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Alaska miles earned for all legs of flight or only the leg flown by Emirates?

Alaska miles earned for all legs of flight or only the leg flown by Emirates?

  1. Argon

    I’m planning to buy a ticket on Emirates from Sydney, Australia to a resort in Indonesia. The first leg (Sydney to Singapore) is on Emirates. The second and third legs (Singapore to Jakarta / Jakarta to Bulutumbang) are on Emirates’s partner Garuda Indonesia. I will credit the miles earned on this flight to Alaska. My question is: will I earn Alaska miles for the entire flight or only the first leg?


  2. Gaurav

    [USER=1358]@Argon[/USER], if the ticket is booked through EK and all the legs have EK flight numbers you should get credit for all of them.

  3. David W

    I;m not entirely sure the Garuda legs will earn any miles on Alaska. This link defines which EK flights will earn miles:


    “[I]To qualify for mileage accrual, please note that your flights must fall within the eligible flight number range below and your flight must be marketed and operated by Emirates. Ticket has to be on Emirates ticket stock to qualify.

    Eligible Flight Numbers
    001 – 978

    To ensure flight credit, the two letter airline code (EK) must precede the flight number (for example, EK XXXX) on your ticket receipt or boarding pass.[/I]”

  4. Gaurav

    Thanks for clarifying [USER=29]@David W[/USER], that is what I meant when I said all legs should have EK flight numbers (which would be the case for a codeshare but not if the flight was independently flown by Garuda).

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