United’s award chart slaughter is delayed by 2 days until February 3, 2014. According to UA Insider, they want to make sure it’s on a weekday so people can get their questions answered abut this. I’m not sure why they did not think of this earlier when they announced it 3 months ago.
This repreive gives another chance for people to book their award tickets with United miles before they distance themselves from their Star Aliance partners. Most people who collect United miles do not want to use them to fly on United and United knows this. You can find out more about the devaluation here. As a reminder, some the award chart changes are below.