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Lounge Review: Delta Sky Club LAX Terminal 2

On a recent trip back to New York from Los Angeles, I decided to stop in the Delta Sky Club at Terminal 2 at LAX, which had recently been taken over by Delta when they moved terminals. Previously, this was the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge at LAX. As a Delta One Business Class LAX-JFK passenger I was able to access…

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Delta One Transcontinental Business Class for 45,000 SkyMiles Each-Way

After my Flight Review: Delta One Business Class LAX-JFK, I noticed that Delta had quietly removed the premium pricing they used to charge on Delta One Transcontinental Business Class awards. With this change, it appears that they have now reduced the amount of their low-level awards to 45,000 SkyMiles each-way, though Delta doesn’t publish award charts anymore. Checking several months…

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Delta Giving Away Free Doughnuts All Summer Long

I just posted Free Krispy Kreme Doughnut, but here is another awesome deal! #DeltaAmexPerks definitely knows the way to my heart. They have offered cardholders of one of the Delta SkyMiles Cards, like the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express great free perks before and now is no different. Delta Giving Away Free Doughnuts All Summer Long The…

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Access for Platinum and Diamond Medallions

Delta has announced a nice enhancement for Platinum Medallion members flying to/from London allowing them to access Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses regardless of which cabin they’re flying in on Delta or Virgin Atlantic. Diamond Medallions have received access earlier this year. With this change, Platinum Medallion members including a guest who are traveling on Delta or…

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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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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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