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Possible to book SA Airlink flights with Star Alliance or other partner miles?

Possible to book SA Airlink flights with Star Alliance or other partner miles?

Old Sep 15, 17, 1:22 pm
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Old Sep 27, 17, 2:06 pm
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Originally Posted by johan rebel View Post
That's 'cause you can't. Full stop.

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My experience confirms this. Last year I was trying to book a one way ticket using UA miles from Windhoek to Cape Town. Plenty of availability with connection via JNB. I knew there was a couple of non stops directly but none showed when I checked for an entire month. Turns out the non stop is an Airlink flight and therefore not bookable with UA miles. I just purchased the ticket as it was fairly cheap and saved a ton of time.
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Old Oct 7, 17, 2:47 pm
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Originally Posted by fleur_de_lys View Post
My experience confirms this. Last year I was trying to book a one way ticket using UA miles from Windhoek to Cape Town. Plenty of availability with connection via JNB. I knew there was a couple of non stops directly but none showed when I checked for an entire month. Turns out the non stop is an Airlink flight and therefore not bookable with UA miles. I just purchased the ticket as it was fairly cheap and saved a ton of time.
You can book but it may only be possible if it's part of a number of flights.

e.g. if you search on mileage plus for FRA-SZK you can book it (where the JNB-SZK segment is airlink) on 14/12/2017.

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