Flying ELAL thru Delta

Old Nov 18, 03, 6:40 am
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Flying ELAL thru Delta

1. A passenger that flew on an ELAL flight with a ticket that was issued thru Delta, on which frequent flier program can he claim the miles?

2. Are there any disadvantages by booking such a ticket (thru Delta that would be flying on an ELAL flight)?
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Old Nov 18, 03, 10:37 am
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1. Delta.

*member of El Al clubs will not be able to earn points on DL marked flights en route Tel Aviv - NYC - Tel Aviv.

2. That is the question for every codeshare flight. DL might offer better prices, or one-ticket connections that ElAl does not offer.
You will probably not get the perks of a Delta Elite (if you are an Elite) as it is another carrier. Not sure about ElAl perks if you are gold or Platinum.

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Old Dec 8, 03, 10:44 am
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If yuo buy an El Al ticket you are allowed to get DL or AA mileage but the crummy thing is that on a discounted ticket you only get 50% of the mileage.

Better though than Iberia that only gives 30% mileage credit on AA program for discounted tickets.
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