Frankfurt FRA Los Angeles LAX Madrid MAD oneworld alliance Star Alliance

LAX Fare War Oneworld $441 Frankfurt, Star Alliance $489 Spain

a screenshot of a flight schedule

Madrid with Star Alliance

A minor LAX fare war between Oneworld and Star Alliance sees Madrid and some other cities across Spain at $520 and lower for round trip flights with United, Lufthansa, Swiss and partners for travel Feb-early May and resuming in mid-August. OTA links have fares around $489, possibly even lower. online travel agency ticket

LAX – Newark EWR – Lisbon LIS – Bilbao BIO – Frankfurt FRA – LAX

$488.96 round trip  Mon Mar 5 – Tue Mar 13

LAX-BIO $489 Star-ota Mar5-13

Frankfurt with Oneworld

Frankfurt is the main destination I see on sale at below average prices with Oneworld. Same Feb-May time frame with Google Flights showing $540, but British Airways AARP discount reduces the Frankfurt fare closer to $441.

British Airways AARP Discount ticket (booking site link)

Los Angeles LAX – Dallas DFW – Frankfurt FRA – DFW – LAX

$441.54 round trip  Mon Feb 5 – Tue Feb 13 

(Google Flights sows $540 fares for these dates).

LAX-FRA $442 BA-AARP Feb5-13

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