Delta Air Lines had a pretty disastrous Thanksgiving weekend so far as the carrier was forced to cancel more than 500 flights due to a shortage of pilots.
Alitalia and Delta have teamed up with Rome’s airport and will start offering quarantine free flights between Atlanta (ATL) and Fiumicino (FCO) airports that require three covid tests.
Passengers that take one of the flights and test negative can forgo the mandatory quarantine in Italy for US arrivals. Passengers, however, must meet the Schengen entry requirements.
Delta Air Lines and WestJet decided to call off their planned US-Canada trans-border joint venture after the U.S government required changes for it to go forward.
The airlines would have needed to relinquish 16 take-off and landing slots at the New York’s La Guardia airport and exclude WestJet’s Swoop from the alliance.
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between Chicago (ORD), USA and Rio de Janeiro (GIG/SDU), Brazil. This fare is also being matched by American Airlines via MIA.
Today, Delta Air Lines launched an elevated limited-time status match campaign for tier members from competing US airlines.
You can get equal or higher Medallion status with Delta through March 31, 2021, and a fast track offer to keep it until January 31, 2022.
Delta Air Lines today announced positive changes to its SkyMiles program that hopefully both United and American soon match.
SkyMiles award redeposit and change fees are waived immediately. Also, there is no longer penalty for changing or canceling awards within 72 hours of departure.
Delta Air Lines today did what American Airlines and United both have already done and issued secured notes (loaned money) guaranteed by its SkyMiles frequent flier program.
Delta’s goal is to get $6.5B in funds while United and American both received roughly $5B each.
Delta today announced that the airline would eliminate domestic change fees for all other than Basic Economy-fares effective immediately.
Delta’s fee waiver applies to domestic US, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. AA’s new waiver, however, also includes Canada, Mexico, and the entire Caribbean + voucher for any residual value (no mention on Delta’s release).