Old Aug 31, 15, 8:04 pm
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LukeO9
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
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Originally Posted by LukeO9 View Post
Looked to get a business AA points redemption from LHR-MEL, but couldn't find one on the date (in April 2016) I need. Called to see if any other airline (not linked to the websites search engine) was available, and they found an Etihad flight with good connection times, but the points required is 75,000. Why is this? If I could go a day earlier, which I can't, with QF, it would be 60000. What gives?
Ok. I've found out:
Connection in the Asia 2 airport of Singapore or Bangkok (or possibly in addition, the Asia 1 airport of Tokyo Narita or Osaka) allowed when traveling between Europe and the South Pacific.
Its misleading when the QF option connects in the Middle East. Or perhaps it doesn't with the same flight number.
So why not the asia 2 port of KUL? Strange.

p.s. the point of this thread is clear.
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