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Old Aug 29, 19, 5:48 pm
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TuxTom
 
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Originally Posted by BearX220 View Post
All I know is, if you stopped redeeming miles for long-haul premium awards in 2008 or 2009, and woke up today and took a look at current redemption values, you'd think it was some kind of joke.
Don't forget, in 08/09, you could also fly LAX-JFK in Y and expect to get 2500 SkyMiles for it. Now, you get way more or way less depending on your fare. Earning has gone entirely revenue-based so it's an entirely different game.
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