Unfortunately this appears to be a growing trend and follows United decision as has been widely discussed. Hopefully Qantas won't get any ideas, afterall, they are going to increase value aren't they ...........QF009 said:
I'd say for the majority here it wouldn't be a problem because we could just post the odd QF flight. But for Ma and Pa Kettle, it may be a different story. Having more award seats may be a benefit however.simongr said:This is a non-event personally for me - the likelihood of me not flying or having any AA points in an 18 month period is negligible - if it in anyway opens more award flights then its good news.
There may be a short term reduction in Awards due to people dumping points. My first thought was 'oh well, i better book something' since I no longer credit to AA.littl_flier said:I'd say for the majority here it wouldn't be a problem because we could just post the odd QF flight. But for Ma and Pa Kettle, it may be a different story. Having more award seats may be a benefit however.
Cheers.littl_flier said:Just as an aside QF009, are you madly cramming for exams to be posting at 2:16am? If so, I know the feeling well. Bring on two weeks of hard work. Good luck!
Logically that makes sense but there seems to be a disconnect within the Aadv program now between miles validity and elite status (albeit a rare one).NM said:Anyone with no activity in an 18 month period does not qualify as a "frequent flyer" in that program.
fortunately I have a US address which means it is easy to use AA shopping which is also a handy little points earner.Dave Noble said:If you are prepared to click on a website pretending to answer questions for 5-10 minutes, you can earn miles on opinionplace.com; they offer 100-300 miles a survey undertaken.
You do have to say that you are a US resident to sign up these days , but is an easy way to keep an account ticking over