May152017

Oneworld and SkyTeam LAX, SFO, SJC $433-$472 six Austria and Switzerland airports

A fare war started last week continues between the three major alliances. Oneworld and SkyTeam strike Austrian and Swiss Air cities with low fares in the $400s from California airports LAX, SFO and SJC Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna in Austria, along with Basel and Zurich, Switzerland.

SkyTeam services Graz and Oneworld services Innsbruck, Salzberg and Basel. Both alliances compete on Vienna and Zurich routes.

Star Alliance ticket prices are hundreds of dollars higher for these routes.

LAX – Graz, Austria GRZ

LAX – Innsbruck, Austria INN

LAX – Salzburg, Austria SZG

LAX – Vienna, Austria VIE 

LAX – Basel, Switzerland BSL

LAX – Zurich, Switzerland ZRH

Use links above and change LAX to SFO or SJC on Google Flights to find low fares from Bay Area airports.

February 2018 Innsbruck, Austria Ski Vacation

British Airways  LAX – Chicago ORD – London Heathrow LHR – Innsbruck INN – London Gatwick LGW – New York JFK – LAX

$445.92 round trip Tue Feb 20 – Wed Feb 28

LAX-INN $445 BA Feb18-28

Oneworld also has Luxembourg LUX and Brussels BRU on sale from $380s to $460s.

Berlin is still on sale too with ticket prices in upper $400s/low $500s for August to late October.


About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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