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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1900 on: June 08, 2017, 03:50:03 PM »
Why in the star alliance thread?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1901 on: June 08, 2017, 04:01:10 PM »
My Bad. will move to One World

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1902 on: June 13, 2017, 10:39:22 AM »
UA shows Avianca availability but cant book on UA. Phantom. AC shows that there are flights available i.e. the calender isnt white but no flights show up at all.

ETA UA supervisor was able to book it.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1903 on: June 16, 2017, 04:08:29 PM »
UA shows Avianca availability but cant book on UA. Phantom. AC shows that there are flights available i.e. the calender isnt white but no flights show up at all.

ETA UA supervisor was able to book it.
Btw for the future AC has major issues with AV, so they're of no help in this case

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1904 on: June 16, 2017, 04:10:38 PM »
Btw for the future AC has major issues with AV, so they're of no help in this case
So what do you suggest for future searches?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1905 on: June 16, 2017, 04:12:26 PM »
So what do you suggest for future searches?
For an AV ticket? NH, EF, AV?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1906 on: June 26, 2017, 12:33:22 PM »
Anyone have experience with NH waitlists?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1907 on: July 05, 2017, 04:07:17 PM »
So I'm struggling with this:

Both UA and M&M are showing availability in J for the date I'm looking at for NYC-MUC on LH but AC does not. In conjunction with that I'm looking at MUC-TLV which only M&M shows nonstop availability.

So my options are:
A) 92k M&M plus $469.71
B) 70k UA +$5.60 plus 35k M&M + ~$173
C) 52k M&M + $501.60 plus 35k M&M +~$173 

Any input would be appreciated
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1908 on: July 05, 2017, 04:09:44 PM »
So I'm struggling with this:

Both UA and M&M are showing availability in J for the date I'm looking at for NYC-MUC on LH but AC does not. In conjunction with that I'm looking at MUC-TLV which only M&M shows nonstop availability.

So my options are:
A) 92k M&M plus $469.71
B) 70k UA +$5.60 plus 35k M&M + ~$173
C) 52k M&M + $501.60 plus 35k M&M +~$173 

Any input would be appreciated

Why not just fly y class from muc -tlv  as its fake j either way?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1909 on: July 05, 2017, 04:11:09 PM »
Why not just fly y class from muc -tlv  as its fake j either way?
Except LH is showing the A350-900 on that route that day so i believe its real J
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1910 on: July 05, 2017, 06:09:26 PM »
is this dead ?

Click here to have United call you

The United line connects to the old Continental.com support desk, which has very helpful agents who have the ability to waive the phone booking fee for itineraries that canít be booked online.  Plus there are rarely any hold times!

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1911 on: July 05, 2017, 07:07:38 PM »
United and AC show 3 j seats available on UA105 on 9/27, but Asiana agents swear they can't see anything?

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Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1912 on: July 07, 2017, 12:13:33 AM »
Do any NA routes still have an LX 777 besides for NYC and ORD?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1913 on: July 07, 2017, 04:21:43 AM »
Do any NA routes still have an LX 777 besides for NYC and ORD?
LAX

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1914 on: July 07, 2017, 04:25:22 AM »
"JS [is] a fetid cesspool of unvarnished linguistic manure, with lots of useless drivel and post-padding." -Moishebatchy

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1915 on: July 14, 2017, 01:09:09 PM »
is this dead ?

Click here to have United call you

The United line connects to the old Continental.com support desk, which has very helpful agents who have the ability to waive the phone booking fee for itineraries that canít be booked online.  Plus there are rarely any hold times!

Links on DDMS are dead. This was a great item. Instant connection and better reps.
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1916 on: July 20, 2017, 10:55:30 AM »
I need to fly TLV-NYC-TLV De. 20-25 (maybe 24 if no availability). I searched ANA and found for 104K TLV-ZRH-JFK; JFK-BOS-IST-TLV+ $450 in J
I am a little lost here, where else should I be looking? Is this a good deal points +fees?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1917 on: July 20, 2017, 11:14:16 AM »
I need to fly TLV-NYC-TLV De. 20-25 (maybe 24 if no availability). I searched ANA and found for 104K TLV-ZRH-JFK; JFK-BOS-IST-TLV+ $450 in J
I am a little lost here, where else should I be looking? Is this a good deal points +fees?
That's a great deal.

Which *A member flies JFK-BOS?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1918 on: July 20, 2017, 11:25:02 AM »
Now I can't seem to find it anymore, I thought it was something combined with TK, maybe united?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1919 on: July 20, 2017, 11:26:52 AM »
Now I can't seem to find it anymore, I thought it was something combined with TK, maybe united?

United would be from EWR.