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The $651 American/British Airways/Finnair/Iberia fare is a regular economy fare with ONE checked bag and one full-size carry-on bag
American/British Airways/Finnair/Iberia also offer a $501 fare, but this is a Basic Economy/Economy Light fare. These Basic Economy / Economy Light fares:
- NOT allow seats to be assigned in advance
- NOT include checked bags – they cost $75 each way for the 1st bag and $100 for the 2nd
- NOT allow changes
- NOT allow cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24-hour risk-free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future travel
- Most online travel agencies do not display these fares correctly with American / British Airways / Finnair / Iberia in BASIC ECONOMY.
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Example of travel date:
- This is just a SAMPLE travel date, for availability please follow the ‘Fare Availability’ and ‘How to Check Availability’ instructions below
- Valid for travel in October for Sunday-Wednesday departures and Tuesday-Friday returns. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 days prior to departure
- Please note that while this rate is valid at the time of publication, if this post is more than two days old, the rate is likely gone.
How to search for availability:
- It’s just to check availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to the “How to buy” section of this article
- Use Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software and use the following search criteria:
- Origin: jfk
- Original advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: yy
- Post codes:
- This instructs Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software to search for the Basic Economy / Economy Light fare. Use these dates on Price line and you’ll have the option to upgrade to a regular economy fare.
- Destination: ATH
- Return advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: yy
- Post codes:
- (Click the Advanced Codes link to enable advanced routing code entry)
- Select “View Lowest Fare Calendar”
- Duration “3-10” (this is just an example, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14, etc.)
- Beginner’s Guide to Using Matrix by ITA Software
- How to read airfare rules and use them to your advantage
- Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software search page should be like below when all values are entered
- You cannot purchase tickets using Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to buy” section below.
- JFK – ATH (Athens) – JFK
- Miles traveled: 9,852 miles
- Loyalty points : 2,755 miles
- Redeemable miles: 2,755 miles
How to buy:
- Support us using our Price line link to book with dates found on Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software.
- Select the $501 fare from the search results and you’ll have the option to upgrade to a regular fare for an additional $150 (or $651 round trip total). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and ONE checked bag included.
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