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Delta Air Lines Management & Pilot Union Play Hardball

While American and United have reached agreements with their pilots for paid time off, Delta and their pilots can't seem to come to an agreement. US airlines are getting government aid, and one condition of that aid is that they can't  lay off or involuntarily…

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Delta A350 Business Class – 1

Wow: Delta SkyMiles Extends Medallion Status By A Year

Delta has just become the first major US airline to extend elite status by a year! And that's only one of the positive initiatives they've announced... Delta SkyMiles will be extending current Medallion status by 12 months. That means whatever status…

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Delta Business Class A350 – 33

Delta Extends Voucher Expiration To Two Years

Delta has just set a new standard among US airlines when it comes to voucher validity... at least for a limited time. One major point of frustration for consumers has been the way that airlines are issuing vouchers to customers when they change or cancel…

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Delta Global Airlines

Is Delta Air Lines’ Global Strategy Backfiring?

I want to throw this question out there and hear what you guys think, because it's something I've been thinking about quite a bit the past few days. Let me start by saying that I have the utmost respect for the way Delta Air Lines is run. On balance…

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Latam Lounge Sao Paulo – 7

Delta & LATAM Launch Reciprocal Frequent Flyer Benefits

In September 2019 it was announced that Delta would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. There is significant work required to fully execute on the partnership, as LATAM currently belongs to oneworld,…

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Delta Amex Cards Offering Huge Bonuses (Last Chance)

American Express issues all co-branded Delta credit cards, and in late January some major changes were made to their card portfolio. To coincide with that, Amex and Delta also launched huge welcome bonuses. Note that these offers are set to expire on…

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Delta Business Class A350 – 32

Delta Cuts Capacity By 70%, Grounds 600 Planes

It's amazing how quickly things are changing. Just five days ago Delta Air Lines planned to cut capacity by 40% and ground 300 planes, and today they've shared the latest update about their future, which paints an even worse picture of the situation.…

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Delta A350 Business Class – 3

Delta Expands Change Fee Waiver To All Flights

In the past several days we've seen several of the major airlines, including JetBlue, Alaska, American, United, and Delta, waive change fees on new bookings as a way of drumming up business. Clearly future bookings are way down as a result of the uncertainty…

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Delta Retaliates Against American In Seattle

This doesn't come as any surprise whatsoever, but it seems like Delta is responding to the new pact between Alaska and American as you'd expect they would, with everything short of a flight to Bangalore A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Alaska…

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Delta Air Lines Introduces BON & VIV Spiked Seltzer

Delta is adding a new drink to their beverage lineup, which I'm looking forward to. Delta has announced that they'll be rolling out BON & VIV spiked seltzer on all flights as of March 2020. They tested this in SkyClubs earlier this year (as they often…

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American A321

Airline Stocks Plummet Amid Coronavirus Fears

I enjoy dabbling in the stock market. I think the whole thing is kinda silly (I recognize that's an oversimplification), but it's easy enough to observe some macro trends and buy and sell based on that (if only Elon Musk's insanity were easier to predict).…

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Delta Skyclub Miami – 19

How To Access Delta SkyClubs

Every airline is unique when it comes to their approach to offering lounge access, though Delta is in a whole different league when it comes to discouraging memberships and day passes, and rather focusing on offering lounge access through credit cards.…

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Mayan Jungle Lagoon

Delta Hopes To Become First Carbon Neutral Airline

Airlines are increasingly talking about the environment. Who knows whether it’s because they actually care, or whether it’s because they think it’s what they need to talk about. Regardless, it’s a step in the right direction. While airlines have long…

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Delta Pay With Miles: Everything You Need To Know

While Delta SkyMiles aren't my favorite mileage currency, one of the things I do appreciate about SkyMiles is that they have a higher "floor" value than American and United miles. That's to say that you can potentially "cash-out" SkyMiles towards the…

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Earning Delta Status With Credit Card Spending

One of the things that make Delta credit cards unique is how they can be used to earn status. Delta lets you spend your way towards status, and in theory, you could even earn top tier status with Delta exclusively through credit card spending. There's…

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