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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1480 on: February 04, 2016, 11:00:55 PM »
KRK-JFK in J or F
Have AC, UR, AA and BA
Also have AB reserved through AA on that route, so need to cancel (with fee).
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1481 on: February 04, 2016, 11:21:35 PM »
KRK-JFK in J or F
Have AC, UR, AA and BA
Also have AB reserved through AA on that route, so need to cancel (with fee).

AB via AA is best at 50k, keep the ressy

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1482 on: February 04, 2016, 11:24:22 PM »
AB via AA is best at 50k, keep the ressy
Vs the opportunity to fly LH A380 F? I think not.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1483 on: February 04, 2016, 11:26:47 PM »
Vs the opportunity to fly LH A380 F? I think not.

best J value is on AB for 50k + no YQ
best F value is via A3 60k (LH F) <50k SPG wow> + YQ

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1484 on: February 04, 2016, 11:32:36 PM »
KRK-JFK in J or F
Have AC, UR, AA and BA
Also have AB reserved through AA on that route, so need to cancel (with fee).
I'm not following.
KRK-JFK? Who flies that route nonstop?
LH flies via FRA, but does AB even fly that route at all?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1485 on: February 04, 2016, 11:33:16 PM »
I'm not following.
KRK-JFK? Who flies that route nonstop?
LH flies via FRA, but does AB even fly that route at all?

KRK-TXL-JFK

propeller plane + A330 lie flat

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1486 on: February 04, 2016, 11:35:37 PM »
I'm not following.
KRK-JFK? Who flies that route nonstop?
LH flies via FRA, but does AB even fly that route at all?
AB Via TXL
LH Via FRA A320 - A388
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1487 on: February 04, 2016, 11:36:54 PM »
KRK-TXL-JFK
propeller plane + A330 lie flat

AB Via TXL
LH Via FRA A320 - A388


Thanks.
When I first tried to type KRK into the AB website, it didn't autopopulate. I had to scroll down past their US gateways.
So, sort-of-related: sounds like the AB A330 lie flat in J is nice.  Hoping to fly it BOS-DUS at some point.  (also hoping to fly LH F...)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1488 on: February 04, 2016, 11:37:41 PM »

Thanks.
When I first tried to type KRK into the AB website, it didn't autopopulate. I had to scroll down past their US gateways.
So, sort-of-related: sounds like the AB A330 lie flat in J is nice.  Hoping to fly it BOS-DUS at some point.  (also hoping to fly LH F...)

stop hoping & start flying :)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1489 on: February 04, 2016, 11:38:21 PM »
stop hoping & start flying :)
tell that to my wife  ;)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1490 on: February 04, 2016, 11:41:35 PM »
stop hoping & start flying :)
Serious question: is AB award availability supposed to be visible on AA.com, or need to PUTPAC?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1491 on: February 04, 2016, 11:42:39 PM »
Serious question: is AB award availability supposed to be visible on AA.com, or need to PUTPAC?

its avail.. just do a calendar search, like a monthly view,, select nonstop flights, select the light blue business class option & you'll see whats avail

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1492 on: February 04, 2016, 11:43:46 PM »
EK JFK - MXP is the cheapest with JAL at 50k in F?
If I see availability on Alaska website is that available with jal?
Could I hold my award meanwhile I'm waiting for my spg transfer to go thru?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1493 on: February 04, 2016, 11:44:35 PM »
FYI AB only has Y availability through AA through Mid-March and no J at all. And no availability beyond that. I got my J in October.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1494 on: February 04, 2016, 11:47:03 PM »
EK JFK - MXP is the cheapest with JAL at 50k in F?
If I see availability on Alaska website is that available with jal?
Could I hold my award meanwhile I'm waiting for my spg transfer to go thru?

its 100k RT, I dont know if they let one ways.. Not sure.. It slips into the 6001-8000 category by 10 miles :) (7,990 total)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1495 on: February 04, 2016, 11:48:00 PM »
its avail.. just do a calendar search, like a monthly view,, select nonstop flights, select the light blue business class option & you'll see whats avail
I'm just seeing connecting flights on BA. At least for June and July. And it's not giving me the option to select non-stop flights only.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1496 on: February 04, 2016, 11:48:53 PM »
FYI AB only has Y availability through AA through Mid-March and no J at all. And no availability beyond that. I got my J in October.
Ah. Thanks. That explains why I'm not seeing anything in June/July.
Wonder if I PUTPAC?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1497 on: February 04, 2016, 11:49:39 PM »
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1498 on: February 04, 2016, 11:51:16 PM »
@Chapshnell, thanks.  I was looking too far out.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1499 on: February 04, 2016, 11:53:05 PM »
@Chapshnell, thanks.  I was looking too far out.

And I'm looking BOS-DUS, not NYC-DUS.  The AB options are not showing up for BOS, at least not that I can see.