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HP - Possible To Earn *A Miles?  
User currently offlineJJJ From Spain, joined May 2006, 1890 posts, RR: 1
Posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2085 times:

A short question. Now that the HP and US merger is up and even the FF programme is merged now.... Is it possible to earn miles on a HP flight towards, say my LH Miles & More card? I'll be flying them in a couple of weeks and would love to know.

The US and Star Alliance websites say nothing to that respect.

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User currently onlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8626 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2073 times:
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do HP flight numbers even exist anymore ?

anyway

http://www.lufthansa.com/online/port...ore/earn_miles?l=en&nodeid=1230760

US Airways

Miles may be earned worldwide on all scheduled US Airways, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle and since May 21, 2006 on all America West operated US Airways flights.


therefore so long as it is a US flight number you should be fine ( provided of course it is a booking class which earns miles )



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2068 times:

Yes. It's not HP anymore. It's US (yeah, yeah, separate certificates etc, I know) . . . . your US Account has been merged with the HP account - several months ago in fact - and it's all Dividend Miles . . .

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 1):
do HP flight numbers even exist anymore ?

Yes. Many threads in here about the adjusting of flights numbers through the US/Hp system. But both carriers stll operating under separate certificates.


User currently offlineJJJ From Spain, joined May 2006, 1890 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2053 times:

Flight is HP operated and under an HP flight number (HP596) so I guess I won't be lucky.

User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 5739 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2018 times:

Quoting JJJ (Reply 3):
Flight is HP operated and under an HP flight number (HP596) so I guess I won't be lucky.

No, you should still earn your miles. As stated, all West operations are still coded HP, but all the alliance stuff and accounts have been merged.



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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2009 times:

You will be fine.

HP is officially a "part" of Star Alliance now, until the full US/HP merger is complete, when it will simply be US.



Lee



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User currently onlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8626 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2006 times:
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Quoting Maverick623 (Reply 4):
No, you should still earn your miles. As stated, all West operations are still coded HP, but all the alliance stuff and accounts have been merged.



Quoting BMIFlyer (Reply 5):
HP is officially a "part" of Star Alliance now, until the full US/HP merger is complete, when it will simply be US.

logically you should - but that is not what the LH miles and more website says - there is absolutely no mention of HP coded flights earning points ( I am not saying that they don't , just that M&M do not mention that they do )



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1979 times:

Quoting JJJ (Reply 3):
Flight is HP operated and under an HP flight number (HP596) so I guess I won't be lucky.

I guess you missed this part:

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 1):
Miles may be earned worldwide on all scheduled US Airways, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle and since May 21, 2006 on all America West operated US Airways flights.


User currently offlineJJJ From Spain, joined May 2006, 1890 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1951 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 7):
I guess you missed this part:

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 1):
Miles may be earned worldwide on all scheduled US Airways, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle and since May 21, 2006 on all America West operated US Airways flights.

I took that to mean America West flights operated with a US flight no.

Good to see I was wrong  Smile


User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1941 times:

All flight numbers of US and HP are the same now, so even if you are on HP29 for example, it's also US29....and we only have one FF program now so all *A miles qualify. The HP designator will go away in a couple of weeks when the systems are merged...everything will be US and of course but the flights may say operated by HP because of the operating certs. Those will be merged in April/May.

User currently offlineBoston92 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3390 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 1872 times:

Even before the merger, you could earn US miles on LH, because Dividend Miles in the *A. You could not use Flight Fund though. However, after the merger, FlightFund went away and now there is only Dividend Miles, which has always worked for LH

However (Again), there was a quite long time period AFTER the merger where FlightFund and Dividend had NOT merged. Since, they have, and you will be fine.



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