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Getting On A KLM MD-11  
User currently offlinePenguins From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 337 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1155 times:

I am trying to get an MD-11 under my belt before they retire. I live and BOS and must travel to LUG for business in late August. I was hoping to get to YUL or YYZ to catch an MD and then continue to Milan via AMS. However, a oneway ticket in that last week of August to AMS if $1500! The Swiss from Boston direct to Lugano (with a Saab 2000) is only $500 each way. Is there any way to bring the price down? Will it come down at all? Thanks.

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User currently offlinedc9northwest From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 2292 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (3 months 6 days ago) and read 1156 times:

Have you considered a return ticket?

User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1691 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (3 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

Go one-way on KLM and return on Delta/Air France: it will definitely bring the price down a lot.
Or buy a return and use a one-way only (?)



don't throw away tomorrow !
User currently offlineA333MSPtoAMS From United States of America, joined Sep 2013, 164 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

I can also say that it was considerably more expensive to fly through YUL or YYZ than it was on the direct MSP-AMS route in the end of September. The ticket directly for me was $1320, but because I too wanted to fly once more on the MD-11 choose to fly MSP-YUL-AMS-BER and BER-AMS-YYZ-MSP which turned out to be $1650. I looked at other airport to fly into and then use Star carrier award to my ultimate destination but no matter where I looked it was just about the same. It was about $150 cheaper to fly to OSL but in the end BER won out, just because it was closer.

Good luck with your choice.



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User currently offline777Jet From Australia, joined Mar 2014, 1755 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1008 times:

Good luck! If you book it I hope there is not an equipment change on the day...


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User currently offlineEL-AL From Israel, joined Oct 2001, 1311 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (3 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 923 times:

Indeed, try to book a return flight on AF/KLM. You can try to catch the A380 to JFK.


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User currently offlinesulzerjan From Netherlands, joined Nov 2013, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 851 times:

It would be great if KLM did a bookable goodbye flight from amsterdam, i would be first to sign up.

User currently offlineCanadianDC10 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 346 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 559 times:

Let's just say that YYZ is a very expensive airport to fly in/out of because of their high fees. I'm hoping to get on the MD11 too before it's too late! I think it's worth it to shell out the money if you're a true enthusiast. Good luck!

User currently onlinewarren747sp From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 367 times:

Try to get business class if you can. If it so much nicer and roomier than the ones on the B777!


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