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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #885 on: October 23, 2014, 06:55:32 PM »
AJK, any sweet spots intra Asia in SQ R? Especially something towards MLE.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #886 on: October 23, 2014, 11:50:18 PM »
AJK, any sweet spots intra Asia in SQ R? Especially something towards MLE.

My chart posted above will show that...
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #887 on: October 23, 2014, 11:50:58 PM »
LH F availability DEN<>FRA in first quarter of 2015.

Note that DEN and EWR are basically the only routes that sometimes get old F...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #888 on: October 24, 2014, 12:10:05 AM »
LH F availability DEN<>FRA in first quarter of 2015.

Note that DEN and EWR are basically the only routes that sometimes get old F...
Old F? Referring to the 747 400 bed? Or the old first, like the real old first?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #889 on: October 24, 2014, 12:10:27 AM »
Old F? Referring to the 747 400 bed? Or the old first, like the real old first?
That.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #890 on: October 24, 2014, 12:11:13 AM »
That.
You must be kidding, does the 747 400 to EWR have the old first?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #891 on: October 24, 2014, 12:21:51 AM »
Seriously tempted to pull the trigger on my last old-UA award now...

DEN-FRA-BKK-SYD in LH F 744, TG F A380, and TG F 744...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #892 on: October 24, 2014, 12:23:03 AM »
You must be kidding, does the 747 400 to EWR have the old first?
Sometimes. I think that in DEN you still have a better chance to get the old F than EWR... Someone CMIIW, I think EWR has the new F most of the time.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #893 on: October 24, 2014, 01:19:59 AM »
Seriously tempted to pull the trigger on my last old-UA award now...

DEN-FRA-BKK-SYD in LH F 744, TG F A380, and TG F 744...
Didnt you do LH F already as well as BKK and TG F?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #894 on: October 24, 2014, 01:59:22 AM »
I did... but I can't stomach ever having to pay 115K or more one way per person... and what better way to use an old UA award?
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #895 on: October 24, 2014, 02:24:08 AM »
Seriously tempted to pull the trigger on my last old-UA award now...

DEN-FRA-BKK-SYD in LH F 744, TG F A380, and TG F 744...

Couldn't help myself... I'm gonna have to commit myself to an institution, I know. Especally because I'm not positive we can go on these dates because Mrs. AJK is sleeping  :o



2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #896 on: October 26, 2014, 01:11:45 PM »
Because I can't stop fiddling:



Green:

SQ R + SQ F
178,500 SQ + $658 YQ

Total travel time of 38 hours, including 20 hour overnight stopover in SIN.

Red:

TG F (new old F in 747) + TG F (new F in A380) + CX J
80,000 UA + $0 YQ

Total travel time of 37 hours, including 10 hour stopover in BKK.

Updated.

Assuming that change, what would you do? (Note, just looking for opinions, you don't have had to fly to opine!)
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #897 on: October 26, 2014, 01:14:40 PM »
Difference in price is so great, I would go red
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #898 on: October 26, 2014, 01:15:53 PM »
Difference in price is so great, I would go red

I know; it's a crazy price difference.

40K/pax UA for 2 segments in TG F, new or old, is like almost too good to pass up.

...Right?

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2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #899 on: October 26, 2014, 01:16:14 PM »
Right.