FTers win 24 million United miles

The results of United’s 2008 elite choice team competition are coming in and it appears that about 100 FTers have between them won 24 million United miles (plus a few other goodies) by flying lots.  With only 50 teams winning 1 million United miles each that is a fantastic collective achievement.  The 24 teams of 4 people all earned more than 350,000 additional United Mileage Plus EQMs in 2008 compared with 2007 (added over the team), with one team the Grateful Ted amassing 2.2 million EQM in 2008.  Congratulations to all the winners.  The 50-odd FT teams taking part reported over 28 million EQMs in 2008, an increase of over 17 million on their 2007 figures.

To find out more (and perhaps get some tips in case United re-runs the competition this year), check out the thread.

PS United if you are reading this, please make it open to non-Americans too.

6 thoughts on “FTers win 24 million United miles”

  1. LBsquared says:

    Actually, it’s up to 25 million miles — all of the Top 25 teams in the FT rankings won a slot in the UA list of Top 50 teams. Very impressive that FT teams took 50% of the available slots!

  2. LBsquared says:

    Actually, it’s up to 25 million miles — all of the Top 25 teams in the FT rankings won a slot in the UA list of Top 50 teams. Very impressive that FT teams took 50% of the available slots!

  3. Kiwi Flyer says:

    You’re right. Since I blogged a team that was previously unlisted came forward, and they were a winning team.

    Congratulations to all the winners.

  4. Kiwi Flyer says:

    You’re right. Since I blogged a team that was previously unlisted came forward, and they were a winning team.

    Congratulations to all the winners.

  5. malcontent says:

    Congrats to the winners, and special good lucking spending the miles with United’s Starnet blocking policy: http://malcontentist.com/2009/02/united-airlines-mileage-scam-part-2

  6. malcontent says:

    Congrats to the winners, and special good lucking spending the miles with United’s Starnet blocking policy: http://malcontentist.com/2009/02/united-airlines-mileage-scam-part-2

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