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Exclusive: Internal Source Speaks on American & Delta Interline Agreement End, UA Updates Policy

As was heavily reported, American and Delta ended their interline agreement as of September 15th. At the time, the speculation was that Delta had asked American for additional compensation to reaccommodate AA passengers during irregular operations above the industry norm. For years, airlines all had a standard discounted rate that allowed carriers to secure a seat for…

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DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Non-Stop JFK-LAX-SYD both ways)!

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In only two months since using SkyMiles to book my less than ideal award flights to Australia, I now have the perfect itinerary! Non-stop flights from JFK-LAX and then LAX-Sydney via Virgin Australia on the outbound and Sydney-LAX on Delta’s direct flight (unheard of for awards) on the return, connecting to LAX-JFK…all in Business! Here’s how the…

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From Terrible to Mediocre – Airlines Improve On-Time Record

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Apparently, 78% of flights on the leading airlines arrived “on time” in July – up 3% from June, with Hawaiian, Delta and Alaska topping the charts, and Spirit and Frontier bringing up the rear.  78% seems pretty high, since you constantly hear about people complaining about flight delays, missed connections, etc. Of course, the big…

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8.5% Discount on Delta Airlines Fares! (Plus Save on Lululemon, Bed Bath and Beyond + More)


If you are planning on booking an upcoming Delta Airlines flight, here is an easy way to save an extra 4% off your airfare!  This is a pretty fantastic deal because we all know that airlines rarely offer promotions for booking flights! Discount on Delta Airlines Gift Cards Head over to the CardCash discount gift cards…

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Country #73 – Montenegro – Thanks to…Delta’s Low Level Business to Tivat – Awesome Pics


I just hit country #73, the amazing Montenegro. The beaches here are truly stunning, the food amazing, and the people extremely friendly. Who would have thought that Delta SkyMiles would have been the easiest way to get here…but they were. I wanted to fly into Tivat airport which is located about 90 minutes from Dubrovnik…

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Delta: “If We Are Later than American & United, We’ll Pay You!”


The Chicago Tribune reports that Delta plans to offer travel credits if its on-time arrival and flight completion rates fall behind American and United. It’s part of a program the airline is pitching to its corporate clients to take advantage of their operational performance which they claim cannot be replicated by their biggest competitors. If American…

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Is Delta Shaming Passengers or “Innovative in their Pricing”?

Earlier this week, The LA Times reported that a passenger rights group is claiming that Delta is shaming passengers into purchasing more expensive seats once they arrive at the airport. The group does not approve of Delta’s “car salesman tactics”. Of course, my favorite part of the article is the 90+ reader comments (click see comments all the way…

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Virgin Australia Re-Confirms New Business Class on B777 LAX Routes! Check out Video of the New Cabin…

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Last Friday, Virgin Australia re-confirmed that even with multiple delays, their new business class cabin will be available on B-777 aircraft servicing Los Angeles by December 2015. This is great news for all of those who took advantage of last week’s amazing business class availability on Virgin Australia in Dec/Jan/Feb using Delta SkyMiles. The airline told…

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Delta Debuts Pics of Updated A319 Interiors – First Airline w/ the Airbus Interior Mods

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Delta’s A319s are receiving full interior modifications and the airline has now released photos of what the modified jets will look like. Delta notes that they will be the first airline to receive the Airbus interior mods. Per the Press Release: “Panasonic in-flight entertainment at every seat, large pivoting overhead bins capable of accommodating 60 percent…

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