Delta Air Lines Quietly Increases Some SkyMiles Award Redemption Rates

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  1. Canarsie
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    grate.
     
  3. PanAm
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    That's OK, the Low Level awards are always so plentiful anyway:rolleyes: (I almost had a straight face while I typed that. Almost.)

    What's with DL and the sneaky way they slam things on us?
     
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    Rolling over the precipice that is EOS.... another decrement, always steeper.... and when the big ones come soon, you can expect the same no-notice whammy. Don't bother complaining when it happens, it's the established MO.

    DL SM is already [​IMG] best in class [​IMG]
    No other program can surpass
    No notice when we are enhanced
    It's the same sudden blast
    From Jeff and his $$$

    [​IMG] best in class [​IMG]
    nothing but
    [​IMG] best in class [5 image limit!!]

    Cheers DiverDave for the icons!!
     
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    I have no beef with the changes per se. It's really just the lack of notice of the changes, and that there still hasn't been any notice given, just the award chart changed.

    And that Delta views that as ok, as their policy, not to treat their members with greater respect.

    It also is a concern for the future, we can expect changes to be made and we have to keep an eagle eye to notice them since they won't even tell us they've gone into effect.

    And if we're saving up points for an award? That award may well change in price by the time we've earned enough points, without warning. :(
     
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    Have there been changes? I looked during a flight yesterday briefly and the miles required for award tickets I know seemed unchanged. 25,000 and 40,000 for domestic coach, nonBE, and 100,000 low TATL, 120,000 low TPAC 200,000 medium TPAC in BE. Where are the differences?
     
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    Yes. Giant ones. Preview of EOS MQM earning for one thing.
     
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    That's different and it's been corrected.

    Where are the specific changes in miles required for award tickets that I seem to be missing? As I stated, when I looked yesterday, the numbers I saw are the same as those that I remember because these are reward tickets I look for and use.
     
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    All the bloggers have had stories yesterday and today. Here's one on The Points Guy.
     
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    Maybe "delayed" for EOS rollout.
     

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