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OneWorld is simply an alliance between a number of airlines. They do not sell or issue tickets, and they do not make changes to tickets. In the situation you describe, they are simply acting as an intermediate between the various parties, but it's the airlines involved that actually need to do the work. Your ticket is issued by Qatar, which means that any ...


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Do you have a track record with BA flights, that were previously credited to your AA account? If so contact BA about switching alligiences while keeping your current status. Show them your past history and give them your anticipated travels (on BA) for the coming year. Airlines do bring in "new" members at status if they look like frequent travelers. ...


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Yes, it's possible, but it depends on the benefit and your willingness to wait in line. For example, no airline is going to award you bonus miles based on your elite status in a different airline's program. But for other services, you can game the system a bit if you are willing to wait in line to have your reservation switched from one number to another. ...


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Oneworld doesn't provide a public contact, and even if they did, this is nothing to do with them. I am afraid you are talking with someone at Qatar who is either completely clueless or being deliberately obstructive. If you have flown any part of the ticket, then control of the ticket can pass to the next airline on the ticket. Some airlines (AA, BA, CX, ...


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Simple: since you have qualified for Gold this year, you will drop back to Gold. And yes, many airlines will "status match" top-tier flyers in other airline programs, just figure out which ones would be good for your flying patterns and Google. This may or may not require meeting a "challenge" to fly a certain amount with the new airline though, and you ...


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Yes, it is possible but it is at the discretion of the airline you want to obtain status from. They usually do this one per lifetime of the account, meaning you can possibly get BA to match your status from AA for one year but then if you lose the BA status, you cannot ask to match again. This is called Status Match. Some people report their success or ...


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The Royal Jordanian Royal Plus partner airlines earning calculator looks to suffer the problem that most airline calculators do, which is they fail to update it often enough with the possible airports that their partners fly to Frankfurt is on their list for Cathay Pacific, and is a similar distance. Zurich-Hong Kong is 5776 miles / 9296 km, while ...


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After searching through my previous email contact with the service hotline, the numbers are: topbonus Platinum Hotline DE: +49 30 221 511 51 / Fax +49 30 221 511 52 topbonus Platinum Hotline AT: +43 1 928 00 99/ Fax +43 1 928 00 98 topbonus Platinum Hotline CH: +41 44 583 0 677 / Fax +41 44 583 0 678 (The number works on 8th April 2016, might not work if ...


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If you are buying all your flights together in one single transaction, then yes your baggage will be checkled through. You will not need to collect your luggage in Heathrow. You should recieve all your boarding passes at the check in desk in LYS but even if you do not, you can collect your Malaysian Airlines boarding pass once you get to Terminal 4. Simply ...


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Could you give a few more details on which ticket you have? I am guessing it is the one world explorer, but I cannot be sure. According to the inter-airline documents on the One World Explorer ticket the airlines are allowed to change your itinerary dates without fee. Changing stops would have a $125 USD fee. If they are offering to change stops for free, ...



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