Update: 9pm Pacific time: These American Airlines fares are available from all United Airlines hubs including San Francisco, Denver, Cleveland, Houston, Washington and Newark. American joins the Europe fare war launched early today by Delta and United at New York City JFK/EWR and Washington IAD. AA has not matched fares from Chicago to Europe. Low fares hit Star Alliance hubs with Zurich ZRH (Swiss), Frankfurt FRA and Munich MUC (Lufthansa), Vienna VIE (Austrian Airlines), Brussels BRU (Brussels Airlines).
Departure dates from September into January 2017.
Newark EWR to Europe sample fares:
$456 Newark EWR to Munich
American Airlines Newark EWR – Philadelphia PHL – Munich MUC – PHL – EWR
$455.36 Fri Oct 28 – Fri Nov 4
Washington Dulles IAD to Europe sample fares:
$448 Washington IAD to Zurich
American Airlines Washington IAD – London LHR – Zurich ZRH – New York JFK – Miami MIA – IAD
$455.36 Fri Oct 28 – Wed Nov 2
Other fare war articles from today focused on United and Delta fares from Washington IAD, New York area and Chicago ORD.
Loyalty Traveler – United and Delta fare war New York to Europe routes under $600 round trip (June 9).
Loyalty Traveler – UA/DL/AA Chicago to Europe $494-$641 Sep-Dec, Icelandair ORD London LGW $491 (June 9).
Loyalty Traveler – DL-UA-FI Washington IAD to Europe many $500s airfare deals (June 9).
Loyalty Traveler – DL/UA $444 Washington to Paris, New York $488 Sep 15-Dec 15 all dates (June 9).