Old Mar 30, 15, 6:58 pm
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sdadept
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: SLC & NYC
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Originally Posted by Profchemnerd View Post
As a former FO, I know well that the benefits don't go much beyond those of amex cardholders. But, I was surprised by what I heard on my recent flight. During the FA welcome message, I'm used to hearing "we extend a special welcome to our medallion members" and this last time it was "we extend a special welcome to our diamond, platinum, and gold medallion members."

I see this as further evidence that DM is the new PM, PM is the new GM, GM is the new FO, and FO isn't even really a thing anymore.

I know that one FA greeting is obviously not a definitive sign of change, but I found this sadly hilarious in the face of all of the recent changes.
actually my feeling is that the FF program at delta doesn't mean much of anything anymore. I'm spending a lot more $ on other airlines because the miles can't barely be used for anything useful anymore in my leisure travel and the treatment even for dm's is barely above a regular traveller.
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