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Member since 24 Sep 2015
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I am flying from ASE-LAX on United and then connecting onto QF 94 to MEL. Can I check my baggage through from ASE-MEL or do I need to recheck it at LAX given that Qantas and United aren't partners.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
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It depends. If your ticket is a through booking with both carriers, then you're able to check through as QF and UA have an interline agreement. If however the UA and QF flights are on seperate bookings/tickets then you will have to collect bags at LAX, cart it all the way across to TBIT to check in at the QF counter.
If you're Gold/Sapphire Platinum/Emerald with QF/OW, you might be better off short checking your bags to LAX since UA is not able to put QF/OW priority tags, and any Star Alliance tags attached from ASE would have no cred with MEL baggage handlers.
Thanks, that helps a lot!
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I am flying from ASE-LAX on United and then connecting onto QF 94 to MEL.
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