Questions and Answers

Have a travel related question? Post it here, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.

While anyone can comment on regular blog post, registration is required in order to post a question in this space. Creating your account is free, and you'll be able to see when your question is answered, as well as like comments from other users. And of course, you'll earn status points for offering helpful answers!

This space is intended to be more of a community as well, so please jump in and share tips!

Filter by:

Global Entry Conditional Approval

Can you help?

Chase BA 10% Discount – Credit to AAdvantage?


Daily Emails?


QR Lounge access transiting Doha from First to Business


Site Feedback

Hot topic, get involved

Transiting LHR on a BA First Class/Club Europe Ticket




How do I deal w extra seat reservation?


Password Change




Ask a Question

Everyone can read and comment, but you must login to post a new comment.

Answers (5)

Alaska/AA Flight Crediting

Alaska/AA Flight Crediting

  1. Anonymous

    Hey Lucky,

    I wondered if your opinion has changed at all about how to credit Alaska/AA flights:

    I have an upcoming business trip where my only direct option is to fly Alaska (BOS -> PDX). Due to the AA devaluation, has your strategy changed on which program to credit these flights to? I generally fly with AA domestically and credit these flights to AA. Should I be crediting this Alaska flight to AA as well or should I sign up for an Alaskan account and credit to them directly and possibly all future travel to Alaska as well?



  2. series

    Hey Lucky,

    I have never flown Alaska, but have an upcoming business trip with them as they are the only direct flight option (BOS->PDX).

    With the AA devaluation, I wondered if your strategy for crediting AA/Alaska flights had changed at all? Should I open an Alaska FF account and credit this flight to them, or should I credit to my AA account?

    For my future AA flights – should I continue to credit these to AA or credit them to Alaska going forward?



  3. Anonymous

    @ series — Welcome! Where do you generally credit your miles? American? Any elite status there?

    Otherwise I’d probably credit to Alaska — they have some nice redemptions, so you can always start building your balance there!

  4. series


    I have generally credited to American but recently blew out a lot of my points doing Etihad A380 and Cathay redemptions. Only have about 20K~ or so left in my American account and no status going into this year.



  5. No Name



    If you don’t see your self getting AA status in the future, this might indeed be the time to switch to Alaska

Sign in to help answer questions.