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Cathay Pacific Introduced ‘Priority Awards’ for Premium Cabins – Not Good for Redemptions

Cathay Pacific now has 'priority awards' for business and first class. In other words, there's no longer just one reward tier, but two different levels of pricing when using Cathay Pacific's own AsiaMiles. It will almost certainly - at least over time - mean less saver award availability, since members can spend more points for more seats. And saver awards are what's available to partners like American AAdvantage and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan.
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