Is a really expensive one-way award flight from Philadelphia to Orlando in economy class a glitch or a really painful new reality?
American Airlines has been making a number of changes since completing their systems integration with US Airways. Some have come with notice, others (more recently) have not. Is this another mistake that will become policy soon?
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American adopted a similar strategy to United and Delta this week, adopting changes that make it more expensive for customers to redeem awards. They did it without notice, and matched their competitors by reducing the number of free checked bags an elite member receives.