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Elite Status Cathay Mistake Fare Earns AA Gold Elite Status?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Trevor H, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. Trevor H

    Trevor H New Member

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    According to ITA Matrix, the Cathay flight from JFK-HKG-HAN is 17,162 miles round trip. According to AA, this flight should earn 1.5 EQM/mile in First/Business, which is 25,743 miles. Does that mean that the NYE Special Fare from last night should alone qualify you for Gold status? Perhaps I’m missing something here, so just wanted to verify. Thanks!
     
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  2. rickyw

    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    You also need to satisfy the Elite Qualifying Dollar (EQD) requirement which earns at 25% - so $4,290. So yes, should be enough for Gold.
     
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