Jun082016

Fare War at 6 UA hubs – American SFO to Zurich, Lisbon, Munich, Frankfurt $414 to $464 round trip Sep to April 2017

Throw in Vienna for $496 and Berlin for $510 too. American Airlines launched a major fare attack on United Airlines hubs yesterday: SFO/IAH/CLE/EWR/IAD/DEN with extremely low fares down to $414 round trip for San Francisco to Zurich and $422 round trip to Lisbon, Portugal. There are several other cities in the $400s with Munich $456, Frankfurt $467, Vienna $496 and Berlin at $510 round trip (fares from SFO).

Sample fares:

  • Denver DEN – Zurich ZRH $443 Nov 7-14
  • Cleveland CLE – Munich MUC $456 Oct 7-14
  • Houston IAH – Frankfurt FRA $470 Dec 4-11
  • Washington IAD – Lisbon LIS $466 Jan 21-28
  • Newark EWR – Vienna  VIE $496 Apr 2-9

Some of these fares are available from September to April 2017 with only last two weeks of December and some weekends showing higher fares.

Unfortunately, I have not been able to find an applicable discount to these deep discount fares using the British Airways $65 AARP off AARP link. Fares come out in the $600s through that booking window.

American Airlines  San Francisco – Lisbon

$421.96  Wed Oct 5 – Thu Oct 13

SFO-LIS $422 AA Oct5-13

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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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