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An odd question…if booking a flight on Virgin America via the Alaska website can you accrue and use your Advantage number? It allows you to enter it in at booking if on the Alaska site so I am wondering if this is a workaround for getting credit on American as we do normally on Alaska but by flying Virgin metal nstead
It might work if you’ve booked it as an AS codeshare flight…
However, AAdvantage earning rules for AS specifically state the following:
To earn AAdvantage® miles when you fly on Alaska Airlines marketed and operated flights as well as Alaska Airlines codeshare flights operated by American Airlines:
-[URL=’https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/partner-airlines/alaska-airlines.jsp’]Buy an eligible published fare ticket booked in an eligible booking code and[/URL]
-[URL=’https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/partner-airlines/alaska-airlines.jsp’]Fly an eligible route[/URL][/I]
[I][URL=’https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/partner-airlines/alaska-airlines.jsp’]Specific flights, routes or cities that are excluded from earning miles or award travel are listed as exceptions if applicable.[/URL][/I]