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  1. Gary
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    ” the real question this raises is whether the industry is shifting towards a setup where the “value” of miles is a fixed level tied to the cost of earning them, rather than a variable rate that benefits those who are flexible and/or willing to work within the system to extract higher values from them ”

    I remember asking Randy Petersen this exact question in May 2006 (!) and he told me not to worry. Five years later I’m not so sure.

    I don’t think award charts are going away any time soon but there does seem to be a move in the direction you’re talking about, which frightens me.