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Questions tagged [code-share]

Questions about travel on a code-share trip or code-share partners.

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Jet Airways Cancellation on connecting ticket

I have a flight soon from VIE-AMS-BLR. The VIE-AMS part is operated by KLM, but the second leg is operated by Jet, who recently suspended all international flights. My ticket is from KLM, so who ...
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Codeshare flight baggage policy

I was traveling from Vienna (VIE) to Paris (CDG) to Hong Kong in Dec. The ticket was issued by Air France; however, the first leg from VIE-CDG was operating by Austrian Airlines, with codeshare flight ...
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Flight operator says sold out, codeshare says not sold out

I'm looking to book a trans-Atlantic flight. My options are basically United and Lufthansa; each operates some flights, and each sells tickets on the other's flights. For one leg operated by United, ...
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Flying with a lap child on a code shared flight

We are considering booking an international flight through American Airlines that has one of the legs operated by El Al. We also have a 9 months old infant and would like to fly with her on our lap, ...
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Whose responsibility is it to advise impact to transit time due to flight changes by partner airline(s)

Transiting from Dubai via Madrid to a local flight in Spain operated by Iberia. (Terminal 4S arrival, Terminal 4). All tickets issued by Emirates. Original transit time 2.5 hours, now down to 25 ...
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Crediting a Star Alliance codeshare flight to a third partner airline FF program

What mileage table is used in the case where there is a codeshare flight marketed by Airline 1, operated by Airline 2, but where the miles are credited to Airline 3 - if they were all part of Star ...
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XP from non-SkyTeam flights

I'm quiet confused about the XP points with Flight that i bought from KLM website. I have a ticket from Amsterdam to Melbourne Australia. Flight number AF8405: Amsterdam -> Hong Kong (Operated ...
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Baggage checked?

I am flying internationally for the first time to Cyprus. I am flying out of Dulles (IAD) to Geneva, then to Zurich, then on to Larnaca. My question is: How do I know if I have a single ticket? All ...
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Which airline do I check in with on codeshare flights?

I have a fairly complex itinerary in terms of ticketing which left me stumped in terms of codeshares and the process around checking in, which is potentially applicable across multiple airlines. (For ...
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Connecting Flights

I will be flying from San Diego to Dubrovnik in July through SAS airlines. I booked my ticket through SAS and one of the domestic flights is being operated through United. I have a layover in Dulles (...
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How can AA elite members get upgraded on a domestic codeshare?

I have a question about US domestic round trip travel. The flight is operated by American, but marketed by Alaska Airlines (AS) and the ticket is issued on AS stock (027). The passenger has Platinum ...
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Flying on code share airlines - bags?

We originate from CLE on American, have a layover in London Heathrow where we change to British airways to our final destination of Copenhagen- since British Airway is codeshare airline will our bags ...
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What Gates/Wing of the Terminal at Schiphol for KLM's Alitalia Flights to Rome?

Does anyone know the typical wing of the Schiphol terminal where Alitalia flights depart for Fiumicino Airport outside of Roma?
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Why does searching for flights from a computer in the US give different results from the same search from the UK?

If I search Virgin Atlantic's website for return flights LHR-PDX in August 2017 I can see the direct flights it offers (operated by Delta as a codeshare) if I'm looking from a UK IP address. But if I ...
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Finding Code-shared flights

I booked a ticket (through Airline1) where the last leg is a code share flight. The ticket has an Airline1 flight number for this leg and mentions "Operated by Airline2". I want to know the Airline2 ...
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Seat reservation for Lufthansa flight booked on United

I booked a flight through United Airlines which is operated by Lufthansa. Is it possible to select a seat in advance? When I view my reservation on United.com and click "View / Change Seats", I get ...
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What is the cheapest way of flying with two slightly overweight bags on an American Airlines flight to India?

I'm flying from St. Louis, USA to Chennai, India.. My luggage is around 4 kilos more than acceptable when checking-in two bags. What would be the fee to check-in these two slightly overweight bags (...
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Why do air flight code-shares exist?

It seems that code-shares are extremely common nowadays, with any flight on a non-budget airline having at least one. However I could never understand why airlines bother with code shares in the first ...
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Is it feasible to make sure your flight would not be a codeshare in advance? [closed]

I want to definitely avoid a codeshare flight. Usually, when you book a flight, the information about codeshare is shown on the booking site/page. However, this might not be always the case; ...
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Which miles rules apply in code share

I am a Lufthansa Star Alliance Gold status member. I plan to fly to New Zealand next year, buyng a ticket from Air New Zealand. Part of the journey is operated by Singapore Airlines. Who determines ...
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Issue with changing codeshare flight

So, I have a flight that I booked through American, but is operated by Alaska. I'm now looking to change it (ideally through Alaska, as the flight is 62 days from now and they apparently don't charge ...
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Multi-city flight – a codeshare flight?

When you buy a standard return ticket, e.g. Paris – Mexico City, and the route goes via Dallas, (a transit airport), and the flight is operated by two airlines - it will be a codeshare flight where ...
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Does Brussels Airlines codeshare (code share) with SAS?

I got caught up in the Brussels Airlines (SN) wave of cancellations. I need to go from ORD to ARN and there is a direct flight on SAS. I am on the phone with Brussels Airlines and they claim they do ...
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How to search for specific flight numbers?

I am planning a trip from Melbourne to Seattle. I would like as much of it as possible to be on an AA ticket (even if on another airline's plane). I can buy tickets with Qantas that go MEL-SYD-LAX-...
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International connecting flight/ baggage concern at Narita Airport with non-codeshare air carriers

I am a Filipino citizen. I have a single itinerary ticket for a one-way trip to Tahiti, French Polynesia with a connecting flight in Narita, Japan on February 20 (Cebu -> Narita -> Tahiti). My concern ...
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Itinerary changed and new airline introduced

I had a direct flight from Mumbai, India to Newark, USA on United, however that was cancelled because of winter storm jonas and now they have changed my itinerary and put me on different flights. Now ...
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Booked a Vietnam Airlines codeshare flight OP'd by China Air - can I reserve a seat ahead of time?

I bought an international ticket from the US to Asia on Priceline, via Vietnam Airlines, and I have a confirmation code from them. China Airlines is the carrier operating the flight and the one with ...
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Do code share flights yield less/more miles?

I'm a MileagePlus member (Premier Platinum level). I'm flying to India on United and have a choice of leaving from EWR on UA or JFK on LH (code share) to FRA and then onward on LH. Which option is ...
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Do I get a free checked-in luggage item on this flight?

Iberia 5981 Operated by VUELING AIRLINES Iberia policy includes free checked-in luggage of 23 kg, while Vueling policy doesn't include free check-in luggage. Do I get a free checked-in luggage item ...
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Can code shares significantly decrease flight safety?

Am I likely to have a significantly less safe flight than I'd expect based on the booked airline's safety record because of code sharing? I'm kind of asking if I can book with Rain Man endorsed ...
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Is there a known maximum number of codeshare codes a flight can have?

Is there a global maximum number of flight codes a specific flight can have? If not, is the flight operating as the highest number of codes simultaneously known?
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Codeshares - Can I expect the same service when buying from different airline?

Singapore Airlines (SQ) is one of the best airlines in the world to fly. It's expensive as well. However, I found that Air India also sell ticket for an SQ-operated flight, and the price is like $600 ...
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Is there anyway to find out if a route has a (cheaper) code share partner?

While looking around for flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka (SYD-CMB) I narrowed down the possible connections through south east Asia. The best connection was via Singapore. By pure chance I found it ...
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Do EU passenger rights also apply on flights which are operated as a code-share with a non-EU based airline?

I am turning part of my answer on question What rights do passengers have when flights in the USA are delayed?, into a new question. The EU made very elaborate passengers rights on EU-based airlines....