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Breaking: Nationwide Delta Air Lines Outage on Domestic Flights

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Update: 10:15 p.m.: Delta teams are expeditiously working to fix a systems outage that has resulted in departure delays and cancellations. Not all of these delays and cancellations are being reflected on Delta systems, including delta.com, the Fly Delta App, airport information screens or through Reservations agents.   Delta is facing an outage affecting their entire…

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Flight Review: Delta One Business Class Portland- Amsterdam

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The pitch of passenger traffic is understated and subdued at the end of Concourse D at Portland International Airport (PDX).  Boarding is about to commence for the approximately 10-hour flight on Delta 178 to Amsterdam.   My ticket is Delta One on the Airbus A330, and I’m ready for a hot towel and a pre-departure beverage.…

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Delta Launches Several New Routes from Seattle

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Delta announced they would be launching new non-stop service between Seattle and several new cities including Austin, Texas; Nashville, and the Hawaiian Island of Kauai. The new year-round destinations include: One daily flight to General Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee beginning March 9, 2017. Three daily flights to Eugene Airport beginning April 1, 2017. One daily flight to Nashville International…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Award Tickets to Mexico

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Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 22,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to Mexico, when you book now by January 11, 2017 for travel between January 9 through March 15, 2017. Promotional Details:  Origins & Destinations | Award fares starting at 22,000 miles round-trip (plus taxes and fees) on select flights from…

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Delta SkyMiles Discounted Awards from 5,000 SkyMiles Sale

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Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 5,000 SkyMiles each-way to/from, when you book now by January 13, 2017 and travel between January 24, 2017 through July 31, 2017. Promotional Details:  Origins & Destinations | Sale Award Tickets will be priced starting at 5,000 miles plus taxes and fees, one way, to destinations…

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Delta First Class Barbecue Chicken Lunch LAS-JFK

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Delta’s really been enhancing their meal service in the premium cabin on all their flights, and I’ve been fortunate to experience several of their new meals that they’re offering. The latest one was on a lunch flight back from Las Vegas to New York with their BBQ Chicken entree. Indonesian Barbecue Chicken which consited of sweet potato &…

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Short Delta MQMs, Consider Buying Medallion Qualifying Miles

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Similar to last year and the year before, Delta is in the midst of selling Medallion Qualifying Miles this year for those who are short MQMs for their status at astronomical prices, so I would strongly urge anyone not to buy them. Delta Elevate Your Status: SkyMiles members will be able to purchase bundles of MQMs, MQSs and MQDs to…

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Delta and Alaska Airlines End Partnership and Reciprocal Benefits

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Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines have announced that the two airlines are ceasing their partnership on May 1, 2017, meaning you’ll no longer be able to earn/redeem miles on the other carrier nor will you receive any elite benefits. Per Delta Air Lines, Delta will continue its commitment of investment and growth in the…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Awards to Asia

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Delta has launched their latest SkyMiles award sale as part of their SkyMiles Flash Sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 49,000 SkyMiles round-trip to Asia, when you book now through December 14, 2016 for travel from January 10 through March 3, 2017 There are tons of routes to Asia on sale including to Tokyo Narita;…

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Delta Adds New Benefit for SPG Platinum Members

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Delta has announced several positive changes this week including adding New Snacks in the Main Cabin and testing Complimentary Main Cabin Meals on Transcon Flights, and this latest announcement is one that fliers will also be pleased about. Delta has announced that Starwood Platinum members (including Marriott Platinums since you can status match to SPG Platinum), will be…

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Delta Testing Complimentary Main Cabin Meals on Transcon Flights

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Earlier today, Delta announced that they would be adding New Snacks in the Main Cabin including Snyder’s of Hanover® pretzels, Squirrel Brand Honey Roasted peanuts, a NatureBox Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Bar and Biscoff cookies. In addition to this, Delta is currently testing complimentary meals in their main cabin on Transcontinental flights between New York (JFK) to Los Angeles and San Francisco.…

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Delta Announces New Snacks in the Main Cabin

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We recently wrote about Is Delta Getting Rid of Peanuts, Pretzels and Biscoff Cookies? where Delta was testing out some new snack items, and it turns out these will now be rolled out! In news for frequent Delta flyers, “Delta Air Lines-branded peanuts and pretzels are stepping down as the airline’s Main Cabin snack offering,” with a retirement…

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