Trip Reports – Delta

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Delta Shuttle Service Downgrades, or Just a Weird Trip to ORD?

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Delta has long had the ace-in-the-hole on shuttle flights. Between New York City and Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C., the airline’s hourly flights have advertised perks like complimentary food and alcohol in coach, plated meals in first class and free coffee at the gate.  That makes my experience on the shuttle this afternoon very troubling.…

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Review: Simmer Down, Delta’s 767 Business Class Is Actually Pretty Good

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There’s something about all this frequent flyer business that can make the best of us a bit picky. Today’s case in point is the most prevelant but often-hated business class seat (a.k.a. Delta One) in Delta Air Lines’ enormous fleet. Despite an extensive design effort spanning years, the seat is widely loathed in travel blog…

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Hot Complimentary Dishes for Dinner @ Delta’s JFK T4 Sky Club – Surprised

I’ve always liked Delta’s JFK T4 Sky Club (especially the Sky Deck), but I was surprised on my recent visit to find complimentary hot food options during dinner time. This is part five of an eight part trip report from my recent trip to Sydney: Virgin Australia Business LAX to Sydney Sheraton on the Park Sydney SkyTeam…

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Trip Report & Review – Delta’s Updated LAX Sky Club

Delta completed renovations to their LAX Sky Club in June of last year, adding additional seating, “high-end touches”, and showers. I stopped into the club on my return from Sydney.  Take a picture tour below… This is part five of an eight part trip report from my recent trip to Sydney: Virgin Australia Business LAX to…

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Trip Report & Review – Delta ONE Sydney (SYD) – LAX (BusinessElite)

Prior to this flight, I had last flown a Delta B777-200LR round trip from Atlanta to Johannesburg a few years back…with regards to the hard product, not much if anything has changed. BusinessElite is now Delta ONE and service, food, and amenities are better, but these planes are definitely in need of some love and…

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Trip Report & Review – SkyTeam Lounge Sydney (SYD)

SkyTeam opened its Sydney Airport lounge in January 2015. The lounge is available to Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers flying on any of the seven SkyTeam airlines serving the airport (China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air and Vietnam Airlines). This is part three of an eight part trip…

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My First Delta Pajamas Flight- Impressed! Lots of Pics!

Last week, I began my journey home from Sydney to New York aboard Delta 40 (SYD-LAX), an approximately 7,490 mile flight operated by a Boeing 777-200LR (see – DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Non-Stop JFK-LAX-SYD both ways!). It wasn’t all that unique compared to my other Delta 777 flights…besides the fact that we received pajamas! As…

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My First Delta Pajamas Flight- Impressed! Lots of Pics!

Last week, I began my journey home from Sydney to New York aboard Delta 40 (SYD-LAX), an approximately 7,490 mile flight operated by a Boeing 777-200LR (see – DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Non-Stop JFK-LAX-SYD both ways!). It wasn’t all that unique compared to my other Delta 777 flights…besides the fact that we received pajamas! As…

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