Star Alliance member Avianca has fares from Los Angeles to Madrid, Barcelona, or London roundtrip (or into one, back from the other) from $2003 roundtrip. That’s flying nothing but business class on new Boeing 787s, and earning miles with your choice of Star Alliance airlines — credit to and earn elite status credit with United.
For instance here’s Los Angeles – London, back from Barcelona, via Bogota for $2002.76:
These fares are widely available between January and November:
Avianca’s 787 business class is fully flat reverse herringbone seats with direct aisle access – a very good hard product.
Some itineraries involve overnights in Bogota, but those can also be avoided by choosing flights carefully and for about an extra $33.
- 21-day advance purchase required
- One free stopover is permitted and additional stopovers allowed at $65 each
- $200 cancellation (refund) fee or $160 change fee
(HT: Secret Flying but with slightly lower prices and better availability than they noted.)