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Will I earn Aeroplan points on these US Airways Flights?

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Will I earn Aeroplan points on these US Airways Flights?

Advanced Question:

Will I earn Aeroplan miles (as a star Alliance member) for Air Canada on the following US Airways flights?

One is operated by Republic airlines "doing business as US Airways Express" and the other is going to Turks and Caicos. I is a US Airways flight but I was worried it may not qualify because it is going to a "sun destination" but as far as I can tell it is not a charter. The flights are in class K and L which both qualify under Aeroplan.

Here is the detailed info below

My apologies if the formatting is lost :

Flight # / Carrier Depart Arrive Travel time Meal Aircraft Cabin

3215

6:15 AM YYZ 8:39 AM CLT 2h24m -- E175 Coach (L)

Stop: Change plane

1956

9:40 AM CLT 12:34 PM PLS 2h54m -- A319 Coach (L)

Return: Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands Toronto, Canada (Pearson Int'l Airport)

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Depart:

Date:

Flight status

Flight # / Carrier Depart Arrive Travel time Meal Aircraft Cabin

1957

1:35 PM PLS 4:33 PM CLT 2h58m -- A320 Coach (K)

Stop: Change plane

832

5:50 PM CLT 7:25 PM PHL 1h35m -- A330-200 Coach (K)

Stop: Change terminal

3420

8:34 PM PHL 10:07 PM YYZ 1h33m -- E175 Coach (K)

US AirwaysOperated by Republic Airlines dba US Airways ExpressWi-Fi on board ($)

Provided by Gogo™ Inflight Internet

Here are the flight numbers

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1. Re: Will I earn Aeroplan points on these US Airways Flights?

You should earn miles and elite qualifying miles/points on US Airways Express flights, yes, based on the mileage earning chart for US on the Aeroplan site. They count as regular US flights. Republic and other Express operators don't sell their own tickets on these flights - they operate them under contract to US.

HOWEVER, the issue is when these flights are, whether US will still be in Star Alliance at the time, and if not what transitional arrangements will be in place. US and American are due to merge (December 9 is the slated consummation date) and then US will leave Star and join OneWorld. That may affect whether you can earn AC miles/points.

Edited: 30 November 2013, 19:12
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2. Re: Will I earn Aeroplan points on these US Airways Flights?

I read recently that it will take several months for all the programs (such as the frequent flyer program) to go from Star Alliance to One World. Don't know how accurate that is, though.

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3. Re: Will I earn Aeroplan points on these US Airways Flights?

Thank you very much. You are a true expert! Everything you said was confirmed by US Airways.

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