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Lufthansa strike rebooking

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Centurion7, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. Centurion7

    Centurion7 New Member

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    I was a Lufthansa strike casualty this week but they did come through with a rebook on BA. Two questions: what happens to the points I was supposed to earn (since BA obviously isn’t Star Alliance) and has anyone heard about the Rule 261 compensation (LH said it was force majeure and wouldn’t compensate) as I arrived much later than originally booked.
  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    Welcome @Centurion7 - were you expecting to accumulate LH M&M or some other mileage? If M&M you certainly could ask if they'd give you the miles, especially if you're trying to reach a certain status with them.

    Of course you can credit your BA flight to BA or AA or anywhere else in OW that's useful to you.