Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 27 Feb 2016
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Does anyone have any idea on how Krisflyer miles are accrued if booked through SAS. I got flights on the 2019 SAS sale flying SQ metal to europe via CPH. From everything i can tell online, it looks like these should accrue the full Krisflyer miles rewards. But I don't really understand the complexities of flying on SQ metal, but booked under a SAS codeshare.
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 352
In this case you would earn KrisFlyer miles based on the SAS rate.
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 345
CPH is a great airport to navigate. It can be a mayhem at passport control depending on what time you arrive. SAS aircrafts on short haul is an absolute joke. The only saving grace is that you most likely would fly all the way from australia to CPH on SQ metal. Last year i flew to AMS on a SAS ticket for under $5000. The CPH-AMS flight was a little bit scary, but it worked.
Enjoy the SQ service and forget about the rest.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,115
Originally Posted by djtech
Actually, Star Alliance is different to most others when it comes to codeshares, in that miles earned on codeshare flights reflect the operating carrier, not the marketing (codeshare) carrier. Because some airlines use different fare letters for the same thing, there's an internal mapping process where each of Airline A's fare letters are akin to each of Airline B's fare letters, and miles are then earned based on how the operating carrier (e.g. Airline B) categorises the fare type purchased (from Airline A).From the KrisFlyer earning tables, "mileage accrual eligibility and levels on codeshare flights are determined by the operating carrier."
Originally Posted by Chris Chamberlin
Thanks Chris & others. Much appreciated.
Looks like the booked into Z - flexi business on Singapore, so that's a bonus!
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