Old Jun 1, 15, 3:17 am
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tangfish
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
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Originally Posted by motytrah View Post
Giving status away in SEA?!? What's next? Comp status for NYC?
Makes perfect sense actually. DL is waging a war locally here with AS. This is a somewhat cheap way for DL to woo away people who would be 50/50 on the fence about choosing Delta or Alaska. If I had no status on either, and suddenly got Silver on DL and the price was the same? Sure, I'd choose Delta.

Out of all the expenses they're incurring by going head to head with AS this is probably a fairly large bang for the buck endeavor when it comes to winning over fliers from a pretty loyal AlaskaAir population base.
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