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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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« 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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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #860 on: October 20, 2014, 10:22:33 PM »
In case anyone was wondering, below are the chances you'll get the new 747 ex-AKL.



Try, if you can, to snag TG 476 for a greater than 80% chance (which also runs 7 days a week).
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #861 on: October 20, 2014, 10:30:07 PM »
In case anyone was wondering, below are the chances you'll get the new 747 ex-AKL.



Try, if you can, to snag TG 476 for a greater than 80% chance (which also runs 7 days a week).
Best way to book it? ANA?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #862 on: October 20, 2014, 10:30:31 PM »
Actually, UA. Cheap at 40K. Cheaper, in fact, post-deval.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #863 on: October 20, 2014, 10:32:22 PM »
Actually, UA. Cheap at 40K. Cheaper, in fact, post-deval.
I need to start thinking of booking legs and not necessarily the whole ticket at once.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #864 on: October 20, 2014, 10:33:53 PM »
Cheapest way is probably US at 140K in F to SYD/AKL. Ideal routing (to maximize F): JFK-HKG-NRT-SYD in CX and JL F.

Short of that, you can do what I'm doing, which is a bit easier:

120k US in F to N. Asia + another award, like 40K UA on TG F.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #865 on: October 20, 2014, 10:50:12 PM »
In case anyone was wondering, below are the chances you'll get the new 747 ex-AKLSYD.



Try, if you can, to snag TG 476 for a greater than 80% chance (which also runs 7 days a week).

FTFM

And here is BKK-SYD:

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #866 on: October 22, 2014, 01:43:06 AM »
AJK, did you complete your MLE TR?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #867 on: October 22, 2014, 01:44:17 AM »
Sadly, no.

Though, I think I probably can from pictures.

My list is first to finish my most recent trip to DXB-SIN-DPS, then I have an idea for CPT/JNB, and then perhaps I'll finish MLE.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #868 on: October 22, 2014, 01:56:57 PM »
Sadly, no.

Though, I think I probably can from pictures.

My list is first to finish my most recent trip to DXB-SIN-DPS, then I have an idea for CPT/JNB, and then perhaps I'll finish MLE.
Can't wait for that one!

And when AJK says "I have an idea"...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #869 on: October 22, 2014, 09:31:14 PM »
Why isn't QR F on your list?
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