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Old Nov 10, 19, 5:13 pm
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Originally Posted by footballfanatic View Post
Which is exactly why I donít like UAs approach

folks that will spend that much in a year ó will (1) spend that much in a year and (2) get benefits from premium cabins anyway

mileage based wins ó status is meant for the road warrior who spends time in economy, but gains higher class-of-service benefits through status. Airlines win by filling up cabins. Most status holders arenít deep discount mileage runners.
they are now filling those premium cabins by buy ups on Delta, United and American.
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