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Delta Announces New Orlando-Sao Paulo Service

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Delta just announced that they have plans to launch service between Orlando and Sao Paulo beginning in December. This will be Delta’s first long-haul service from Orlando. Currently their only other international service from Orlando is seasonally to Cancun. This would mark Delta’s 4th destination from Sao Paulo as they currently serve Atlanta, Detroit, and New…

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Passenger Kicked Off Plane For Tweet

Chris Roberts was taken off a United Airlines from Chicago to Syracuse, New York flight last month after tweeting. What did he tweet, you wonder? He tweeted “about security vulnerabilities in its system had previously taken control of an airplane and caused it to briefly fly sideways, according to an application for a search warrant filed by…

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Positive Change: Delta Lowers SkyMiles Redemptions on these Routes

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Per Delta Points, it appears that there might be a positive change to their SkyMiles redemptions on at least one route. Delta shuttle flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco (which are not a mix of E175’s and B717’s) are being offered for as low as 5,000 SkyMiles each-way. Other routes within California and the Pacific…

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Monday Morning Delta Upgrades Happen – Terrible Percentage Though

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Delta has implemented a lot of changes this past year. One of the most important draws for the business traveler and leisure has been the ability to obtain a complimentary upgrade to First Class. So, it’s good to see that elite benefits remains, even if they are becoming harder to come by. Delta Upgrades Happen…

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Approved! Ferry Service Between FL and Cuba

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Havana Ferry Partners of Fort Lauderdale, Baja Ferries of Miami, United Caribbean Lines Florida of Greater Orlando and Airline Brokers Co. of Miami and Fort Lauderdale were reportedly all notified on Tuesday that they are approved by the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments to provide ferry service between Florida and Cuba. As reported by the Sun Sentinel,…

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Virgin America Plane Has Close Encounter At 1,000 Feet

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Another close encounter with a drone by a Virgin American pilot who was approaching landing into Dallas Love Field Airport on Tuesday night. As reported by NBCDFW.com, “According to a statement from City Manager Jose Torres, Dallas police were notified by the Love Field tower that a pilot on Virgin Flight 769 from New York LaGuardia…

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