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Old Sep 18, 16, 9:08 am
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Finnair newbie questions thread (flame-free)

In this thread all Finnair and Finnair Plus questions are welcomed. This thread is flame-free so if you can't find an existing thread for something please ask here.
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Old Sep 18, 16, 5:55 pm
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Is this the thread to ask econometric and businetic questions?
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Old Sep 18, 16, 9:48 pm
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Originally Posted by cistavoda View Post
Is this the thread to ask econometric and businetic questions?
Any type of serious questions, the höpö-höpö thread is for all non-serious discussion.
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Old Sep 19, 16, 8:17 am
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Is this the thread to ask econometric and businetic questions?
Only if you're based in BNE. Otherwise let's keep this serious.
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Old Sep 19, 16, 9:17 am
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What would stop a person from using someone else's FF number? My non-FF friend just flew HEL-RVN on AY and got upgraded to J. I was baffled when she told me that she used her dads FF number on the booking.. Just wow! And how did that even work?
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Old Sep 19, 16, 9:34 am
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My non-FF friend just flew HEL-RVN on AY and got upgraded to J.
J on HEL-RVN? Is this Your friend a real person? And she used her dad's FF number? I'd say BS!
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Old Sep 19, 16, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by OH-LGG View Post
J on HEL-RVN? Is this Your friend a real person? And she used her dad's FF number? I'd say BS!
I might have got trolled there. So there's no J service to RVN? I've never flew a single domestic flight in Finland myself.. Thank god there's this new topic.. I guess the "business class" sign fooled someone here, but I do trust her when saying she keyed in his father's FF number. Wonder what are the consequences of trying..

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Old Sep 19, 16, 10:08 am
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OLCI should fail because the customer and traveller names do not match.
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Old Sep 19, 16, 10:25 am
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Wouldn't it be handy for newbies to have this thread sticky? Who should be asked to stick it?
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Old Sep 19, 16, 12:26 pm
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If you book for someone else with your points, your FFP will show up in the booking - but no further advantage, afaik.
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Old Sep 19, 16, 2:24 pm
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A few years back, when MA was still flying and my sister hasn't moved to HEL yet, she was coming to visit me and we put my FF# to her booking. The flight was marketed by AY, but operated by MA. Not only I got the points after her flights, but the BUD-HEL leg was credited as a J flight

So at least ~7-8 years ago, the system was not sophisticated enough to check if the ff# really "belonged" to the traveller
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Old Sep 19, 16, 2:47 pm
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I once tried to make a booking at AY.com and it didn't go through because one digit of my then-AA-FF# number was wrong. So the system detected that and I believe it was actually able to tell me that the name and FF# didn't match.

And I know of a father and son who have the same first (and last) name. They have a joint FF# account Need to make sure not to fly on the same day, though...
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Old Sep 19, 16, 11:26 pm
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Originally Posted by ffay005 View Post
Need to make sure not to fly on the same day, though...
Could be perfectly legit - haven't YOU flown two flights on the same day?

Of course being in the air at the same time might raise some eyebrows
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Old Sep 19, 16, 11:27 pm
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A few years back, when MA was still flying
MA and its paper booklet FFP "card" with hand written credits - those were the days
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Old Sep 20, 16, 12:16 am
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Originally Posted by WilcoRoger View Post
MA and its paper booklet FFP "card" with hand written credits - those were the days
The classic glitch was to have one FFP in MA checkin, then change it at the gate. MA credited both accounts...
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