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Rumors Not True – Delta Says “No Plans to Expand in Chicago”

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Delta executives were in Chicago last week to brief local reporters on the airline’s future plans for the city. Even with long established hubs for both American and United, recent rumors persisted that Delta was going to expand by competing on customer service and its “superior” in-flight product. Well, as per the Chicago Business Journal, it…

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Delta/UA/AA Issue Statement on Emirates Newark-Athens Flight – “Flagrant Violation, Trump Assistance”

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In a surprise news release last Monday, Emirates announced year-round daily non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Athens (ATH) effective March 12th. Well, the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies (the lobby group representing all of the big US 3…but very Delta centric) has issued a response: “By flagrantly violating its Open Skies agreement with the…

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Latest on That Couple Thrown off the Delta Flight Forcing a Turnaround – Charges Dropped?

Delta Citi VP Kicked Off

Remember back in December when a Citibank VP and his girlfriend disrupted a Delta flight from Minneapolis to LAX and forced the pilot to turn around? The girlfriend had apparently tried to use the bathroom when a flight attendant asked her to remain seated, resulting in the couple becoming combative. Upon landing, passengers cheered as they…

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Surprise! Emirates Launching Newark – Athens Daily Year-Round Service. Pricing Beats DL & UA

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It was quite the surprise when I woke up to an email from Emirates this morning announcing their new year-round daily New York Newark – Athens flight beginning March 12th. Delta and United both already offer seasonal service from the New York area. Delta’s 2017 flights launch from JFK on April 20th, while United’s Newark service…

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