Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Jan 2015
Total posts 46
Risk equals reward according to qantas. Trying to book a flight to Portland. Status credits vary depending on a short or long connecting flight waiting period eg 90 to 120. Just spoke to qantas and they said I will incur the cost if I cant make the connecting flight due to being held up by customs, security etc. Does not seem fare to me. Has anyone been a victim of this?
Member since 12 Jun 2013
Total posts 216
I'm confused. Under what circumstances do status credits vary depending on waiting period between flights?
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 308
Are both the connecting flights qf code share with a qf flight number? If so shouldn't make any difference to credits. Sounds as if one of the connecting flights is not a code share?
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 437
Exactly my question Obanpointer...
I had "issues" with US CBP in October last year on a ticket that was SYD-LAX-SJC (single ticket) and missed the connection - both Qantas and AA worked overtime to get me on the next flight to SJC - even looking into booking me onto a SouthWest flight.
Maybe the issue is the longer wait means a discounted fare and thus less SC? I think dls1976 needs to provide more information...
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
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