The series of topics describing all about the FD programme is complete

Old Jan 24, 02, 5:48 pm
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The series of topics describing all about the FD programme is complete

For many FD members the matter of service points and award points is confusing. Anyone who needs a clarification on service points to be earned and award points to be spend :

The series of topics describing all about the FD programme is complete.

Remark that the series is complete but not exhaustive. Details of CO and MH flights are not incorporated. All newcomers to this forum are however recommended to check with following topics before launching a question.

1) FD zone system and examples of flights in zones A up to T :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000331.html

2) Award points needed for per one way direct flight for all FD zones :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000328.html

3) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Europe-1 :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000335.html

4) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Europe-2 :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000334.html

5) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Europe-3 :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000332.html

6) Earning service points for FD members with residence in The Netherlands :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000336.html

7) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Middle-East, India & Cyprus :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000333.html

8) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Africa : http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000337.html

9) Earning service points for FD members with residence in Latin-America & Caribbean
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000405.html

10) FD earning by residence area comparison tables & Excel worksheet :
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum28/HTML/000340.html

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Old Jan 24, 02, 6:48 pm
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Good job kurz. You should work for KLM...

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Old Jan 24, 02, 9:53 pm
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kurz: thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
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Old Jan 25, 02, 1:06 am
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Work for KLM? Kurz should RUN Flying Dutchman! He knows more about their program than they seem to.

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Old Jan 25, 02, 9:24 am
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Kurz, great work. Since there isn't an e-mail in your profile, would you mind dropping me an e-mail privately?

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Old Jan 25, 02, 3:11 pm
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Thanks a lot kurz. It is very helpful. I had a couple of questions:

1) If you buy a discount fare (say V or L Vs full Y) does it make any difference in the points that one earns?

2) Can one earn miles for consolidator tickets as well?

3) If I am a Europe 1 Resident, do I earn 5,050 (450 (Zone E) + 2,250 (Zone R) + 2,350 (Zone M)) FD miles for a RDU - DTW - AMS - DEL one way routing?

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Old Jan 26, 02, 2:03 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by sandeepn:
1) If you buy a discount fare (say V or L Vs full Y) does it make any difference in the points that one earns?
2) Can one earn miles for consolidator tickets as well?
3) If I am a Europe 1 Resident, do I earn 5,050 (450 (Zone E) + 2,250 (Zone R) + 2,350 (Zone M)) FD miles for a RDU - DTW - AMS - DEL one way routing?
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1) All discounted tickets (Q-class, M-class etc.) get service points in Y. In case KL has a promotion and applies a bonus you also get the extra points in Y. Bonus points are always award points not service points.

2) You can consolidate any series of segments. What counts is that you fly KL or one of its partners (NW, UK, XT, AS, BU, JD, KQ, LP, HV, MH, 9W). NW flights operated by other carriers than KL do not qualify for points accumulation.

3) Check table Europe-1. Yes.

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Old Jan 26, 02, 4:37 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by kurz:
2) You can consolidate any series of segments. What counts is that you fly KL or one of its partners (NW, UK, XT, AS, BU, JD, KQ, LP, HV, MH, 9W). NW flights operated by other carriers than KL do not qualify for points accumulation.</font>
I think you misunderstood Sandeep's question. Sandeep: it depends on the fare basis. Be very carefull to check because there are definitely a few fare classes (that consolidators book tickets in) that do not qualify for ff points
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Old Jan 27, 02, 10:13 am
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Old Jan 27, 02, 1:58 pm
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Does this mean two RT to Kuala Lumpur from London will get me more than the 12,000 points needed for Goldwing?
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Old Jan 29, 02, 4:45 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by anandrag:
I think you misunderstood Sandeep's question. Sandeep: it depends on the fare basis. Be very carefull to check because there are definitely a few fare classes (that consolidators book tickets in) that do not qualify for ff points</font>
Kurz, Thanks for your answers. anandrag thanks for the clarification. Consolidator tickets to India on KL/NW metal seem to accrue miles on NW. Is FD different?

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Old Mar 2, 02, 5:24 am
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KLM gives FD points on all KLM fares

I have never seen a KLM fare that didn't earn points. If you have PLEASE let me know !
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Old Mar 2, 02, 9:34 pm
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Kurz:

These links are very very helpful. Thank you very much for taking the time to put this together.

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Old Mar 5, 02, 3:35 pm
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Amazing ! Thanks for the hard work....please add me to your mailing list , if you ever develop one !!
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