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Using Oneworld Tier benefits across member airlines
I’ve been trying to get the answer to this question from various airlines, but to no avail so I thought I try this forum.
I’m a member of the BA Executive Club; I’m currently a Bronze member which is equivalent to Oneworld status ‘Ruby’.
The Oneworld website lists the benefits of ‘Ruby’ as follows:
[*]Priority Business Class check-in
[*]Preferred and pre-reserved seating when offered by the airline operating the flight
[*]Priority standby and waitlisting
Being able to reserve seats for free in advance (7 days with BA) is the most useful to me. Whilst I normally fly BA, I have a few flights with other Oneworld member airlines coming up this year (namely Iberia and Qantas).
I couldn’t find a way to link my Oneworld ‘Ruby’ status to my Iberia and Qantas bookings which I would need to do to benefit from the aforementioned benefits.
In short, I am wondering how I can link my Oneworld Ruby status to my Iberia and Qantas accounts in order to benefit from the Ruby privileges such as priority check-in and preferred and pre-reserved seating.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Philip, do you have your BA Executive Club number on the reservations? That should be all that is necessary for the airlines to see your OW status.
I don’t, no. I booked my flights online and even though I entered my BA number at the time of booking, the site ignored the entry. When I added the flights to my Iberia and Qantas accounts respectively (mainly to facilitate online management of my bookings), the sites automatically added Iberia and Qantas frequent flyer numbers.
I just checked and I don’t seem to be able to change those numbers.
I’ll get in touch with the airlines again and see what they say. Thanks for your help and fingers crossed!
You can also change your FF numbers using the Finnair or Royal Jordanian sites (google for directions). Calling in is a good back up plan too.