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

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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 7, 14, 7:45 am
  #1546  
 
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$597 London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) BA, Qantas, Emirates (YQ-$330 avg.) Oct.

YQ-$354
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
British Airways p.l.c. 107 Dep: 12:50PM Arr: 10:45PM 6h 55m Boeing 747 Economy (O)



Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
British Airways p.l.c. 106 Dep: 1:30AM Arr: 5:55AM 7h 25m Boeing 747 Economy (O)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $598.30
Total cost for 1 passenger $598.30


YQ-$325
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
Qantas Airways Ltd. 8008 Dep: 8:40AM Arr: 6:45PM 7h 5m Airbus A380 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY EMIRATES


Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
Qantas Airways Ltd. 1 Dep: 2:15AM Arr: 6:45AM 7h 30m Airbus A380 Economy (O)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $596.10
Total cost for 1 passenger $596.10


YQ-$326
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
Emirates 8 Dep: 8:40AM Arr: 6:45PM 7h 5m Airbus A380 Economy (T)



Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
Emirates 7 Dep: 2:30AM Arr: 7:00AM 7h 30m Airbus A380 Economy (T)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $596.10
Total cost for 1 passenger $596.10
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Old Sep 7, 14, 10:14 am
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I'm not sure if this is great, but I liked it:

EWR-ARN-EWR

$550+

Departure from: Newark (EWR)

Destination: Stockholm (ARN)

Stops: DUS, MUC, LHR or nonstop depending on dates

Airline(s): UA/LH (or 4U)/SK

Sample dates: Oct 24 - Oct 27

Total miles flown: 9087 miles

Fare class: K

Cost per mile flown (the lower the better): 6.1
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Old Sep 7, 14, 5:31 pm
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UA: Toronto (YYZ) to Singapore (SIN) Jan $911 CAD

United Airlines in economy (K)

Toronto (YYZ) to Singapore Jan $911 CAD return.

The above fare I got on United using Kayak.

Very few departure dates in January.

Sample:

Depart YYZ Jan 15th and return from SIN Jan 21st $911.
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Old Sep 7, 14, 7:02 pm
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Originally Posted by SanFranDan View Post
YQ-$354
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
British Airways p.l.c. 107 Dep: 12:50PM Arr: 10:45PM 6h 55m Boeing 747 Economy (O)



Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
British Airways p.l.c. 106 Dep: 1:30AM Arr: 5:55AM 7h 25m Boeing 747 Economy (O)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $598.30
Total cost for 1 passenger $598.30


YQ-$325
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
Qantas Airways Ltd. 8008 Dep: 8:40AM Arr: 6:45PM 7h 5m Airbus A380 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY EMIRATES


Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
Qantas Airways Ltd. 1 Dep: 2:15AM Arr: 6:45AM 7h 30m Airbus A380 Economy (O)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $596.10
Total cost for 1 passenger $596.10


YQ-$326
London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) - Wed, Oct 1
Emirates 8 Dep: 8:40AM Arr: 6:45PM 7h 5m Airbus A380 Economy (T)



Dubai (DXB) to London (LHR) - Fri, Oct 10
Emirates 7 Dep: 2:30AM Arr: 7:00AM 7h 30m Airbus A380 Economy (T)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $596.10
Total cost for 1 passenger $596.10
can you find something more expensive?
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Old Sep 8, 14, 7:18 am
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For any last minute MR needs on AA. Not the best CPM however. 17,256 miles total.

AA: IAH-DFW-HKG RT for $882 AI. Found on Google.com/flights. Available in most of November and some dates in October.
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Old Sep 8, 14, 12:24 pm
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OSL - JFK - MAN from 179/$288! BA/VS via LHR. Long layovers on some itineraries but lots of different connections available with good times.

Example of the cheapest

Flight 1
Fri, 28 Nov OSL to JFK – 1 stop 13h 35m

This is a multi-airport itinerary. Please review all the airports below.

British Airways – Flight 763 2h 35m
Take-off Fri 11:30 OSL Oslo, Norway
Landing Fri 13:05 LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom
Economy | Airbus A320-100/200 (Narrow-body Jet) | 2h 35m
Change planes

LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom

2h 55m
Virgin Atlantic – Flight 9 8h 05m
Take-off Fri 16:00 LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom
Landing Fri 19:05 JFK New York, NY, United States
Economy | Boeing 747-400 (Wide-body Jet) | 8h 05m
Flight 2
Tue, 2 Dec JFK to MAN – 1 stop 19h 40m

This is a multi-airport itinerary. Please review all the airports below.
This flight leaves on Tuesday (2 Dec) and arrives on Wednesday (3 Dec).

Virgin Atlantic – Flight 5402
Operated by Delta 7h 30m
Take-off Tue 20:30 JFK New York, NY, United States
Landing Wed 9:00 LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom
Economy | Boeing 767-400 (Wide-body Jet) | 7h 30m
Change planes

LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom

11h 10m
Virgin Atlantic – Flight 3045
Operated by Aer Lingus For Virgin Atlantic 1h 00m
Take-off Wed 20:10 LHR London, ENG, United Kingdom
Landing Wed 21:10 MAN Manchester, ENG, United Kingdom
Economy | Airbus A320-100/200 (Narrow-body Jet) | 1h 00m

https://flic.kr/p/oQYUmV

Successfully booked this route myself with shorter layovers for 178.61 via lastminute.com

*edit* has been ticketed

Last edited by Armodeen; Sep 8, 14 at 2:27 pm
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Old Sep 8, 14, 2:06 pm
  #1552  
 
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PHL - LAS, $113, 2,177 miles, 5.19 CPM
US Airways
Sample date - Oct 14

US Airways is matching Spirit on the way out to Vegas, hoping to see a match on the return.
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Old Sep 9, 14, 2:08 am
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PHX-DEN,F9,$30r/t

F9,many dates in Sept/Oct.Mainly Tu/We/Sa.
$29.98 a/i
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Old Sep 9, 14, 7:17 am
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$311 SATA, Boston (BOS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) SU, Tue, Fri November

Boston (BOS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) - Tue, Nov 4
SATA International Servicos e 220 Dep: 10:15PM Arr: 7:00AM 4h 45m Airbus A310 Economy (X)
Wed, Nov 5


Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Boston (BOS) - Tue, Nov 18
SATA International Servicos e 221 Dep: 3:00PM Arr: 4:45PM 5h 45m Airbus A310 Economy (X)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $310.80
Total cost for 1 passenger $310.80
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Old Sep 9, 14, 8:21 am
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$699 Singapore Airlines San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (ICN), Oct Su, Tu, We, Th

San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (ICN) - Tue, Oct 7
Singapore Airlines Limited 15 Dep: 2:10PM Arr: 6:35PM 12h 25m Boeing 777 Economy (V)
Wed, Oct 8


Seoul (ICN) to San Francisco (SFO) - Wed, Oct 15
Singapore Airlines Limited 16 Dep: 5:50PM Arr: 12:40PM 10h 50m Boeing 777 Economy (V)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $698.30
Total cost for 1 passenger $698.30
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Old Sep 9, 14, 9:55 am
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Originally Posted by SanFranDan View Post
Boston (BOS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) - Tue, Nov 4
SATA International Servicos e 220 Dep: 10:15PM Arr: 7:00AM 4h 45m Airbus A310 Economy (X)
Wed, Nov 5


Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Boston (BOS) - Tue, Nov 18
SATA International Servicos e 221 Dep: 3:00PM Arr: 4:45PM 5h 45m Airbus A310 Economy (X)


Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $310.80
Total cost for 1 passenger $310.80
Been posted several times here already. Often even cheaper.
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Old Sep 9, 14, 3:43 pm
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AF sent an e-mail out about a sale with some pretty reasonable deals. The best I could find was IAH-CAI routing through SLC and CDG in both directions, which books into V and generates 16,542 MQM for $813.30 ai, or 4.92 cpm. Sample dates 11/17-11/25, with a 23+ hour layover in CDG on the return.
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Old Sep 9, 14, 4:25 pm
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LAX-AUA as low as $417

LAX-MIA-AUA r/t is $417. The same base fare($292) is filed for SFO and LAS.
Better mileage is available
Itinerary
Los Angeles (LAX) to Aruba (AUA) - Tue, Nov 4
Los Angeles (LAX) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Nov 4
American Airlines Inc. 10 Dep: 9:35PM Arr: 6:05AM 5h 30m Airbus A321 (Sharklets) Economy (Q)
Layover in JFK Wed, Nov 5 0h 40m

New York (JFK) to Miami (MIA) - Wed, Nov 5
American Airlines Inc. 1101 Dep: 6:45AM Arr: 9:58AM 3h 13m Boeing 757 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA 7h 17m

Miami (MIA) to Aruba (AUA) - Wed, Nov 5
American Airlines Inc. 2217 Dep: 5:15PM Arr: 9:11PM 2h 56m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)

Aruba (AUA) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Thu, Nov 6
Aruba (AUA) to Miami (MIA) - Thu, Nov 6
American Airlines Inc. 1036 Dep: 10:28AM Arr: 12:30PM 3h 2m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA 2h 35m

Miami (MIA) to New York (JFK) - Thu, Nov 6
American Airlines Inc. 1510 Dep: 3:05PM Arr: 6:14PM 3h 9m Boeing 757 Economy (Q)
Layover in JFK 1h 31m

New York (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Thu, Nov 6
American Airlines Inc. 293 Dep: 7:45PM Arr: 11:15PM 6h 30m Airbus A321 (Sharklets) Economy (Q)

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $465.20
Total cost for 1 passenger $465.20
Los Angeles (LAX) to Aruba (AUA) - Sun, Nov 2
Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Sun, Nov 2
American Airlines Inc. 1826 Dep: 12:55AM Arr: 7:56AM 5h 1m Airbus A321 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC. Layover in PHL 3h 24m

Philadelphia (PHL) to Miami (MIA) - Sun, Nov 2
American Airlines Inc. 1556 Dep: 11:20AM Arr: 2:04PM 2h 44m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA 3h 11m

Miami (MIA) to Aruba (AUA) - Sun, Nov 2
American Airlines Inc. 2217 Dep: 5:15PM Arr: 9:11PM 2h 56m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)

Aruba (AUA) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Mon, Nov 3
Aruba (AUA) to Miami (MIA) - Mon, Nov 3
American Airlines Inc. 1609 Dep: 4:36PM Arr: 6:35PM 2h 59m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA 11h 25m

Miami (MIA) to Philadelphia (PHL) - Tue, Nov 4
American Airlines Inc. 196 Dep: 6:00AM Arr: 8:45AM 2h 45m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in PHL 1h 15m

Philadelphia (PHL) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Tue, Nov 4
American Airlines Inc. 1917 Dep: 10:00AM Arr: 12:55PM 5h 55m Airbus A321 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY US AIRWAYS, INC.

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $450.20
Total cost for 1 passenger $450.20
Los Angeles (LAX) to Aruba (AUA) - Tue, Nov 4
Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) - Tue, Nov 4
American Airlines Inc. 7014 Dep: 5:40PM Arr: 8:20PM 2h 40m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY ALASKA AIRLINES INC. Layover in SEA 3h 20m

Seattle (SEA) to Miami (MIA) - Tue, Nov 4
American Airlines Inc. 1070 Dep: 11:40PM Arr: 8:21AM 5h 41m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA Wed, Nov 5 8h 54m

Miami (MIA) to Aruba (AUA) - Wed, Nov 5
American Airlines Inc. 2217 Dep: 5:15PM Arr: 9:11PM 2h 56m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)

Aruba (AUA) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Fri, Nov 7
Aruba (AUA) to Miami (MIA) - Fri, Nov 7
American Airlines Inc. 1036 Dep: 10:28AM Arr: 12:30PM 3h 2m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in MIA 6h 30m

Miami (MIA) to Seattle (SEA) - Fri, Nov 7
American Airlines Inc. 1057 Dep: 7:00PM Arr: 10:50PM 6h 50m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
Layover in SEA 9h 0m

Seattle (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Sat, Nov 8
American Airlines Inc. 6951 Dep: 7:50AM Arr: 10:33AM 2h 43m Boeing 737 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY ALASKA AIRLINES INC.

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $484.80
Total cost for 1 passenger $484.80

Last edited by skunker; Sep 9, 14 at 4:34 pm
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Old Sep 9, 14, 5:00 pm
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F9: Den to SBA o/w for $15.

Sample Date November 8th, scattered availability on ITA.
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Old Sep 9, 14, 9:22 pm
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AA: BOS-ORD-PEK RT $740 AI. Found on google.com/flights. Total 14,892 miles. Not the best CPM.

Available in most of November. Two night stay required. Consider China VISA cost for US Citizens if you don't have one.
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