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Delta Launches New LAX- Brisbane, Australia Service

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Delta announced they’ll be launching brand new service from 3x per week from Los Angeles (LAX) to Brisbane, Australia starting on December 4, 2024, This complements Delta’s current service to the South Pacific which includes nonstop service LAX to Sydney, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; and Tahiti. Per Delta, Delta is building on its largest-ever winter…

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Delta SkyMiles Medallion Program Changes

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Earlier this month Delta Air Lines announced they’d be making some adjustments to SkyMiles Medallion program, which will take affect next year. Below is a rundown of the latest changes announced. More Accessible Medallion Status Requirements To make the requirements for achieving 2025 Medallion Status more accessible, Delta has reduced the number of Medallion Qualification…

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Southwest Airlines New International Flights Added

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Southwest Airlines has extended its schedule through Nov. 5, 2022, and added several new routes this time around. Most of the new international routes are being served from Orlando. Additionally, the airline has grown to a record high of 4,526 departures. Southwest Arlines will be adding new nonstop service from Orlando, Florida, beginning June 4, 2024 to:…

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JetBlue Status Match for Delta Medallions

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JetBlue has announced a status match for Delta Medallion members who may be looking to jump ship, after Delta announced major changes to the SkyMiles Medallion program starting next year. Details of the JetBlue Status Match for Delta Medallions:  For a limited time, Delta SkyMiles Medallions can join the JetBlue family with an exclusive offer…

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Rumor: Delta Switching to Revenue Based Loyalty in 2025

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Delta will be making some big changes to their SkyMiles program which will be announced on September 14th, so we’ll have to wait till next week for the official announcement. However, per an internal source, Delta does plan to switch to a revenue based loyalty program, which will completely eliminate Medallion Qualification Miles MQMs. These…

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Delta Launches Honolulu (HNL) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) Service

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Delta announced they’ll be launching new service from Honolulu (HNL) to Tokyo-Haneda (HND) starting on on Oct. 28, 2023. Prior to the pandemic, Delta used to offer service from Honolulu (HNL) to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) but that was discontinued, so it’s great to see Delta bringing back service to Tokyo. Per Delta, Delta will launch a…

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American Airlines Adds Several New International Routes

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American Airlines announced it will be launching several new international routes next summer. American Airlines will add flights to three new European cities in 2024 — Copenhagen, Denmark (CPH); Nice, France (NCE); and Naples, Italy (NAP) — starting next summer. Per American Airlines, American will add new nonstop service to Europe, with flights from Philadelphia…

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Amex 30% Transfer Bonus To Virgin Atlantic

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American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club now through June 14, 2023. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,300 Flying Club miles per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offer. Membership Rewards normally transfer to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club at a 1:1…

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New Delta Sky Club at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

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Delta opened its newest Sky Club this week at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). The new Sky Club is the airport’s third location, located in G Concourse, near gates 17 and 18 and is open daily from from 4:30am until 10:15pm. The 21,000 square foot club boasts seating for 450 customers including  a year-round, all-weather Sky…

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15% Off Delta Award Redemptions for Amex Cardholders

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Delta has announced a new benefit for American Express cardholders called TakeOff 15. Cardholders of a co-branded Delta American Express card will receive 15% off award flights when redeeming miles on Delta. The discount will be applied automatically when logged into your SkyMiles account and searching for award flights as a cardholder. The discounted award…

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Delta’s Refreshed Food & Beverage Offerings: Ice Cream Sundaes and Espresso Martinis

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Delta announced its latest food & beverage refresh, which includes several returning favorites as well as some new additions to hit the skies. Highlights include the return of the signature Delta One dessert cart, espresso martinis, premium rosé wine, plant-based cheesesteak, seasonally inspired items, and more. Per Delta, here’s the full list of updates: Sweets…

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Delta Launches Los Angeles to Auckland Service

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Delta announced they’ll be launching brand new nonstop Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand service starting on October 28, 2023. Delta will fly its Airbus A350-900 featuring 32 Delta One suites, 48 Delta Premium Select, 36 Comfort Plus, and 190 Main Cabin seats. Per Delta, Daily flights between New Zealand’s largest city and Los Angeles…

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JetBlue Launches Daytime Service JFK-London Heathrow

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JetBlue announced they’ll be launching a daytime New York (JFK) to London Heathrow (LHR) flight starting March 25, 2023. This will be JetBlue’s second daily flight on this route, complementing its existing evening departure. JetBlue also flies daily between New York (JFK) and London Gatwick Airport, for a total of three daily flights between NYC…

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Redeeming Delta Upgrade Certificates Online

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Delta Air Lines has rolled out a new feature for Platinum and Diamond Medallions who wish to redeem their upgrade certificates online. Top tier elite members will now be able to apply upgrade certificates to reservations online at time of booking. Platinum and Diamond Medallion members have the ability to choose Regional and Global upgrades…

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Eight New Delta Sky Clubs and Expansions Planned for 2023

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Delta has opened four new Clubs this year already including its two largest at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Additionally, Delta opened a new club at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and most recently a new 22,000-plus-square-foot space at Chicago-O’Hare. Next year, Delta announced eight club openings and expansions planned for 2023. Airports…

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New Delta Sky Club Access Changes

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Delta announced it’s changing some of the ways customers can access Clubs starting next year to preserve a best-in-class experience and help reduce over-crowding. Essentially, Delta is reducing access to certain travelers, and raising fees and membership costs. Memberships will only be offered to Medallion members; American Express guest access prices are increasing; Medallions will no…

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