Old Feb 1, 17, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
One option could be to ask AA only to check your bag to LAX. Then checking in with JAL they should allow the interlining to QF.

If you are flying F with JL to Sydney, one of the last before it goes away, JL is going to intercept your luggage in LAX and put the appropriate F tag on it, and you might be able to get them to retag it at the same time. But you would probably need to reach the JAL counter before your bag reaches the JAL handling agent.
Yes, I thought the "simplest" thing would be to check it only into LAX and then re-check it with JL at LAX.
However, AA insists that this is not possible - it has to be tagged to NRT as that is the first PNR itinerary?
How could I be sure that I will reach the JL counter before my luggage goes to JAL agent? OTOH, the way AA moves the luggage it should be a certainty
Can I contact JL now and inform them about this issue?
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