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Does the SkyMiles name still make sense?

Old Feb 28, 14, 10:19 pm
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Does the SkyMiles name still make sense?

With the recent changes does the program name still make sense?

SkyMiles. What miles? Miles earned for elite status qualification? It's questionable miles will continue to be used for qualification.

Time for a program name change?

In November when we see the new 2015 award chart and elite qualification criteria I believe we will see a name change. Something along the lines of SkyPoints.
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Old Feb 28, 14, 10:38 pm
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Dullta already had SkyPoints before - about a decade ago.

See here:
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta...edit-card.html

The terms of it sound very like much if not the Sky"Miles" of 2015 then the Sky"Miles" of 2016 is likely to be.

Cardmembers can redeem as few as 3,000 SkyPoints for 10 percent off and up to 20,000 points for 75 percent off the first $500 of the ticket price.
The four of five award levels are there as well:

Cardmembers can redeem SkyPoints for a discount on the first $500 off any Delta or Song ticket(2):

* 3,000 SkyPoints equals a 10 percent savings
* 7,500 SkyPoints equals a 25 percent savings
* 15,000 SkyPoints equals a 50 percent savings
* 20,000 SkyPoints equals a 75 percent savings
Why think of something new if you can just recycle the old?
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Old Feb 28, 14, 10:47 pm
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I heard from an well-connected agent in the Baggage Claim Office that when the 2015 Award Chart and 2016 Medallion elite level qualifications are rolled out the name of the program will change to:

SkyRobbery
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Old Mar 1, 14, 10:16 am
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Originally Posted by FitTraveler View Post
I heard from an well-connected agent in the Baggage Claim Office that when the 2015 Award Chart and 2016 Medallion elite level qualifications are rolled out the name of the program will change to:

SkyRobbery
LOL

I think it will be SkyRewards.
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Old Mar 1, 14, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by FitTraveler View Post
I heard from an well-connected agent in the Baggage Claim Office that when the 2015 Award Chart and 2016 Medallion elite level qualifications are rolled out the name of the program will change to:

SkyRobbery
Slight modification: SkywayRobbery, to rhyme with highway robbery
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Old Mar 1, 14, 11:16 am
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Originally Posted by QueerEyeForDelta View Post
LOL

I think it will be SkyRewards.
Too close to Emirates Skywards?
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Old Mar 1, 14, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by StayingHomeIsBetter View Post
Slight modification: SkywayRobbery, to rhyme with highway robbery
This is getting good. So many hashtags:

#SkywayRobbery
#SkyFail
#SkyScam
#SkyPesos
#DeltaDieMiles
#DeltaLieMiles
#DeltaPiles

Could do this all day long
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Old Mar 1, 14, 1:29 pm
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Don't forget Dullta's own term for this (as revealed in 2012): EOS - End of SkyMiles.
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Old Mar 1, 14, 1:38 pm
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Originally Posted by RealHJ View Post
Don't forget Dullta's own term for this (as revealed in 2012): EOS - End of SkyMiles.
Do you have a link to a post about this here?

No doubting you. Would like to bookmark it.
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Old Mar 1, 14, 2:14 pm
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Originally Posted by StayingHomeIsBetter View Post
Do you have a link to a post about this here?

No doubting you. Would like to bookmark it.
I don't, sorry.. I think it was that in some job postings DL had worded it that the work was on the "EOS" project to implement "RBMA" and "FBATR" (this was back in 2012 when FBATR, RBMA, etc. was all brought to light here). Once the link to the job posts got posted here, the job posts were promptly removed by DL.
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Old Mar 1, 14, 2:18 pm
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Originally Posted by RealHJ View Post
I don't, sorry.. I think it was that in some job postings DL had worded it that the work was on the "EOS" project to implement "RBMA" and "FBATR" (this was back in 2012 when FBATR, RBMA, etc. was all brought to light here). Once the link to the job posts got posted here, the job posts were promptly removed by DL.
Posted about it a while back: http://boardingarea.com/deltapoints/...ny-points-eos/

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Old Mar 1, 14, 4:03 pm
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Old Mar 1, 14, 4:10 pm
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Originally Posted by phenobarbital View Post
WFBF
Wouldn't it be SkyWFBF?
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