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I searched around and couldn't find a clear answer on this - I bought a ticket on United to fly back to NY and the flight got cancelled. They then put me on a Delta flight the next morning - I havent received mileage from either company yet. Should I be able to get from both or just United from whom I booked or just Delta from whom I flied?

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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 04:06:39 PM »
You may be able to get miles from both. You'll have to email United and ask for original routing credit.
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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 04:22:14 PM »
Thanks - Ill give it a try

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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2016, 09:39:20 AM »
As a follow up - was able to get credit from both. Thanks Dan

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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2016, 10:46:27 AM »
As a follow up - was able to get credit from both. Thanks Dan

Sweet, good to know.

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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2016, 03:32:52 PM »
My daughter has gotten miles for a flight on a different airline when her original award flight was canceled. hehehe

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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2016, 03:36:29 PM »
That makes sense. But getting miles on a flight you didn't take is the good part.
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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2016, 03:37:33 PM »
Just see you said award. Yes, that's fun too. But OP was speaking of paid flights.
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Re: Mileage After Flying Different Airline Due to Cancelled Flight
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2016, 07:04:41 AM »
this works even if they place you on a partner airline

in fact, since the fare class is usually much higher than the original ticket since united paid LH for example, for the seat, you'll come out better than originally

especially if united credits you as if you flew them and then LH credits you for the flight too.........