Yes, swapping airlines on different tables will add miles rather than a through fare.Anyone still having problems with the classic award bookings and points required calculations? I am looking at flights from MEL-HEL J one way which I believe should be 140k. No availability when I look as a one way award. When I try as a multi-city (stop less than 24 hours) MEL-NRT and NRT-HEL, there is availability and it is telling me I need 150k.
Update: I think it is because I was using QF for the first leg and JL for the second.