So maybe US Airways/American Airlines merger wont be so quick?

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boomy

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I'm not at all in a hurry to convert my USDM to AA miles. Each programme has it's own benefits so I'm happy to leave everything as it is for as long as possible.
 
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Im 50/50, definitely like the US promos and as boomy notes each program has its own benefits. Lack of oneway rewards has some impact but generally when I travel I want to come back so not that much of an issue. The big thing though for me is that everyone seems to be expecting a US devaluation as we get close to integration, with this not being quite as close as was expected there is a reasonable chance the current chart will remain for a while. I am expecting the charts to align but I'm expecting that to happen close to finalisation and thats still looking a while off!
 

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Being able to book online is a big benefit of AA IMO. Would love if I never had to ring US again.

Alas, the price we pay for affordable awards.


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Being able to book online is a big benefit of AA IMO. Would love if I never had to ring US again.

Alas, the price we pay for affordable awards.


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Of course, AA and US not merging doesn't stop you booking online with AA. What's that, you can't get a decent amount of points at a good price on AA?

That's the issue of course, but IMO the merger might give you short term gain, but at the expense of long term pain.
 
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