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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #840 on: October 14, 2014, 12:00:57 PM »
Added Shanghai as A380 destination, as well as added a couple other tidbits. Let me know if you see any mistakes (!)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #841 on: October 14, 2014, 12:07:26 PM »
Wonkish enough to make Paul Ryan's head spin, but I love it.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #842 on: October 14, 2014, 12:09:30 PM »
Wonkish enough to make Paul Ryan's head spin, but I love it.

Not sure I get the reference (is Paul known to be "wonkish?"), but I'll take it.

Wonkish is what I do. And I love spreadsheets. And I love frugal. And travel. In premium cabins.

Equals colorful spreadsheet.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #843 on: October 14, 2014, 12:10:12 PM »
Interesting to note that SQ will allow PVG-SIN-NRT-LAX, but will NOT allow PVG-SIN-NRT.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #844 on: October 14, 2014, 12:14:12 PM »
Added Shanghai as A380 destination, as well as added a couple other tidbits. Let me know if you see any mistakes (!)


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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #845 on: October 14, 2014, 12:20:20 PM »
Wow! Are you equally diligent with your work? :D

I'd like to think so ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #846 on: October 14, 2014, 12:20:44 PM »
Not sure I get the reference (is Paul known to be "wonkish?"), but I'll take it.
GIYF.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #847 on: October 14, 2014, 12:23:55 PM »
GIYF.

First thing I did, papi. Forget to add "wonkish" to the search.

I'll assume you're referring to definition #3  ;D

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #848 on: October 20, 2014, 01:28:35 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 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.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #849 on: October 20, 2014, 01:34:03 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 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.

SYD-AKL?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #850 on: October 20, 2014, 01:38:07 PM »
Not sure what you're asking?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #851 on: October 20, 2014, 01:38:56 PM »
Not sure what you're asking?
Are you deciding on destination as well or are you adding an additional leg SYD-AKL?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #852 on: October 20, 2014, 01:41:43 PM »
Are you deciding on destination as well or are you adding an additional leg SYD-AKL?

No, origin is CHC, so in either case, I'll have to add on a flight CHC-AKL/SYD. To make things simpler, though, I'm just showing the long-hauls.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #853 on: October 20, 2014, 01:46:45 PM »
How are you booking CX J with UA?
I'd go option 2 even though you stand a large chance of getting TGed on at least one leg.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #854 on: October 20, 2014, 01:47:45 PM »
No, origin is CHC, so in either case, I'll have to add on a flight CHC-AKL/SYD. To make things simpler, though, I'm just showing the long-hauls.
Got it. Which of those products have you already flown?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #855 on: October 20, 2014, 01:50:04 PM »
How are you booking CX J with UA?
I'd go option 2 even though you stand a large chance of getting TGed on at least one leg.

I'm not; it's part of my original US award already (which is already paid for).

Yeah, there is that risk, and the risk is actually greater on the longer leg (SYD-BKK), because they will have just started the A380 on the BKK-HKG leg a week earlier.

Got it. Which of those products have you already flown?

Good Q:

Of these, I will have flown SQ R and TG A380.

I have not flown TG F New 747 or SQ F 777.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #856 on: October 20, 2014, 02:00:12 PM »


Good Q:

Of these, I will have flown SQ R and TG A380.

I have not flown TG F New 747 or SQ F 777.
IIRC, you were already in SIN.

I'd say definitely red.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #857 on: October 20, 2014, 02:50:51 PM »
I'd go option 2 even though you stand a large chance of getting TGed on at least one leg.

Here is the last 50 or so flights. Green is new, red is old.

26 new v. 28 old, but the last 17 straight have been new.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #858 on: October 20, 2014, 02:59:45 PM »
Dude, you are certifiably nuts.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #859 on: October 20, 2014, 03:00:49 PM »
Dude, you are certifiably nuts.

Wonkish, I believe, is the more PC term  :D
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