Big Changes for SDC in the works?

Old Mar 27, 13, 10:44 pm
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Big Changes for SDC in the works?

Spoke with two agents who cryptically told me that big changes were coming to the SDC program. They clearly have all been briefed but said they were not allowed to share details. Anyone with an inside track know what the changes are? Will we be happier or more frustrated with whats coming down the pike?

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Old Mar 27, 13, 10:47 pm
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Originally Posted by DRINKMOREWATER View Post
Spoke with two agents who cryptically told me that big changes were coming to the SDC program. They clearly have all been briefed but said they were not allowed to share details. Anyone with an inside track know what the changes are? Will we be happier or more frustrated with whats coming down the pike?

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Well we could think positively and hope for 24 hours...

But knowing DL, we will probably get some type of enhancement like, new fees to SDC, or only the ability to SDC if the same fare bucket exists....
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Old Mar 27, 13, 11:21 pm
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Originally Posted by DRINKMOREWATER View Post
Spoke with two agents who cryptically told me that big changes were coming to the SDC program. They clearly have all been briefed but said they were not allowed to share details. Anyone with an inside track know what the changes are? Will we be happier or more frustrated with whats coming down the pike?
lol. So two agents say they were not allowed to share details, but you are asking on a public forum for "insiders" to share details. You do have a sense of humor .
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Old Mar 27, 13, 11:25 pm
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lol. So two agents say they were not allowed to share details, but you are asking on a public forum for "insiders" to share details. You do have a sense of humor .
We all know that FT is where the big news breaks! Those of us with a sense of humor hold our breath for big hitters like you to inform the rest of us. Funny, right?
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Old Mar 27, 13, 11:46 pm
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Here's hoping the enhancement is not the $75 I have to pay as an EXP on AA to do SDC.
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Old Mar 27, 13, 11:52 pm
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Originally Posted by SOBE ER DOC View Post
Here's hoping the enhancement is not the $75 I have to pay as an EXP on AA to do SDC.
Ouch! Yeah, hope it's not that.


Perhaps it's a good move like moving all SDC passengers to the bottom of the upgrade list.
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:07 am
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Originally Posted by DRINKMOREWATER View Post
Will we be happier or more frustrated with whats coming down the pike?
Knowing Delta, the latter...
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:08 am
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Originally Posted by Crazyhotelguy View Post
Well we could think positively and hope for 24 hours.
That would be great. Or I would be happy with even being able to SDC online or on my phone app instead of having to call Delta.
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:14 am
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Originally Posted by ILovetheReds View Post
That would be great. Or I would be happy with even being able to SDC online or on my phone app instead of having to call Delta.
I would be happy if I could actually book a flight on the first attempt on DL.Dumb.

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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:27 am
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Guess: fare based SDC

Everything seems to be moving towards a fare basis - the more you spend, the more flexibility you're "rewarded" with. So you pay a fee if for cheap economy fares, and the fee is waived for high yield fares.

Just a guess.
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:30 am
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My guess would be no SDC for E fares, and maybe also for X and V, so nothing below sLUT is changeable at all. Sort of like deep discount coach fares exEU.
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:36 am
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Big Changes for SDC in the works?

When was the last DL change most pax viewed postively?
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Old Mar 28, 13, 12:38 am
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Ugh. There's no way this is good news.
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Old Mar 28, 13, 1:10 am
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Originally Posted by fti View Post
lol. So two agents say they were not allowed to share details, but you are asking on a public forum for "insiders" to share details. You do have a sense of humor .
I was thinking the same thing! haha
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Old Mar 28, 13, 1:24 am
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When was the last DL change most pax viewed postively?
"Sliced, diced, whittled, and sawn;

A few more cuts and SkyMiles is gone."
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