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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
To: King Shaka Intl, Durban
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Departure dates: December 2016
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  December2016
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 386164 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #380 on: March 10, 2017, 02:08:16 AM »
What's the best way to get Aeroflot J NYC-TLV?

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NYC-JFK
« Reply #381 on: March 14, 2017, 12:30:35 PM »
LOOKING FOR
Round trip
Non-stop, Max 1 stop
NYC- TLV
Exact dates only
Departure dates: MAY 17TH at night
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  MAY 28TH either time.
Class: BIZ CLASS OR FIRST
Seats: 2
I have 430,000 CSR
and 170,000 MR
Not showing any saver biz on united (only turkish which i dont want to stop)
should i open united cc or wait till 3/23 for Singapore to change chart.  as of now Singaopre doesnt have anything either available.

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Re: NYC-JFK
« Reply #382 on: March 14, 2017, 02:39:56 PM »
LOOKING FOR
Round trip
Non-stop, Max 1 stop
NYC- TLV
Exact dates only
Departure dates: MAY 17TH at night
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  MAY 28TH either time.
Class: BIZ CLASS OR FIRST
Seats: 2
I have 430,000 CSR
and 170,000 MR
Not showing any saver biz on united (only turkish which i dont want to stop)
should i open united cc or wait till 3/23 for Singapore to change chart.  as of now Singaopre doesnt have anything either available.

This thread is for skyteam, since you are looking for United you should be posting in the Star Alliance thread.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #383 on: April 26, 2017, 04:14:10 PM »
What's the best way to get Aeroflot J NYC-TLV?

Using Skymiles on Delta.com

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #384 on: April 27, 2017, 12:57:15 PM »
has anyone ever had any luck getting delta to open an award spot for any reason?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #385 on: April 30, 2017, 01:31:11 PM »
has anyone ever had any luck getting delta to open an award spot for any reason?
Yes if their is a schedule change on your original ticket

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #386 on: May 04, 2017, 03:57:27 PM »
Delta stopover rules question. Arriving from UK into US, can I add on a domestic segment the next day (under 24 hours)?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #387 on: May 04, 2017, 09:41:05 PM »
Delta stopover rules question. Arriving from UK into US, can I add on a domestic segment the next day (under 24 hours)?
Officially(ish)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #388 on: May 05, 2017, 04:29:15 PM »
I'm trying to book the following:

ORD>JFK>SVO>TLV>ORD

A few questions:

  • This is a legal routing with Korean, see attached screenshot. Does Flying Blue allow this?
  • Delta prices this out at 60,000 when mixing a domestic Delta flight and Aeroflot flights. Does Flying Blue allow mixed partner awards?
  • Does Korean allow one way partner awards?
  • When I search Korean's site for business they say that it's not available. Delta shows both Delta and Aeroflot segments available in business. PUTPAC?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #389 on: May 06, 2017, 11:46:10 PM »
I'm trying to book the following:

ORD>JFK>SVO>TLV>ORD

A few questions:

  • This is a legal routing with Korean, see attached screenshot. Does Flying Blue allow this?
  • Delta prices this out at 60,000 when mixing a domestic Delta flight and Aeroflot flights. Does Flying Blue allow mixed partner awards?
  • Does Korean allow one way partner awards?
  • When I search Korean's site for business they say that it's not available. Delta shows both Delta and Aeroflot segments available in business. PUTPAC?
Yes, why wouldn't they?
Yes
No
Yes

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #390 on: May 18, 2017, 05:13:44 PM »
I am looking to fly from NYC to PLS direct in February of 2018.  Delta has one of the only direct flights from NY. The cost is 50k miles rd trip. Is there a partner I could book it with that would be less points? (I can transfer amex, starwood and chase reserve points)

thank you!

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #391 on: May 18, 2017, 05:21:57 PM »
I am looking to fly from NYC to PLS direct in February of 2018.  Delta has one of the only direct flights from NY. The cost is 50k miles rd trip. Is there a partner I could book it with that would be less points? (I can transfer amex, starwood and chase reserve points)

thank you!
no this is not saver. The saver price should be 35k RT with DL also bookable with AF for 30K RT

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #392 on: May 18, 2017, 05:24:14 PM »
AeroMexico has a 1000=1600 point transfer on amex currently..can i book a Delta flight through them?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #393 on: July 10, 2017, 07:27:41 PM »
Just put a Delta flight on hold with Korean. Agent said it's only on hold for 30 days....isn't it supposed to be up to 3 days before the flight?
Always use an Amex, you'll thank me one day.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #394 on: July 14, 2017, 03:05:49 PM »
I am trying to book a flight from NYC - OGG. I am seeing different award flights available on Alaskan website with either AS or VX. If its available on the Alaskan website does that mean i can book with Skypass for either 25k or 45k?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #395 on: July 16, 2017, 04:26:47 PM »
Trying to book TLV-SVO-JFK, on SU.

DL is showing availability, but FB says no inventory. How to solve?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #396 on: July 16, 2017, 06:16:35 PM »
Trying to book TLV-SVO-JFK, on SU.

DL is showing availability, but FB says no inventory. How to solve?

Here's my suspicion. FB is using Amadeus. SU feed to Amadeus seems to be limited.

Is there a way to ask FB to look up SU inventory using Direct Access?
« Last Edit: July 16, 2017, 06:21:58 PM by ExGingi »
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #397 on: July 17, 2017, 09:46:10 PM »
Here's my suspicion. FB is using Amadeus. SU feed to Amadeus seems to be limited.

Is there a way to ask FB to look up SU inventory using Direct Access?
Yes, call them, ask them to manually request/long sell

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« Reply #398 on: July 17, 2017, 09:47:51 PM »

Yes, call them, ask them to manually request/long sell
Have you done it successfully?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #399 on: July 21, 2017, 07:29:50 PM »
Have you done it successfully?
Not with FB but with other airlines.

please report results. thanks