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

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Old May 30, 14, 9:33 am
  #856  
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Programs: United Platinum, AA Platinum, Hilton Gold, Marriott Gold
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IAD - PTY - GRU on Copa for $632. 10,448 Miles. 6.2 Cents / Mile
Lots of availability in September and October - available through October 30.

3 Day minimum stay

Booking Code T

Must book by today (May 30)
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Old May 30, 14, 10:33 am
  #857  
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: TOM
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UA: YYZ-BOG $509 rt

UA: YYZ-BOG $509 rt

Decent fare on this route. Available on various dates Jun-Oct.

Bookable at united.com. Tickets must be issued on/before May 30.
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Old Jun 3, 14, 3:45 am
  #858  
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: JFK
Programs: AA LT Plat
Posts: 450
DL: YYZ - NRT. C$795

Sample Date: October 15th - 20th

Routing: YYZ - ATL - MSP - NRT - SEA - JFK - YYZ

Day/Time restrictions

PERMITTED MON THROUGH THU ON EACH TRANSPACIFIC SECTOR.

Seasonal restrictions

PERMITTED 09SEP THROUGH 15DEC OR 24DEC THROUGH 10MAR ON
THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SECTOR.
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Old Jun 3, 14, 7:14 am
  #859  
 
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Posts: 809
Bi lhr-mel 489

royal Brunei (dry airline)

LHR-MEL in Y, for 484

Sample dates 13-27APR, earliest departure date 5APR, latest departure date tested: 25APR.

Not sure where the mile would go as BI does not seem part of any alliance
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Old Jun 3, 14, 11:04 am
  #860  
 
Join Date: May 2014
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Originally Posted by papyPiHi View Post
royal Brunei (dry airline)

LHR-MEL in Y, for 484

Sample dates 13-27APR, earliest departure date 5APR, latest departure date tested: 25APR.

Not sure where the mile would go as BI does not seem part of any alliance
Give credit where credit is due.
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Old Jun 3, 14, 11:23 am
  #861  
 
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Itinerary details

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Itinerary

Copenhagen (CPH) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. Copenhagen (CPH) to London (LHR) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. 811 Dep: 8:05AM Arr: 9:15AM 2h 10m Airbus A319 Economy (S)
Layover in LHR 2h 45m

British Airways p.l.c. London (LHR) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. 1508 Dep: 12:00PM Arr: 4:30PM 11h 30m Boeing 777 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES INC.

Santa Ana (SNA) to London (LHR) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. Santa Ana (SNA) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. 1811 Dep: 11:00AM Arr: 3:50PM 2h 50m Boeing 737 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES INC. Layover in DFW 2h 45m

British Airways p.l.c. Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to London (LHR) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. 192 Dep: 6:35PM Arr: 9:35AM 9h 0m Boeing 747 Economy (O)
Tue, Apr 7
Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) 3,023.00
Total cost for 1 passenger 3,023.00
* All prices shown in DKK

How to buy this ticket
Tickets cannot be purchased directly from ITA Software.
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 BA QKV0EUS CPH to LAX (rules)
Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code S, Q
Covers CPH-LHR (Economy), LHR-LAX (Economy)
405.00
Fare 2: Carrier BA OLXUKJB SNA to LON (rules)
Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code O
Covers SNA-DFW (Economy), DFW-LHR (Economy)
749.00
USDA APHIS Fee (XA) 28.00
US Immigration Fee (XY) 39.00
US Customs Fee (YC) 30.00
United Kingdom Passenger Service Charge (UB) 306.00
US International Arrival Tax (US) 96.00
Danish Passenger Service Charge (ZO) 175.00
BA YQ surcharge (YQ) 1,045.00
US International Departure Tax (US) 96.00
US September 11th Security Fee (AY) 28.00
US Passenger Facility Charge (XF) 25.00

Subtotal per passenger 3,023.00
Number of passengers x1

TOTAL AIRFARE & TAXES 3,023.00
This ticket is non-refundable.
Changes to this ticket will incur a penalty fee.
Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents)
CPH BA X/E/LON BA LAX M 74.90QKV0EUS /-SNA BA X/E/DFW BA LON M 138.65OLXUKJB NUC 213.55 END ROE 5.40676 XT 175ZO 306UB 30YC 39XY 28XA 192US 28AY 1045YQ 25XF DFW4.50
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Mileage
11986 total miles

CO2 emissions
4109 lbs (estimated by ITA)

Airport Information
Copenhagen Kastrup (CPH)
Los Angeles International (LAX)
Santa Ana John Wayne (SNA)
London Heathrow (LHR)
Dallas/Ft Worth International (DFW)

NOTE: Tickets cannot be purchased from ITA Software.
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Old Jun 3, 14, 12:07 pm
  #862  
 
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Originally Posted by ExpatSomchai View Post
Itinerary details

Copenhagen (CPH) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. Copenhagen (CPH) to London (LHR) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. 811 Dep: 8:05AM Arr: 9:15AM 2h 10m Airbus A319 Economy (S)
Layover in LHR 2h 45m

British Airways p.l.c. London (LHR) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Sat, Mar 28
British Airways p.l.c. 1508 Dep: 12:00PM Arr: 4:30PM 11h 30m Boeing 777 Economy (Q)
OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES INC.

Santa Ana (SNA) to London (LHR) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. Santa Ana (SNA) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. 1811 Dep: 11:00AM Arr: 3:50PM 2h 50m Boeing 737 Economy (O)
OPERATED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES INC. Layover in DFW 2h 45m

British Airways p.l.c. Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to London (LHR) - Mon, Apr 6
British Airways p.l.c. 192 Dep: 6:35PM Arr: 9:35AM 9h 0m Boeing 747 Economy (O)
Tue, Apr 7
Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) 3,023.00
Total cost for 1 passenger 3,023.00
* All prices shown in DKK
Plenty of availability for example on November and February. Price is even lower with LAX roundtrip, around 2700DKK ~490$ r/t making it 4cpm. Books into BA O = 100% miles with AA. You can also choose between various times of days or between 777 or A380. Nice deal if you can fly ex-CPH.

CPH-LHR-LAX-LHR-CPH
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Old Jun 3, 14, 3:27 pm
  #863  
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: IAH, HOU, AUS, DAL, DFW
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UA / KE: IAH or AUS - Milan (MXP) $860 r/t CPM:7.95

United is matching a Turkish fare to Milan (MXP) from Houston (IAH) or Austin (AUS).
The fare on United has 100% mileage accrual as "G" and "K".

Turkish only has 100% accrual via UnitedMileagePlus on the outbound leg. Return flight on Turkish seems to only be coming up in as a "P" fare now, which earns 0%. They allow stopovers though, so if someone feels like hanging out in Istanbul and then heading on to Milan... this may offset not getting the credit for the return flight.

Looks like Untied is a better deal due to it being 100% accrual. Posting details on both here. I was able to pull them up on Expedia and Orbitz.

Flight Details: UNITED
  • Availability: I was able to pull up flights in September / October for Tuesday-to-Tuesday flights.
  • Departure and Destination Airports: IAH or AUS - MXP
  • Example Dates: Tues October 28th Weds November 11th
  • Carrier: United
  • Fare Basis Code: GEG14AKS / KLXNC7NS
  • Fare Class: Economy G / K
  • Mile Accrual: 100%
  • CPM: 7.95 (10820 miles)
  • Full Route: IAH - EWR- MXP EWR IAH

Flight Details: TURKISH
  • Availability: I was able to pull up flights in September / October for Tuesday-to-Tuesday flights.
  • Departure and Destination Airports: IAH - MXP
  • Example Dates: Wed September 17th Wed September 24th
  • Carrier: Turkish
  • Fare Basis Code: PLV3XPC / VLV3XPC
  • Fare Class: Economy V / P
  • Mile Accrual: 100% V (via United MileagePlus) / 0% P
  • CPM: 11.74 (7447 miles after reduction)
  • Full Route: IAH - IST MXP IST IAH
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Old Jun 3, 14, 11:27 pm
  #864  
 
Join Date: May 2014
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Originally Posted by Furry View Post
Plenty of availability for example on November and February. Price is even lower with LAX roundtrip, around 2700DKK ~490$ r/t making it 4cpm. Books into BA O = 100% miles with AA. You can also choose between various times of days or between 777 or A380. Nice deal if you can fly ex-CPH.

CPH-LHR-LAX-LHR-CPH

Any suggestions on how I can book this fair online?
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Old Jun 4, 14, 12:48 am
  #865  
 
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Originally Posted by jakepetersen View Post
Any suggestions on how I can book this fair online?
Searching in the appropriate months on Kayak will bring up the fare, and then clicking the link brings you to a booking window on FlightHub.
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Old Jun 4, 14, 3:16 am
  #866  
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 96
Please forgive me if I'm missing something, this is my first contribution in this.
Stumbled upon this booking via Skyscanner. It looks to be only bookable via BookAirfare.com of which I can't find a lot of information. I won't be partaking as I have absolutely no interest of going to KSA, but hopefully it will help someone. It looks like these flights are regularly $1000+

LAX-JED $378 per person.

Also available for slightly more via Flighthub.com ($397)

Virgin America
VX # 162
Thu, Nov 13 2014 08:10 AM
Los Angeles Intl Arpt, Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Thu, Nov 13 2014 04:30 PM
Newark Liberty Intl Arpt, Newark, NJ (EWR)
0 Stops 5 hr 20 min
Economy Class
Air France ?
AF # 3659
Thu, Nov 13 2014 06:25 PM
Newark Liberty Intl Arpt, Newark, NJ (EWR)
Fri, Nov 14 2014 08:00 AM
Charles De Gaulle Intl Arpt, Paris, (CDG)
0 Stops 7 hr 35 min
Economy Class
Saudia
SV # 126
Fri, Nov 14 2014 11:10 AM
Charles De Gaulle Intl Arpt, Paris, (CDG)
Fri, Nov 14 2014 07:00 PM
Jeddah Intl, Jeddah, (JED)
0 Stops 5 hr 50 min
Economy Class
Saudia
SV # 127
Wed, Nov 26 2014 01:35 AM
Jeddah Intl, Jeddah, (JED)
Wed, Nov 26 2014 06:10 AM
Charles De Gaulle Intl Arpt, Paris, (CDG)
0 Stops 6 hr 35 min
Economy Class
Air France
AF # 66
Wed, Nov 26 2014 10:30 AM
Charles De Gaulle Intl Arpt, Paris, (CDG)
Wed, Nov 26 2014 01:10 PM
Los Angeles Intl Arpt, Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
0 Stops 11 hr 40 min
Economy Class
Travelers:
2 Adult(s)

Base Fare: $430.00
Taxes & Fees: USD331.56
Total: USD755.26
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Old Jun 4, 14, 8:11 am
  #867  
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
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Programs: AA Plat, Priority Club Gold, Choice Privileges Gold
Posts: 614
Ua msp-dkr $855

Cheap for West Africa.

Sample Date: 9/18 - 9/25

MSP-ORD-BRU-DKR outbound
DKR-BRU-YUL-YYZ-MSP or DKR-LIS-EWR-MSP return
DKR-CDG-YYZ-MSP also avail but DKR-CDG is on AF.
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Old Jun 4, 14, 11:14 am
  #868  
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Join Date: May 2014
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SFO to STO on United
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...SFO0UA512;eo=c

Sat October 4 to Tues October 7
$618
Approx Miles 12,795
Looks like one leg is on SAS but earns 100% on United
CPM is 4.8
Not really a mileage run since you have to stay in STO for two nights.
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Old Jun 4, 14, 11:19 am
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Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: LAN, FNT, GRR, DTW
Programs: UA Plat
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Originally Posted by dls25 View Post
Cheap for West Africa.

Sample Date: 9/18 - 9/25

MSP-ORD-BRU-DKR outbound
DKR-BRU-YUL-YYZ-MSP or DKR-LIS-EWR-MSP return
DKR-CDG-YYZ-MSP also avail but DKR-CDG is on AF.
Also works from DTW
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Old Jun 4, 14, 11:31 am
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Originally Posted by flyerdude88 View Post
Book now, ask for forgiveness later?
Especially if he is bringing his girlfriend to Stockholm.
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