One member is running into problems attempting to select a seat on their upcoming codeshare flights. I have purchased flights with LAN as marketing carrier but operating carrier is QF. I only have a LAN PNR - tried to get the QF one and QF tell me I do not exist in their system from the flights we are on. Speak to LAN and they say that they have said it is a blocked code share … [Read more...]
Global Airline Alliances
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Global Airline Alliances you should definitely read our guide on How to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
One of our members is planning a move to the UK and has a dilemma: pack the Qantas Frequent Flyer card or leave it behind and look at new options in the UK? I’m an Australian moving to the UK, and a member of the Qantas FF scheme for a while now, although I do not fly as much as I would like. Anyway, I'm set to be doing more travel for work throughout the UK and EU. My … [Read more...]
With the changes to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program now putting greater emphasis on flying Qantas, perhaps a change is in the air when it comes to alliances. With just over a year having passed since the Emirates/Qantas partnership took to the air, is membership of OneWorld losing favour with Qantas? Is the Virgin model of a virtual network with partners rather than alliances … [Read more...]