Delta Air Lines CEO Satisfied with U.S./UAE Agreement, Hints At New International Routes Including India

Following the agreement between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding air traffic, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian voiced satisfaction and announced new international flights are under consideration.

Delta management took a very aggressive stance over the years when it came to the subject of Middle East carriers, crying foul over the competition and complaining that they cost them too much business.

Tampa Non-Rev Passenger Get Two Years For Midair Brawl On Delta’s Seattle – Beijing Flight

Delta Air Lines passenger who was flying on a dependent pass (his mother was working for the airline at the time) was sentenced two years in prison for causing serious havoc on Seattle – Beijing flight last year.

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Mr. Hudek had eaten marijuana candies just before the flight to help him sleep but those had caused him to cause all the trouble instead according to the defense.

Delta SkyMiles May 2018 Award Flash Sale: Europe Starting At 48,000 Miles

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Delta has launched their May 2018 SkyMiles Flash Sale destinations and Europe is on sale this time starting at 48,000 miles.

Delta SkyMiles May 2018 Award Flash Sale

The offer is valid for travel between select destination September 8 – November 15, 2018 and January 10 – March 15, 2019 and must be booked by May 16.

SPG Double Up-Promotion For Bonus Delta SkyMiles In US, Canada & Latin America April 25 – July 15, 2018

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SPG has brought back the popular Double Up-promotion for select Crossover Rewards members that can earn double miles in United States, Canada and Latin America between April 25 – July 15, 2018.

SPG Delta SkyMiles Spring 2018

Crossover Rewards members usually earn 1 Delta SkyMiles per dollar spend for SPG stays that is doubled to 2 for the duration of this campaign.

Airfare of the Day: Delta/Air France/KLM BUSINESS CLASS Prague (PRG), Czech Republic to New York NY (JFK), United States from 1361 €/$1618/Kč 34746 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta/Air France/KLM and their high season business class advanced purchase round trip fares between Prague and New York.

Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your ‘good fare’ findings or questions about an airfare.

Delta SkyMiles 10% Off Used Award Miles Back For Select Members Travel August 14 – November 14, 2018

Delta has launched an interesting SkyMiles promotion where select members can get 10% of the miles used for awards back (capped at 100,000 rebate).

Delta SkyMiles Rebate

The offer is valid for award travel between August 14 – November 14, 2018, and eligible members must register and book the award travel by May 13 (this coming Sunday).

More SkyMiles For “Bags On Time” Than New York – Los Angeles Flight?

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There are few unintended consequences when airlines started to move crediting flights based on the price paid rather than miles flown like the example below that a reader sent me. He had received more SkyMiles for the Delta’s Bag on Time-promise than the transcontinental flight itself.

Delta Bags On Time

Few days ago, I was booking a SkyTeam premium fare (heavily discounted) and it was going to be credited to Flying Blue. I got info to book it under AF/KL codes but I told that it would make more sense to book it under DL because then the miles earned would not be based on the fare paid but rather miles flown.

Delta New SkyMiles Earning Rates For Korean Air Flights Effective May 1, 2018

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air had a “troubled” partnership within SkyTeam for years until two airlines had a change of heart and decided to form a transpacific Joint Venture that has been now approved by both countries.

Delta and Korean Air JV

Delta members that credited Korean Air flights previously to SkyMiles program where in for a surprise because flights didn’t earn any Elite Qualifying Miles and award miles earnings were very low. Everything has changed effective May 1, 2018.

Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), The Netherlands to Montreal (YUL), Canada from 1422 € Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to the SkyTeam Transatlantic Partners Delta, Air France and KLM and their low/off-peak season business class excursion round trip fares between Amsterdam and Montreal.

Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your ‘good fare’ findings or questions about an airfare.

Reader Question: Delta Involuntarily First Class To Economy Downgrade – What Compensation Is Due?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about involuntarily downgrade from domestic first to economy on Delta flight from New York to Dallas (airline claims that they were not downgraded).

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Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Delta’s Email About Marriott/SPG Crossover Rewards Changes

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Delta Air Lines today sent out an email to SkyMiles members that had registered to Crossover Rewards or deposited miles to the program from either SPG or Marriott about changes coming in August.

Delta SPG Crossover Rewards Email

The email above summarizes the changes that SkyMiles members that have used Marriott Rewards and SPG may face. You can access my piece from yesterday about the program merger here.

Airfare of the Day: Delta/Air France/KLM BUSINESS CLASS Milan (MXP), Italy to New York NY (JFK/EWR), United States from 1798 € Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to the SkyTeam transatlantic partners and their basic season business class excursion round trip fares between Milan and New York.

Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your ‘good fare’ findings or questions about an airfare.

Delta Air Lines Offers Customers Two Years Of Credit Monitoring, ID Protection Service After Data Breach And Leaked Credit Card Details

Last week Delta was notified by [24]7.ai, a company that provides online chat services for Delta had been involved in a cyber security breach and that certain customers payment information (credit card details) might have been accessed.

As per Delta’s own statement this breach might have affected several hundred thousand customers (never knew that chat feature was this popular) they now teamed up with AllClearID, a credit monitoring firm, to offer customers two years complimentary credit- and ID related security services.

Delta SkyMiles April Awards Flash Sale Hawaii For Travel August 14 – November 14, 2018

Delta has launched their latest SkyMiles flash sale and this time the destination is Hawaii from contiguous 48 states.

Delta Air Lines April 2018 SkyMiles Flash Sale

The offer is valid for travel between August 14 – November 14, 2018 (there are some blackout dates), and must be booked by April 12.

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