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Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Tar_00, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Tar_00

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    As an AA Platinum and thus a One World Sapphire can you reserve priority seats on Cathay's premium economy by calling Cathay's customer service?

  2. Tiffany

    Tiffany One Mile At A Time

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    @Tar_00 -- Did you book Premium Economy? Cathay Pacific (and most international carriers) consider that to be a separate class of service, not just "main cabin with more legroom" like the US carriers.
  3. Tar_00

    Tar_00 Member

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    Hi Tiffany,

    Thank you for responding! I understand it's a separate cabin but looking at the seat map at expertflyer it suggests the first row has a few blocked off as "priority" seats. On a separate note, the AA website provides 110% accrual of AA miles while flying Cathay but fare bucket 'E' has an arrow next to it - but it lacks any kind of an explanation. What can be incurred from that?

    Thank you!
  4. Tiffany

    Tiffany One Mile At A Time

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    @Tar_00 -- Ah, Cathay Pacific blocks a lot of seats for airport assignment. If you call the Hong Kong call center they may be able to assign them for you.

    I believe the ^ is intended to designate the different rules regarding Premium Economy. Not 100% certain though :/