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Can anyone let me know why you don’t get the BA tier points and miles for a flight booked and paid for, but not flown?

I recently booked a fixed ticket for a business trip as it seemed unlikely I’d need to make any changes to the schedule. Of course the inevitable happened and I needed a different return flight. As it was cheaper to make a separate one-way booking for the return than amend the original booking (and pay the up-grade fee), I did that and just ignored my original return flight.

I think I should get the BA miles and Tier points for the 3 flights I paid for (even though I only flew on 2 of them). After-all, I paid for the wasted flight! BA have my money – arguably I saved them money by not taking that flight (fuel, baggage handling, wine!).

Any thoughts / explanation?

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