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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1305 on: May 18, 2015, 07:28:19 PM »
It's VA not VS
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1306 on: May 18, 2015, 07:29:32 PM »
It's VA not VS

Yup. Meant to change that. Done.

Will I be seeing you again randomly?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1307 on: May 18, 2015, 07:51:01 PM »
Yup. Meant to change that. Done.

Will I be seeing you again randomly?
He's already booked on your HTI cruise.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1308 on: May 18, 2015, 07:51:53 PM »
He's already booked on your HTI cruise.

Lol. Wouldn't surprise me.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1309 on: May 18, 2015, 10:14:46 PM »
Lol, good times
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1310 on: May 20, 2015, 07:24:28 PM »
AJ, Did you see the part about CA not offering KSMLs ex Australia?

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1. Except for Kosher meals, passengers can make special meals reservations 24 hours (inclusive) before flight departure, through the Air China Sales Service Hotline (4008-100-999).
2. For Kosher meals, passengers must make a reservation at least 48 hours (inclusive) before the flight departure, using the method described above. (Currently, Kosher meals are only available on some of Air China’s international routes).
3. Meal reservations are limited to dinner and breakfast, excluding snack food or fast food, and each passenger can only apply for special meals for one person (Baby Meals are an exception).
4. If flights are delayed or cancelled, the meals ordered might be affected.
5. If the passenger makes a request for a special meal which is not included among the special meal choices listed, (for health or other special reasons), he or she shall provide accurate, detailed, and clear information to the sales person, so that the sales person can enter the information correctly and that the catering company can understand the special meal requirements correctly.

Currently, Jewish food is not available on the following routes:
All domestic flights (including domestic segments of international flights); International routes departing from Saipan, Sapporo, Sendai, South Korea, Jakarta, India, Karachi, Australia, and Yekaterinburg.
 

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1311 on: May 20, 2015, 07:33:47 PM »
AJ, Did you see the part about CA not offering KSMLs ex Australia?

Just responded in the other thread...

I did not see that, but the CSR did check if "meals were available" on my route (which at the time I thought was odd, but which now makes sense).

What continues to be odd is that the web page states that "Jewish food" is currently unavailable on:

However, the CSR confirmed my kosher meals on MEL-PEK-ICN. Maybe the website hasn't been updated... not sure.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1312 on: May 21, 2015, 01:43:56 PM »
LOL at the "Jewish food". I'm curious do they call halal food "Muslim food"?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1313 on: May 29, 2015, 03:42:57 PM »
Anyone got ideas for the best way to book PEK-ICN?

Top options using points? Top options using cash?

As for the latter, I used skyscanner.com and found $230 p/p, but there must be a way to do better than that, eh?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1314 on: May 29, 2015, 04:30:16 PM »
Anyone got ideas for the best way to book PEK-ICN?

Top options using points? Top options using cash?

As for the latter, I used skyscanner.com and found $230 p/p, but there must be a way to do better than that, eh?
Why not book with ANA for 20k in Y?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1315 on: May 29, 2015, 04:32:08 PM »
Why not book with ANA for 20k in Y?
I would rather use $230 rather than 20k ANA miles.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1316 on: May 29, 2015, 04:33:44 PM »
I would rather use $230 rather than 20k ANA miles.
Same here, but that appears to be the cheapest mileage ticket available. Only CA, KE, OZ, and CZ fly the route so you're very limited.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1317 on: May 29, 2015, 04:52:04 PM »
Why not book with ANA for 20k in Y?

ANA can't book one-way...

And I can get CA J lie-flat for 22.5K UA...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1318 on: May 29, 2015, 05:01:40 PM »
ANA can't book one-way...

And I can get CA J lie-flat for 22.5K UA...
And I guess you don't want to do CA J with UA either. Hmm, why not just pay $$?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1319 on: May 29, 2015, 05:07:55 PM »
I'd rather not waste 22.5K UA on a sub 2 hour flight... if only there was a cheap Y fare, but it's not looking good.
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