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Delta 2021 Rollover Miles Now Posting

Delta announced that all Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) in your account at the end of 2021 will roll over to 2022, giving SkyMiles members an even bigger jumpstart on earning towards 2023 Status. The great news is that these rollover MQMs have already started posting. It appears that many Diamond and Platinum Medallions have already have their rollover…

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Delta Issuing 15,000 SkyMiles for Cancelled Flights Over Christmas

It’s no surprise that many airlines were having lengthy delays and cancellations this Christmas holiday due to staffing challenges caused by the omicron variant. As a result of this, my flight was cancelled and I was rebooked 4 hours later. To my surprise, I received the below email from Delta Air Lines offering 15,000 SkyMiles…

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Delta Premium Select JFK-LAX Travel Hack

Delta has been expanding its Premium Select cabin to more aircrafts including all 767-400’s and now on some 767-300ERs. You’ll find a mix of 767-400’s and 767-300’s on Delta’s JFK-LAX route. However, Delta doesn’t sell Premium Select on domestic flights, so despite having a Premium Select cabin onboard, this is currently being sold as Comfort…

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Delta Adding 100 Flights to NYC Airports

Delta plans to add back more than 100 flights to NYC airports, as the airline restores pre-covid flight levels at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia’s (LGA) airport. During the pandemic, the FAA implemented a slot waiver, where airlines wouldn’t lose their take-off/landing slots at the nation’s busiest airports, however is set to…

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Delta Adds Panama City Service from LAX, JFK, MCO

Delta announced they’ll be expanding service to Panama City, Panama (PTY) from three new cities. Los Angeles and Orlando will be launching service to Panama City on Dec 18, and New York-JFK on Dec. 20. Additionally, they’ll be a second daily flight from Atlanta on Saturdays. Per Delta, New flights and increased service grows Delta’s capacity…

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Delta Extending Medallion Status through 2023

Delta has announced they’ll be extending 2021 Medallion Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2023. This is the second year that the airline is extending Medallion status for all members, as they did the same last year. Additionally, Delta will be rolling over all MQMs to 2022 to qualify for 2023 Medallion…

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Delta Air Lines Lifetime Diamond Medallion Status

Delta Air Lines has just launched lifetime Diamond Medallion status for Million Milers who have earned over 6 million Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs). Previously, the highest lifetime status you could earn was Platinum Medallion after 4 million MQMs. Million Milers can expect the following improvements: Members who reach 6 Million Miler Status and above will…

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Here’s What Delta Should Do for Platinum and Diamond Medallions

There’s been a lot of talk on what airlines should be doing for elite members or those trying to earn status. Delta introduced a lucrative bonus know as the 2022 Medallion Status Accelerators. The goal is to reward those passengers who are traveling with a 50% or 75% bonus on Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments…

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Delta’s Extensive Hold Times for SkyMiles Medallions

As initially posted by View from the Wing, and live updates from this Flyertalk Thread, Delta Medallion members have and still are experiencing extensive phone wait times due to massive staffing shortage with Delta’s reservations sales teams. It’s not uncommon to call in Delta as a top tier Diamond or Platinum Medallion member and now…

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