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One ticket, two frequent flyer programs!?

One ticket, two frequent flyer programs!?

  1. SeeTheWorld

    Hello everyone,

    My apologies if this has been asked and answered before.

    A friend has asked for advice on frequent flyer programs and since I was unable to help, I thought I ask the people in this forum.

    My friend has Platinum Status with Qantas (Oneworld Emerald) and has recently relocated to the UK. As a result, she wants to switch frequent flyer programs from Qantas to BA.

    She has been benefitting from her Qantas status on BA flights by adding her Qantas frequent flyer details to her BA flights. As a result, any miles and tier points were also credited to her Qantas account.

    Going forward, she wants her points credited to her BA account.

    BA does not want to status match her, i.e. she’ll need to build points until she’s reached BA Gold status. Until she’s achieved that, she still wants to benefit from her Qantas Platinum/Oneworld Emerald status.

    That, of course, only works if she adds her Qantas frequent flyer number to her BA flights.

    What’s the best way to benefit from a status with one airline, while crediting miles and tier points to another airline of the same airline?

    Is it possible to claim flights for a BA flight with the Executive Club even after the Qantas frequent flyer was used prior to and during the flight?

    Thank for your help!

    Philip

  2. MidSouthSkier

    She could leave her QF number on the reservation until just before boarding and then change it to BA. Might impact her place in the boarding queue but until that point she’d have the benefit of her QF status.

  3. SeeTheWorld

    [QUOTE=”MidSouth Skier, post: 25956, member: 184″]She could leave her QF number on the reservation until just before boarding and then change it to BA. Might impact her place in the boarding queue but until that point she’d have the benefit of her QF status.[/QUOTE]
    Thanks, I figured that might be the only solution. She won’t like it, but that’s how it is. Thank you 🙂

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