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[PREM FARE GONE] AF-KLM AMS-MEX rt/ J 204 XP 1100€

[PREM FARE GONE] AF-KLM AMS-MEX rt/ J 204 XP 1100€

Old Jul 15, 20, 9:06 am
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Originally Posted by bebert View Post
i would avise to book the AF or KL operated flight. AM is in a very bad situation. They offer ultralow prices currently to chase $/£/€. they are in Chapter 11, so viability is questionned
The Big 3 in Latin America are all in Chapter 11: AM, LATAM and AV... Chap 11 in the USA simply allows them to reorg debts, leases etc. It's not necessarily a liquidation...
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Old Jul 15, 20, 9:08 am
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Originally Posted by bebert View Post
i would avise to book the AF or KL operated flight. AM is in a very bad situation. They offer ultralow prices currently to chase $/£/€. they are in Chapter 11, so viability is questionned

AF-KLM will rebook you on their metal if AM is ceasing their operations.
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Old Jul 15, 20, 9:26 am
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So in light of the US situation, there's not much XP optimizing to be done, right? You can only transit through CDG to get 2 segments in and 2 outbound. To go through MTY, there's only the option to fly with AM (AM ticketed)
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Old Jul 15, 20, 10:15 am
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Originally Posted by B0gdan View Post
So in light of the US situation, there's not much XP optimizing to be done, right? You can only transit through CDG to get 2 segments in and 2 outbound. To go through MTY, there's only the option to fly with AM (AM ticketed)

You can do on a AF-KLM ticket, AMS-CDG-MEX(AF operated)-GDL rt/ for about the same price if you want 114 XP each ways instead of 102 XP. I think that this should work for other destinations in Mexico.

228XP on a 1100€ ticket is already awesome. You're 52XP short of Gold with this route (and already gold if you are Explorer with at least 52 XP this year)...

It's twice as expensive as the BLL run, but it gives you the AF 777 "best" long-haul business class experience (pretty good product), 48 additional XPs, and some time to spend in Mexico, much more exciting that BLL
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Old Jul 16, 20, 1:31 am
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Looks like *A has joined in on this fare as well.
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Old Jul 16, 20, 6:15 am
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Originally Posted by reggiekush View Post
Looks like *A has joined in on this fare as well.
can you share your finding?
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Old Jul 16, 20, 7:36 am
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Originally Posted by Fli1 View Post
can you share your finding?
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Old Jul 16, 20, 8:45 am
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Originally Posted by Fli1 View Post
can you share your finding?
Sorry it looks like someone beat me to it. But it is readily available until Mid-April 2021 (from what I see).
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Old Jul 18, 20, 1:42 am
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This fare can be optimised such that it earns skyteam elite plus from scratch. 288XP points under current promo for 1050GBP
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Old Jul 18, 20, 6:20 am
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Originally Posted by nufnuf77 View Post
This fare can be optimised such that it earns skyteam elite plus from scratch. 288XP points under current promo for 1050GBP
If you have some examples it would be good if you can share to us which routes earns 288XP
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Old Jul 18, 20, 11:35 pm
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Originally Posted by IstKong View Post
If you have some examples it would be good if you can share to us which routes earns 288XP
AMS-LHR-CDG-MEX-CUN returns (book using travel agent as AF/KLM websites do not show the eu connecting options but they dont cost anything extra) - you can connect pretty much anywhere in EU (FRA,ZRH,VIE,FCO,CPH,BCN,LHR etc...)
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Old Jul 19, 20, 12:09 pm
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Thank you for the tip.

Did not try to maximise the stops as some others said it would be difficult to transit via USA for EU passengers.

AMS-CDG-CUN
CUN-MEX-AMS

yield a nice 186 points anyway and get to fly on the KLM 747-400 on upper deck!
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Old Jul 19, 20, 3:15 pm
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We have booked for Sept 5-15 in Cancun, hoping it can go ahead smoothly
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Old Jul 19, 20, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by supersympa View Post
yield a nice 186 points anyway and get to fly on the KLM 747-400 on upper deck!
Sadly you are not going to fly on the 747. KLM has retired all their 747s like many other airlines. They do still, temporarily, operate the 747 Combi, but as far as I am aware this is only for flights to China.
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Old Jul 20, 20, 12:49 am
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Originally Posted by Rambol View Post
Sadly you are not going to fly on the 747. KLM has retired all their 747s like many other airlines. They do still, temporarily, operate the 747 Combi, but as far as I am aware this is only for flights to China.
You are right Rambol, I read after my post that KLM retired all their 747 except 3x Combi,
but it looks like out of Mexico it is the 747-400 "Mixed Configuration" that is flying, so I might still get lucky
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