Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their basic season/shoulder season midweek business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between Los Angeles and Spain (also available to BCN/VLC/PMI) for travel until March 2021 and no change fees.
The frequent flier partnership between these two airlines begins on April 1, 2020, and Delta has now released miles earning chart for its SkyMiles members who fly on LATAM.
Delta SkyMiles and GOL Smiles partnership is ending on April 1, 2020, the same date LATAM becomes a frequent flier partner of the US airline (read more here).
Delta, an airline that no longer publishes award charts, has launched SkyMiles sale for travel to select destinations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas this spring.
SkyMiles members can redeem for award tickets between select US cities and Nassau, St., Thomas, Paris, Amsterdam, and Seoul, starting at 19,000 SkyMiles plus taxes/fees.
The big three U.S. airlines American, Delta and United have revised their schedules and pushed the cancellations of mainland China & Hong Kong Routes until late April of 2020.
Carriers have previously suspended flights to the mainland until the end of March in reaction of a lawsuit from pilots unions which claimed danger for the crew when flying into potentially contaminated areas.
Delta has launched its February SkyMiles award Flash Sale to South America that is valid for travel this spring (see the T&cs).
Economy round-trip starts at 20,000 miles (before taxes and fees). You must make the booking(s) by February 13, 2020.
LATAM and Delta Air Lines announced (read more here) on September 26, 2019, that the US airline had taken a 20% stake in its Latin American counterpart that would, as a result of this investment, exit Oneworld in due course.
Airlines usually need to give an alliance 12 months notice of their withdrawal. Qantas posted on its website in November (read more here) that LATAM partnership would end on October 1, 2020. In December, LATAM sent out an update (read more here) to its frequent fliers that they are in the process of accelerating the exit.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released a Consent Order on Friday against Delta that had previously offloaded passengers for religious reasons.
Delta employees on several flights felt uncomfortable with Muslim passengers and ended up booting them off flights even when they had cleared security like every other passenger.