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Which OW flights to Zurich from Sydney?

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vt01

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Hi
I am looking at going to zurich sometime in the next couple of months. Iirc Swiss Air was a member but now it is part of *A. I see i can get a flight from LON on BA.
Is this the normal way to Zurich - via LON or is there an alternative?
Thanks
 

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Dunno about these days but in 1998 6YO mini serfty's luggage went on BA to DUB, LGW, ZRH; trouble was it was supposed to be offloaded at LGW.

It finally arrived at our London hotel with with gleaming ZRH tags 36 Hours later.

Giving that I do believe BA fly to ZRH from LON.
 

alect

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vt01 said:
Hi
I am looking at going to zurich sometime in the next couple of months. Iirc Swiss Air was a member but now it is part of *A. I see i can get a flight from LON on BA.
Is this the normal way to Zurich - via LON or is there an alternative?
Thanks
You can also go via HEL with AY, or go the other way (east) and go via LAX and DFW with AA
 

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JAL might be on board with OW by the time you depart.
Their Route Map shows they fly to Zurich but I suspect it is via Paris, Amsterdam or Frankfurt. Not a bad option however.
 

GCD123

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I am about to do a flight to Nuremberg via Zurich in February.
It is a CX ticketed flight - Perth-HK (CX) HK-Zurich-Nuremberg (LX-Swiss) - and return.
The points go onto my QFF account.
It is a paper ticket - so nothing has appeared in my QFF Bookings file as would normally be the case with OW where the res systems talk to each other.

I am, however, going to triple check that all sectors are creditted to my QFF
- or quickly join *A.

Regards GCD
 

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An acquaintance got credited UAMP points for a SAA codeshare on QF metal from JNB-SYD, so it should all work out!
 

vt01

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Thanks all
Looks like no quick way using OW which is more than likely what I'll have to fly. So if I have to go via LON then I may even do a DONE4.. I thin the cost will be similar
GCD123 said:
I am about to do a flight to Nuremberg via Zurich in February.
It is a CX ticketed flight - Perth-HK (CX) HK-Zurich-Nuremberg (LX-Swiss) - and return.
The points go onto my QFF account.
It is a paper ticket - so nothing has appeared in my QFF Bookings file as would normally be the case with OW where the res systems talk to each other.

I am, however, going to triple check that all sectors are creditted to my QFF
- or quickly join *A.

Regards GCD
I checked the QF website and it seems that Swiss is neither a partner or member of OW..
 

Kiwi Flyer

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vt01 said:
I checked the QF website and it seems that Swiss is neither a partner or member of OW..
Swiss is a member of *A (since LH purchased LX).
 

GCD123

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vt01 said:
Thanks all
Looks like no quick way using OW which is more than likely what I'll have to fly. So if I have to go via LON then I may even do a DONE4.. I thin the cost will be similar

I checked the QF website and it seems that Swiss is neither a partner or member of OW..
I booked my business class flight through a premium travel specialist - not online. They told me about the CX/LX combination - earning QF points. Suggest it would be worth speaking to a person rather than just online.
GCD123
 

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GCD123 said:
I booked my business class flight through a premium travel specialist - not online. They told me about the CX/LX combination - earning QF points. Suggest it would be worth speaking to a person rather than just online.
GCD123
Would you happen to know if the HKG-ZRH sector is also under a CX flight number or a LX one? I remember when my travel agent booked me a similar flight the HKG-ZRH sector had a LX flight number, wich was irrelevant at the time, due to LX still having been a QF partner....
 

GCD123

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danhan said:
Would you happen to know if the HKG-ZRH sector is also under a CX flight number or a LX one? I remember when my travel agent booked me a similar flight the HKG-ZRH sector had a LX flight number, wich was irrelevant at the time, due to LX still having been a QF partner....
As I said, I would be 'triple checking' the situation. LX are now saying they are reviewing their codshare arrangements. Doesn't sound promising. I am pushing the point - my argument is that I booked the flight on the strength of it being a CX codeshare.
I will advise if I get a positive result.
GCD
 
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