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On November 28, I wrote (access here) about Le Club Accorhotels British Airways, Avios and Delta promotions that Accor seemed to have canceled without any prior notice.

Le Club Accorhotels Bonus Miles Promotions Fall 2014

Then on December 2, I wrote (access here) that Accor was claiming this to be just a “glitch” and a “technical” error, although the the promotions still show as expired when you try to access them on Accor’s website.

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Delta Air Lines continues to release bad news affecting its frequent fliers. The airline quietly updated on Thursday the earning charts for partner airlines and new Medallion bonus amounts for flights taken on or after January 1, 2015.

Delta Slashes Partners Earnings By Up To 75 Percent & Medallion Bonus Changes

In summary, you will earn up to 75% less miles for partner economy flights combined with up to 40% reduction on Medallion bonus. [click to continue…]

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Delta made a timely announcement considering that it is Friday about adding greater variety of craft beer brands to its domestic flights.

Delta Bew Wars

Samuel Adams (is this really considered a craft beer?) is available on all flights (excluding where these other brands are served) and specific routes below will get one or two of these craft beers. [click to continue…]

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Le Club Accorhotels got into hot water last month when it first launched a very good promotion for 5,000 Aeroplan miles per stays (read more here) and then canceled it before the end of the month (read more here).

Le Club Accorhotels British Airways Avios Delta Promotions Fall 2014 Cancelled

Le Club Accorhotels then still had on-going bonus miles promotions with British Airways (access here), Avios (access here) and Delta (access here). [click to continue…]

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Delta sent out an email over the weekend to this now non-Medallion SkyMiles member (former Diamond) advertising first class seats for sale (very little money apparently over economy) over the holiday period.

Delta “First Class Upgrade Holiday Sale”

If I would be Silver/Gold/Platinum/Diamond Medallion member, I would be fuming. The airline is basically selling discounted upgrades that would otherwise go for Delta’s elite members. [click to continue…]

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Delta Air Lines has launched an award sale using SkyMiles between select destinations in the Americas & the Caribbean for travel between December 3 and February 18, 2015.

Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Award Sale

The discounted award tickets must be booked by November 2, 2014. There are some blackout dates and travel to/from Brazil, Argentina, and Chile has minimum stay of 7 days. [click to continue…]

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When irregular operations hit due to weather, maintenance  or crew issues, the passenger can usually be rerouted to his/her final destination via alternate flights especially in the US where Delta has number of hubs.

Compensation Clinic Delta Air Lines

Sometimes, however, the agent rerouting you might make promises that later are not honored that turned out to be the case on the following Compensation Clinic piece. [click to continue…]