Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 22 Apr 2016
Total posts 2
I recently bought American Airlines miles, with the presumption that i could obtain Qantas Status Credits (SC) when used. I would like to know what particular award flight category with AA enables so to occur, or do all AA award flights fail to earn Qantas SC?
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,059
All AA redemption mileage bookings will not earn status credits with Qantas. How it is you came to the assumption that it would is quite bewildering.
Member since 28 Sep 2011
Total posts 302
Bewildering to your superior knowledge TRB, less so perhaps to mere mortals...
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 870
Actually it kinda obvious – you cannot award something on award. Only government has luxury put tax on tax like GST on fuel levies.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
Exactly, common sense really
It's nothing to do with knowledge. A little critical thinking would suggest such an arrangement is not quite kosher.
Member since 03 May 2012
Total posts 56
Hi secondislast, even classic award flights on Qantas whether purchased with AA miles or QF points fail to earn status credits. You are certainly not going to earn QF status credits flying AA metal on a ticket purchased with AA miles. Of award flights, you can only earn status credits on QF with Any Seat Awards.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
The only award flights that will earn Qantas status credits are the very expensive Qantas Any Seat Awards that can only be purchased with Qantas points.
Member since 23 Jun 2014
Total posts 14
alaska airlines seat selection for qantas Platinum frequent flyer status
Has anybody else had the experience that you can do seat selection alaska airlines flight code share qantas and can select a seat front of cabin only to end up way down the back when checking in. Note code share with qantas flight and a qantas Platinum frequent flyer status
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I recently bought American Airlines miles, with the presumption that i could obtain Qantas Status Credits (SC) when used.
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