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Air India Upgrade Awards become (very) expensive!

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Amongst the long list of changes Air India made recently in their December 2015 program refresh, Upgrade Awards were taken to very high number of miles required as compared to the earlier standardized upgrade levels.

Here is how we can find out how miserly the Air India program has become, in spite of their claim of being the World’s Most Rewarding Airline Loyalty Programme

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Air India Flying Returns drops the devaluation bomb!

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Air India’s Frequent Flyer Program Flying Returns has been changed for a third time in 8 weeks. Air India’s intentions are noble, because they are taking away fuel surcharge from all international redemptions, but the amount the miles they ask in return for this has gone up a bit too much.

Here are all the details of this program changes, which have gone online overnight!

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Big changes to Air India Flying Returns: Child Membership introduced, upgrade transfers stopped, new base tiers

Air India has been quietly coming up to speed with the times on their frequent flyer program. Just yesterday, they have launched new features such as Child Membership, and introduced a Primary Active membership at the base tier as well.

Some of the key changes include the inability to transfer your upgrade vouchers to anyone here on, as well as the pseudo move to revenue-based earning by linking percentage of miles earned to flown miles and the RBD multiplier. Hence, deep discounted tickets don’t get as many miles anymore!

Read on and share your views on the program in the comments section

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