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Alaska Airlines just announced changes to its Mileage Plan program that are effective today except that the partnership with Delta will end on April 30, 2017.

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Alaska Airlines members can now earn miles for Virgin America flights, more miles earned for business and first class on select airline partners and short-haul awards are no longer only within single state. [click to continue…]

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SPG has Crossover Rewards with Delta and has made targeted offer to some members to earn double & triple SkyMiles in addition to Starpoints for stays in the United States & Canada October 24 – December 31, 2016.

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Members earn double SkyMiles for their weekday stays and triple for weekends ones (triple miles earned for stays that include Friday or Saturday). [click to continue…]

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Delta Airlines has issued a lifetime ban to a passenger who went on an bizarre, expletive filled tirade in support of U.S. President Elect Donald Trump during a recent flight from Atlanta to Pennsylvania.

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The man can be seen on video standing in the aisle while ‘flipping the bird’ and swearing at other passengers fueled by political rhetoric. [click to continue…]

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Delta Airlines will adjust the membership pricing for their SkyClub airport lounges beginning January 1st 2017 citing high investments to renovate and update the clubs.

dl-skyclubAt the same time Delta lowered the price for memberships when you pay with miles by a significant amount so that it might make sense to actually consider it. [click to continue…]

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Well. I have told myself many times not to book flights departing early morning hours, but I made that mistake again. I had to get to Santiago from Rio de Janeiro and pieced the ticket together by buying a cheap one-way GIG-GRU on JJ and the using Avios for GRU-SCL on the same airline.

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The only way of making the 8:05AM JJ GRU-SCL flight was to take the 5AM GIG-GRU flight, if I didn’t decide to fly-in the night before. I remember looking at the clock at 2AM this morning and saying myself that I have another hour to sleep. Suffice to say, the next time I had look at the clock it was 5:15AM and I had missed the flight. [click to continue…]

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Good news for employees of Delta Airlines just before the Thanksgiving holiday as Delta CEO Ed Bastian announced significant increases in pay and benefits.

delta-compThe announced changes include an increase in base pay as well as the 401k accounts of eligible employees which sends a clear message that the employees are the core of Delta’s continued success. [click to continue…]

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Delta Airlines has unveiled their much anticipated Premium Economy Class “Delta Premium” which will be available on select international routes starting in late 2017.

dl-premy-jpgDelta Premium will feature an array of amenities such as an elevated footrest, SkyPriority, Premium Meals as well as a Tumi Amenity Kit and Westin Heavenly Blanket. [click to continue…]