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Calculate Miles Earned On Partner Airline

Calculate Miles Earned On Partner Airline

  1. Babaghanoush85

    I’m trying to figure out how many miles one would earn after flying business class on Air France from SFO-CDG-MXP, then returning on business class with KLM from AMS to SFO.

    I’ve looked at Alaska’s page (link below) but am not quite sure what it means.
    [URL]https://www.alaskaair.com/content/mileage-plan/how-to-earn-miles/airline-partners/klm.aspx[/URL]

    The goal would be to credit both flights to Alaska Airlines

  2. MidSouthSkier

    The webpage you’ve linked to indicates that you’ll earn 100% of the miles flown, plus a 25% bonus for flying business class. So you’ll actually earn 125% of of the miles you fly. You’ll notice that some of the cheaper economy classes don’t earn 100% of miles flown but business class will always earn at least 100%, regardless of airline, and often you get bonus miles for purchasing a premium cabin seat.

    AMS-SFO is 5474 miles per gcmap.com. So you’d earn 125% of the miles flown, or 6842 miles.

    Air France earns the same bonus so your outbound leg is 5956 miles. With the 125% bonus you’d earn 7445 miles.

    (all miles approximate!)

  3. Babaghanoush85

    Awesome, thanks for the help!

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