United and Swiss Airlines have a low $613 round trip fare from Los Angeles LAX to Zurich, Switzerland beginning January 1 through mid-March 2017. You can even fly Swiss-operated flights nonstop LAX-ZRH. United/Swiss/Lufthansa have Hamburg and Munich on sale. Lufthansa has lowest fares and nonstop flights to Munich, but K class means no United Mileage Plus miles for your ticket. A few dollars more buys a United.com ticket. The same ticket price for Swiss Airlines K class earns 50% flight miles in United Mileage Plus for the best miles deal.
Swiss Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Zurich ZRH nonstop flights
United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Chicago ORD – Munich MUC – ORD – LAX
United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Newark EWR (UA) – Hamburg HAM (UA) – Zurich ZRH (Swiss) – LAX (Swiss)
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