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Delta has added Lift and Ascend packages to its Trip Extras. Perhaps they were inspired by the Big 10 going to Legends and Leaders.
The current slate of Trip Extras are:
- 24 hour wi-fi pass at $12
- Mileage Booster of 1,000 /2,000 /3,000 miles for $29/$39/$59 (miles do not count for elite qualification or Million Miler qualification)
- Priority Boarding (zone 1) at $9
The Lift package at $34 includes Priority Boarding and and Mileage Booster of 1,000 miles, rather than $38 booked separately. It is hard to think of a circumstance where a Mileage Booster is a good deal, even for topping off an account it is rather poor value.
The Ascend package at $19 includes Priority Boarding and a 24 hour wi-fi pass, and can make sense for non-elites/non-Delta credit card holders who will benefit from getting near the front of the line, such as those with lots of carry-on luggage or families in tow. Since generally gate agents allow companions to board with the highest boarding priority passenger it wouldn’t be practically necessary to buy for more than one in the party.
The Altanta-Journal Constitution has further detail.