Implications Of Delta Introducing 5,000 Mile One-Way Awards

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    As I've always said (and people like to misquote me on this), I think Delta is a fantastic US airline in spite of their frequent flyer program. They don't need a good frequent flyer program and they know it. They were the first legacy US airline to introduce a revenue requirement for status. And they were also the first legacy US airline to go fully revenue based on awarding redeemable miles. Which brings us to a change which on the surface sounds like it should be good, though there's more to it than meets the eye. Yesterday Delta Points posted about how Delta has introduced shorthaul one-way awards for 5,000 SkyMiles. For example, this 5,000 mile award rate is available for travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco: The post Implications Of Delta Introducing 5,000 Mile One-Way Awards appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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