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Happy 2014!

Please use this thread to post or to follow Economy Fares which are 'Good Deals' but where the cost per mile is more than 3-4 cents per mile, which is the usual upper limit for what is considered a true 'MR Deal'.

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Old Sep 1, 14, 4:36 pm
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$672 New York (LGA) to Venice (VCE) US Air/Iberia most of October

New York (LGA) to Venice (VCE) - Tue, Oct 7
New York (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Tue, Oct 7
US Airways, Inc. 3735 Dep: 7:30AM Arr: 8:40AM 1h 10m Canadair Reg. Jet Economy (R)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS EXPRESS-AIR WISCONSIN Layover in PHL 10h 5m

Philadelphia (PHL) to Venice (VCE) - Tue, Oct 7
Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A. 4845 Dep: 6:45PM Arr: 9:15AM 8h 30m Airbus A330 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC. Wed, Oct 8


Venice (VCE) to New York (LGA) - Thu, Oct 16
Venice (VCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Thu, Oct 16
Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A. 4846 Dep: 11:35AM Arr: 3:00PM 9h 25m Airbus A330 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC. Layover in PHL 2h 0m

Philadelphia (PHL) to New York (LGA) - Thu, Oct 16
US Airways, Inc. 3824 Dep: 5:00PM Arr: 5:58PM 0h 58m Canadair Reg. Jet Economy (R)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS EXPRESS-AIR WISCONSIN

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $672.40
Total cost for 1 passenger $672.40
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Old Sep 1, 14, 4:41 pm
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$612 New York (JFK) to London (LGW) Norwegian November 11 and 25

New York (JFK) to London (LGW) - Tue, Nov 11
Norwegian Air Shuttle A.S. 7016 Dep: 10:50PM Arr: 10:20AM 6h 30m Boeing 787 Economy (T)
Wed, Nov 12


London (LGW) to New York (JFK) - Thu, Nov 20
Norwegian Air Shuttle A.S. 7015 Dep: 6:30PM Arr: 9:20PM 7h 50m Boeing 787 Economy (X)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $612.40
Total cost for 1 passenger $612.40
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Old Sep 1, 14, 4:45 pm
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Originally Posted by SanFranDan View Post
New York (LGA) to Venice (VCE) - Tue, Oct 7
New York (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Tue, Oct 7
US Airways, Inc. 3735 Dep: 7:30AM Arr: 8:40AM 1h 10m Canadair Reg. Jet Economy (R)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS EXPRESS-AIR WISCONSIN Layover in PHL 10h 5m

Philadelphia (PHL) to Venice (VCE) - Tue, Oct 7
Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A. 4845 Dep: 6:45PM Arr: 9:15AM 8h 30m Airbus A330 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC. Wed, Oct 8


Venice (VCE) to New York (LGA) - Thu, Oct 16
Venice (VCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Thu, Oct 16
Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A. 4846 Dep: 11:35AM Arr: 3:00PM 9h 25m Airbus A330 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC. Layover in PHL 2h 0m

Philadelphia (PHL) to New York (LGA) - Thu, Oct 16
US Airways, Inc. 3824 Dep: 5:00PM Arr: 5:58PM 0h 58m Canadair Reg. Jet Economy (R)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS EXPRESS-AIR WISCONSIN

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $672.40
Total cost for 1 passenger $672.40

Is this really a deal? What's CPM?
I'm paying $580 for NYC-Milan over thxgiving on UA
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Old Sep 1, 14, 5:08 pm
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Originally Posted by anandrag View Post
Is this really a deal? What's CPM?
I'm paying $580 for NYC-Milan over thxgiving on UA
It is 7CPM but it is certainly a good deal to VCE. MXP is seemingly always cheaper to fly to.
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Old Sep 1, 14, 7:24 pm
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Originally Posted by anandrag View Post
Is this really a deal? What's CPM?
I'm paying $580 for NYC-Milan over thxgiving on UA
I've booked 3 trips to Europe this year for $620 in Y IAD-IST, $1650 in J VPS-AMS, and $510 in Y JFK-OSL. However, I consider anything <$1k in Y and <$2k in J a deal to Europe and <$1.5k in Y and <$2.5k in J a deal to Asia. That would make them appropriate for this thread or its partner premium deals thread. Just my two cents.
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Old Sep 1, 14, 7:51 pm
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Originally Posted by mattp1987 View Post
I've booked 3 trips to Europe this year for $620 in Y IAD-IST, $1650 in J VPS-AMS, and $510 in Y JFK-OSL. However, I consider anything <$1k in Y and <$2k in J a deal to Europe and <$1.5k in Y and <$2.5k in J a deal to Asia. That would make them appropriate for this thread or its partner premium deals thread. Just my two cents.
Totally agree with you on J but your premium for J over Y seems low. Don't think a $900 flight to Europe is typically a deal. I would love a $2.5k fare in J to Asia by the way...
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Old Sep 1, 14, 8:05 pm
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Originally Posted by anandrag View Post
Totally agree with you on J but your premium for J over Y seems low. Don't think a $900 flight to Europe is typically a deal. I would love a $2.5k fare in J to Asia by the way...
Actually, you're right. It's more like $750 as the limit for where I'd jump on a European trip. $1000 is about the max I'd pay for Y if something came up. I also try to think of $1k and $2k as "standard" rates when calculating CPM for points redemptions.

I've actually never flown to Asia, but the $2.5k number is the limit for what I'd book with cash since that means $5k for the two of us. Beyond that it's points, cheap Y, or we're not going. Obviously, to each his/her own on these numbers.
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Old Sep 2, 14, 6:06 am
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BA/AA $890 DFW-DEL via LHR 17,834 miles, November

All November, but Sunday to Tuesday has most flights

ITA example with longest 10 hour layover in London shown, arriving at 9:15 am leaves for Delhi at 7:30 pm.



Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Delhi (DEL) - Mon, Nov 3

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to London (LHR) - Mon, Nov 3
British Airways p.l.c. 1505 Dep: 6:20PM Arr: 9:15AM 8h 55m Boeing 777 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES INC. Layover in LHR Tue, Nov 4 10h 15m

London (LHR) to Delhi (DEL) - Tue, Nov 4
British Airways p.l.c. 257 Dep: 7:30PM Arr: 9:10AM 8h 10m Boeing 747 Economy (O)
Wed, Nov 5


Delhi (DEL) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) - Wed, Nov 12


Delhi (DEL) to London (LHR) - Wed, Nov 12
British Airways p.l.c. 142 Dep: 3:40AM Arr: 7:30AM 9h 20m Boeing 747 Economy (O)
Layover in LHR 3h 15m

London (LHR) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) - Wed, Nov 12
British Airways p.l.c. 193 Dep: 10:45AM Arr: 2:45PM 10h 0m Boeing 747 Economy (O)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $890.43
Total cost for 1 passenger $890.43
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Old Sep 3, 14, 6:34 am
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$514 Air China, ARN to PEK to HKG to LHR Late January

$514 Air China Stockholm (ARN) to Beijing (PEK) to Hong Kong (HKG) to London (LHR) Late January 2015

Stockholm (ARN) to Beijing (PEK) - Fri, Jan 23
Air China Limited 912 Dep: 6:20PM Arr: 9:40AM 8h 20m Airbus A330 Economy (V)
Sat, Jan 24


Beijing (PEK) to Hong Kong (HKG) - Fri, Feb 6
Air China Limited 101 Dep: 8:00AM Arr: 11:25AM 3h 25m Airbus A321 Economy (V)



Hong Kong (HKG) to London (LHR) - Tue, Feb 10
Hong Kong (HKG) to Beijing (PEK) - Tue, Feb 10
Air China Limited 118 Dep: 8:30AM Arr: 11:45AM 3h 15m Airbus A321 Economy (S)
Layover in PEK 2h 45m

Beijing (PEK) to London (LHR) - Tue, Feb 10
Air China Limited 855 Dep: 2:30PM Arr: 5:50PM 11h 20m Airbus A330 Economy (S)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $514.00
Total cost for 1 passenger $514.00
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Old Sep 3, 14, 6:44 am
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$395 DUB to YYZ to MAN Late September to Early October

$395 Dublin (DUB) to Toronto (YYZ) Toronto (YYZ) to Manchester (MAN) Late September to Early October

Dublin (DUB) to Toronto (YYZ) - Fri, Sep 26
Air Transat 239 Dep: 8:35AM Arr: 11:05AM 7h 30m Airbus A310 Economy (Q)



Toronto (YYZ) to Manchester (MAN) - Wed, Oct 8
Air Transat 208 Dep: 10:10PM Arr: 10:00AM 6h 50m Airbus A310 Economy (Q)
Thu, Oct 9

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $394.70
Total cost for 1 passenger $394.70


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Old Sep 3, 14, 12:05 pm
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UA: PHX-SJU $336ai

also from DFW same price

h/t: http://www.theflightdeal.com/2014/09...ing-all-taxes/
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Old Sep 4, 14, 12:16 am
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Thomas Cook via the Condor web site:

MCO-MAN- depart 5/21/15; return 5/28/15 $668 USD.

Might find a few other prices like that on other days in May. Florida-UK in the spring for under $700 isn't bad, IMO.
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Old Sep 4, 14, 10:00 am
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$791 UA LAX-BKK via NRT 16648 miles

Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok (BKK) - Mon, Oct 20
Los Angeles (LAX) to Tokyo (NRT) - Mon, Oct 20
United Airlines, Inc. 32 Dep: 11:20AM Arr: 3:00PM 11h 40m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
Layover in NRT Tue, Oct 21 3h 15m

Tokyo (NRT) to Bangkok (BKK) - Tue, Oct 21
United Airlines, Inc. 9711 Dep: 6:15PM Arr: 10:55PM 6h 40m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
OPERATED BY ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO. LTD.


Bangkok (BKK) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, Oct 29
Bangkok (BKK) to Tokyo (NRT) - Wed, Oct 29
United Airlines, Inc. 9710 Dep: 6:50AM Arr: 3:00PM 6h 10m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
OPERATED BY ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO. LTD. Layover in NRT 3h 10m

Tokyo (NRT) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, Oct 29
United Airlines, Inc. 33 Dep: 6:10PM Arr: 12:00PM 9h 50m Boeing 787 Economy (K)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $790.70
Total cost for 1 passenger $790.70
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Old Sep 4, 14, 4:27 pm
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UA: PDX-LAX-HNL $389 5.7cpm 9/9

UA: Portland-Los Angeles-Honolulu $389

United is putting Hawaii on sale for departures in September and October. There is a same day turn available for $389 on 9/9. You probably want more than 4 hours in Hawaii, but it's there if you want it!

Some decent deals all over for the next couple months before the prices are jacked back up for the holidays.

Provide this information to a travel agent to help them match the fares found.
Make sure to provide the exact booking and fare codes shown.
Fare 1: Carrier UA GLOR0JN PDX to HNL (rules)
Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code G
Covers PDX-LAX (Economy), LAX-HNL (Economy)
$165.64
Fare 2: Carrier UA GLOR0JN HNL to PDX (rules)
Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code G
Covers HNL-LAX (Economy), LAX-PDX (Economy)
$165.63
US Transportation Tax (US) $0.73
US Alaska/Hawaii Departure Tax (US) $17.40
US September 11th Security Fee (AY) $5.60
US Passenger Facility Charge (XF) $18.00
US Flight Segment Tax (ZP) $16.00

Subtotal per passenger $389.00
Number of passengers x1

TOTAL AIRFARE & TAXES $389.00
This ticket is non-refundable.
Changes to this ticket will incur a penalty fee.
Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents)
PDX UA X/LAX UA HNL 165.64GLOR0JN UA X/LAX UA PDX 165.63GLOR0JN USD 331.27 END ZP PDX LAX HNL LAX XT 18.13US 16.00ZP 5.60AY 18.00XF PDX4.50 LAX4.50 HNL4.50 LAX4.50
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Old Sep 4, 14, 8:07 pm
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Originally Posted by SanFranDan View Post
Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok (BKK) - Mon, Oct 20
Los Angeles (LAX) to Tokyo (NRT) - Mon, Oct 20
United Airlines, Inc. 32 Dep: 11:20AM Arr: 3:00PM 11h 40m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
Layover in NRT Tue, Oct 21 3h 15m

Tokyo (NRT) to Bangkok (BKK) - Tue, Oct 21
United Airlines, Inc. 9711 Dep: 6:15PM Arr: 10:55PM 6h 40m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
OPERATED BY ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO. LTD.


Bangkok (BKK) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, Oct 29
Bangkok (BKK) to Tokyo (NRT) - Wed, Oct 29
United Airlines, Inc. 9710 Dep: 6:50AM Arr: 3:00PM 6h 10m Boeing 787 Economy (K)
OPERATED BY ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO. LTD. Layover in NRT 3h 10m

Tokyo (NRT) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Wed, Oct 29
United Airlines, Inc. 33 Dep: 6:10PM Arr: 12:00PM 9h 50m Boeing 787 Economy (K)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $790.70
Total cost for 1 passenger $790.70

this fare wouldnt happen to work the opposite way would it? i'm short about 13k miles for gold and i would def ride the 787 all the way even on united!
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