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litz
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FF Benefits On Partner Airlines

Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:18 am

While I know it's possible, for instaince, to earn DL miles (and even Medallion miles) when flying on partner airlines such as Northwest and Continental, what kind of FF *benefits* can you get while flying on those partner airlines?

For instance, if you're a silver/gold/platinum DL flier, can you use the "short" security lines, and get priority boarding/seating with the partner airline, like you do on a regular Delta flight?

Also, if the flight is ticketed on the partner airline (ie: not a Delta codeshare) can you access online items @ the airline's website ?

Example in question, specifically, is DL Gold, flying on Northwest.

thanks!

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RE: FF Benefits On Partner Airlines

Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:08 am

Star Alliance Gold holders for example can get use of lounges on *A airlines, use of Fast Track security (at some locations and success rate varies), increased FF mileage earnt, priority handling, increased chance of upgrade after indigenous elites
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RE: FF Benefits On Partner Airlines

Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:22 am

Your questions might be better addressed at Flyertalk.com - they deal solely with frequent flier information there.
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