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Why Delta Wouldn’t Release a German Shepherd in Guatemala for 33 Hours

Delta Air Lines is being accused of holding “hostage” a german shepherd dog, Bunny, by bureaucracy and paperwork as the dog was traveling to Guatemala and somehow the dog was separated from her certifications, meaning that in order to be released, Delta would require the owner to pay an additional $3,000. Per the New York Post, A…

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Amazing 70,000 and 60,000 Delta SkyMiles Sign-Up Bonuses

For a limited time, Delta has doubled the sign-up bonuses on two of their cards just in time for the summer. With the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express you’ll now earn 60,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 in the first 4 months plus a $50 Delta statement credit. Amazing 70,000 and 60,000 Delta SkyMiles Sign-Up…

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Good News For Delta Upgrades

If you fly Delta a lot like I do, you know that Medallions are assigned a seat with an upgrade, even if it is  one that you don’t prefer, as an example, a middle seat. In an effort to focus on customer choice, today Delta introduced new options for Delta customers. These include “those who purchased tickets via third parties, can…

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Delta Oversold Flight Compensation; Maximum Amount You Can Bid Online

Delta has upped their voluntary denied boarding compensation to nearly $10,000 By Giving Up Your Seat on Delta, after United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell. Delta solicits volunteers on their oversold flights at time of check-in on their website currently (mobile check-in does not support this at this time). Checking in for…

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Delta’s Aggressive Upsell Approach Means Less Medallion Upgrades

If you’re a SkyMiles member and have logged into your SkyMiles account lately to view any of your upcoming itineraries, you’ll notice that Delta has rolled out their new upsell program which is designed to upsell passengers to either Comfort + and First/Business Class online, both on the reservation page as well as on the seat…

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Earn Bonus SkyMiles with Delta and Lyft Partnership

Delta and Lyft have announced a new partnership, where SkyMiles members can earn SkyMiles when taking Lyft rides. They’ll earn one mile per dollar spent on Lyft, and three SkyMiles per dollar spent on rides to/from the airport during the initial launch. Earn Bonus SkyMiles with Delta and Lyft Partnership If you are new to Lyft, you…

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Delta’s Self-Service Bag Drop Using Biometrics

Delta announced they would be testing a new self-service baggage drop system this summer in Minneapolis-St. Paul that will allow passengers to check-in and check their own bags and will use facial recognition to match their face to their passport photo according to Delta. Per Delta, Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St.…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Awards to the Caribbean and Florida

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 20,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to Florida and the Caribbean, when you book now by May 10, 2017 for travel between September 26 – November 14, 2017. Destinations include Antigua, Bermuda, Bonaire, Bridgetown, Florida, Freeport, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Havana, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, North Eleuthera, Saint Kitts, and Saint Maarten. After searching it seems like Florida flights are more readily…

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Delta Medallions Upgrade Changes on Aeromexico

Great news for Delta Medallions flying on Aeromexico, since starting this week Medallions will now be eligible for complimentary upgrades on Aeromexico flights. Other perks of the current partnership include free checked bags, lounge access, and priority boarding, and full MQM earnings on all ticket according to their partner mileage earning chart. While their current…

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Why There’s Good News for Delta Flyers at New York’s JFK Airport

If you’re a New Yorker, or visit NYC often, you’ll be pleased to hear that Terminal 4 security lines, where Delta primarily operates out of, will drastically be sped up thanks to the TSA adding 17 automated security lanes which will be able to move passengers through security even quicker. In addition to JFK, these…

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Man Kicked Off Delta After Bathroom Emergency

Here we go again, the last couple weeks there have been some pretty bad examples of customer service onboard airlines like the United incident. Now Delta has an episode and it is all caught on video. A man, Kima Hamilton flying from Atlanta to Milwaukee was asked not to use the restroom while the flight was awaiting takeoff. When…

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Delta Adds More New Routes from Boston

Delta announced they would be launching new non-stop service between Boston and several new cities including Austin, Texas; Kansas City, Mo.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Norfolk, Va, as part of their plan to continue expanding in Boston. Per Delta, Delta customers in Greater Boston will have more flights and new destinations this summer as the airline…

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Delta SkyBonus 10K Points Offer

The Delta SkyBonus program is a rewards program that allows businesses to earn rewards for their employee travel. Along with normal accrual rates for flights, they run special targeted promotions for specific accounts. Delta SkyBonus 10K Points Offer There is a new Sky bonus promotion for opening a free Delta airline business account. Enroll with code…

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