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when to hope for *A award space LAX<>Europe?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by zoechow, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. zoechow

    zoechow New Member

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    There was some star alliance award space from LAX to Europe (best for me is Berlin) a few months ago. I grabbed two one way awards that seemed best at the time. Now, of course, my dates are shifting, and award space seems gone. There was SAS space and Swiss. The last thing available was LOT, and even that seems gone in July. I am searching with United, BTW, where I have miles through Chase UR. I don't see any availability through ANA either though.

    Last I checked there was Miles and More availability, but I don't have enough miles there and cannot move them from Chase UR.

    Does anyone know if there might be hidden availability? Does anyone know when to hope that more awards might be made available? Thanks!
  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    I think the issue is more that you're looking for peak summer travel times and space just may not be there. Have you looked at other mid-continent airports like DEN, IAH, DFW, ORD to see if you can find *A space there? Or even up to Seattle or Vancouver. I'd definitely try to find the longhaul flight and position if needed vs. looking non-stop from LAX/SAN/SFO.
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