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Delta Cancelling 82 Flights Tomorrow Due to Pilot Staffing Issues

Deja Vu for the 3rd time: Delta Air Lines has cancelled nearly 100 flights this Easter weekend as the airline continues facing pilot staffing challenges. Additionally, we’ve seen a large amount of flights being severely delayed as well this weekend. We confirmed that flights are being cancelled due to pilot crews not being able to cover…

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Delta Air Lines 2022 Medallion Status Accelerators

Delta Air Lines has announced a very lucrative Medallion Status accelerator which will go into effect for all flights from April 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. You’ll earn a 50%-75% bonus of Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) on Delta flights. Additionally, for the rest of this year, all award…

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Southwest Airlines New Myrtle Beach Routes and Austin, TX Expansion

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington later this year. Southwest is launching flights to Myrtle Beach (MYR) starting on May 23, 2021, with nonstop service from Baltimore (BWI), Chicago (MDW), and Nashville (BNA); followed by…

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Delta’s New Inflight Service Launching April 14th

Delta will be expanding its inflight service offerings starting April 14th, as the airline attempts to start bringing back a pre-pandemic service. Delta will offer 7.5-ounce Coca-Cola mini cans of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Seagram’s Ginger Ale. The airline will also serve up premium, ready-to-drink, canned cocktails from Atlanta- based Tip Top Proper Cocktails…

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Delta Adding New Alaska Routes for Summer

Delta announced they’ll be adding several news flights and routes to the state of Alaska starting this summer. We’ll see expanded service to Anchorage (ANC), Fairbanks (FAI), Juneau (JNU), Ketchikan (KTN) and Sitka (SIT). Delta’s latest additions are a direct result of increased result of leisure flying over business travel, which the airline hopes to capture additional…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Three New Cities

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington will be the newest destinations for the airline. Southwest Airlines has added a whopping of 17 new airports since the pandemic began, and have said that most are preforming well. Previous seasonal…

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Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status Match

Alaska Airlines is offering a generous status match opportunity for those with Delta, United, or Southwest Airlines elite status. If you qualify, you must register April 15, 2021 and you’ll be granted status through December 31, 2021. The one caveat is that you must of earned elite status in 2020 or 2021 through flying, though it’s worth…

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Delta Extends Medallion Status Challenge Qualification Period

Last year, Delta launched a limited time Delta’s Status Match Promotion which was its most generous Medallion Status Match and Challenge, which essentially matched you to a higher tier level of status with Delta than you’re matching from including up to Diamond Medallion status. Previously, you needed to complete the requirements below by March 31, 2021…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through April 30, 2021

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers by continuing to block middle seats onboard both mainline and connection carriers through April 30, 2021. This applies to Main Cabin, Comfort + and First Class cabins. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through March 30th, so this latest announcement extends…

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Southwest Airlines New Kahului (Maui) and Long Beach Routes

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching new service from Long Beach to Kahului (Maui) starting in March. Additionally, the airline will begin six new routes from Long Beach, as Southwest continues to grow here after JetBlue’s recent departure last year. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines today announced an additional route between Kahului (Maui), Hawaii and…

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American Airlines Temporarily Expanding International Lounge Access

American Airlines is making some temporary changes to its Admirals Club access due to the pandemic and the reduction of many long-haul international flights. As a result, American Airlines will be temporarily allowing expanding Admirals Club access to all international flights in first or business class, as well as to Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro and Platinum…

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Southwest Airlines Bans Emotional Support Animals

Southwest Airlines becomes the latest airline to ban emotional support animals onboard effective March 1, 2021. With this change, the airline will only allow service animals onboard for passengers with disabilities. All other dogs would need to fly as part of Southwest’s Pet Travel program, which costs $95 per pet each way. To reiterate, if…

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Earn Up To 105,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, where you can earn up to 105,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles through January 10, 2021. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage…

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