Worth pursuing Diamond status?

Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:12 pm
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Originally Posted by alin314
Sorry, what's FO status?
Silver Medallion. Abbreviated to "FO" as "SM" is typically understood to be "SkyMiles"
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Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted by presence.unknown
Silver Medallion. Abbreviated to "FO" as "SM" is typically understood to be "SkyMiles"
Because FO was Flying Orchid
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Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:17 pm
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Originally Posted by presence.unknown
Silver Medallion. Abbreviated to "FO" as "SM" is typically understood to be "SkyMiles"
Or SkyMiles Member, since GM= general member could be confused with Gold.
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Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by nrr
I transacted an award ticket using 215,000 miles, on the day I made my redemption the $ price was approx. $2,150; for the award ticket I'll earn $2,150 MQDs (215,000/10), had I paid in $ I would get less than $2,150 (the fees and taxes wouldn't earn any MQDs).
Oh, I see, but it's not always that way, I did an award ticket for 108,000 miles + 130 in taxes and got 1080 MQD but the revenue fare would earn 1370 MQD.
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Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by flyerfirsts
Oh, I see, but it's not always that way, I did an award ticket for 108,000 miles + 130 in taxes and got 1080 MQD but the revenue fare would earn 1370 MQD.
Delta seems to (re)price award tickets on a regular basis--so the $ vs award/10 can change every few minutes.
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Old Sep 13, 2022, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by nrr
Delta seems to (re)price award tickets on a regular basis--so the $ vs award/10 can change every few minutes.
Cash fares go up and down too.
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Old Sep 14, 2022, 12:50 pm
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Wondering the same as well--by EOY I'll have 164k MQMs and around 10K MQDs--and there seems to be an MQD run I can do in December for less than $2k that can get me to DM status.
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