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Qantas Status on American Air ticket

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pagan

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Hi,

If I travel from AU on an American Airlines Ticket via Qantas flights in AU and over to the US (ADL --> LAS) are there any traps in terms of status point collection, lounges etc?
It's a long story but the company is American ......
The booking in a 'V' class ticket.

As far as I can tell I'll still get the 140 status credits and lounge access via reciprocal rights...

Cheers

Pagan
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Dave Noble

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It doesn't matter who issues the ticket, what matters is the airline you are booked on and the class of travel

V is a discount economy class so would earn 45SCs from AU-US each way plus the domestic AU flight plus US domestic fligh

If you are booked on the QF flight number , then you will earn full miles

If you are booked on an AA flight number, then you will earn only 50% miles

Dave
 

pagan

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OK - not so bad - SC's are probably more important than miles anyway for me...
They are all AA flights.....

Cheers

Andrew
 

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