Taking Another Look At The New Miles + Bonus Program

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    With the news this week that the popular Miles & Bonus program, Aegean Airline’s frequent flyer program, was going to be adjusting how status was earned and retained, many people expressed their great disappointment. But, for the most part, it was not anger mixed with that disappointment because no one really thought that the program, as constructed, could exist for too long of a time. The Old (Current) Miles & Bonus Program The way it worked was that you only needed to earn 20,000 miles in a calendar year (1,000 of which they gave you upon signing up) to have Aegean Gold status, and thereby Star Alliance Gold status, for a period of three years. To cause the status to continue, you only needed to credit one flight to Aegean within that three year period to reset the status clock. That is beyond generous – it is outrageous! Fortunately, it was outrageous to our benefit. Such an easy to attain status meant that it was possible to get access to Star Alliance... The post Taking Another Look At The New Miles + Bonus Program appeared first on Running with Miles.

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