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AA/BA or LH Award availabilty

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by SEAN Z, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. SEAN Z

    SEAN Z New Member

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    Hello Experts. I am looking for a Business / First flight or AA/BA or LifeMiles from Europe to San Diego/ LA area at the end of October. I see some options but they are not great. it will take me almost 22 hours to get home unless I take some portions on Economy. Do AA/BA or LH/LM release award flights closer to the day? If they dont i will just pull the Trigger on whatever is available now. Thank you
     
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  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    While I know you'd like to fly directly to the west coast are you open to stopping on the east coast (JFK/EWR/IAD/YYZ/MIA) or mid-continent (ORD/DFW/IAH/DEN) and connecting from there? I saw a couple of LH flights to IAD from FRA & MUC on 10/30. I don't know how the connection times/award availability would work for you.
     
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    SEAN Z New Member

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    Thank you, I am hoping to travel on the 31st or Nov 1st. I will do 30th if i dont find any other options. My Star Alliance points are through lifelines and they have been disappointing. I see BA to London to PHL to LAX and then drive to SAN. I was hoping to find something better.
     
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  4. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    What about this on 10/31:
    Leave LHR at 0940, arrive SEA 1234 on BA
    Leave SEA at 1550, arrive SAN 1830 on AS

    The second leg is in economy but....
     
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  5. Gaurav

    Gaurav Well-Known Member

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    With regards to the original question, yes LH does release space within a couple of weeks of departure.
     
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    SEAN Z New Member

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    Thank you All
    I still have a bit of time, I have my outbound and hopefully I can find something thing that works better. Regarding the London- Seattle flight I start in Vienna so I have to figure that portion out as well.
     
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