Redemption to USA - Possible?

Discussion in 'Malaysia Airlines Enrich' started by shadrach, May 15, 2014.

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  1. shadrach

    shadrach Junior Member

    Jun 25, 2008
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    Hi all,

    I'd love to know if it's possible to redeem for flights to USA (preferably New York). In my search I came across the thread about the difficulty getting to L.A. and subsequent link showing MAS no longer fly there :(

    A couple of dummy enrich bookings say there are no flights. However their online map shows that they do code-share to NY via London, Paris etc.

    So does anyone know if it's possible to redeem to USA from Aus - e.g. Bris to NY perhaps?
     

  2. MH_fan

    MH_fan Established Member

    Apr 30, 2009
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    You can get to New York but you'll have to call their service centre and book a OneWorld partner award. You'll have the choice of CX, JL, AA or QF. They stopped flying to LAX very recently.
     
  3. shadrach

    shadrach Junior Member

    Jun 25, 2008
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    Thanks MH_fan.

    Sorry about the slow reply :oops:
     
  4. mistado

    mistado Intern

    Oct 27, 2006
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    HI was looking into this and thought that Mh had stopped flying to lax , but you can still book purchased flights but not award ones via NRT (Mh website). A bit strange that they offer the fare paying ones and don't allow direct online redemption without calling the call centre and using it on one world award flights.. Any thoughts ?
     
  5. wandering_fred

    wandering_fred Established Member

    Jun 12, 2006
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    AA award flights from Australia to USA via Asia actually require TWO separate awards.

    So pick a favorite spot in Asia to make the transition and away you go.
    If that favorite spot is KUL then your first flight (to NRT/HKG would be the choices) can easily be on MH.

    OTOH the paid for flights in the Y cabin are very inexpensive at the moment starting in KUL. MH to LHR/CDG connecting to AA/BA into the states.

    Happy wandering

    Fred
     
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