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Looks like Delta is going for Y+ on International birds

Looks like Delta is going for Y+ on International birds

 
Old Nov 3, 10, 2:37 pm
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Looks like Delta is going for Y+ on International birds

I think this looks good for preservation of Y+ for UA/CO.

However, only on international fleet types: 75A/75E, 767, A330, 777, 747
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:17 pm
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all Delta does is copying everybody...
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:20 pm
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Originally Posted by EWR Rocks View Post
all Delta does is copying everybody...
thats ridiculous

Delta is a pioneer when it comes to award inflation.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:38 pm
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
thats ridiculous

Delta is a pioneer when it comes to award inflation.
Exactly. They pretty much invented that game all on their own.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:41 pm
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Originally Posted by airzim View Post
Looks like Delta is going for Y+ on International birds

However, only on international fleet types: 75A/75E, 767, A330, 777, 747
Not doubting you, but what makes you say this? I'm just curious where you got your information.

Edit: Never mind, I found it.

Last edited by WidgetKid; Nov 3, 10 at 3:48 pm Reason: I found this source.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:47 pm
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Originally Posted by WidgetKid View Post
Not doubting you, but what makes you say this? I'm just curious where you got your information.
A quick peek into the Delta forum led me to this thread (that I haven't read yet):

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta...ntl-fleet.html
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
thats ridiculous

Delta is a pioneer when it comes to award inflation.
HA HA.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 3:53 pm
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Originally Posted by notquiteaff View Post
A quick peek into the Delta forum led me to this thread (that I haven't read yet):

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta...ntl-fleet.html
Thanks.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 4:13 pm
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Once AF did it, I thought DL wouldn't be far behind. Truth be told, if AF could buy DL they would. And AF even beat DL to award inflation, FlyingBlue means...you'll never get there.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 4:17 pm
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
thats ridiculous

Delta is a pioneer when it comes to award inflation.
POTD
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Old Nov 3, 10, 4:29 pm
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Delta also uses a/c that pioneered the West.

I have nothing against Delta except those old-... DC-9-40s ex-EWR, and the fact that I can't earn *A miles on them
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Old Nov 3, 10, 4:45 pm
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Unsubstantiated rumor pulled from a.net - not exactly a factual source.

If it happens, then I'd say there is a greater likelihood CO will keep E+ on the international aircraft to match Delta - but remove E+ from the domestic ones.
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Old Nov 3, 10, 5:39 pm
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Not many good things to say about Delta around here! I'm based in DTW so I could've switched over years ago. With this merger and the probable devaluation of the Platinum Status I have been considering jumping over to Delta. It would mean more direct flights (with CO I must fly through IAH or worse, EWR. They stopped the CLE flights I loved) and cheaper fares.

I LOVE CO and HATED NW, so I'm having a crises of faith. I'm going to give CO the benefit of the doubt, use my Plat status for 2011 and THEN see if I should transfer over. Is Delta REALLY that bad? NW was. That's MY opinion- I just hated their 1st Class seats.

Time will tell.
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Old Nov 4, 10, 2:53 am
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
thats ridiculous

Delta is a pioneer when it comes to award inflation.
Yup, they're definitely the industry leader on that one.
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Old Nov 4, 10, 3:18 am
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
Unsubstantiated rumor pulled from a.net - not exactly a factual source.

If it happens, then I'd say there is a greater likelihood CO will keep E+ on the international aircraft to match Delta - but remove E+ from the domestic ones.
Sorry to burst your bubble, but if anyone keeps E+ on any routes, it will be UA.
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