Cathay's Marco Polo Club 'to become revenue-based'

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  1. uggboy
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    Cathay's Marco Polo Club 'to become revenue-based'

     
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    It's pretty big news in HK, at least from what I'm seeing now.

    People have been complaining degraded service from CX for the past year (which I haven't noticed) and now this devaluation.

    The media here is practically saying that if you're poor and always fly Y don't ever hope that you're going to be Silver, Gold or Diamond.
     
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    Ditto +1...that's what we thought when we first read this "heavy" impact news. Overall, it's sad, especially for the "good value" flyer. :(
     
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    Revenue-based FFP's aren't new anymore...but I think the massive benefit cuts are the ones that made it the news.
     
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    While they aren't new anymore, it's interesting that "everyone" must keep up with this trend, even when it's literally a "race to the bottom" in terms of benefits. :(
     
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    That just makes these schemes more rational, doesn't it? Airlines aren't in the business of being altruistic to those who don't pay profitable fares.
     
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    Then again FF Programmes in Asia weren't that altruistic to begin with in comparsion with the North America FFPs.
     
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    Only if you're flying on the cheapest fares. If you're on higher fares the benefits are not really disappearing. And in some cases they're easier to realize.
     

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