Flying for less

18 Feb 2009

The bargains just keep coming.

From United Airlines, Economy Class return fares from Hongkong to San Francisco start from HK$4,600 (US$593) for one ticket or HK$4,400 (US$567) each for two tickets and HK$6,200 (US$799) to New York. And you get to earn points as well.

Purchase goes on until March 15, 2009 for travel between now and April 19, 2009. Taxes and surcharges are not included.

United operates daily flights to San Francisco on a Boeing B747-400 aircraft. Besides Economy Class, Economy Plus seating is also offered.

For more details, visit

Those keen for New Zealand’s fresh air can grab up Air New Zealand’s Pacific Economy return fare of HK$5,300 (US$683) from Hongkong to Auckland, which valid for travel during the Easter weekend. Booking is until March 31 for departures from April 11 until June 8, 2009. Return travel is permitted April 19 to June 11, 2009. Taxes and surcharges of about HK$900 (US$116) apply.

For more details, visit

Lufthansa is wooing the China market with deals in March to European cities via Munich or Frankfurt, starting from CNY2,980 (US$497)

Shanghai-Europe costs CNY3,390, Beijing-Europe costs CNY3,880 (US$569), Shenyang-Europe costs from CNY2,980 (US$437), Nanjing-Europe costs from CNY3,210 (US$470) and Guangzhou-Europe costs from CNY3,790 (US$555).

Booking is now until March 9, 2009 and travel must be done until March 31, 2009. Taxes and surcharges are not included.

To book, visit

Margie T Logarta


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