Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 308
I have recently flown SIN to KUL on MH in J. The status credit calculator quotes 20 SC's as a P FF. I have been awarded 10 SC's at the flexible economy rate as per the SC tables buried on the QF website. I have challenged this with QFF and sent them a screenshot of the SC earn and await to here back. It was interesting to see the incongruity between the SC calculator and their own tables which state that flights in business will only attract the PE rate!
Member since 16 Jun 2011
Total posts 230
As far as I am aware for the SIN-KUL sector should earn at the Business Rate. They do give lesser (i.e. Economy) Status Credits for various sectors (Flights between Australia and Malaysia, UK or Europe; New Zealand and Malaysia, UK or Europe*; and Malaysi and UK, Europe* or Middle East) but that doesn't include SIN-KUL
Member since 13 May 2016
Total posts 23
I recently flew Sydney to Langkawi via KUL in MH Business. I am QF platinum. I earned 30 SC for the SYD-KUL leg and 40 SC for the KUL-LGK leg. I think it particularly ridiculous that I earned more SC for a 40min flight costing less that $100 than I did for an 8hr one costing around $2,000. Given that Qantas does not fly to Malaysia, I don't understand why the SCs went down so dramatically for flights into and out of Australia on MH. I know this happened a few years ago now, but I still haven't gotten over it. I travel to KL quite a bit and often connect domestically within Malaysia - the alternative of using Qantas to SIN to then have to take 2 short hop flights to get to my final destination isn't worth the hassle.
Member since 03 Jan 2013
Total posts 24
Qantas want you to fly with them.... and if you can't fly with them they want you to fly with Jetstar and that's the way the QFF program is oriented. You get more points and SC's when you stick with the Qantas Group - it's a deliberate strategy - simply being Oneworld is not enough. I remember when MEL-KUL would haul you 120SC's in J on MH - not anymore!
Member since 13 Dec 2016
Total posts 1
Possibly since the flight is under 250 miles which only earns 5/10/20 instead of 10/20/40. It's buried at the bottom of the page under 50 other charts
Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 4
Doesn't make sense 30 SC syd to KL 60 SC kl to yangon
Member since 04 Mar 2014
Total posts 96
im flying this in January so interested to hear the response..should be 20 SC by my reckoning
So an answer from QFF:
Dear,Thank you for contacting the Qantas Frequent Flyer
Service Centre. I've identified that the flights in question were
credited to your account under the incorrect fare types of Economy 'Y' and
Economy 'Q', where you had booked Economy 'M' and Business 'D'. I've now added
the correct amount of Qantas Points and Status Credits to your
account.If you'd like to know more, please visit
qantas.com/frequentflyer or call the Qantas Frequent Flyer Service Centre on 13
11 31 between 7am and 7pm (AEST) Monday to Saturday, where a member of our team
will be happy to assist you. If calling from overseas, visit
qantas.com/contactus for your local contact number. Please have your Frequent
Flyer number and PIN available. Kind regards MatthewQantas
Frequent Flyer Service Centre
Member since 06 May 2016
It is ridiculous for QF not to partner with MH to tap into the South East region routes (particularly Malaysia market). Currently, no direct flights between AUS capital cities and KUL (since the drop out of EK codeshare: EK408 and EK409). If you want to fly to KUL, you will need to take indirect flights via SIN on QF then JQ to KUL or Penang, and connecting flight timings aren't that convenient either, especially for those who have to travel to non KUL cities. It is a real big hassle to fly Qantas to Malaysia which is now giving other airlines (such as AirAsia, Malindo, TigerAir - soon to be rebranded as Scoot, Singapore Airlines and Royal Brunei Airways) the business for direct or better connecting flights.
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