Devaluation Coming To Cathay Pacific’s Frequent Flyer Program

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    In May I wrote about how Cathay Pacific may soon restrict many award seats to members of their own frequent flyer program. While the development of alliances has been one of the best things to happen to frequent flyer programs in a long time, there's no denying that this opens many arbitrage opportunities. In other words, when programs like American AAdvantage sell miles at a discount and then their members book seats in Cathay Pacific first class, it does arguably devalue the program for Cathay Pacific's members. Here's how the possible change was explained at the time: The post Devaluation Coming To Cathay Pacific’s Frequent Flyer Program appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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