$573 R/T Business Class Fare Bangkok – JFK!

by Adam

While searching for the Qatar Airways $1,500 fare from Asia to the US, I came across a $573 business class rountrip fare from Bangkok to JFK on Xiamen Air. The routing is via Fuzhou (FOC) where Xiamen operates a 14 hour and 40 minute flight to JFK aboard one of their new 787s. Lucky reviewed their 787 business class product on a SEA-SZX flight back in October and was quite impressed with their soft product.

Back to the fare, I wanted to confirm that it was actually bookable before posting. It is…if you are flexible and act quickly. When using Google Flights, you should see a few $573 BKK-JFK fare dates in March 2016 for roundtrip business class . About 10 minutes ago (while I was confirming the booking) every day in March had availability, but now there are just a handful of available dates remaining.  If you click the link to book with Xiamen, the fare is repriced to around $2,000 USD. However, the CheapOair and Orbitz links are still working for select dates. I was able to proceed all the way to the payment page for a few of the March dates (others returned a repricing error). Act now to take advantage of these while they last.

UPDATE: Please refer to the comments section below, “Z” class in this case is sadly economy 🙁

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Note that Xiamen Air is a Delta Skyteam “group 3” partner.


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Matthew December 29, 2016 - 11:02 am

$320 one-way! I’m booking it…

JZ December 29, 2016 - 1:29 pm

@Matt , be aware this fare is booked into “Z” class aka their lowest economy booking code. This is yet another display error shown by ITA.

Rapid Travel Chai December 29, 2016 - 3:43 pm

Is this like the one yesterday that looks like in J but really is some kind of Y fare that is upgradeable to J? http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/mileage-run-deals/1811387-mf-foc-jfk-r-t-y-409-a.html

Adam December 29, 2016 - 6:05 pm

@ Rapid Travel Chai – Yes, unfortunately it appears to be Economy “Z” and not upgradeable.


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