Is United Blocking Members From Booking Awards On Lufthansa?

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  1. @Gary
    I literally booked yesterday a LH ticket from YVR to LIS using united miles and tons of availability to other destinations as well so don’t see a problem at least from my experience
    Good shabes Gary

  2. I haven’t tried the Air Serbia lounge, but I thought the Priority Pass eligible Oman Air lounge in Bangkok had great food and premium liquor (in 2016).

  3. United is definitely blocking inventory. I booked an LH award for a client yesterday BOS-LIN. Wide open through Aeroplan, didn’t show with LifeMiles or United.

    The next step after raising prices is to reduce inventory, right? It’s just cut after cut after cut with United.

  4. So Thai Royal Orchid Plus is extending miles to 2013? Guess it’s time to pull out that DeLorean! In all seriousness, Loyalty Lobby says December 31, 2023, so I’m guessing (just guessing) that you might have a small typo..

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