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American / Alaska FF Dilemma

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Delta’s Elevated Status Match “adjustment”

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WoH Card 2 elite nights/$5 on initial spend?

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Scary United PQP situtation?

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United 2021 PQP Promotion

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United PQP 2021 Promo

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AA Status Challenge Question

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AA Status Challenge Question

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available suites – hyatt policy to not upgrade

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AA elite easy fall

AA elite easy fall

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Lucky

    Love your site. Question on AA elite.

    My biz travel has shifted to *A from OW this year by coincidence. My company just seems to be putting me on more UA/LH flights which is out of my control.

    I have only accumulated 13,000 AA PQM this year. Currently platinum status. My question to you is whether AA is still doing the practice where I would be given Gold status next year simply on account of being Plat this year. Or am I going to lose all elite altogether?

    Thanks, keep up the great work. Flying EY biz and OZ first next week based on your reviews. Looking forward

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Jon – what you’re referring to is a “soft landing” where, as you say, you’d only drop down one status level for the next year. Unfortunately American discontinued this practice in 2013. Sorry 😮

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