Delta Raised $450M Last Week – Stake in WestJet & Purchase of Boeing/Airbus Single Aisle Jets?

Last week, Delta raised $450M on the debt market, sparking rumors about what the airline plans to do with the cash. The airline’s statement simply read the capital would be used for “general corporate purposes”. There’s of course the purchase of 75-100 single-aisle jets from Boeing or Airbus that CEO Ed Bastian told Business Insider…

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LGA Big Changes Today – Delta Kicks Out American & Relocates Shuttle, JetBlue & Alaska Take Over Marine Air Terminal

For a constant Delta Shuttle traveler from LGA, today is quite a sad day.  As of this morning, the Delta Shuttle now operates from Delta’s Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport, vacating the separate Marine Air Terminal (A) gates.  That terminal had easy access from the Grand Central Parkway and getting to the gate was a…

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Breaking: Marriott Signs Co-Brand Card Agreements w/ AmEx & Chase, 2 New Cards Coming!

Well, it seems Marriott is going the American Airlines route by maintaining both card partners post merger. AmEx will offer a new Marriott “super premium” consumer card as well as an enhanced small business card. Chase will offer their current “mass consumer” and premium consumer co-branded Marriott products. In addition, AmEx will continue to support…

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SPG 2018 Updates – Separate Programs, No Starpoints Expiration for Lifetime Status Members

Starwood Preferred Guest sent communication out this morning that confirmed what most of us already assumed, Marriott Rewards, SPG, and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards programs will remain separate as Marriott Inc. continues work to create a combined program throughout 2018. All functions and benefits of the current programs remain in place. Starwood also announced a no…

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