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Old Mar 19, 18, 4:46 pm
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AA/JAL or DL: LAS-NRT in J $3175 r/t

I have been looking for flights to NRT from just about anywhere in the US for October and came upon these fares. Not sure if this is a great deal, but AA wants over $4K for the same transpacific flight originating from LAX or DFW. DL wants the same for flights out of SEA. But positioning in LAS brought them down quite a bit. Also, seeing similar prices YYZ-NRT on AA through ORD ($3168 USD).

https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...018-10-18;sc=b

https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...YZ0AA4122;sc=b
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Old Mar 19, 18, 6:32 pm
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Considering frequent sub-$2K CAN->TYO, I’d positive this isn’t very good
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Old Mar 19, 18, 6:45 pm
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Hi -

From Guangzhou - Tokyo, I would expect fares to be a lot lower than that. Were you saying Canada-TYO/NRT?
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Old Mar 19, 18, 7:00 pm
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Originally Posted by RFDMinnesota View Post
Considering frequent sub-$2K CAN->TYO, Iíd positive this isnít very good
I was never able to find anything from Canada to NRT for under $2k in J. Especially nothing I could position to easily from Nashville. But Las Vegas is really easy and cheap for me to position to. Like I said, I wasn't sure it was a great deal, but I have got so many good deals off of this forum, I thought I would try to contribute if anyone was interested.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 7:37 pm
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Fares to NRT have gone through the roof, as they say.

Last summer I bought a bunch on AC YYZ-YVR-NRT for $2,850 CAD. For months now, AC has nothing less that $5,000 CAD. Occasionally others have something in the $4,000+ CAD range.

Here's something to consider:

AC is launching a new non-stop in June YUL-NRT and I see fares at $3,665 CAD. That's decent when converted to USD and I'm sure easy enough to position to. The alternatives are not worth it: YYZ-YVR-NRT is still over $5,000 CAD most dates and now, if you want to go "direct" but not non-stop from YYZ, it's the same flight # from YYZ-YYC-NRT, but on the older 763s. Also priced high.

Just a suggestion......
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Old Mar 19, 18, 7:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Orwaid View Post
Hi -

From Guangzhou - Tokyo, I would expect fares to be a lot lower than that. Were you saying Canada-TYO/NRT?

Yes sorry, I meant Canada.

I rode ode one of the last DL 747s on a YYZ-DTW-NRT nonstop in October. It was beautiful!
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Old Mar 19, 18, 8:04 pm
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you can easily find the deal in sept and oct out of JFK and EWR with Air China starting from USD 2500 to 2600 and YUL with Turkish starting from USD 2750
Dates are 19th oct to 29th oct
Sep is cheaper around 2300 to 2400
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Old Mar 19, 18, 11:29 pm
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LAX-NRT is nearly always available in the $3600 range on multiple carriers (currently SQ, AA, and JL, with UA an NH at $3750).

Not sure this qualifies as a good deal fare.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 11:31 pm
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Originally Posted by 24left View Post
Fares to NRT have gone through the roof, as they say.

Last summer I bought a bunch on AC YYZ-YVR-NRT for $2,850 CAD. For months now, AC has nothing less that $5,000 CAD. Occasionally others have something in the $4,000+ CAD range.

Here's something to consider:

AC is launching a new non-stop in June YUL-NRT and I see fares at $3,665 CAD. That's decent when converted to USD and I'm sure easy enough to position to. The alternatives are not worth it: YYZ-YVR-NRT is still over $5,000 CAD most dates and now, if you want to go "direct" but not non-stop from YYZ, it's the same flight # from YYZ-YYC-NRT, but on the older 763s. Also priced high.

Just a suggestion......
Thanks for the news about the new YUL-NRT route. ANy ideas about what aircraft will serve this route?
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Thanks for the news about the new YUL-NRT route. ANy ideas about what aircraft will serve this route?
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Old Mar 20, 18, 4:08 am
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Damn those prices are horrible. Yvr to Hnd is normally 2800 Cad on a saver fare. You just have to wait for them to pop up. Getting to Asia is cheapest from Yvr. I know you can get a cheaper ticket if you take China Eastern, but at that point id rather fly NH economy lol.
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It's more of a hassle. But if you can position thru any Mexican city, you can bring the price down to aprox $2275. That also increases your flying distance, and you earn 200% MQM (rather than 150% on DL). Of course, you have to deal with Mexican immigration

AM: Mexico to NRT/ICN/PVG in Business $2,275

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Old Mar 20, 18, 9:01 am
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Originally Posted by Barkinpark View Post
Thanks for the news about the new YUL-NRT route. ANy ideas about what aircraft will serve this route?
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See this thread. Announced last August

Air Canada Introduces Montreal-Tokyo Narita Non-stop Flights
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Old Mar 20, 18, 11:54 am
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https://goo.gl/flights/f1FgW

Could try going the other way around. $2600 as of this posting. Finnair and British.

EDIT: Sorry, this is to Singapore. More miles but not the same as yours.


Originally Posted by bitterproffit View Post
I have been looking for flights to NRT from just about anywhere in the US for October and came upon these fares. Not sure if this is a great deal, but AA wants over $4K for the same transpacific flight originating from LAX or DFW. DL wants the same for flights out of SEA. But positioning in LAS brought them down quite a bit. Also, seeing similar prices YYZ-NRT on AA through ORD ($3168 USD).

https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...018-10-18;sc=b

https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...YZ0AA4122;sc=b
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