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Old Nov 6, 17, 4:39 am
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f0zzyNUE
 
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
Really? The fastest way to Platinum is now ~twice as much as it was under the old scheme.

Those already holding Platinum are unaffected, but for those aiming for higher status, they must do far more flying than was required for canny frequent flyers under the old scheme.
ok. first time qualification is getting pretty expensive, but maintaining the status seems to be cheaper than before. - however mileage output will be poor on AF/KL - which makes me fly other airlines on longhaul.

number of (international) segments to requalify is also unchanged ... 60 segments a 5 XP
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