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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #795 on: October 03, 2014, 12:29:29 PM »
If I am on a US ticket JFK-HKG and a BA ticket HKG-SIN, with both legs being on CX, there shouldn't not be any issue with having my bags checked through to SIN correct?

Very tight connection in HKG that will be impossible to make if I don't have bags checked through.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #796 on: October 03, 2014, 12:33:49 PM »
AFAIK only Delta has policy not to interline with themselves (funny just writing that sentence)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #797 on: October 03, 2014, 12:42:37 PM »
AFAIK only Delta has policy not to interline with themselves (funny just writing that sentence)

Didn't know that. How silly.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #798 on: October 03, 2014, 02:05:17 PM »
Didn't know that. How silly.
+1. Interesting and good to know.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #799 on: October 03, 2014, 02:14:29 PM »
Upon further review, the FT thread discussing this says Delta at some point reconsidered and didn't implement this http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta-air-lines-skymiles/1401060-new-baggage-rules-january-2013-postponed.html
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #800 on: October 05, 2014, 11:28:00 AM »
For confirmation, CX will transfer bags CX to CX on separate tickets.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #801 on: October 05, 2014, 11:29:54 AM »
For confirmation, CX will transfer bags CX to CX on separate tickets.
There's an airline that won't?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #802 on: October 05, 2014, 11:30:41 AM »
There's an airline that won't?

See ^

Although they backtracked it seems.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #803 on: October 05, 2014, 11:55:59 AM »
Thanks for everyone's help!

Subject to change, but finally booked.

Outbound:



CX F, SQ R, SQ R

ETA: The only thing I may change is I'd probably take CX J HKG-AKL if it opens up; cuts out a stop, saves miles, and gives me more time in NZ. So it'd be JFK-HKG-AKL.


--roughly 10 days in NZ--


Inbound:



SQ R, SQ F, QF F, BA F
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #804 on: October 05, 2014, 12:11:35 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #805 on: October 05, 2014, 12:14:34 PM »
Then I won't tell you what I just put on hold ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #806 on: October 05, 2014, 12:20:59 PM »
Actually, it's not as pretty as this trip, so I'll share:



MU F, KE F, EY F x2 (45K for 11 hours in EY F, a bargain!)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #808 on: October 05, 2014, 01:33:12 PM »
AJK, I can't wait for you to have a baby  ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #809 on: October 05, 2014, 01:34:34 PM »
AJK, I can't wait for you to have a baby  ;)

Amen. Bshaah tova!
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