rjpieces
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DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:19 am

For some very odd reason, Delta and American are offering DCA-ATL-JFK and DCA-MIA-JFK for very cheap rates comparable to the Shuttle fares. So basically I have a choice to fly DCA-ATL-JFK with the ATL-JFK leg on a Delta 777, something I've wanted to do for a while....Or I could fly DCA-MIA, have a few hours to head into South Beach and Little Havana and then fly MIA-JFK on an A300 which I just did this summer.

Oh, btw, American is also offering me DCA-LGA-MIA-JFK for the same price...I'm kind of tempted to do that just for the fun (and miles)...Thoughts friends?
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AirCop
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RE: DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:26 pm

Why would anyone go from Washington to New York by the way of Georgia or Florida?
 
rjpieces
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RE: DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:06 pm

Quoting AirCop (Reply 1):
Why would anyone go from Washington to New York by the way of Georgia or Florida?

Like I said above, for fun (and miles). It's the start of winter recess for me, and the prices are close so why not do it?
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B707Stu
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RE: DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:08 pm

I'd take the chinese bus for $15.
 
gocaps16
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RE: DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Tue Nov 07, 2006 2:33 pm

Sure, I'd do the DCA-ATL-JFK instead of the DCA-JFK route. I prefer the MD88 and the 777 rather then a CRJ. That's my option.
 
Dornier328Jet
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RE: DCA-ATL-JFK, Or DCA-MIA-JFK

Wed Nov 08, 2006 11:26 am

I'd do DCA-ATL-JFK, if only for the 777.

ATL can be unpleasant at times, but it is worth it.


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