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Old Jul 5, 12, 11:25 pm
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Bad idea

This is all wrong

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Old Jul 6, 12, 11:04 pm
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Old Jul 7, 12, 11:43 am
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Do the 9K flights STT-STX actually earn AAdvantage miles or count toward EXP qualification? The ability to buy them with AAirpass miles does not guarantee that they do.
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Old Jul 9, 12, 8:12 am
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crazy but cheap idea
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Old Jul 9, 12, 11:32 am
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maybe I am dense, but you are saying:

1.) Spend $10K on the airpass.
2.) Then fly STT-SJU 100 times
3.) pay $24.44 per segment rather than the published rate of $56
4.) Enjoy EXP status

What happens to the remaining $7500 in airpass money? Does that expires within a year?

With 3 RT per day this would take you 17 days of straight flying.
I wonder how many times they would bump you for oversold situations.
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Old Jul 9, 12, 12:24 pm
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[QUOTE=Deltahater;18896375]maybe I am dense, but you are saying:

1.) Spend $10K on the airpass.
2.) Then fly STT-SJU 100 times
3.) pay $24.44 per segment rather than the published rate of $56
4.) Enjoy EXP status


What happens to the remaining $7500 in airpass money? Does that expires within a year?


It keeps up for the next year.

Originally Posted by Deltahater View Post

With 3 RT per day this would take you 17 days of straight flying.
I wonder how many times they would bump you for oversold situations.
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Old Jul 9, 12, 7:30 pm
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Yes, but you have to buy another 10k to not lose the 7500 rolled over.
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Old Jul 9, 12, 7:32 pm
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Or bring a companion and only have to fly 50x. I recall the companion miles credit to the primary pass holder.

I think you'd have to add in at least $5 per segment for the taxes.
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Old Jul 10, 12, 12:33 am
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That's a great idea

Originally Posted by Travelergcp View Post
Or bring a companion and only have to fly 50x. I recall the companion miles credit to the primary pass holder.

I think you'd have to add in at least $5 per segment for the taxes.
Take along a promising new girl friend and have her dump you and AA after a few flights....
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