United and American Codeshare?

Old Jul 9, 14, 5:26 pm
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United and American Codeshare?

I just booked a flight through United that has me flying on American metal for the return leg from Dayton to SFO via Dallas. The ticket starts with 016 so it's a United ticket and I assume I'll get all my PQD/Ms, but I can't figure out why they booked me through another airline.

FYI I built the itinerary on google.com/flights and then purchased through UA.com
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Old Jul 9, 14, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by CTcowboy View Post
I just booked a flight through United that has me flying on American metal for the return leg from Dayton to SFO via Dallas. The ticket starts with 016 so it's a United ticket and I assume I'll get all my PQD/Ms, but I can't figure out why they booked me through another airline.

FYI I built the itinerary on google.com/flights and then purchased through UA.com
you will get neither PQM nor PQD when flying AA metal even on 016 tickets.
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Old Jul 9, 14, 5:28 pm
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Maybe they have nothing flying that day/time?
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Old Jul 9, 14, 5:29 pm
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No miles for AA, therefore no PQDs for the AA segments.

Google flights is a referral service, it can build multi-carrier combinations. It booked you exactly what you clicked on.
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Old Jul 9, 14, 5:38 pm
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Originally Posted by channa View Post
Google flights is a referral service, it can build multi-carrier combinations. It booked you exactly what you clicked on.
Same can also be done by calling UA directly. There are some other routes that you can build mixed (non-partner) carrier itin directly on UA site.

An existing thread about it

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unite...e-pqd-pqm.html

Last edited by CDKing; Jul 9, 14 at 5:40 pm Reason: adding link
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Old Jul 9, 14, 5:48 pm
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I'll close this thread so to keep the discussionin the thread provided above.

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