Has Etihad Stopped Making A380 First Class Apartment Awards Available?

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    Almost a week ago I posted about how Etihad first class awards temporarily weren't bookable using American AAdvantage miles. While there have been tech glitches in the past whereby AAdvantage members couldn't book awards on Etihad, this one concerned me for a few reasons: -- The glitch seemed to be limited to first class, while in the past the glitches were across all cabins; to me this suggested first class redemptions were specifically being "targeted," which is a general industry trend we're seeing -- This came shortly after Etihad announced an award chart devaluation, whereby the cost of premium cabin award tickets went up exponentially, in some cases; this would seem like a logical time to potentially "lock out" partner redemptions Fortunately it was a false alarm, and in reality Etihad first class bookings using American miles were back within hours. The post Has Etihad Stopped Making A380 First Class Apartment Awards Available? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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