Aug062016

American Chicago Fare War $432-$514 summer fares Germany, Scandinavia and Baltics

Oneworld is attacking Scandinavia with FinnAir flights in low $400s. United and American are battling in Germany with Berlin at $497 (United) to $513 (American). Delta is down to $543.

Chicago has an even more widespread fare war to Europe than Los Angeles today with airfares to many countries as low as $432 to $500 round trip, some of these even being August summer fares and many of these fares for departures late October to December.

This post focuses on American Airlines low fares to Scandinavia/Baltics, Germany and Poland in the battle against United/Star Alliance for European routes.

Fares below were available at 11:00am Pacific time Aug 6.

Germany

$514 – $554 Berlin TXL Aug 30 – Dec 13; only few dates in $500s Aug-Sep

$528 Cologne CGN Oct 25 – Dec 8; $576 Aug 23 – Oct 24

$554 Hanover HAJ Oct 25 – Dec 13; $602 Aug 23 – Oct 24

$576 Nuremburg NUE Nov 3, and only couple other dates

Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

$444 – $459 Stockholm, Sweden ARN Aug 24 – Dec 7 many dates

$441 Gothenburg, Sweden GOT Aug 28 – Sep 29; $475 – $498 Aug 23 – Dec 12 many dates

$465 – $499 Billund, Denmark BLL Oct 30 – Dec 8 many dates

$494 Copenhagen, Denmark CPH Oct 31 – Dec 8 many dates

$477 Tallinn, Estonia TLL (Oct 25-26 only); $494 – $548 on a few dates Sep-Dec

$480 – $499 Riga, Latvia RIX (few dates Sep-Oct)

Vilnius, Lithuania VNO $481 to $550; only a few dates Sep-Oct

Poland

$499 – $539 Warsaw, Poland WAW Aug – Nov ($499 only few dates late Oct; few more dates $600 or less)

Krakow KRK $637 – $662 Aug 23 – Dec 11

American Airlines  Chicago ORD – Helsinki HEL – Vilnius, Lithuania VNO – Helsinki HEL – Chicago ORD (Finnair flights)

$480.26 round trip  Sun Sep 4 – Sun Sep 11

ORD-VNO $480 Sep4-11 AA

American Airlines Chicago – Berlin on FinnAir via Helsinki

$542.56 round trip Sun Sep 4 – Sun Sep 11

ORD-TXL $543 AA Sep4-11

Los Angeles Fare War also happening today with widespread United fares and low AA/DL fares to Germany and Switzerland.

Loyalty Traveler – Fare War Brewing? United/Star $495-$622 Los Angeles to 10 European countries (6:30am Pacific, Aug 6)

Loyalty Traveler – Fare War Delta/SkyTeam $557-$598 Los Angeles to Germany/Switzerland 9 cities Oct-Dec; $50 more Aug-Oct (8:00am Pacific Aug 6)

Loyalty Traveler – AA/Oneworld join fare war $510-$625 LAX to Germany/Switzerland (9:30am Pacific Aug 6).

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