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[PREM FARE GONE] TAP : OSL -JFK One-WAY $663 Business

[PREM FARE GONE] TAP : OSL -JFK One-WAY $663 Business

Old Sep 18, 18, 2:12 pm
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[PREM FARE GONE] TAP : OSL -JFK One-WAY $663 Business

- nobody's favorite airline but lie-flat and great price for a one-way (return is about double)

- given how late they are prepare those EU compensation claims in advance (makes the trip free if they are late 'enough')

https://www.google.com/flights/#flt=...;sd:1;t:f;tt:o
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Old Sep 18, 18, 2:31 pm
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The catch is this is a 30 hour flight!
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Old Sep 18, 18, 2:40 pm
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I may jump on this. Great find!
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Old Sep 18, 18, 3:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Gamecock View Post
The catch is this is a 30 hour flight!
Plan your trip with a stopover in Lisbon. Problem solved.
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Old Sep 18, 18, 3:18 pm
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some days it is only 13hrs flight time
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Old Sep 18, 18, 9:28 pm
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This has been around forever. The one difference I see this time is the chance to have a 90min connection in LIS. IIRC previously it was always an overnight at LIS.
Good for a MR, but otherwise you have 4+hrs in the wrong direction flying Euro J before you even start the TATL leg. You would already be 80% of the way there if flying direct
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Old Sep 18, 18, 9:33 pm
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I did this last year when it was less than $500, it was pretty cool, it is a great short trip to OSL and LIS as well. I am considering another one this year, it is probably the best way to return to the US.
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Old Sep 19, 18, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by Gamecock View Post
The catch is this is a 30 hour flight!
30 hours?

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Old Sep 19, 18, 7:56 am
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Great deal. Though TAP and LIS really suck.
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Old Sep 19, 18, 8:38 am
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Edit: google flight shows it for many dates, but clicking through to order does not bring up any such options.
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Old Sep 19, 18, 8:45 pm
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Originally Posted by erik123 View Post
Great deal. Though TAP and LIS really suck.
LIS isn't bad to connect although some gates have long walks. TP isn't like QR or SQ but if you can get a plane with full flat horizontal seats the food is fine and FAs so so but $$$ speak.
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Old Sep 20, 18, 3:22 am
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Thatís a great fare for a mileage run: Business J on Eurobonus for example gives you 20400 points which would give you Eurobonus Silver Status and get you nearly halfway to Eurobonus Gold (*A Gold) at 45k points. And all that at the cost of only 1326.-
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Old Sep 21, 18, 10:55 am
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Questions about seats:

Previously, I saw that LIS-JFK was served with airplanes with NON-flat beds (flat beds were only available on ex-Azul A330 flights to BOS). Did TAP change this completely to fully-flat beds on ALL LIS-JFK flights now?

Has anybody reported that TAP does the dirty trick that United does with their real Polaris aircrafts--swapping them with older planes all the time on the routes supposedly served by converted birds? I know that last-minute equipment swaps sometimes happen due to unexpected circumstances. However, UA does this constantly as part of their cheap, bait-and-switch strategy.

I do have an upcoming trip to GOT and want to utilize this deal to return to the USA. Thanks!

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Old Sep 21, 18, 3:03 pm
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I flew TAP Maputo to Lisboa back in April. It changed from old 343 to old 330 then new 330 and finally at the last minute to a lieflat 330.
TAP is an aircraft lottery but so far it seems that JFK gets the lieflats....
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Old Sep 24, 18, 4:36 pm
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Originally Posted by jfkeze View Post
so far it seems that JFK gets the lieflats....
So does EWR as well as BOS.
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