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As of this week you can book flights on dates including all of June 2016 and more with your miles.
This summer is one of the hardest yet for using miles to get Business Class seats to Europe and with all the fears about Delta’s SkyMiles changes, which can affect flights from June 1st onward, we were curious how basic Saver award availability would stack up for next summer.
Picking New York as a starting point, since 1) it has more traffic than any other U.S. city to Europe, and 2) it’s a hub for all 3 of the remaining big U.S. airlines, we did a spot check of award availability for 2 people both with and without partner options.
The number don’t look great for any of the airlines, but there are differences:
We also looked at what they charged on days no Saver awards were available:
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