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CX F Redemption using Asia Miles

CX F Redemption using Asia Miles

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Lucky,

    My partner and I are flying from LAX – HKG in July. I am an Asia Miles member.
    As you know CX usually only releases one F award seat for redemption in advance.

    I have been able to book one F seat using my Asia Miles, but that leaves my partner in the lurch – ideally we want to travel in the same class.

    Just in case another F seat doesn’t become available I have booked 2 seats in J as well – one for myself and one for my partner.
    If another F seat becomes available closer to departure I would book that F seat (so we both would fly F) and cancel the 2 J seats. If another F seat doesn’t become available I would cancel the F booking and we’d both fly J home.

    My question is – do the airlines pickup that the same passenger is booked both in F and J ?
    Is what I am doing no a practical thing to be doing ?

    TIA !

  2. Gaurav

    Some airlines do and others are not as stringent. I would keep checking your bookings periodically to make sure this does not happen to you.

    It’s practical as long as you don’t mind paying whatever change/cancellation fees CX levies!

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