Ryanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4706 posts, RR: 26 Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6416 times:
Even at the best of times, that route for TG was very low yielding so I would think it is pretty unlikely unless TG USA Sales has managed to somehow miraculously work their magic with revenue management.
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NewYorkCityBoi From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 193 posts, RR: 0 Reply 12, posted (5 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4707 times:
I flew NYC-BKK a lot of time.. usually did JFK-NRT-BKK or JFK-LHR-BKK.
I think one of the fast way to go to BKK from NYC is to go via ARN:
EWR-ARN-BKK (by SK, TG or SK all the way in some season)
from BKK to NYC... I still think that go through NRT, ICN, HKG are all almost the same and pretty fast.
Malaysia From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 3244 posts, RR: 0 Reply 16, posted (5 years 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3365 times:
I have done JFK-BKK (TG) ATL-FRA-KUL-BKK, EWR-ARN-KUL-BKK, IAD-JFK-JED-BKK, IAD-LHR-FRA-BKK, LAS-BOS-LHR-BKK etc but I do not really feel more comfortable than just going Trans-Pacific even from the East Coast. The last time I did eastbound CI JFK-ANC-TPE-BKK was a bit of a nuisance, the wake up call in ANC... is a turn-off for me. cause I like sleeping all the way. And the sleep portion of the east bound Europe connection can be a little hard sleeping only 3-4 hours on plane then layover in Europe a bit then finally get sleep again on the SE Asia leg.
Best route from JFK I took would be JL JFK-NRT-BKK, that was decent for me, if you want an international departure out of JFK.
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B747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 16819 posts, RR: 11 Reply 18, posted (5 years 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3147 times:
Quoting LXA333 (Reply 17): I'll probably be looking at a route via Europe most likely ARN, ZRH or LHR. I'll be flying Y by the way since I'm only a student and do not wish to be spoiled to the parents hehe.
Well if you are flying in Y I would recommend BA for you, JFK-LHR-BKK.
If you want try something not so common I would go EWR-ARN-BKK. That is a nice routing, and ARN is a nice airport, so no stress or anything like that compared to LHR.
Goldorak From France, joined Sep 2006, 1749 posts, RR: 4 Reply 19, posted (5 years 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3002 times:
Quoting Stylo777 (Reply 5): you can add
LH via FRA
BA via LHR
AF via CDG
KL via AMS
TK via IST
to that list as they also offer good connections with only 2-3h layover at their respective hub.
Flying USA-BKK via CDG with AF is not really an option as the layover in CDG will be very long. With the notable exception of AF067 LAX-CDG which arrives at 5:30 pm, almost all other USA flights arrive in CDG between 6:00 am and noon. And the AF flight to BKK departs CDG only at 7:35 pm.
NewYorkCityBoi From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 193 posts, RR: 0 Reply 21, posted (5 years 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2771 times:
Quoting LXA333 (Reply 17): Do companies charge more if when I come back I want to stop in Europe for a week?
I have done that once with SQ (bought through travel agent) and another time with BA (from their website)
-I did EWR-AMS/CDG-SIN-BKK, at the time SQ flew EWR-AMS but you can still do the same on their JFK-FRA, then fly out from any other place SQ flies to in Europe.
-I did BA and stop at both Paris and London (add another short hop between LHR-CDG) when i did JFK-LHR-BKK
I think the way to get this cheap is to do through travel agent. If you try to do stop over from airlines website it usually is super expensive.
I also like to stop by Tokyo sometimes when i did JFK-NRT-BKK because the flight is pretty long (almost 14 hrs on JFK-NRT) but much shorter the other way around.
Quoting Superfly (Reply 20): what are the layover times for the routes I suggested?
Most TG flights leave Europe around noon time (except Munich and Moscow) so if you fly from the east coast and arrive Europe before 11am should make the connection.
Andaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 22, posted (5 years 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2604 times:
And a speciality for those MD-11 lovers on AY website: JFK-HEL-BKK
MD-11 still available on JFK-HEL this winter season, will be replaced by A333 next spring. The AY connection means a LONG layover in HEL, plenty of time for sight seeing...