Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Jun 2019
Total posts 4
I regularly fly Finnair to Europe via Tokyo and have never had a problem with points or SC allocation, they usually show up within 2 weeks. On a recent trip i have had numerous problems with allocation
Member since 23 Dec 2017
Total posts 90
That is very strange! I've flown RTW business with Finnair a few times and each leg is credited without issues. Keep us posted
From my discussion with QFF
Actually there are more Finnair numbers that are "ineligible"
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 345
I had a "problem" when i flew AY from SIN-HEL, then separately to HEL-LAX.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
I am surprised that any Finnair flights that aren’t codeshare attract Qantas status credits and points. I had a similar situation with Alaskan Airlines, no points or status credits.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Very different. Alaskan is not part of oneworld, Finnair is.
Member since 02 Jan 2019
Total posts 37
Tyapical bloody Qantas. Only thing that is eligible is when they take your cash. I've had some "eligibility" issues too.
Member since 07 Jul 2015
Total posts 10
In your case, it's just a misunderstanding of the T&Cs on needing to book a flight originating in Australia.
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 761
There is no flight numbers listed as ineligible on the QF Airline Earning Table for Finnair. Assuming it is an eligible booking class, I can't see how they can be correctly excluded.
And the saga continues, I have now been told to contact Finnair and they will need to credit the points and SC to my account (doesn't sound right to me but i will try)
Member since 05 Sep 2016
Total posts 7
I had a similar problem with a Finnair booking but it was resolved with the correct points/status credits posted. You may want to email the boarding the boarding passes and e-ticket to [email protected] and point out that I class is paid business class and according to the Terms and Conditions eligible for business class points/status credits.
Member since 10 Jul 2018
Total posts 105
Business class on JL international flights books into C, D, J, X class while 'discount business' books into 'I' class, as per the JL website.
According to the Qantas Points Table for JL, 'I' class does indeed earn at 'standard economy' rates, which is 15 SCs from MEL-NRT and NRT-SYD.
Unfortunately, if your original itinerary/ticket says the JL flights were booked in 'I' class, then it appears the status credits earn is correct with Qantas (and I agree, that's very unusual and somewhat deceptive).
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