Delta Announces Promising (And Less-Promising) SkyMiles Changes

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    It's no secret that Delta's SkyMiles program is not everyone's cup of tea. While I find the argument pretty compelling that Delta is by far the superior carrier compared to American and United, I usually have to qualify that with a, "sure, AAdvantage is a more lucrative program for now, but..." Because it's true: American's one advantage (so to speak) over Delta is its frequent flyer program, which has reasonable redemption rates and can be redeemed for first class travel on premium international carriers. Of course, frequent flyer programs change, and American's had bigger fish to fry with a merger this year, and if you think American won't eventually move its way over to a revenue-based system as Delta and United have, you're smoking some seriously powerful Dallas-based crack. Delta's program continues to change, and Delta's just made a new announcement today regarding the future of SkyMiles. The post Delta Announces Promising (And Less-Promising) SkyMiles Changes appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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