Delta Double SkyMiles For Select Partner Transactions July 1 – September 30, 2018

Delta has launched new double SkyMiles offer for select members that credit partner transactions to the program between July 1 – September 30, 2018.

Delta SkyMiles Double Miles Partners

Members earn this bonus on partners that they haven’t earned with between July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 (credited to SkyMiles accounts). Mostly hotels and car rental partners are participating.

Delta SkyMiles July 2018 Award Flash Sale To Asia

Delta has released their July 2018 SkyMiles award flash sale and the destination this time is Asia.

Delta SkyMiles July 2018 Award Flash Sale

SkyMiles members can travel in Economy and Premier Select cabins starting at 40K and 70K miles on a round-trip base between September 10 – December 10, 2018.

Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Montreal (YUL), Canada from 1,519 €

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

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Atlanta Airport: Half Naked Man Runs Across Tarmac, Tries To Jump Onto The Wing Of Delta Airlines Plane


A crazy situation at Atlanta Hartsfield Airport where a half naked individual in his underwear went over a fence, ran across the tarmac and attempted to jump onto a taxiing Delta Airlines jet.

The man has been taken into custody following this incident which caused some traffic delays at Atlanta airport.

Delta SkyMiles June 2018 Award Flash Sale: Alaska & Canada September 17 – November 15, 2018 (Book By June 13)

Delta has launched new SkyMiles Flash Sale that is valid for travel between September 17 – November 15, 2018.

Delta SkyMiles June 2018 Award Flash Sale

Members can save on their Economy and Comfort+ trips between the Contiguous 48 states and Alaska or Canada.

SPG Delta Crossover Rewards Ends July 15 & Starpoints To Amtrak Conversions July 31, 2018


Marriott is tweaking SPG partnerships when the programs merge in early August . Seems that Marriott’s deal with United called Rewards Plus remains while SPG’s deal with Delta (Crossover Rewards) ends on July 15.

SPG Delta & Amtrak

SPG members ability to convert Starpoints to Amtrak Guest Rewards points will come to an end on July 31, 2018. Marriott appears not to have a deal in place with Amtrak at this time.

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

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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

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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.

Delta SEA-PEK MEss

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


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?


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.

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