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American, Delta, & United Report 7-9% Transatlantic Traffic Declines, Post Election Bump Domestic


Those fares to Europe are so cheap because traffic on the major US and European carriers is down quite significantly. November operational reports released earlier this week by the major carriers show a -7.2% decline for United, a -7.9% fall for Delta, and a -8.8% drop for American. The carriers say the threat of terrorism…

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Avianca Considering $500M Bid from United & $1.9B from Delta this Tuesday

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Back in early June we reported that Delta and United were among the top contenders bidding for a controlling stake in Colombian carrier Avianca. The New York Times, now has details on the final bids submitted by Delta, United, and Copa late last week. United offered a $500 million loan to Avianca and potentially one of its…

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Delta Issues Refunds to Everyone on Flight with Unruly Pro-Trump Passenger

Trump support called passengers "Hillary Bitches" during the boarding process. Source: YouTube

A few days ago we wrote about an unruly pro-Trump passenger onboard a Delta aircraft. The video capturing his remarks went viral on the internet, and Delta apologized for not booting the passenger off the flight. I thought Delta struck a reasonable tone in their reactive response, saying that regardless of political stances, behaviors like that were…

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Delta Hiking Price for Sky Club Membership

The Sky Deck at the Delta Sky Club in Atlanta. Source: Delta

Delta has been increasingly “protective” of their Sky Clubs over the past few years. Two years ago, they raised the membership fee, and removed guest access for cardmembers of the American Express Platinum card. Just last year, they increased the price of a day pass, from $50 to $59. Well, it looks like they are getting ready…

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AMAZING Delta Business Class Availability between NYC and London Through End of Schedule!

Delta is having some amazing award availability between New York and London through the end of schedule!

Delta can be really stingy when it comes to releasing award spaces, especially in premium cabin. However, right now there’s a ton of availability through the end of schedule for flights between New York (JFK) and London (LHR)! On many flights, there are even enough seats for the entire family! Here is what award availability looks like…

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DOT Tentatively Approves Delta / Aeromexico Joint Venture, JFK Divestitures Required


The US DOT has tentatively approved the joint venture between Delta and Aeromexico, allowing the carriers to coordinate pricing and schedules on flights between the US and Mexico. Mexico’s DOT equivalent approved the JV back in May. Any opponents to the deal can submit objections through November 30th. Approval did not come without some stipulations,…

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