Author Topic: AS devaluation of EK redemptions  (Read 13254 times)

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2016, 06:43:31 AM »

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2016, 07:18:43 AM »
Horrible

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2016, 07:28:08 AM »
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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2016, 08:11:47 AM »
Let @AlaskaAir know how we feel.

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2016, 08:45:26 AM »
Holy moly.

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2016, 08:51:15 AM »
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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2016, 08:59:07 AM »
Um.. Only one word.

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2016, 09:21:58 AM »
Anyone know if this is true or just them laying the blame on others?

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2016, 09:23:40 AM »
Emirates probably raised their redemption costs. Whether that was overnight, we'll probably never know
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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2016, 09:39:15 AM »
This hit me worse than the AA deval.  Jeez..

ETA:  It doesn't look like their Twitter reps even realize what happened.

ETA2:  Andre is sharing a lot of concerns.. https://twitter.com/AlaskaAir/with_replies
« Last Edit: March 31, 2016, 09:43:40 AM by Aaaron »

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2016, 09:42:03 AM »
This hit me worse than the AA deval.  Jeez..
This hit everybody worse. AA announced the devaluation many months in advance, so everybody had more then enough time to book whatever they needed.
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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2016, 09:45:01 AM »
Emirates probably raised their redemption costs. Whether that was overnight, we'll probably never know

+1. Easy for Emirates to do this since it's not part of an alliance. I wonder if it was specific to AS or across the board...

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2016, 09:45:30 AM »
This hit everybody worse. AA announced the devaluation many months in advance, so everybody had more then enough time to book whatever they needed.

But this is only on one partner.  Plenty of other great AS redemption options.

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Re: AS devaluation of EK redemptions
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2016, 09:46:17 AM »
Poor Andre
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