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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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Delta Extends Medallion Status Challenge Qualification Period

Last year, Delta launched a limited time Delta’s Status Match Promotion which was its most generous Medallion Status Match and Challenge, which essentially matched you to a higher tier level of status with Delta than you’re matching from including up to Diamond Medallion status. Previously, you needed to complete the requirements below by March 31, 2021…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through April 30, 2021

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers by continuing to block middle seats onboard both mainline and connection carriers through April 30, 2021. This applies to Main Cabin, Comfort + and First Class cabins. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through March 30th, so this latest announcement extends…

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Why Delta Shouldn’t Lower 2021 Medallion Qualifications

No, Delta SkyMiles update for 2021 didn’t get lost in the mail, in fact the airline has taken many steps to make earning status next year easier, plus they a “secret weapon” that neither American nor United offers. For context, American Airlines lowered requirements for next year by 20% and United Airlines has lowered Premier requirements roughly…

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