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DL: DFW-DXB-DFW 16,660 miles; $764, 4.65cpm

DL: DFW-DXB-DFW 16,660 miles; $764, 4.65cpm

Old Apr 3, 14, 7:36 pm
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DL: DFW-DXB-DFW 16,660 miles; $764, 4.65cpm

Only a few dates in May, most leaving on Thursday. Found it on ITA. It's not the best CPM, but I'll take it out of Dallas.

There are more creative routings which yield a better cpm. I booked DFW-DTW-ATL-DXB-ATL-LGA-DFW for $850, 18,998 miles, or 4.49 cpm. 5/2-5/4

Booked on .com, prices showed higher until I clicked all the way through, then dropped down to the price on ITA.

I played around and got it down to 4.3 cpm, but it required a longer stay. Route was DFW-DTW-ATL-DXB-ATL-SLC-DFW.
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Old Apr 3, 14, 7:39 pm
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Sorry I am on mobile. Does this works in reverse (dxb - dfw - dxb ) ? Thanks
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Old Apr 3, 14, 7:45 pm
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Originally Posted by nzthunderboy View Post
Sorry I am on mobile. Does this works in reverse (dxb - dfw - dxb ) ? Thanks
Nope, it is almost twice that price the other way ($1350 roughly)
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Old Apr 4, 14, 6:20 am
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Nice for a weekend run

Originally Posted by bartmas777 View Post
Only a few dates in May, most leaving on Thursday. Found it on ITA. It's not the best CPM, but I'll take it out of Dallas.

There are more creative routings which yield a better cpm. I booked DFW-DTW-ATL-DXB-ATL-LGA-DFW for $850, 18,998 miles, or 4.49 cpm. 5/2-5/4

Booked on .com, prices showed higher until I clicked all the way through, then dropped down to the price on ITA.

I played around and got it down to 4.3 cpm, but it required a longer stay. Route was DFW-DTW-ATL-DXB-ATL-SLC-DFW.
Works out of IAH too. You can same day turn, 2hr in Dubai and back Monday morning. A DM could earn almost 40,000Skymiles & over 16k MQMs. Crazy
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Old Apr 4, 14, 8:09 am
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Thank you for the post, had a $400 voucher I had to use, going to Dubai after a work trip to Houston - 16+MQM's 37K+ RDM's and a weekend in Dubai - all for $406 out of pocket, I love seeing the world in a weekend. Now to decide what to do in 48 hours while there.
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Old Apr 4, 14, 8:40 am
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Stupid question, but I've only been able to get Dallas-ATL-DXB to show up, cant find anymore layovers.....can someone post the exact dates/times of the routing so i can try to replicate? I've got a big stack of credits id love to burn and get some MQM
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Old Apr 4, 14, 9:25 am
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Originally Posted by xolinlevh View Post
Stupid question, but I've only been able to get Dallas-ATL-DXB to show up, cant find anymore layovers.....can someone post the exact dates/times of the routing so i can try to replicate? I've got a big stack of credits id love to burn and get some MQM
I had to enter it into .com like this:

5/2: ATL-DTW
5/2: DTW-DXB
5/4: DXB-LGA
5/5: LGA-DFW

Just looked on ITA and the outbound is still there, but the return through LGA is gone... however DTW is available. $850 for 18,326 miles or 4.6 cpm
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Old Apr 4, 14, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by Delta Points View Post
Works out of IAH too. You can same day turn, 2hr in Dubai and back Monday morning. A DM could earn almost 40,000Skymiles & over 16k MQMs. Crazy
To add to the above, for IAH-DXB it's $807 if you spend one day in Dubai (e.g. leave Saturday evening, arrive Sunday afternoon, leave very late on Monday, and arrive Tuesday morning); a same-day turnaround is $842.
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