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Using Alaska miles to upgrade to business on partner airline
My company will be paying for a transatlantic ticket for an upcoming awards trip. I have a lot of miles in Alaska’s mileage program. Although I will have some say in the airline booked, since Alaska doesn’t fly to Europe it won’t be them. If I request to be booked on an Alaska partner such as Delta or American, would I be able to use my Alaska miles to upgrade on one of those partner airlines?
I believe it would need to be booked on Alaska ticket stock to do this. I believe Alaska ticket numbers start with 027.
I think you can only use AS miles to upgrade a paid ticket on AS metal, not DL or AA metal.
If you’re an Alaska elite member there are some benefits youre entitled to when flying AA or DL
You could use AS miles for award travel on any of their partners though, which include DL and AA. However, space is hard to come by AND charts for DL using AS miles are not great. 125k AS miles to fly DL J while it costs 100k AS miles to fly AA J. 125k AS miles gets you AA First