Delta Airlines Posts

When Will American and Delta Learn?

Two carriers, two unannounced devaluations effective immediately.
Using your miles and points may be easier than ever before but it will cost you like never before. The bottom line is this: don't trust the airlines and always consider your points as a depreciating asset.
Issue One: Delta ...
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Delta Introduces Fully-enclosed, Delta One Business Class Suites

I don't know if this announcement was made as a preemptive strike against the ME3 aviation giants (mainly Qatar) or if this was just in response to United's announcement about Polaris, but Delta really stole the show yesterday with their announcement of a brand new, fully-enclosed business class ...
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Delta Airlines First Class Adds Local Seattle Flavors

Delta Airlines is taking Seattle’s gastronomy delicacies to the air on flights departing from Seattle this summer by updating their first class menu’s on flights from Seattle to Los Angeles and San Francisco to include locally sourced Seattle grub. As Delta takes on Seattle’s ...

This Delta SkyMiles Redemption Makes No Sense!

Delta has a new SkyMiles promotion out with awards as little as 5,000 miles each way. In some cases these discounted awards may make sense, but make sure you always compare the $ price versus the mileage price (easily toggled in upper right hand corner of the delta.com search results page). You may ...
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Delta Slows Seattle-Tacoma Hub Growth - No New International Service

Delta claims that it will not be adding any more international flights from Seattle due to constraints at the airport's customs facility which was built nearly 30 years ago. Delta says it is bursting at its seams due to the large increase of international flights at the airport. Citing 45% growth in ...
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Delta Slashes Telephone Booking Fee and Business Class Award Prices

Times are good for U.S. airlines and times are especially good for Delta Air Lines, which continues to report surging profit. In this era of low oil prices and profitability, Delta is rolling back some of the odious fees levied when times were less optimistic...and also appears to have cut award ...

Delta Now Shows Only Four Award Booking Classes

Delta Air Lines removed award charts without notice last year, downplaying the need for them by insisting that delta.com would accurately price awards. That news foreshadowed more dynamic award pricing and an aggressive use of fare logic to price awards segments cumulatively rather than as what had ...
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US Airlines Allowed to Begin Scheduled Flights to Cuba This Year!

According to Bloomberg, US carriers will be able to fly to Cuba later this year with up to 120 daily flights to the island (20 to Havana, 10 each to the other nine international airports).  An agreement signed in December of last year will be "formalized" on Tuesday which will pave the way for ...

Delta Wants to Move to Terminal 2 & 3 at LAX

After spending millions to renovate terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta is feeling cramped at LAX and has signed a letter of intent to move from terminal 5 to the dated terminal 2 and 3 at LAX. Although the airport authority (LAWA) has not agreed yet to the changed, Delta has ...

Delta Airlines Changes Award Costs 10/1

Delta has once again changed award ticket prices, this time providing customers with a nine month warning before the business class award devaluation goes into effect on October 1, 2016. The only problem is, for travel booked after October 1, 2016, the new award levels will be assessed, meaning it ...

Delta Wins Right to Continue Flying from Love Field, Sort Of


After a long period of silence in the Dallas Love Field gate dispute, a morsel of news finally trickled out of the courtroom late Friday.  US District Judge Ed Kinkaide granted Delta's request for injunctive relief, permitting the airline to continue flying out of Love Field for ...
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Remote Stands & Buses Coming to Seatac Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the fastest growing Airport in America and passenger numbers are up year over year by over 13%. With the additional passengers comes more planes and as the Battle for Seattle continues between Delta and Alaska and foreign carriers such as Emirates, Iceland ...
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Keep Your Boarding Pass Close!


I wrote an article this week for Inside Flyer showcasing the compromising personal information at your fingertips with nothing more than a discarded boarding pass. An equal-opportunity problem; American, Delta, and United all have a lot of work on their hands if they wish to better protect the ...
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Delta diversifies transatlantic network in 2016 with four new Summer routes

Delta Air Lines is leveraging its position of strength in Europe, thanks to its transatlantic joint venture partners, to launch four new routes in Summer 2016 that will benefit its mid-size, and inland hubs in the U.S., a bold game-changer in strategy as it currently concentrates the vast majority ...
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Don't Be Like Me And Screw Up A Korean Air Award Booking


Man, I really screwed the pooch on this one. I’m such an idiot and I hope that you guys can learn from my mistake. If you guys have been following along, then you know that I’m booked on the Vietnam Airlines A350 inaugural flight to Paris. Because Vietnam Airlines is a SkyTeam ...
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Giveaway: Delta Drink/Have One On Us Vouchers

I am giving away five sets of three Delta’s “Have One On Us” vouchers which are good for one free beer, cocktail, headset or wine split each on any of Delta or Delta connects flights. The vouchers are good until December 31, 2015 and can be used on any Delta flight.
To win: ...