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Via the Flight Deal there’s a business class fare from June through early December of $1292 roundtrip between New York and Buenos Aires on Star Alliance carrier Avianca.
In contrast American Airlines non-stop business class is generally over $3000 (and sometimes $4000) on this route.
- 3 day minimum stay
- Bogota stopover permitted
- Refundable for $175 fee, changes are $300
- Available dates limited
Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires
There’s no overnight required in Bogota but there may be some long layovers.
New York JFK – Bogota and Bogota – Buenos Aires are similar distance flights. The first segment will have an angled but near-flat business seat. The 787 segment between Bogota and Buenos Aires will be fully flat.
The total travel distance is 5376 miles each way. While United will only credit 100% of miles flown, Turkish and Aegean will credit 150% (and Ethiopian 200%).