United cuts earning rates on partner Turkish

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  1. Wandering Aramean
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    Earlier in the year United Airlines quietly changed the earning rates in their MIleagePlus program for a number of partners on higher fare classes. This past weekend another change was pushed through, this time on deep-discount fares with partner Turkish Airlines. Effective March 1, 2013 the three cheapest fare buckets – W, G & P – will go from earning 100% credit to earning nothing. Considering that Turkish has been publishing some rather incredible deals lately in these fare classes (mostly G) this is a major blow to mileage runs. Not necessarily surprising, but definitely disappointing.
    The calculators over at the Wandering Aramean Travel Tools site have been updated to reflect the new rates.

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