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Any star alliance partners or other partners to credit Airlink Operated flights?

Any star alliance partners or other partners to credit Airlink Operated flights?

Old Feb 20, 20, 6:13 am
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Any star alliance partners or other partners to credit Airlink Operated flights?

Do any star alliance partners give credit for South African flights operated by Airlink? I even bought a flight on United.com only to realize they donít offer any award miles or mileage plus credit towards status for these Airlink flights. Looks like Singapore and air canada have the same rules too. Does lifemiles or even partners outside * A provide credit? (Jetblue doesnít)

Otherwise I might as well create a voyager account and let them not go to waste??
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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:34 pm
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Originally Posted by ttabbott View Post
Do any star alliance partners give credit for South African flights operated by Airlink? I even bought a flight on United.com only to realize they don’t offer any award miles or mileage plus credit towards status for these Airlink flights. Looks like Singapore and air canada have the same rules too. Does lifemiles or even partners outside * A provide credit? (Jetblue doesn’t)

Otherwise I might as well create a voyager account and let them not go to waste??
I would not create a Voyager account for that, unless you are intending to fly mega miles. Also, SAA is not strong Financially, and as we all know, the loyalty programs are the first to go. (I learnt that the hard way with Air Berlin).
From early June, it seems that the partnership will change between SAA and Airlink with regards to code sharing.

I will be using them either late next week, or the following, and will see how it goes. Currently all my *A miles goes to TK, so hopefully, if I book on an SAA code, I "should" get some miles. Will keep you updated.

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Old Mar 21, 20, 2:30 am
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I tired crediting Airlink flights with SA flight numbers to SQ krisfyler and nothing posted.

The SA metal miles did post on the SQ program.


Originally Posted by roadwarrier View Post
I would not create a Voyager account for that, unless you are intending to fly mega miles. Also, SAA is not strong Financially, and as we all know, the loyalty programs are the first to go. (I learnt that the hard way with Air Berlin).
From early June, it seems that the partnership will change between SAA and Airlink with regards to code sharing.

I will be using them either late next week, or the following, and will see how it goes. Currently all my *A miles goes to TK, so hopefully, if I book on an SAA code, I "should" get some miles. Will keep you updated.
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Old Mar 22, 20, 7:31 am
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Originally Posted by miles_navigator View Post
I tired crediting Airlink flights with SA flight numbers to SQ krisfyler and nothing posted.

The SA metal miles did post on the SQ program.
Great that you got something at least.

Due to travel bans, I will not get to test the Airlink / TK mileage earning option, but will report back once I can
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Old Mar 23, 20, 6:59 am
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Originally Posted by roadwarrier View Post
test the Airlink / TK mileage earning option, but will report back once I can
Good luck with that.

As far as I know, Airlink is only affiliated with Voyager, you cannot earn or burn with any other program whatsoever.

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Old Mar 24, 20, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by johan rebel View Post
Good luck with that.

As far as I know, Airlink is only affiliated with Voyager, you cannot earn or burn with any other program whatsoever.

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Yes, I had thought as much. Well, with our lockdown, who knows when I will find? Currently, stuck in HRE - BA cancelled my flight this morning, so should get out tomorrow, so that is more important.
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Old Mar 22, 22, 1:09 pm
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According to an email just in, Airlink will start its own FF program

"Dear Johan

As a valued Airlink Travel Partner we would like to involve you in our new initiative: Our Frequent Flyer Program at Airlink.

To do so, we have developed a short survey (3 mins) where you can have your say to help us develop this program
."

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