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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #240 on: March 30, 2014, 10:19:42 PM »
It depends if you've already experienced FCT or not.

And to be honest, even if you already did FCT 10 times you gotta be nuts to route via ICN just for the KE F.

And that's all assuming you just connect in ICN, not going out of airport.

Utilizing it with day trip in Seoul changes the picture...
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #241 on: March 30, 2014, 11:46:21 PM »
It depends if you've already experienced FCT or not.

And to be honest, even if you already did FCT 10 times you gotta be nuts to route via ICN just for the KE F.

And that's all assuming you just connect in ICN, not going out of airport.

Utilizing it with day trip in Seoul changes the picture...
On that note, what's better? When flying LON-FRA-JFK in F, is it better to do FRA-JFK on SQ or LH with FCT?

PS I have to get from London to New York, the detour through FRA is just for a once in a lifetime (hopefully not) thrill.

Any advice is appreciated.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #242 on: March 30, 2014, 11:47:16 PM »
Tough decision...
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #243 on: March 31, 2014, 12:12:22 AM »
On that note, what's better? When flying LON-FRA-JFK in F, is it better to do FRA-JFK on SQ or LH with FCT?

PS I have to get from London to New York, the detour through FRA is just for a once in a lifetime (hopefully not) thrill.

Any advice is appreciated.

Go for LH + FCT, provided you can get the new F on the 744.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #244 on: March 31, 2014, 12:17:53 AM »
Not tough at all LH is much better than SQ


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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #245 on: March 31, 2014, 12:39:56 AM »
Go for LH + FCT, provided you can get the new F on the 744.

It's going away and you may not get to experience it. SQuites will be arouuuuund.
How do I know if it's the new F or the old one? Is there a simple way to tell on seatguru?

Would this flight work?

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #246 on: March 31, 2014, 12:48:12 AM »
How do I know if it's the new F or the old one? Is there a simple way to tell on seatguru?

Would this flight work?

Looks like it will be.

I'd do LH.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #247 on: March 31, 2014, 01:14:41 AM »
Asiana to launch new A380 LAX<-->ICN in August 2014, some intra-asian training routes in the months leading up to it.

I'd imagine it'll be similar cabin to 772, but can't wait to see.

Yep. Very similar, if not a bit more polished.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #248 on: March 31, 2014, 01:28:32 AM »
Suites is a marketing gimmick very few people actually care about the door.
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Re: Best Airline
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #250 on: April 01, 2014, 11:53:56 AM »
Whats the mileage required for TLV-ICN-JFK?
Good question, KE is saying 160k, but I thought it was 80-90k.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #251 on: April 01, 2014, 12:06:42 PM »
Good question, KE is saying 160k, but I thought it was 80-90k.

Requires two awards. It's 160K.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #252 on: April 01, 2014, 12:12:32 PM »
Requires two awards. It's 160K.
Why did I think they would be able to route you for less.

I remember Dan mentioning this somewhere.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #253 on: April 01, 2014, 12:17:49 PM »
Why did I think they would be able to route you for less.

I remember Dan mentioning this somewhere.

He did SIN-ICN-JFK for 95K, which is one award.

No single award on their chart goes TLV-ICN-JFK.

Would love to be proven wrong, though.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #254 on: April 01, 2014, 12:28:59 PM »
He did SIN-ICN-JFK for 95K, which is one award.

No single award on their chart goes TLV-ICN-JFK.

Would love to be proven wrong, though.
Not talking about what he did.

Remember someone talking about going to Israel etc and he mentioned it.

Don't remember exactly how many miles though.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #257 on: April 02, 2014, 02:18:16 PM »
Wow.


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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #258 on: April 02, 2014, 02:19:34 PM »
??? Wow indeed. TR somewhere?
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #259 on: April 02, 2014, 02:33:39 PM »