Aug142015

American Airlines discount fares to eight European airports confirm fall season travel sale; United matches Delta in Spain

Yesterday morning I predicted the Delta sale to Spain was the launch of the fall season discount fares. Delta $629 California airports to Spain launches fall season fares to Europe. American Airlines extensive sale today from across the USA confirms my claim that Delta launched the fall season discount fares to Europe yesterday.

There are numerous cities across the USA offering discount fares to many cities in Europe. There is widespread availability of dates from late August to the beginning of December.

These low American Airlines fares are available even from a regional airport like Monterey MRY with $664 fares to Rome in September. This is a deal that is widespread across the western states with low fares from San Diego, Ornage County, Long Beach, San Jose, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Las Vegas, Tucson, Denver and many other airports.

San Francisco and Phoenix are two of the departure airports without discount fares, just like yesterday when these were the two largest airports in the western USA not offering Delta Airlines sale prices to Spain.

American Airlines Europe destinations on sale (sample fares from LAX)

Many of these routes are at the low sale price every day of the week today for fall travel.

  • Amsterdam AMS $649
  • Basel BSL $712
  • Brussels BRU $651
  • Copenhagen $632 (Air Berlin)
  • Geneva GVA $664
  • Luxembourg City LUX $693
  • Milan MXP $651
  • Rome FCO $655
  • Zurich ZRH $656

Delta Airlines lowered fares by about $10 since yesterday to several airports in Spain. Delta also has added several Scandinavian and Baltic destinations to their sale routes.

  • Billund, Denmark BLL $636
  • Copenhagen CPH $645
  • Helsinki, Finland HEL $685; $672 Lufthansa
  • Riga, Latvia RIX  $732
  • Vilnius, Lithuania VNO  $798
  • Tallinn, Estonia TLL $696

Spain (Delta Flights unless otherwise noted; Star Alliance matching some of Delta’s route discounts)

  • Barcelona BCN $614  ($650 Swiss)
  • Bilbao BIO $647 (Lufthansa $660)
  • Madrid MAD $628 (United/Lufthansa $623)
  • Malaga AGP $614
  • Vigo VGO $645

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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  1. @loyaltytraveler
    good info. & really is a good deal, but…. i feel like theres very little availability outside of BA.
    any tips on finding more award space? i search BA.com, but very little for AY, slightly more from AB & IB. S7 space is kind of ok.
    thanks.

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