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American / Alaska FF Dilemma

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2016 American/Delta Status

2016 American/Delta Status

  1. Chris

    With the upcoming devaluation to American miles and elite status, I’m wondering if anyone else plans on diverting their mileage earning on American or Delta to Alaska. I use award travel to Europe most generally and American has absolutely horrible award availability compared to Star Alliance. I’ve been loyal to United, not because they’re a good airline, but because the last minute award availability (which is when I typically book — within a week of travel) to/from Europe at Saver levels has been consistently excellent. Typically if there is space with AAdvantage, its on British Airways with outrageous fuel fees, and which are still bookable through Alaska.

    Just wondering if anyone else is thinking of moving their mileage credit on American flights to Alaska in 2016 in light of all the negative changes, or if anyone still sees a positive light with staying with the AAdvantage program.

  2. Gaurav

    [USER=70]@Chris[/USER] it really depends on your travel/redemptions patterns If you only travel to Europe with your miles you may be best off with UA.

  3. Anonymous

    SkyMiles also has really good availability to Europe nowadays, particularly if you live in a hub city. But that’s because of their partners, not Delta. Booking awards to Europe will still be pretty difficult with Alaska miles unless you’re booking more than 10 months in advance.

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