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Tier 1 with two airlines, or Tier 2 with one?
So as of Thursday, I will have flown 30 segments with American, which will qualify me for Gold Status. My segments tend to be pretty short: I’ve gotten those 30 segments flying just 15K miles.
I’m guessing that I have another 30-40 segments to fly this year. So my question is pretty straightforward: Is it better to try for platinum status with American, knowing that Executive Platinum is out, or to maybe try for Silver on Delta (or maybe United), knowing that Gold is probably out.
If your tickets are relatively inexpensive, I’d stick to AA. As of now, they havent even announced a date for the new revenue based program. DL and UA also have a minimum spend requirement for elite status.
Where are you based? Alaska’s program might be worth considering