Air Canada, United, Swiss, Lufthansa and other Star Alliance airlines have Dubai on sale for $594 to $694 round trip from several airports across the USA from next week to May 15, 2017 with the exception of most December dates. Lowest fares are Boston, New York, Washington DC and Chicago at $594 to $600 round trip. Los Angeles to Dubai is down to $694 round trip and Houston is about $720 on united.com. There are fares about $30 lower found in Momondo.com OTA searches.
United Airlines ticket flying Air Canada outbound and Swiss Airlines operated flights inbound
Los Angeles LAX – Toronto YYZ – Dubai DXB – Zurich ZRH – Los Angeles LAX
Momondo Search for Discount OTA tickets saves about $30
Momondo.com search for OTA discount tickets pulls up several travel agencies with fares around $570 for Chicago – Dubai. This is about $30 lower than lowest fares on airlines’ own websites. The searches I made for several cities in several different months consistently showed OTA ticket price about $30 lower than lowest airline price.
Air Canada Chicago ORD – Toronto YYZ – Dubai DXB – Toronto YYZ – Chicago ORD
$567.77 round trip on GoTravel123.com website. Sat Feb 18 – Sun Feb 26
Lufthansa Airlines is available at slightly higher ticket price of $30 more each way at $625 flying LH one way and Air Canada or $655 for all LH flights.
Washington IAD – Frankfurt FRA – Dubai DXB – Frankfurt FRA – Washington IAD
Turkish Airlines fares are $598-$599 round trip from several different airports including New York JFK. The itineraries for Turkish Airlines are among the best for reasonable time 2 to 3 hour layover between flights in Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines New York JFK – Istanbul IST – Dubai DXB – Istanbul IST – New York JFK