New York to Ecuador Delta / AeroMexico Business Class Elite Mileage Run $835 & 12,147 MQMs & $3,239 MQDs at 6.9CPM

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Wide open dates

D business class fare

Current earnings AeroMexico Credit to Delta

Search and book via PriceLine

I like this one and the price is very respectable at sub 7CPM for a business class run (I like under 8 cents per mile for biz and under 4 cents for coach). It is all in AeroMexico business class (similar to Delta’s domestic business class) [UPDATE: there are a few 787 Dreamliner flights from JFK]. You are earning under the partner earning chart (see above) thus if you are flying AeroMexico and credit to Delta Air Lines you are earning not for the price of the ticket but based on fare class, distance and percentage of distance for MQDs (if confused see THIS post to understand).

If you book this be sure you also read THIS post to make sure you do get the points you are expecting.

Here are the (approximate) numbers (crediting to Delta):

  • Cost: $835 in “D” business class fare
  • 12,147 MQMs at 6.9 CPM
  • 16,196 Base SkyMiles (elites also get bonus based on status level)
  • $3,239 MQD credit towards your Delta elite status (40% of base distance credit as MQDs)
  • Book via PriceLine <-LINK
  • UPDATE: If you can not book via PriceLine, another choice is starting 1st at TopCashBack <-LINK and then from there go to JustFly. You can get $16 back this way in cash via TopCashBack!

Make sure you put in your Delta SkyMiles number and follow the other steps (link above) when you fly to get full Delta credit. There is all kinds of flexibility with this one if you want to turn and burn or stay for a while in Ecuador. You can do this also as a weekend redeye as well. Lots of choices!




  1. Rene,
    What is your private email address if you won’t mind. I’m interested in one attending your seminars.
    I’ve read your post about this and I am still confused.

  2. Great find René! Thanks for posting. With $3239 MQDs generated, Biz Class, and a visit to the MEX Centurion, this is an awesome run!

  3. Hi Rene
    I’ve booked this milage run out o f LA and my reservation and Delta FF# are on the AM website but not the fare class which only showed up as D in the ITA matrix. Is that normal not to see the fare class on AM site?

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