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Via One Mile at a Time, there is the best non-mistake deal I have ever seen for business class between the US and Europe.
- Joint venture partners American and British Airways (which also operates OpenSkies service between New York and Paris-Orly) are matching La Compagnie‘s business class fares between New York and Paris for $1697.
- La Compagnie offers lower fares for two passengers traveling together. We rarely see this, but these oneworld airlines aren’t just matching the single person price they are also matching the two passenger price of $1491 apiece.
- AARP members save $400 on British Airways business class tickets. Anyone can join AARP for $16 per year. That makes a solo roundtrip $1300 and a roundtrip if traveling in pairs $1100 apiece.
- That discount stacks with the 10% off discount given to BA co-brand cardholders using promo code CARDOFFERU which brings down the price to $1167 for one passenger, or $1964 for 2 passengers ($982 each).
You can travel most days between mid-May and early September. You’ll get a flat bed (which is better than La Compagnie) and earn miles with your favorite oneworld frequent flyer program like American AAdvantage. And by stacking discounts you pay hundreds less, even, than La Compagnie. Comparable fares on Delta and Air France are ~ $4800 apiece roundtrip.