Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Philadelphia PA (PHL) / Washington DC (IAD) / Chicago IL (ORD), United States from £2,113 Round Trip

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and British Airways, and their low/off-peak season midweek first class excursion round trip fares between London and United States.

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Fare Details:

  • Fare: American (AA)/British Airways (BA) AJX5A1S2 LON to PHL/WAS/CHI
  • Booking class: A.
  • Price: from £2,113 (£1,574 base fare + taxes & surcharges).
  • Day/Time restrictions: outbound – permitted MON/TUE/WED on each transatlantic sector. Inbound – permitted TUE/WED/THU/FRI on each transatlantic sector.
  • Seasonal restrictions: permitted 08APR through 21APR or 18DEC through 02JAN for each transatlantic sector.
  • Flight restrictions: the fare component must include travel via each transatlantic sector on any AA/BA flight operated by AA/BA.
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations for all sectors are required at least 50 days before departure.
  • Minimum stay requirements: travel from inbound transatlantic sector must commence no earlier than the first SUN after departure of the outbound transatlantic sector.
  • Maximum stay requirements: travel from last stopover must commence no later than 12 months after departure from fare origin.
  • Stopovers: unlimited stopovers permitted in each direction at GBP 300.00 each.
  • Transfers: 2 transfers permitted in each direction free.
  • Blackout dates: do not apply.
  • Travel restrictions: do not apply.
  • Sales restrictions: Tickets must be issued on/before 25SEP 18.
  • Cancellations: before departure charge GBP 300.00 for cancel/no-show/refund. After departure ticket is non-refundable.
  • Changes: charge GBP 300.00. for reissue/revalidation.

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I was able to find very limited availability for December 2018 using Matrix:

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This fare can be booked on Priceline:

Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):


The following accruals were estimated using wheretocredit calculator for LHR-ORD travel on BA marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.

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