Delta Business Class A350 – 32

Delta’s New Tokyo Haneda Flights Now On Sale

Delta is poised to become the biggest US airline at Tokyo Haneda's Airport, and they've just put all of their new flights on sale (and there's even a ton of award space, so keep reading!). Tokyo Haneda is Tokyo’s more convenient airport, though historically…

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Dl Pretzel

Get Free Pretzels From Delta & American Express

In addition to the published perks offered by credit cards, we sometimes see credit cards offer additional perks to engage members. In the past we've sometimes seen Delta and American Express team up to offer free food to their co-branded card members,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
Aeromexico

Delta Pilots Have An Issue With Aeromexico

All things considered Delta has the best labor relations of the "big three" US carriers, though generally speaking you'll always find the most contention between management and pilots at a given airline. Along those lines, the Delta Master Executive…

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Delta A350 Business Class – 1

Extended: Amazing SkyMiles Deal With Delta Vacations

Of the "big three" US airline mileage currencies, I find Delta SkyMiles to be the least valuable. Delta seems to do just about everything they can to peg the value of a mile right at around a cent, with fewer and fewer opportunities to redeem them for…

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Filed Under: Delta, Great Deals
Delta A330 900neo

Delta Employees Getting 4% Pay Raise

Of the "big three" US carriers, I find that Delta has by far the best employees. I imagine this is due to a combination of factors -- they pay their employees well, their employees have a higher percentage profit sharing than other airlines, and Delta…

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Delta First Class Crj 900 – 6

Review: Delta Air Lines CRJ-900 First Class

After flying from Miami to Toronto on American Airlines, we spent one night in Toronto. We just stayed at the Sheraton Gateway Toronto Airport, which I've reviewed before, so won't be writing about again this time. We met my dad in Toronto, and then…

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Delta Business Class A350 – 64

Free Delta SkyMiles For Seahawks Fans

For several years now Delta has been growing their presence in Seattle, and has been taking market share from Alaska Airlines. Seattle is a different market than most, in the sense that locals are fiercely loyal, and like giving business to companies…

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Filed Under: Delta, Free Miles/Points
Delta 737 First Class – 3

Review: Delta Air Lines 737 First Class

To finish off the trip, Ford and I flew to Tampa, both so we could see my mom, and also so we could pick up Winston, because he had spent the past couple of weeks hanging out with her. Any flight where Winston is waiting on the other end feels as long…

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Delta 757 Damage 4

Rough Landing Seriously Damages Delta 757

Ouch! Delta operates a seasonal flight from New York JFK to Ponta Delgada in the Azores with a Boeing 757-200. Usually a rough landing isn't big news, but that's different for last night's flight from New York to the Azores. Delta 414 from New York to…

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Delta Business Class A350 – 32

Why Delta Pilots Oppose Delta’s New Partnership

Foreign airlines pose a risk to aviation jobs in the US! Sound familiar? Nope, for once it's not Delta making these accusations against the Gulf carriers, but rather it's Delta's pilots union making these accusations against Delta management. A couple…

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Filed Under: Delta, Unions
Virgin Atlantic A350

Delta & Virgin Atlantic’s 2020 Transatlantic Expansion

Delta and Virgin Atlantic have a transatlantic joint venture, and as part of that the airlines have just announced some significant expansion for next summer. There are a couple of things that make this interesting, right off the bat: -- In April 2019…

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Haneda Airport Observation Deck 1

DOT Formally Grants 12 Haneda Slots To US Airlines

In February I wrote about how US airlines would be getting 12 additional daytime landing slots at Tokyo's Haneda Airport. This came thanks to talks concluding between the US and Japan, which should be available by the summer of 2020, in time for the…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
Virgin Atlantic A330

New Delta, Air France-KLM, And Virgin Atlantic Joint Venture

It looks like there's a new transatlantic joint venture on the horizon, and this is going to be an interesting one... A joint venture is the highest level of cooperation you can have between two airlines. When airlines form a joint venture they coordinate…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Delta
Delta 767

Wow: Delta Pulls Out Of Tokyo Narita, Cuts Singapore Flight

Delta has just revealed a radical change to their Asian route network. This move further reinforces Delta's heavy focus on their joint ventures, and in this case their joint venture with Korean Air. Tokyo Haneda is Tokyo's more convenient airport, though…

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Delta A220 – 1

Delta’s Longest A220 Flight Yet: Should You Care?

Delta is the US launch customer for the Airbus A220. The airline has a total of 95 of these on order, including 45 A220-100s, and 50 A220-300s. The airline already has 20 of the A220-100s in their fleet, and will start taking delivery of A220-300s starting…

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Scl International Terminal

Review: Delta Sky Club Santiago

I'm going to do things a little bit in reverse here, and start with the bottom line: This is the worst Sky Club that I've ever been to. Okay, with that out of the way, here is some background as to how we got there. We landed in Santiago from Punta Arenas…

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A330 900 Neo

Delta’s New A330-900neo Takes To The Skies

Delta is currently refreshing their long haul fleet, which is a project that's coming in two forms -- the airline is taking delivery of new A330-900neo and A350-900 aircraft, and they're also refreshing some of their existing planes with new business…

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American First Class A321

The 6 Best Domestic Business & First Class Flights

On this blog I often provide airline rankings based on international flight experiences. However, sometimes it's fun to look at some of the best offerings that are closer to home, including the best domestic first class and best domestic business class…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
Park Hyatt Siem Reap Restaurants 15

My 2019 Mid-Year Status Qualification Update

We're now over halfway into 2019 (I'd say "where has time gone?" but I feel like I'm always wondering that), so I wanted to provide an update on how 2019 is looking for me status-wise at the halfway point. At the very beginning of 2019 I wrote a post…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American