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AM: JFK/LAX/MCO/ORD/SFO to Seoul from $2815 and earn upto 7694 MQDs!

AM: JFK/LAX/MCO/ORD/SFO to Seoul from $2815 and earn upto 7694 MQDs!

Old Apr 26, 19, 6:47 am
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AM: JFK/LAX/MCO/ORD/SFO to Seoul from $2815 and earn upto 7694 MQDs!


Another Aeromexico deal with the usual caveats:
  • This fare is not for everyone but it's a cheap TPAC...
  • Keep copies of all email confirmation showing Business Class as Booking Class
  • Make sure your Delta SkyMiles # is on the boarding pass when they issue it at the airport.
  • It's Aeromexico not KLM nor Delta, service won't be 5 star but Mileage accrual and MQD accrual should make up for it...
JFK-ICN $2,815 38472 RDMs 28854 MQMs 7694 MQDs 2.73 MQD Ratio

LAX-ICN $2,844 36324 RDMs 27243 MQMs 7265 MQDs 2.55 MQD Ratio

MCO-ICN $2,940 35236 RDMs 26427 MQMs 7047 MQDs 2.39 MQD Ratio

ORD-ICN $2,834 36852 RDMs 27639 MQMs 7370 MQDs 2.60 MQD Ratio

SFO-ICN $2,834 37636 RDMs 28227 MQMs 7527 MQDs 2.65 MQD Ratio

New York to Seoul from $2815


Los Angeles to Seoul from $2844


Orlando to Seoul from $2939


Chicago to Seoul from $2834


San Francisco to Seoul from $2834


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Old Apr 26, 19, 6:54 am
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I was under the impression AM was actually quite nice, no?
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Old Apr 26, 19, 7:15 am
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Originally Posted by RFDMinnesota View Post
I was under the impression AM was actually quite nice, no?
my experience has been that the hard product is great, and that the soft product is mediocre. Service and food on board are adequate. connecting in MEX is lame but not horrible. The timing of connections can be awkward. great value overall if Delta MQD are an issue.
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Old Apr 26, 19, 7:16 am
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Wow, a direct flight from Monterey to ICN exists?!
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Old Apr 26, 19, 7:52 am
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Originally Posted by MattEvan View Post
Wow, a direct flight from Monterey to ICN exists?!
Technically, no. It's a fuel-stop on the MEX-ICN leg. The return does not stop in Monterrey.
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Old Apr 26, 19, 9:13 am
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Originally Posted by RFDMinnesota View Post
I was under the impression AM was actually quite nice, no?
I have posted dozens of deals with Aeromexico, the main issues is that connections in MEX are like in the US, you need to collect luggage, go through Customs etc.

On some of the South America deals, the fares were sometimes Y-Up fares with a coach code but showing as Business. Some users reported issues with Delta, so based upon that I recommend keeping Boarding Passes , etc.

Product wise, the 789 is 1-2-1 seating, the 787 is 2-2-2 lie-flat and service can be hit or miss...

Long connections can allow you to explore Teotihuacan some lovely pyramids near MEX or explore some of the lovely food options in the DF...
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At this price point it's a bargain for Delta flyers needing to pad up their MQDs at an excellent rate...
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Old Apr 26, 19, 10:40 am
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Good job by JFKRZE

JFKEZE tells you everything you need to know about the fare and the AM experience. I flew AM to SCL in January 2018, and everything is as he says. I did have to fax in my Orbitz booking and BPs to Delta for a missing segment. 789 cabin is great, and I for one, liked the food and drink. Unlike AM, Delta does not serve 100% agave tequila on overseas flights.
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Old Apr 26, 19, 10:52 am
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Quick question/confirmation, from what I could tell, flights to ICN are on the 787-8, right? (ie 2 - 2 -2) Or do some of the flights go with the 789. Didn't see any 789 on that route. But perhaps they on the JFK-MEX route which is why they were brought up?
I booked one of these ICN flights in March (for Aug trip) last time it was hovering around this price.
And would agree with Bowgie, JFKEZE is spot on his review (and other points he has had on AM, over the years) I believe I have read several of his reviews and they spot on (and enjoyable read)
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Old Apr 26, 19, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by eneq View Post
Technically, no. It's a fuel-stop on the MEX-ICN leg. The return does not stop in Monterrey.
That makes a ton more sense. Thanks for informing me.
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Old Apr 26, 19, 10:26 pm
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Originally Posted by jfkeze View Post
I have posted dozens of deals with Aeromexico, the main issues is that connections in MEX are like in the US, you need to collect luggage, go through Customs etc.

On some of the South America deals, the fares were sometimes Y-Up fares with a coach code but showing as Business. Some users reported issues with Delta, so based upon that I recommend keeping Boarding Passes , etc.

Product wise, the 789 is 1-2-1 seating, the 787 is 2-2-2 lie-flat and service can be hit or miss...

Long connections can allow you to explore Teotihuacan some lovely pyramids near MEX or explore some of the lovely food options in the DF...
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At this price point it's a bargain for Delta flyers needing to pad up their MQDs at an excellent rate...
My wife and I had a Y-up fare, YYZ-MEX-EZE, the boarding passes showed I fare, as did my Amex charge statement, but I was never able to get Delta to give us the 50% business class MQM bonus, I bought the tickets from AM, entered our SkyMiles numbers in
the reservation, but neglected to follow up to make sure they were on the boarding passes, which they weren't. To add insult to injury, AM lost my bag during the MEX post customs recheck. It took nearly nine months to get them to reimburse a meaningful amount
for the lost bag, and only then after my wife emailed, and talked to them, in Spanish about the reimbursement.

Their long haul 777 is bad news, both hard and soft products. The 789, however, on our return to MEX was very nice. Like night and day.
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Old May 3, 19, 2:18 am
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JFK-MEX-NRT going at $2,124 now, books into I through Expedia.
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Old May 3, 19, 6:10 am
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Originally Posted by Unionruler View Post
JFK-MEX-NRT going at $2,124 now, books into I through Expedia.
This ticket would earn 36376 RDMs 27282 MQMs 7275
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Old May 3, 19, 9:28 am
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I see ICN down to $2,030 now.
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Old May 3, 19, 9:35 am
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From which departure city is ICN that cheap?
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Old May 3, 19, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by dmrosen View Post
From which departure city is ICN that cheap?
I just checked SFO. I assume the others will be similar.


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