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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #160 on: November 17, 2013, 11:16:24 PM »
So what do you guys think:

I arrive in SIN early Friday morning. When would you go to DPS?

Tuesday?

Wednesday?

I have until the following Wednesday in DPS.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #161 on: November 17, 2013, 11:18:06 PM »
@Dan

So, nu, what did you book?  :D
There isn't an F class in the world worth flying 24 hours with a baby in.

Rafi weaned himself at exactly one year.  That means I'm probably sticking to the western hemisphere until after next sukkos.

IY"H by dir :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #162 on: November 17, 2013, 11:18:11 PM »
What time of day is the flight SIN-DPS?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #163 on: November 17, 2013, 11:23:51 PM »
There isn't an F class in the world worth flying 24 hours with a baby in.

Rafi weaned himself at exactly one year.  That means I'm probably sticking to the western hemisphere until after next sukkos.

IY"H by dir :)

Umeyn!

What time of day is the flight SIN-DPS?

6:20 PM.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #164 on: November 17, 2013, 11:24:55 PM »
Umeyn!

6:20 PM.
I'd do Tuesday (although I've never been to either)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #165 on: November 17, 2013, 11:26:02 PM »
How much do you think these gaffes cost UA? What do they pay per flight?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #166 on: November 17, 2013, 11:28:52 PM »
So that gives me a bulk of Friday and a bulk of Tuesday, and all of Sunday and Monday, so 3 solid days.

Anyone disagree?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #167 on: November 17, 2013, 11:41:44 PM »
That means I'm probably sticking to the western hemisphere until after next sukkos.
FTHOI:
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
Depart:
1:00 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
New York, NY (JFK)
   
Arrive:
4:10 p.m. +1 Day
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Seoul, Republic of South Korea (ICN - Incheon)
   Travel Time:14 hr 10 mn    
Flight: OZ221
Operated by Asiana Airlines.
Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER
Fare Class: First (O)
140,000 Miles and $5.00
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #168 on: November 17, 2013, 11:46:03 PM »
FTHOI:
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
Depart:
1:00 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
New York, NY (JFK)
   
Arrive:
4:10 p.m. +1 Day
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Seoul, Republic of South Korea (ICN - Incheon)
   Travel Time:14 hr 10 mn    
Flight: OZ221
Operated by Asiana Airlines.
Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER
Fare Class: First (O)
140,000 Miles and $5.00
Book the next leg onto DPS, NRT, PEK, or PVG?
PEK or PVG better for shabbos?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #169 on: November 17, 2013, 11:47:20 PM »
Heard amazing things about both DPS and PVG.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #170 on: November 17, 2013, 11:51:02 PM »
Have a RTW in F on hold with US Airways but they wont give me any Lufthansa flights back to the US.

Anyone had success with booking LH J with US recently?

Will the hold last the 3 days with OZ?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #171 on: November 17, 2013, 11:53:20 PM »
Only way to get TATL space on LH is by long-sell, which they've apparently been instructed not to do.

10:1 says no.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #172 on: November 17, 2013, 11:54:27 PM »
Only way to get TATL space on LH is by long-sell, which they've apparently been instructed not to do.

10:1 says no.
Even <15 days?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #173 on: November 17, 2013, 11:58:43 PM »
Have a RTW in F on hold with US Airways but they wont give me any Lufthansa flights back to the US.

Anyone had success with booking LH J with US recently?

Will the hold last the 3 days with OZ?

Actually, this seems to say otherwise:

http://milevalue.com/breaking-us-airways-no-longer-blocking-lufthansa-award-space/

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #174 on: November 18, 2013, 12:01:25 AM »
Actually, this seems to say otherwise:

http://milevalue.com/breaking-us-airways-no-longer-blocking-lufthansa-award-space/

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John | November 16, 2013 at 9:16 am | Reply
Your bold headline grabbing statements are really something. You’re turning your blog into a tabloid.
How about backing up your statements with some real facts (flight numbers, dates etc.) and providing a large sample before making such announcements.
It is improper and misleading reporting.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #175 on: November 18, 2013, 12:02:13 AM »
Gary Leff | November 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm | Reply
This post definitely does not match my experience, including today.

Just spoke to US Airways about Detroit – Frankfurt. Space is offered in business class on Feb 2, 3, 4, and 5. US Airways could not see it on Feb 2 or 3 but could see it Feb 4 and 5.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #176 on: November 18, 2013, 12:06:45 AM »
Ah. So some space is apparently bookable, but not all.

So I guess if no one disagrees with the Fri AM--Tuesday PM in SIN as being enough, I'll try to book that.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #177 on: November 18, 2013, 12:08:05 AM »
So I guess if no one disagrees with the Fri AM--Tuesday PM in SIN as being enough, I'll try to book that.
Sounds good to me.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #178 on: November 18, 2013, 12:17:26 AM »
Booked JFK-ICN-PVG all on OZ.
Doubt I'll take it but fun to have in my back pocket.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #179 on: November 18, 2013, 12:31:49 AM »
Booked JFK-ICN-PVG all on OZ.
Doubt I'll take it but fun to have in my back pocket.
Stupid UA computer decided to eat 90K pp instead of 70K for JFK-ICN-PVG in OZ F/OZ J.
Unbelievable. ICN and PVG are both in North Asia you idiots.
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