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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2220 on: February 18, 2019, 12:06:54 PM »
what is better option TLV-EWR for 85k united?

Tel Aviv, IL (TLV - Ben Gurion) to Warsaw, PL (WAW)
LO 152 | Boeing 737-800
Warsaw, PL (WAW) to New York/Newark, NJ, US (EWR - Liberty)
LO 11 | Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
$59.34

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Tel Aviv, IL (TLV - Ben Gurion) to Vienna, AT (VIE)
OS 860 | Airbus A321 - fake j
Vienna, AT (VIE) to New York/Newark, NJ, US (EWR - Liberty)
OS 89 | Boeing 767-300

$74.24

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2221 on: February 18, 2019, 12:36:44 PM »
what is better option TLV-EWR for 85k united?

Tel Aviv, IL (TLV - Ben Gurion) to Warsaw, PL (WAW)
LO 152 | Boeing 737-800
Warsaw, PL (WAW) to New York/Newark, NJ, US (EWR - Liberty)
LO 11 | Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
$59.34

or

Tel Aviv, IL (TLV - Ben Gurion) to Vienna, AT (VIE)
OS 860 | Airbus A321 - fake j
Vienna, AT (VIE) to New York/Newark, NJ, US (EWR - Liberty)
OS 89 | Boeing 767-300

$74.24
Transatlantic segment 2-2-2 on LO with big seats vs every seat having aisle access on OS.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2222 on: February 18, 2019, 12:53:15 PM »
Transatlantic segment 2-2-2 on LO with big seats vs every seat having aisle access on OS.
thx
which has more comfortable bed?
and is there a better option using less miles than 85k united? aeroplan taxes are over $300CAD for austria flight

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2223 on: February 18, 2019, 12:57:18 PM »
thx
aeroplan taxes are over $300CAD for austria flight
And much less (about $110) for LO.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2224 on: February 18, 2019, 12:58:46 PM »
And much less (about $110) for LO.
And 2500 miles less.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2225 on: February 18, 2019, 05:17:23 PM »
does a3 charge yq on swiss? jfk-gva in j?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2226 on: February 18, 2019, 05:47:27 PM »
does a3 charge yq on swiss? jfk-gva in j?
Yes
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2227 on: February 24, 2019, 09:25:02 PM »
Seeing availability on united.com for biz class seats on LOT. confirmed availability on Expertflyer as well, but for some reason Aeroplan is not showing the seats available.
Trying to figure out if this is Phantom or not before transferring points.

anyone seeing similar situation and can advise?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2228 on: February 24, 2019, 11:38:54 PM »
Aeroplan isn't the place to search LOT...
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2229 on: February 25, 2019, 07:41:37 AM »
Aeroplan isn't the place to search LOT...
But is it available if you call in?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2230 on: February 25, 2019, 07:58:21 AM »
But is it available if you call in?
They have been having issues with LOT on and off for the better part of 2 years now. YMMV Call and ask.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2231 on: February 25, 2019, 08:26:44 AM »
So what's the best way to book LOT with Amex points?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2232 on: February 25, 2019, 08:39:11 AM »
So what's the best way to book LOT with Amex points?
AC if they can see it. LM. Or SQ with YQ
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2233 on: February 25, 2019, 10:03:23 PM »
Yep, Aeroplan couldn't see any LOT availability, even though i HUCAd 3 times.
UA saw the space and was able to book.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2234 on: February 26, 2019, 07:29:49 PM »
can all star alliance airlines book on all others? im trying to book a turkish flight with aeroplan. Or what other options are there for booking turkish?