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Delta Adds New York (JFK) to Antigua Service

On the heel’s of the recent news on expanded Delta Caribbean service from New York (JFK), which include a second daily flight to Nassau, Bahamas; new service to Kingston, Jamaica and weekly service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Delta will now be adding nonstop Saturday service from New York (JFK) to Antigua starting Dec. 22, 2018. Delta will operate this route with…

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Delta Launches Service between Orange County and New York-JFK

Delta announced they’ll be launching new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy and home Orange County (SNA) John Wayne Airport, starting October 15, 2018. The flight will operate as a morning departure from New York (JFK), and an early afternoon departure on the return. This route will be operated by one of their…

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Delta Assigning Basic Economy Passengers Comfort Plus Seats Instead of Medallions

One of the benefits of being a Delta Medallion is unlimited complimentary upgrades to First Class and Comfort Plus. If there is upgrade inventory available in advance, Medallions are upgraded at that time, however more often than not, upgrades will occur at the gate. On a recent trip, I noticed that the flight went from…

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Delta Expanding Service and Routes from New York-JFK

Delta announced some exciting new service updates from New York-JFK with a focus on the Caribbean. Highlights include a second daily flight to Nassau, Bahamas; new service to Kingston, Jamaica and weekly service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Domestically, we see several additional frequencies being added from JFK for the summer to hub cities as well as the West Coast.…

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Flight Review: Delta One Business Class JFK-LAX

Delta announced Delta One Business Class Expanding to More US Domestic Routes, with New York (JFK) to Seattle (SEA) and New York (JFK) to San Diego starting on April 1, 2018. Then, New York (JFK) to Las Vegas will also become a premium Delta One business class route starting on May 1, 2018. They’ve also added Delta Medallion Upgrades…

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Increased Delta Flights to Europe for Winter

Delta announced increase service to Europe this winter with the following routes: New York-JFK to Lisbon; Los Angeles to Paris and Amsterdam; Indianapolis to Paris; Orlando to Amsterdam. Delta will be discontinuing their Newark Liberty International Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle route effective Oct. 27, due to poor performance. See Delta and Virgin Atlantic Expand Network for Summer Travel and Delta SkyMiles to Europe Best…

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Delta SkyBonus 15K 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. There appears to be a bonus offer available with promotion code right now. Delta SkyBonus 15K Points Offer If you are looking for…

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Delta Choice Benefits for Platinum Medallions

Delta offers Platinum and Diamond Medallion members choice benefits, up qualifying for Medallion status at these two levels. Platinum Medallions receive one choice, whereas Diamonds get to choose three benefits. Delta Choice Benefits for Platinum Medallions I wrote How I Plan to Earn Delta Platinum Medallion Status through 2020, and have since qualified for Platinum Medallion…

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Delta Award Cancellation Policy for SkyMiles Redemptions

Sometimes the unexpected happens in life and you need to cancel a Delta booked award trip. When this happens, numerous factors including elite status will have an impact of the fees and even if your SkyMiles can be redeposited. If you’re looking to redeem your credit card points or Delta SkyMiles miles for free flights, we recommend…

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SkyMiles Shopping, How to Earn Bonus Delta SkyMiles

Do you enjoy the convenience of online shipping and like to redeem Delta SkyMiles for award trips? If you answered “yes” to both questions, then it’s a great idea to start using SkyMiles Shopping portal when shopping online. This shopping portal allows you to earn SkyMiles by clicking through to a participating retailer’s website when…

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Delta Medallion Upgrades Return on Transcontinental Flights

Delta Medallion upgrades return on transcontinental flights starting today, April 1, 2018. This is great news for Medallions who will be eligible for unlimited day-of-departure complimentary upgrades to the Delta One cabin on all domestic flights, including Hawaii. As a reminder, Delta announced Delta One Business Class Expands to More US Domestic Routes, with New York (JFK)…

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Earn Bonus Medallion Qualification Miles from Delta Credit Cards

Delta and American Express have launched two new offers for their credit card holders, where this year, both the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Delta Reserve will have the option to receive a third Miles Boost, resulting in more SkyMiles and Medallion Qualification Miles. The good news is there’s no need…

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Delta Transcontinental Comfort Plus Changes

We’ve covered how Delta One Business Class Expands to More US Domestic Routes, as the airline continues to expand their premium business class product on more domestic routes to match their current transcontinental service, however they hadn’t announced what we’d expect for Comfort Plus passengers on these routes. The new Delta One domestic routes include the…

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