Is Detroit Alaska’s Most Elite Heavy Route?

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    I might joke that Detroit is Alaska's most elite heavy route... at least through the end of this month. As I wrote about back in February, Alaska announced new service to Detroit which started on September 4th, and a double elite qualifying mile (EQM) promotion to go along with it through October 31st, 2014. Just a week later, Delta announced double miles & MQMs for Washington residents through the end of 2014. Tit for tat is great for consumers. My PointsPros colleague, Alex, emailed me yesterday with something I found interesting. He had a same day mileage run Seattle > Detroit > Seattle to re-qualify for MVP Gold status, and the upgrade list for the outbound flight is nearly identical to the return. 21 names match, to be precise. The post Is Detroit Alaska’s Most Elite Heavy Route? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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