ANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3005 times:
Miles equal status with your favorite(s) airline(s). I have found they will indeed at least 'assist' in getting you out of trouble. My preferred carriers will see the VVFF status when/if there is a cancellation, and most often 'exceed expectations' in getting me rebooked, and probably in F or J. Loyalty pays.