American and United has a little fare war to Tokyo
American is attacking the following United and Delta hubs:
- Houston [IAH]
- Denver [DEN]
- Atlanta [ATL]
- Detroit [DTW]
- Minneapolis [MSP]
- Cincinnati [CVG]
- Memphis [MEM]
- Salt Lake City [SLC]
United is attacking the following American hubs:
- Charlotte [CLT]
Per The Flight Deal, this is also available from Newark / Philadelphia / Miami / Dallas / Phoenix / Seattle / St. Louis / Cleveland
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Houston
- May 4th – 11th
- American: Valid for travel until February, 2016 for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
- United: Valid for travel until June 15th. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is most likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: IAH
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=n
- Destination: NRT
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=n
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For other cities, replace IAH with airport code listed above)
- (For United availability from Charlotte, replace aa+ /f bc=n with ua+ /f bc=k on the Advanced Routing Code fields)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “5-12″. The maximum range is 7 days, so enter ranges like so: 0-7, 5-12, 7-14, etc.
- American: N
- United: K
- IAH – DFW (Dallas) – NRT (Tokyo) – ORD (Chicago) – IAH
- Miles Flown: 13,814 miles or 5.6 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 13,814 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 13,814 miles
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