Aegean Airlines - Miles & Bonus
Member since 15 Jun 2016
Total posts 46
I am travelling to New York from Perth and looking at how I can do the trip on Star Alliance. Am currently Gold Status with Aegean and have more than enough miles for a reward business ticket. PER-SIN-FRA-EWR with Singapore Airlines is one option, any other ideas? Thanks.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Dec 2014
Total posts 37
Another option is PER-AKL-HOU-LGA with Air New Zealand and United. Otherwise I'd say the Singapore Airline flight is a good idea.
Member since 03 Nov 2014
Total posts 130
Air NZ via AKL onto one of their flights to the US - NYC leg will likely be on United. If you're not in a hurry you could via Europe.
Member since 10 May 2012
Total posts 106
yes, I'd go Perth to Auckland and then onto Houston on Air NZ. You'd then just face a short flight in "the friendly sky" with United! But the Air NZ flights are great if you get the Dreamliner from Perth and look for the good connections. Air NZ business on the Houston flight is nice - kind of business "plus". I do that leg 4 times per year now from Perth.
Member since 08 Aug 2016
Total posts 112
the only one stop option on star alliance would be south african airlines, via Johannesburg
then you could even mix a safari
also note that Singapore don't generally open up all their award space to partner airlines especially on the A380
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Good luck finding any reward tickets on Air NZ business... I searched around 15 different flights across a couple of months and only once found an Air NZ flight between Perth and the US (with the PER-AKL flight in Economy).
Member since 21 Apr 2012
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Member since 14 Feb 2017
Total posts 77
Probably try to avoid South African Airways as their PER-JNB route uses the very old A340 and dated product with 2-2-2. You'll get a much better experience via SIN or AKL.
Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 57
How about Etihad? Only 1 stop
Thanks all for your help! I noticed booking through United offers the option of PER-HKG on Cathay, then HKG-EWR on United. Short layover, but sceptical about the 777-200 Polaris Business. It is in a 2-2-2 layout so it's certainly not their new Polaris product. Any experiences to share re United Business Class?
Thai Airways International - Royal Orchid Plus
Member since 15 Jan 2013
1 stop limits you a little via Star Alliance for the latest and greatest.PER-AKL-SFO-JFK OR EWR USING A COMBO Of NZ AND UA for the internal sector within the USA.It would be nice if a one stop to New York existed via Star Alliance at the moment but sadly nothing there.
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