The point about segments has been true since the beginning of the year. DL
no longer recognizes segments when figuring Medallion status, period. Not even on DL
will not be in DLs timetable. The codeshare is just beginning. You will only see a few flights right now. For example, look for SEA
. That is an NW
As for NWs interest in Skyteam. Delta wants that. It helps them serve Asia w/o using their own equipment. Same with CO
in Latin America/Caribbean.