Class of Service Bonus on 500-Minimum?

Old Feb 8, 20, 3:43 pm
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Class of Service Bonus on 500-Minimum?

but I so rarely fly short distances! Wondering about class of service bonus for flights under 500 miles....does it calculate using the actual distance or the 500 miles? It's not enough miles to matter but I'm curious! Thanks!
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Old Feb 8, 20, 3:49 pm
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You get 500 miles and elite points based on that; class of service I am uncertain as all my flights less than 500 miles are on a Q400....usually.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 3:53 pm
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Originally Posted by JacksonFlyer View Post
You get 500 miles and elite points based on that; class of service I am uncertain as all my flights less than 500 miles are on a Q400....usually.
The bonus is based on the 500 mile minimum. So for the COS bonus, a B class fare would earn 625 (500 + 125 COS bonus).

And you still get COS bonus on Q400 flights. It is the class of service you have booked, not necessarily the one you sit in. I often book B or M class fares with the first segment on a Q400. I earn the 25% bonus on those 500 miles even though there is no F cabin because the fare code is still B for that segment.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 3:55 pm
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Thank you! This is 737 service from ANC to FAI and back. It's a 250 or so mile flight each way and I'm booked in refundable F. Lost my gold status last year so am just a no bonus flyer for ahwile ...bah humbug. It'll be back for next year. Thanks again.
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Old Feb 9, 20, 3:28 pm
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I am also Fairbanks based. I always get 500 miles each way towards elite on the FAI/ANC flights if I am booked in coach.
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Old Feb 10, 20, 10:51 am
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Originally Posted by kileysmom View Post
but I so rarely fly short distances! Wondering about class of service bonus for flights under 500 miles....does it calculate using the actual distance or the 500 miles? It's not enough miles to matter but I'm curious! Thanks!
In my experience yes. So for an M/B fare you would get 625 EQM; 750 for Y/S; and 875 for F/P/I.
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Old Feb 10, 20, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by lawchild View Post
In my experience yes. So for an M/B fare you would get 625 EQM; 750 for Y/S; and 875 for F/P/I.
This is correct. Any Elite Status bonus is also calculated on the 500 mile minimum. MVP 250 RDM, MVPG 500 RDM & MVPG75K 625 RDM.

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