Is Cathay Pacific About To Cut Off First Class Awards For Partner Airlines?

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    One of my favorite uses of American AAdvantage miles is for travel in Cathay Pacific first class. Cathay Pacific only has six seats in first class on the 777-300ER, making it one of the most exclusive first class products out there. Back in the recession they released a ton of first class award seats, often two seats when the schedule opened, and then more seats again as the departure date approached. Unfortunately that trend has changed quite a bit, which is hardly surprising -- nowadays we're lucky to see one first class award seat when the schedule opens, and then sometimes more seats as the departure date approaches. While airlines have all kinds of partnerships and alliances, there's no denying that the airlines are often working against one another. The post Is Cathay Pacific About To Cut Off First Class Awards For Partner Airlines? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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