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Didnt check out the site till now as there are half a dozen sites doing the same thing and I didn't expect this to be any better. After playing around with it a little I really think its significantly more user friendly and better then the others as of now.  Seems pretty accurate from what I saw. So far came upon one issue, In possible routes for AA it shows routing through thirdregions which I dont believe are allowed.

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Never knew you could book DL J RT LHR-NYC for 80k KE.

If you can find DL lowest-level award availability, that's the only space partners can book.
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If you can find DL lowest-level award availability, that's the only space partners can book.
Plenty of space on the nyc-lhr route, both on DL and VS.
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CMB is pricing out like Asia, Should be Indian Subcontinent.

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JFK-FRA-TLV shows on awardhacker as 67.5K one way in business on LH
Seems to price out higher on LH
Is 67.5 correct?

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Didnt check out the site till now as there are half a dozen sites doing the same thing and I didn't expect this to be any better. After playing around with it a little I really think its significantly more user friendly and better then the others as of now.  Seems pretty accurate from what I saw. So far came upon one issue, In possible routes for AA it shows routing through thirdregions which I dont believe are allowed.

Thanks for your support! We haven't added any routing rules yet, but we definitely will!

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JFK-FRA-TLV shows on awardhacker as 67.5K one way in business on LH
Seems to price out higher on LH
Is 67.5 correct?

It it correct, see the official mileage calculator: https://www.meilenrechner.de/spend_miles.php?language=eng

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I see now that none of the AA region definitions from the past deval were updated.

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I see now that none of the AA region definitions from the past deval were updated.

We actually didn't know AA region definitions are also changed. Should be fixed now. Thanks for reminding!

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NYC-SYD in F shows up as 110k AA miles, isn't it 115k?
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NYC-SYD in F shows up as 110k AA miles, isn't it 115k?

110k is right.

115k is to ME and India Sub.
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110k is right.

115k is to ME and India Sub.
Got it, Tnx.
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Having trouble changing some of the fields.  I.e. cabin and route type.  Just me?

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Having trouble changing some of the fields.  I.e. cabin and route type.  Just me?

Haven't heard it yet. What browser are you using? And what is the problem specifically?

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Haven't heard it yet. What browser are you using? And what is the problem specifically?

Chrome.  Last night it would let me select "one way," and now it's not letting me change from "economy."  However, it is letting me search for one ways now.

ETA:  It's all working properly in Firefox.