Category Archives for Delta.

🔥 NYC to HKG for $2.4K – Great Delta Status Match Fare

The ‘Perfect’ Delta Status Match Fare? ・JFK/EWR – HKG via AMS/CDG on AF/DL/KL | $2,400 r/t in business class  ・Valid for travel after August 15 | 7-night min stay ・Earns enough Delta MQMs and MQDs to complete Medallion status match Air France, Delta, and/or KLM from New York to Hong Kong Air France has a…

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Delta Plots ‘Pay With Miles’ Redemptions. Beginning of the End?

Delta Air Lines President Glen Hauenstein said something in this week’s quarterly earnings call that could send chills up the spine of points and miles travel hackers, “Pay with Miles”. Buried in a monologue about the airline’s increased premium seat revenue and expanded premium economy offerings, Hauenstein mentioned that SkyMiles members will have “the ability…

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AMEX 70,000 Delta SkyMiles Bonus Is Back, But…

American Express has upped the bonus offer on the Delta Platinum Business SkyMiles credit card back to 70,000 SkyMiles, but has changed the rules to qualify. The card isn’t just for formal business owners, but anyone who has self employment income, a consulting business or even a side job. New cardholders will earn an automatic 35,000…

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Call Fuel Surcharges What They Are: Fares — Editorial

British Airways' World Traveller (Economy) Cabin onboard the Boeing 777-300ER. Source: British Airways

Airlines are increasingly charging frequent flyers to redeem earned miles for flights. The additional charges go by many names, including fuel surcharges, but under many measures they appear to function just like cash fares. In ancient times, airlines gave their frequent flyers completely free tickets. For every certain number of miles flown, travelers got a…

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Delta Kicks Premium Select Passengers Out of First Class (Sad)

Delta Premium Select premium economy cabins

Delta Air Lines is no longer putting Premium Select premium economy passengers who purchase cashtickets  in first class on domestic connections. Instead, cash Premium Select tickets now for sale on show only Delta Comfort+ seating on domestic legs. Delta Comfort+ is Delta’s brand name for economy seats with extra legroom. Comfort+ passengers also get…

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[Updated] Southwest’s LUVless Pride Month – Opinion

Southwest Gay Travel LGBT Community Pride

Southwest Responds to Pride Story Southwest’s unedited response:  For more than 47 years, the Heart of Southwest Airlines has been its People. Southwest is legendary for offering all Employees a Culture based upon The Golden Rule, where all forms of diversity are appreciated and all individuals are welcome as members of an inclusive Southwest Family.…

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Guide: Lie-Flat Seats on United’s Domestic Flights

How Can I Fly a Flatbed Seat on a Domestic Flight United 757

United operates two dedicated sub-fleets configured with lie-flat (flatbed) seats for domestic flights: Boeing 757-200 aircraft and 777-200 “High Density” aircraft. Additional details on those configurations – including seat maps – can be found at the end of the post. ⭐ Did you know United’s Newark (EWR) to San Juan (SJU) flight is operated on a…

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Route News: Southwest Grows DAL + United Changes in LAX, ORD

✈︎   Southwest is once again boosting service from Dallas/Love Field (DAL) with daily nonstop service to: Charleston (CHS) Ft. Myers/Naples (RSW) Jacksonville (JAX) Louisville (SDF) Milwaukee (MKE) Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) Panama City Beach (ECP) Southwest is also seasonally dropping many of its longer routes, including the following:   United is dropping its daily Los…

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