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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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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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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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