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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
To: King Shaka Intl, Durban
To: Johannesburg
Departure dates: December 2016
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  December2016
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 107987 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #420 on: July 12, 2018, 09:25:59 AM »
I'm trying to search Korean award tickets using the multi-city search and when I search JFK-AMS-JFK, it will show me a direct on the JFK-AMS but route me via DUB or BRU (implying that the trans-Atlantic route is available), but then if I search JFK-AMS, and BRU-JFK it will still show me the direct flight JFK-AMS but won't show me the direct flight BRU-JFK, but rather route me via DUB & AMS. I don't know much about Skypass in general, will they be able to book me the direct flights (JFK-AMS & BRU-JFK) if I call, or can the call centers only book what shows up online?

I'm also getting the following message when I search certain multi-city routes:
"Non-SkyTeam operated route can be allowed in final destination only for entire journey"
Anyone know what that means?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #421 on: July 12, 2018, 02:01:25 PM »
i'm trying to find an AMS-JFK nonstop KLM flight thats available on KLM/AF Flying blue for 44k but not showing on delta. I tried a rep and she did not understand anything and said i should call KLM and give them my delta points. is there any chance i will get somewhere with Delta or do i have to book one way on delta and one way through Flying blue (losing out on roundtrip discount on Delta plus paying more fees)? Any other options?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #422 on: July 13, 2018, 11:11:54 AM »
I'm trying to search Korean award tickets using the multi-city search and when I search JFK-AMS-JFK, it will show me a direct on the JFK-AMS but route me via DUB or BRU (implying that the trans-Atlantic route is available), but then if I search JFK-AMS, and BRU-JFK it will still show me the direct flight JFK-AMS but won't show me the direct flight BRU-JFK, but rather route me via DUB & AMS. I don't know much about Skypass in general, will they be able to book me the direct flights (JFK-AMS & BRU-JFK) if I call, or can the call centers only book what shows up online?

I'm also getting the following message when I search certain multi-city routes:
"Non-SkyTeam operated route can be allowed in final destination only for entire journey"
Anyone know what that means?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #423 on: July 25, 2018, 03:28:09 PM »
What's the best way to search Aeroflot availability?
How are they with opening seats in y and j?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #424 on: August 23, 2018, 10:51:13 PM »
Im trying to book a delta flight from YOW to LGA. I only have chase points so Im trying to book it through Flying Blue. When searching on AirFrance it doesn't show any available options, but when looking on delta i see award tickets available. Is there a reason why those flights aren't showing up on AirFrance? and is there a way to book them with flying blue miles? (The dates i tried with are: Sept 30 - 10k on delta for economy, Oct 3 - 8.5k on delta for economy, as well as a bunch of others...)
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #425 on: August 24, 2018, 12:49:57 AM »
Im trying to book a delta flight from YOW to LGA. I only have chase points so Im trying to book it through Flying Blue. When searching on AirFrance it doesn't show any available options, but when looking on delta i see award tickets available. Is there a reason why those flights aren't showing up on AirFrance? and is there a way to book them with flying blue miles? (The dates i tried with are: Sept 30 - 10k on delta for economy, Oct 3 - 8.5k on delta for economy, as well as a bunch of others...)
Any advice??

Thanks
It has to be available for saver awards with Delta (6k?)
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #426 on: August 24, 2018, 01:17:49 AM »
It has to be available for saver awards with Delta (6k?)
Thanks. How can i see if the available seats on delta.com are saver award seats? It has to be 6k?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #427 on: August 24, 2018, 01:25:35 AM »
Thanks. How can i see if the available seats on delta.com are saver award seats? It has to be 6k?
The lowest possible, I don't know how much it is for that route.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #428 on: August 24, 2018, 11:59:18 AM »
The lowest possible, I don't know how much it is for that route.
Thanks. How can i see if the available seats on delta.com are saver award seats? It has to be 6k?
I seem to recall @Dan saying that with Delta, even if it’s a ‘saver award’ that’s available to partners, it still possible that Delta wont price it as one.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #429 on: December 18, 2018, 11:43:53 AM »
what is best way to book tlv-cdg/ory on AF? i have all sorts of miles and transfer currencies
prefer least YQ
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #430 on: December 18, 2018, 11:57:52 AM »
what is best way to book tlv-cdg/ory on AF? i have all sorts of miles and transfer currencies
prefer least YQ
thx
Probably DL if they don't price it retarted, what class?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #431 on: December 18, 2018, 12:09:45 PM »
Probably DL if they don't price it retarted, what class?
its fake j so prob y.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #432 on: December 18, 2018, 12:18:00 PM »
its fake j so prob y.
Just use AF, fees are very low
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #433 on: December 18, 2018, 12:25:00 PM »
Just use AF, fees are very low
think im gonna do that thx

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #434 on: December 20, 2018, 10:36:28 PM »
Saw an AM flight on DL that suddenly disappeared yesterday. I checked FB today, and I see it. Would someone (with a paid EF  subscription) be so kind as to check if it's phantom?
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