Member since 16 Dec 2011
Total posts 40
I have had a look and think the answer is no, but can I get status credits for VA flights with any star alliance carriers?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 03 May 2019
Total posts 6
Singapore airlines will get you both pts/SCs plus some lounge access https://www.ausbt.com.au/singapore-airlines-lounge-guide-for-velocity-gold-platinum. Air canada may get you some pts but no S.C. when booked through va as a codeshare
Member since 15 Nov 2017
Total posts 143
I think you get only get status miles with SQ if it's a code share on VA
Pretty sure you earn regardless with SQ-both points and SC
Member since 10 Jul 2018
Total posts 105
You'll earn status credits with nearly any SQ flight, even if it's not a VA codeshare. It's an easy way to rack up SCs.
Member since 14 Jun 2018
Total posts 55
Can you clarify as to whetber your question is
Actually, either. I primarily fly One world when I can, but company policy often forces me to take VA domestically (especially to Canberra where QF is often double) or AC/UA to the US. What I am looking to do it maximise my benefits. So when ever works best.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 04 Nov 2017
Total posts 96
You should be able to swap points between Velocity (VA) and Krisflyer (SQ), then trade them off from SQ to *A.
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