PreferredAccess: US Airways offers elite perks to all fliers, for a fee

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  1. rwoman
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    USA Today: US Airways offers elite perks to all fliers, for a fee

    US Airways PreferredAccess LINK
     
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    That's not a real perk when a fee is involved to receive something " extra " IMHO!:confused: It's called paid for services!:cool:
     
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    As long as us elites still board first, if US can make a few more buck from everyone else then good for them.
     
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    Zone 1 boarding is before Silvers. If I were a Silver, I'd be smoking mad at yet one more devaluation of my status.
     
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    But they are also saying that Dividend Mile Elites will board before the new Preferred Access (being given Zone 1) So I would take it that elites won't have a zone # on their boarding pass and will be called up before those with Zone numbers.
     
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    Silvers are now in zone 1.
     
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    My Gifted Silver status expired in February, so I guess I missed that memo. :D
     
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    Bought this for today's flight my zone 1 was after everyone preferred (first, status, star status, etc) and before general boarding. I no longer have status or credit card but I really wanted security line access as this is quite a hassle in PHL even at 6am this morning!
     
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    Great example of a way to make a profit without alienating elites. Something those folks over at UA haven't really gotten a grasp of currently
     
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    I can confirm the order called, since 1) I am Silver, and 2) I just flew this past weekend. What they did was actually call people needing help first, then active military personnel, then all Elites (including Silver), THEN called Zone 1 tickets, then Zone 1 and so forth.

    Also just another nice Shout out to US Airways...I got bumped to First Class, yay!
     
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