New 1K Perk!

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  1. 8MiHi

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    It does not appear to apply to travel companions.
     
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    Depends on the FA. Mine was over the top service wise, greeted me as a 1K when taking my drink order and congratulated the +1 for her good taste in traveling companion.
     
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    A good FA can truly add to the pleasure of traveling.
    Acknowledging good customers is a major step towards maintaining good customers. I hope for all of the 1Ks out there that fly with companions the FAs have the latitude to provide such service.
    While I will not be eligible for this perk, I was hoping the drink chits that come with Platinum would be eligible for food this year since I generally don't drink alcoholic beverages.
     
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    I wonder if I can play the game starting this year matching statuses each of the next 3 years on UA, DL, AS.. AAEXP has been great but now it's out of reach for $9200+ spend
     
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    My experience over the last 5 years suggests that any benefits that you think can be gained from gaming the system are unlikely to be continued as they are. You might get it to work once, but I would not count on it working at a high level into the future.
    They are using better metrics to determine which flyers are profitable and are smarter about giving perks to those that pass muster.
     
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    I purchased some last minute tickets on UA inside 24h and only got upgraded on one out of four flights. :(

    I guess I will enjoy the new perk in E+ with free food and drinks on my next three flights.
     
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