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Advice on how best to find first or business seats from Seattle to Capetown

Advice on how best to find first or business seats from Seattle to Capetown

  1. DavidU

    Trying to plan a trip in the next 7 -9 months from Seattle to Capetown. I’d prefer to fly business or First. With Alaska air miles I am limited to either British Air, Condor, Emirates or Cathay Pacific.
    Scanning what is currently out there it looks impossible to find anything that is a straight business or a straight first class ticket. Is there a trick to this? Is it best to call in and check? If so, is there a particular day of the week that is best?

  2. David W

    Search by segment? Cathay’s awards don’t show up on Alaska’s website, you’d have to search on British Airway, JAL or Qantas’s website. Or call Alaska.

  3. Gaurav

    hi [USER=521]@DavidU[/USER], you might also consider a service like expertflyer that you can use to set alerts for your desired dates in case space opens up.

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