USAirways Raises Mileage Requirements for Awards… but Not Really

Charlie Leocha reports that an internal snafu had USAirways telephone agents quoting a price of 50,000 miles for a coach award ticket with no capacity controls — an increase of 10,000 miles. Apparently the matter has been cleared up — the increase may go into effect but hasn’t yet.


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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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