Latam 787 Business Class – 20

LATAM Joins Delta At JFK Terminal 4

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. This is a gradual process, as LATAM has to give one year notice for leaving oneworld, meaning they'll belong…

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Delta 777

26 Injured After Delta 777 Dumps Fuel On Elementary School

Delta Air Lines flight 89 bound from Los Angeles to Shanghai today experienced engine issues after takeoff. The Boeing 777-200 had to return to LAX. However, the plane was too heavy to land, so it had to dump fuel before it could do so. Dumping fuel…

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Delta A321 First Class – 2

Review: Delta A321 First Class

While domestic flight reviews might not be as exciting as some international ones, I figure they're still useful. In this post I wanted to review my Miami to New York JFK flight in Delta Air Lines' A321 first class, which helped me position for my review…

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Delta Skyclub Miami – 7

Review: Delta SkyClub Miami Airport

To kick off my review trip I flew Delta first class from Miami to New York. Fun fact, which just occurred to me -- I believe this was my first time in over a year flying an airline other than American out of Miami. I was curious to see what Delta's concourse…

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American 777 300er

Silly: American Suing Delta For Using The Word “Flagship”

Let me start by saying that I'm obviously no lawyer. That being said, when I read about this lawsuit for the first time I hard a hard time believing that it wasn't either from April 1, a joke altogether, or from a different century when maybe there might…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
Delta Business Class A350 – 32

Delta Rejoins “Airlines For America” Lobbying Group

It has just been announced that Delta will once again be joining the largest lobbying group for US airlines. Delta will be rejoining Airlines for America (A4A) in 2020, which is the largest industry trade organization for US airlines. What makes this…

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Beijing Daxing Airport 3

Delta Moving To Beijing Daxing Airport

In late September 2019, Beijing's new Daxing International Airport opened, which will be Beijing's new mega-airport (not that Beijing Capital Airport wasn't already huge). The terminal at the airport is the second largest airport terminal in the world…

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Lyft

Promo: Earn Up To 10x Delta SkyMiles With Lyft

In 2017 Delta and Lyft formed a partnership, giving SkyMiles members the opportunity to earn bonus miles for Lyft rides. With this partnership you can earn: 2x SkyMiles per dollar spent on US airport rides 1x SkyMiles per dollar spent on all other rides…

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Delta 757 Damage 4

Delta’s Damaged 757 Is Back In Service!

In mid-August, a Delta 757 flying from New York to Ponta Delgada in the Azores had a really rough landing. The plane sustained a shocking number of rips and tears throughout the fuselage and wings. A couple of readers were on the flight and shared their…

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Delta A350 Business Class – 1

79 Year Old Delta Flight Attendant Fired In Bizarre Case

This has to be one of the strangest instances of a former airline employee suing the company for wrongful termination. Ida Gomez Llanos, a 79 year old who had been with Delta for 56 years, claims she was targeted by the company and colleagues, and wrongfully…

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A330 900 Neo

Delta Introduces Comfort+ Upgrade Seat Preferences

Delta has just rolled out a functionality that a lot of SkyMiles Medallion members will be happy about. Comfort+ is Delta's extra legroom economy section, which comes with more legroom and free drinks. They treat this as a separate class of service,…

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Delta 767

Delta & LATAM To Start Codesharing In Early 2020

In late September it was announced that Delta would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. Well, the first step towards cooperation between the two airlines has now been revealed. It has just been…

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Delta Business Class A350 – 32

Delta’s Shocking Warning Letter To A Frequent Flyer

There's a letter making the rounds that Delta customer care allegedly sent to a frequent flyer. And the way it's written is kind of surprising. Here's the letter, in its entirety: Mr. Litt, This letter is being issued to express our concerns regarding…

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Filed Under: Delta, Reward Programs
A330 900 Neo

Fly Delta One To Europe (And Back!) For 98,000 SkyMiles

Delta pretty frequently publishes flash sales on award tickets. More often than not these are for domestic and/or economy tickets, but at the moment they have an excellent sale for travel to Europe in business class. With this promotion you can fly roundtrip…

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Delta 737 First Class – 1

Delta Letting You Pay To Secure Status For 2020

The end of the year is quickly approaching, which means that many of us are looking at our frequent flyer accounts and trying to figure out how to squeeze a few extra miles out of our travels so we can qualify (or requalify) for status. Towards the end…

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Filed Under: Delta, Reward Programs
Delta Business Class A350 – 32

New Campaign To Unionize Delta Flight Attendants

Of the "big three" US airlines, Delta has by far the fewest unionized employees, as only their pilots are unionized, while none of their other work groups are. Well, the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) is now trying to unionize Delta flight attendants.…

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Filed Under: Delta, Unions
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Delta Cuts Summer Flights To Azores & Malaga

We've seen US airlines add all kinds of seasonal summer routes to Europe, which has been great for travelers. From Budapest to Prague to Naples to Palermo, we're seeing US airlines thrive at destinations that they previously couldn't make work. What…

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