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Are Delta’s Systemwide Upgrades Still Worth It Or is this Just Wishin’ and Hopin’?

Last week, Delta Air Lines (DL) made some lasting changes to their international use of Systemwide Upgrades (SWU). These are upgrade certificates that their Platinum and Diamond Medallion elites may use for most flights. They are elected as an annual Choice Benefit – four as a Platinum, six more for a Diamond. Generally, each SWU…

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Delta Air Lines Pulled the Trigger – New Rules for Delta Medallion Elites

All airlines tweak their frequent flier programs from time to time. Delta just tweaked theirs with a hammer. The first program changes take effect on March 1, 2013. Passengers will no longer earn a 50% bonus for Medallion Qualification Miles (MQM) on M fare purchases beginning after this date. The bonus will only be available…

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