Asia Miles, Asia's leading travel and lifestyle rewards program, has announced that it is making changes to the program effective in June 2018 that will help customers enjoy more benefits. The program, subscribed to by over 5 million people, is one of the most popular loyalty programs in the world already. Now, with these new changes, the program is sure to draw even more people in.

New changes to the program will include earning more miles on Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights. Passengers will earn more miles and rewards based on their seat selection, cabin class and distance zone. Over 80 percent of all flights will see an increase in rewards earned, including popular flights like those to London, Shanghai and Osaka.

Asia Miles has also stated that it will increase the number of award seats available on Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights by at least 20 percent. This increase should offer more flexibility to passengers looking to plan their trips and use their miles.

Additionally, when redeeming miles for seats, passengers will see that all flight awards will be standardized as one-way only. This lets passengers select their seat type and cabin class for each leg of their journey. It will likely allow more people to schedule round-trip airfare using only their redemption miles as they could be flying in different cabin classes on different legs of their trip.

As a final improvement to the program, Asia Miles has stated that it will be launching a better website experience so that members can easily check availability and book award flights, check the status of their rewards, have easier access to their account information and more. Members of Asia Miles will appreciate an enhanced website that is easy to use and seamless altogether.

All of these changes go into effect on June 22, 2018.

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