Alaska Airlines is now offering something similar, but in a smaller scale. The airline has sent out email to some customers to let them know that they can convert their wallet funds into Mileage Plan miles.
Alaska Airlines announced in February that it will join the oneworld alliance as a full member in the summer of 2021. But it seems that it will happen earlier, and possibly in 2020.
I hate devaluations. They are the worst part of this hobby. This one is interesting, the Alaska Singapore devaluation via unexplained chart changes.
How I was given and how I matched status throughout the year plus the super simple way I qualified for Alaska Airlines MVP status this past weekend on a quick and cheap trip to San Francisco.