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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #920 on: November 05, 2014, 02:28:40 PM »
I'm just opining that it'll be definite as opposed to "probably."
His 'probably' was not as opposed to none but as opposed to many
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #921 on: November 05, 2014, 05:35:31 PM »
Guess what's back on DL.com:

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #922 on: November 07, 2014, 10:46:16 AM »
Did I just forget, or did KE not used to charge 160K for partner ST awards between USA<>ICN?

Looks like its 180K now in F.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #923 on: November 07, 2014, 11:03:28 AM »
Guess what's back on DL.com:



i give up !! what ?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #924 on: November 07, 2014, 11:04:14 AM »
VA

Was announced on all the blogs the day after I posted.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #925 on: November 07, 2014, 11:24:56 AM »
VA

Was announced on all the blogs the day after I posted.
Thats bec your 'pimp of the skies...'
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #926 on: November 07, 2014, 11:34:53 AM »
Thats bec your 'pimp of the skies...'

Hardly... I just happened to see it while searching.

I think that the pimp of the skies title probably goes to SFO777.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #927 on: November 07, 2014, 11:40:49 AM »
Did I just forget, or did KE not used to charge 160K for partner ST awards between USA<>ICN?

Looks like its 180K now in F.

Unless I'm reading it wrong...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #928 on: November 07, 2014, 12:02:09 PM »
Hardly... I just happened to see it while searching.

I think that the pimp of the skies title probably goes to SFO777.
Ya, but does he practice law as a hobby? ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #929 on: November 09, 2014, 04:00:24 AM »
Did I just forget, or did KE not used to charge 160K for partner ST awards between USA<>ICN?

Looks like its 180K now in F.

April 1 deval, perhaps?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #930 on: November 09, 2014, 06:57:21 AM »
I guess could be... Do you recall that it changed?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #932 on: November 09, 2014, 02:07:02 PM »
The deval I know.

Was referring to this specific award.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #933 on: November 09, 2014, 06:13:37 PM »
The deval I know.

Was referring to this specific award.

"Their new SkyTeam award chart can be found here. This is where most of the price increases seem to be."

I figured it was a clue...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #934 on: November 09, 2014, 11:25:05 PM »

Did I just forget, or did KE not used to charge 160K for partner ST awards between USA<>ICN?

Looks like its 180K now in F.

KE has high and low seasons, not sure if that's a factor here.
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #935 on: November 12, 2014, 12:00:06 PM »
I'm flying JFK-HKG-SIN.

If I am on CX F on a US award to HKG, and I'd like to connect to SQ R on an SQ award to SIN, will CX check check my bags through at JFK to SIN?

According to KVS, they do have an interline agreement, but I'd (obv) be on two separate tickets.

[KVS Availability Tool 7.6.1 - Reference: Interline Agreements [IET]: CX]
Code: [Select]
ELECTRONIC INTERLINE CARRIER AGREEMENTS-CX                     
 INTERLINE CARRIER CODES                                       
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   AT - AV - AY - AZ - A3 - BA - BE - BG - BI - BL             
   BP - BR - B6 - B7 - CA - CI - CM - CZ - DL - EI             
   EK - ET - EY - FI - FJ - FM - GA - GF - HA - HG             
   HM - HR - IB - IG - JC - JJ - JL - JO - JP - JQ             
   JU - KA - KC - KE - KL - KM - KQ - KU - LA - LG             
   LH - LO - LP - LR - LX - LY - MD - ME - MF - MH             
   MI - MK - MS - MU - NF - NH - NU - NX - NZ - OA             
   OK - OM - OS - OU - OZ - PG - PK - PR - PS - PX             
   PZ - QF - QR - RA - RJ - SA - SB - SC - SK - SN             
   SQ - SU - SV - SW - S7 - TA - TG - TK - TM - TN             
   TP - TX - UA - UL - UN - US - UU - VA - VN - VS             
   VX - WS - WY - XL - ZH - 2C - 4M - 9B - 9W                   

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #936 on: November 12, 2014, 12:00:30 PM »
Also worth pointing out:

I am scheduled to arrive on CX 841 in HKG at 14:05.  The connecting flight on SQ 861 departs HKG at 15:20, leaving a connecting time of 1:15.

Am I correct in concluding I've met the MCT times?

[KVS Availability Tool 7.6.1 - Reference: Minimum Connection Time [MCT]: HKG/CX-SQ]
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                                               DD  DI  ID  II   
STANDARD:         HKG                          020 060 060 060 

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SQ                         US                                   

-ALL-               SPN                        --- --- --- SUP 
SQ                         US                                   

-ALL-                      CN                  --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                  KHH                                     

-ALL-                      CN                  --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                  TPE                                     

-ALL-                      CN                  --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                  TSA                                     

CX                         TW                  --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                      CN                                   

CX                                             --- --- --- 090 
-ALL-                      CN                                   

-ALL-               KHH                        --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                      CN                                   

-ALL-               TPE                        --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                      CN
                                 

-ALL-               TSA                        --- --- --- 120 
-ALL-                      CN                                   

-ALL-                      CN                  --- --- --- 090 
-ALL-                      TW                                   

-ALL-                      TW                  --- --- --- 090 
-ALL-                      CN                                   

CX 6100-6199                                   --- --- --- 090 
-ALL-                                                           

CX                                             --- --- --- 060 
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[DI]    Domestic To Intl          [ARR]   Arrival Airport     
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[EQP N] Narrow-Body Aircraft      [SUP]   Suppressed/Prohibited
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #937 on: November 12, 2014, 12:09:07 PM »
It should work, in theory. But keep in mind that if your incoming flight is delayed, you will be exceedingly screwed.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #938 on: November 12, 2014, 12:32:38 PM »
CX 841 has arrived early on 114 out of its last 125 flights by an average of 20 minutes.

Let's hope the trend continues.

Either way, I'd be screwed with a delay.  Both options of mine ex-HKG, either on CX or SQ, leave at 15:20. If CX won't interline to SQ on two separate tickets, I'd be compelled to choose CX ex-HKG, as I know they'd interline on their own metal. But from what research I've done, and your conrfirmation, it looks like CX will in fact interline to a separate SQ ticket.

Of course, CX isn't obligated to interline on two separate tickets to non-partner carrier SQ, but flying in F, I'm hoping they go the "extra mile." (Pardon the pun.)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #939 on: November 12, 2014, 01:46:34 PM »
Either way, I'd be screwed with a delay.

Incorrect. If it's the same ticket, they will hold the connecting flight for you if it's not too much of a delay, especially if you're an F pax.