DL "greeting" cards intl D1

Old Jan 23, 2020, 7:38 pm
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DL "greeting" cards intl D1

Since Jan. 1 I've completed 2 rts between JFK and ZRH in D1. On each leg I've found personalized "greeting" cards at my seat, they seem to be handwritten, welcoming me on the flt. Do the FAs really handwrite these or is DL using a computer to generate these?
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 9:01 pm
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Mine was definitely handwritten on a LHR-ATL flight this summer, and on top of that was waiting on my main cabin seat. I was very impressed.

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Old Jan 23, 2020, 9:04 pm
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if it is computer-gen, you can tell based on letters (i.e. the same 'e', 'a', etc.).
AI will change this. But not yet.
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 9:07 pm
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I’ve gotten one of those on a LHR-BOS flight when seated in C+. It thanked me for being PM.
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 10:29 pm
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I got one yesterday on my CDG-ATL flight. Personalized and include a reference to my 2 MM status. Nice touch
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 10:32 pm
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I received one only one time and it was on a connection carrier. I got up to use the lav and when I returned to my seat there was a hand written note on it.
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 10:57 pm
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New Years flying RDU-ATL upgraded to FC. FC FA handed a personally written card just before landing to everyone flying up front, I think everyone. I was in 1B, but everyone else in row 1 got a card.
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Old Jan 23, 2020, 11:37 pm
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Usually only Diamonds get these, IME. I've flown D1 and switched out my number for a different program. Did not receive card
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 12:33 am
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Recently got one of these as a DM and was signed by all FA's on DTW-SJU. Definitely handwritten. Was left next to me while I was snoozing in my FC seat.
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 4:01 am
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My wife and I got cards as FOs in D1 MXP-JFK a few months ago. They were at our seats at boarding.
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 7:31 am
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that is so nice.. on my recent AA flight to LHR... got a FA that was not interested in doing anything.. (in j)
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 7:52 am
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Late last year I received one on an ATL-DTW flight ahead of and DTW-ICN leg in D1.
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 9:17 am
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I got one on an IND-LGA (on Endeavor) once - I saw the pilot open the flight deck door and hand a stack of them to the FA - maybe that's what they do at cruise?

I get them on Mainline probably 25% of the time up front though always later in the flight.
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 9:21 am
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I have no status other than flying first class a couple of times a year. We got one flying D1 from FCO to DTW last year.
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Old Jan 24, 2020, 11:58 am
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Received these in premium select last summer on JFK-KEF and the return (757 domestic F cabin). Both crews were really excellent.
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