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Old Oct 3, 17, 7:12 am
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How many passengers have gotten the Delta Private Jets upgrade, and what's the percentage chance? https://thepointsguy.com/2015/07/del...-jet-upgrades/

It sure sounded like a good idea!

I think DL's biggest mistake with it was to publicize the hell out of it before they tested it.

It seemed so easy, but then I wonder what percentage of the potential DPJ "ferry" flights either didn't O/D from a regular commercial airport. It's not so much the DPJ flight itself but all the extras you need when flying, rental car return, parking, hotels, shuttles etc that aren't always available at some of the private airfields.
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Old Oct 3, 17, 1:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Tomphot View Post
I've had 4 Porsche rides so far. 1 of them was in MPS while connecting to BIS - the rest were in ATL when they drove me to my parking lot shuttle. Pretty lucky!
I didn't realize that Delta had any Porsches at the Mount Pleasant, TX airport. Or planes for that matter.
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Old Oct 3, 17, 5:10 pm
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Originally Posted by MikeNYC1 View Post
How many passengers have gotten the Delta Private Jets upgrade, and what's the percentage chance? https://thepointsguy.com/2015/07/del...-jet-upgrades/

Believe they discontinued it.
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Old Dec 3, 17, 1:28 pm
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Got my first ride today!

Flying SLC-SEA-AMS. This nice fellow gave me a ride to S gates.

Waitlisted with GUC, 3/1, so this was a nice consolation.
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Old Dec 3, 17, 7:56 pm
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4th drive in ATL in brand new 2018 Cayenne with Breast Cancer Awareness badges (this was back in late Oct) for my wife and I - just two years as Diamonds (both of us)
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Old Dec 11, 17, 7:29 am
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Someone got a ride in red one today in ATL, 1324 arriving from BNA. Someone on FT?
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Old Jan 13, 18, 3:10 pm
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Porsche pick up!

Got it today at JFK for a T2 to T4 transfer. What a great surprise!
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Old Jan 13, 18, 7:14 pm
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On Wednesday 1/10/18 a lady and gentleman in the employ of Delta met me at Gate 49 and escorted me down the metal stairs of the jetway to the tarmac and opened the back seat door of a real nice Porsche for me to take me over to T2. Thank you Delta.
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Old Jan 14, 18, 1:07 pm
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Got it last week when connecting at LAX - 2 nice gentlemen were waiting on the jetway and brought me from T3 to T2. It really did help with the hassle of walking all around to catch the shuttle and walk all around back to the center of the terminal.
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Old Jan 14, 18, 1:45 pm
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Originally Posted by wlau View Post
Got it last week when connecting at LAX - 2 nice gentlemen were waiting on the jetway and brought me from T3 to T2. It really did help with the hassle of walking all around to catch the shuttle and walk all around back to the center of the terminal.
As a PM? Very nice. What was your fare class on each segment, if I may ask?
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Old Jan 28, 18, 5:48 pm
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Got picked up today for the first time - I was on the red eye from SEA-JFK. They took myself and another gentleman who was also heading to DCA.

Very cool!
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Old Mar 15, 18, 6:03 am
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Received my first ride in a Porsche yesterday. Connecting in DTW to ESC. Was on personal business near Iron Mountain. Given the potential for bad weather in the UP, was not dressed in business attire, or smart casual. Work boots, jeans, fleece, baseball cap. The 30ish female professional sitting next to me in F seemed to be sizing up why I should be in first and her mannerisms made it appear that she was put out that a "blue collar" person was sitting next to her. The look on her face was priceless as I was escorted down the jetway stairs.
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Old Mar 15, 18, 12:10 pm
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Originally Posted by JCWCVG View Post
Received my first ride in a Porsche yesterday. Connecting in DTW to ESC. Was on personal business near Iron Mountain. Given the potential for bad weather in the UP, was not dressed in business attire, or smart casual. Work boots, jeans, fleece, baseball cap. The 30ish female professional sitting next to me in F seemed to be sizing up why I should be in first and her mannerisms made it appear that she was put out that a "blue collar" person was sitting next to her. The look on her face was priceless as I was escorted down the jetway stairs.
She was probably thinking " geez, why do I always have to sit next to the folks that don't shower". Since we are playing "what was my seat mate thinking".
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Old Mar 17, 18, 4:07 pm
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Got my first ride today coming from PDX, connecting through SEA to AMS. They had two cars, one Macan and one Panamera 4S waiting for 3 of us getting on the AMS flight. They were boarding as we landed. I cleared for an upgrade to D1 using a GUC
on a B fare, I was 2 for 2 for the upgrade but it turned out to be 2 out of 4 after we boarded. Nice treat indeed.
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Old Mar 17, 18, 4:11 pm
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Originally Posted by TJHolden View Post

Got my first ride today coming from PDX, connecting through SEA to AMS. They had two cars, one Macan and one Panamera 4S waiting for 3 of us getting on the AMS flight. They were boarding as we landed. I cleared for an upgrade to D1 using a GUC
on a B fare, I was 2 for 2 for the upgrade but it turned out to be 2 out of 4 after we boarded. Nice treat indeed.
Was it Amy? She's a sweetheart! She's given me a transfer twice in the last few months there.
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