The Dash for Platinum: Mission Accomplished

by Anthony Losanno
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Last week, I set out to visit all nine Delta hubs in less than 48 hours. This would help me to renew my Platinum Medallion® status for 2023 and would be a lot of fun (and a little tiring). The good news is that I made it and the majority of my flights arrived early.

Delta Plane

Recap of Each Leg:

Delta Sky Club ORD Art

The Dash for Platinum Stats:

  • Shortest Flight: 185 miles (BOS to LGA)
  • Longest Flight: 2,611 miles (LAX to BOS)
  • Number of SkyClubs® Visited: 8
  • Number of Flights: 9
  • Number of Meals Served On-Board: 4
  • Flights with Free Wi-Fi: 3
  • Flights with Inoperable Wi-Fi: 1
  • Total Time to Hit All 9 Hubs: 40 Hours, 16 Minutes from the first flights takeoff to the last flight’s landing
  • MQMs Earned: 12,987

Anthony’s Take: I’m happy that I took this trip and renewed my Platinum Medallion®. I plan to fly Delta a lot more in 2023 and look forward to possibly making Diamond Medallion®. Having been a primarily United flyer for many years, it was refreshing to see the good service, tasty food, nice lounges, and overall more upscale product that Delta offers.

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