American Boosts Premium Cabin Mileage Bonuses For Non-Elites

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    As of 2015 we’ve seen both Delta SkyMiles and United MileagePlus switch to revenue based programs, whereby they're awarding redeeming miles based on how much you spend on tickets, as opposed to how much you fly. For a vast majority of consumers that's bad news, since the overall intent of a revenue based program is to encourage people to spend more, and also to reward them less for what they're flying already. Some people come out ahead under a revenue based program -- in particular those primarily flying short distances, as well as those flying mostly on paid first and business class tickets. American is keeping their AAdvantage program "traditional" for 2015, though has introduced a couple of promotions to basically give members the best of both worlds. For all of 2015: The post American Boosts Premium Cabin Mileage Bonuses For Non-Elites appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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