Next time you fly, keep your boarding pass. Especially if you collect frequent flier miles. And especially if your airline is playing the codeshare game.

John Hamilton wishes he had. He’s a member of Flying Blue, the loyalty program operated by Air France and KLM. He recently flew on Delta Air Lines, an Air France codeshare partner, and expected to get Flying Blue credit.

He didn’t.

Hamilton explains:

It seems that Air France requires the original boarding passes to recognize my flights so they can give me credit (and protect the 101,000 miles I presently have in their program).

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