WHAT TO KNOW NOW
Over on Flyertalk last weekend the was a thread full of flabbergasted SkyMiles members sifting through a batch of deeply discounted award tickets like miners panning for gold.
They’re right to be confused: Ever since Delta removed its award chart, most changes to the Skymiles program have been generally bad. But recently, in addition to releasing award seats at decent prices, Delta is actually releasing them in decent volumes.
Perhaps change is on the horizon for Skymiles. Or perhaps, like Delta’s recent problems displaying partner inventory, it’s just a glitch. Either way, now’s a good time to start shopping for award tickets.
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Credit where credit’s due: it’s hard to find fault with this one. This is the first evidence that there might be an upside to the new SkyMiles pricing scheme for those of us with flexibility.
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