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Delta Permanently Eliminates Award Redeposit Fees

Delta has announced its permanently eliminating award redeposit fees for all SkyMiles members on domestic flights. Previously, the airline charged a $150 redeposit fee to make any changes or to cancel an award booking, however not anymore. This news comes weeks after Delta Eliminates Change Fees on Domestic Flights on paid tickets, so the same rules…

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Delta Eliminates Change Fees on Domestic Flights

Yesterday we shared United Airlines Permanently Eliminates Domestic Change Fees, and today Delta Air Lines has announced it will be eliminating change fees on flights within the United States, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. A couple months back I wrote Should Delta Waive Change Fees Indefinitely and clearly their team felt the same way. Unlike United…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through January 6th, 2021

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers in all cabins including Main Cabin, Comfort + and First Class onboard both mainline and connection carriers through January 6, 2021. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through September 30th, so this latest announcement extends for an additional three months. One…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through September 30th

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers in all cabins including Main Cabin, Comfort +, First Class, and Delta One onboard both mainline and connection carriers through September 30th. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through June 30th, so this latest announcement extends for an additional three months.…

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Delta Restricting Comfort Plus Seating for Platinum and Diamond Medallions

We shared how Delta Suspends Automatic Complimentary Medallion Upgrades, however it seems like Delta is not only suspending First Class upgrades, but they’re not allowing Platinum or Diamond Medallions to select Comfort + seats at booking, as previously allowed. This is due to COVID-19, with Delta reducing the capacity onboard all their flights to 50%…

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Delta Air Lines Retires Entire Boeing 777 Fleet

Delta Air Lines announced they’ll be retiring their entire Boeing 777 fleet the end of the year. Due to COVID-19, we can expect all 18 Boeing 777 aircraft used primarily on longhaul international routes to be retired. This news comes after Delta’s earlier announcement to retire MD-88, MD-90 fleets in June, which reduces Delta’s mainline fleet…

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Delta’s New Snack Bags Onboard Domestic Flights

Delta has been making several changes to their onboard services offered amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Delta has announced their latest change in which they’ll now be handing out pre-package snack bags onboard with a selection of snacks, a bottled water and a sanitizer wipe. These new pre-package snack bags will be distributed to all customers…

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Delta Suspends Automatic Complimentary Medallion Upgrades

Last week we shared how Delta Air Lines was considering making changes to their Medallion Upgrade policy, which would halt automatic Medallion upgrades to first class. Delta has finally announced they’ll be going forth with these changes, and will be suspending automatic complimentary Medallion upgrades at the respective upgrade window. Instead, all Medallion upgrades will…

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Delta Extending Medallion Status, Sky Club Memberships and More

Delta has announced they’ll be extending 2020 Medallion Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel across the world. Additionally, Delta will be extending Sky Club memberships, companion certificates, Sky Club guest passes, drink vouchers and more. Delta will be rolling over all Medallion…

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32 Delta Pilots Tested Positive for COVID-19, Advised Not To Tell Anyone

Delta Air Lines has closed their Aircrew Training Center (DATC) in Atlanta which is used for pilot training, as a result of COVID-19. It’s being reported that some 32 Delta pilots have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, many others are experiencing symptoms but haven’t been tested yet, so the actual number could be significantly higher.…

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Will Delta Medallion Upgrade Policy Change?

Delta Air Lines is considering making significant changes to their Medallion Upgrade policy given the the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has already announced Reduced Inflight Service on All Flights, which includes only bottled water and a snack onboard, as well as closing most Delta SkyClubs. The latest change that could be forthcoming is changes to…

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Delta Reduces Inflight Service on All Flights

Following Southwest Airlines: No Inflight Service on All Flights and American Airlines Reduces Inflight Service on All Flights, Delta is next to announce their latest inflight changes which went into place today March 25, 2020. Delta will be slashing all alcohol and soda onboard their flights, leaving only bottled water for all passengers onboard all flights…

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