-Bookable on Orbitz. Orbitz tickets from the USA are refundable until 11pm ET the day after purchase.
–Bookable on Priceline. Priceline tickets from the USA are refundable until 11:29pm ET the day after purchase.
USAirways/American has great business class fares from Chicago to Tel Aviv via Philadelphia. These book into full J/F refundable fare classes that will earn 19,347 miles with the 50% class of a service bonus.
USAirways has what’s arguably the best business class seat between North American and Tel Aviv with 4 across reverse herringbone lie-flat seating that affords every seat with direct aisle access.
Kids 11 and under get a $280 discount.
There are lots of valid dates are available from now through the end of scheduling.
Sample dates (There are many other valid dates):
09/09-10/07 (Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur/Sukkos)
09/16-10/07 (Yom Kippur/Sukkos)
09/17-10/08 (Yom Kippur/Sukkos)
02/21-02/28 (Purim Katan)
05/23-05/30 (Lag B’Omer)
To find valid dates you can use ITA Software.
Search from Chicago to Tel Aviv. Then click on “Advanced routing codes” to be able to specify your connection city as PHL.
Use the calendar search to find valid dates and be sure to select business class:
You can also use Orbitz’ 3 day search to help find valid dates.
You must start travel in Chicago, though you don’t need to take the final Philadelphia-Chicago segment.