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This new Delta upgrade is even better than first class (DAL)

Airlines are running out of ways to nickel-and-dime passengers, and instead focusing on posh upgrades for passengers who spend the most — luxury travelers and frequent flyers. Delta Air Lines will soon offer upgrades beyond first-class...Show More Summary

Delta's Fancy New Upgrade Could Put You On A Private Jet

If first class isn't exclusive enough for Delta's top flyers, this might do the trick. Delta Air Lines is unveiling a unique new perk for a few lucky customers—and it sure beats getting upgraded to first class. Starting this week, a select number of Delta's commercial flyers will be eligible to board one of its private jets, Bloomberg writes. Read Full Story

Delta Air Lines to alter reward program; other airlines may follow

If you are saving up reward miles to pay for a trip on Delta Air Lines, you might want to book the trip before the airline switches to a new format that could raise the number of miles you need for the most popular destinations.

Delta’s Fall Fare Sale – Money and Miles

Delta Air Lines launched a fare sale for fall travel late last night. Fares are starting at $74 and in a unique twist, just 5,000 miles, plus taxes and fees each way based on roundtrip purchase. You must book by August 6, and travel between August 6 and December 16, 2015. Show More Summary

Major delays at LGA after Terminal C power failure

New York's LaGuardia Airport is struggling with flight delays stretching to almost three hours after a power failure snarled operations at a terminal used by Delta Air Lines Inc. The airport ranked... To view the full story, click the title link.

Baggage Handlers, Security Workers Set To Strike At New York Airports, Could Disrupt Travel

The fight for higher wages could disrupt travel for Delta Air Lines and United Airlines passengers flying in and out of New York’s two largest airports starting Wednesday night, as a union representing some security workers, baggageShow More Summary

Delta’s 2Q Results Beat Market Estimate On The Back Of Lower Fuel Costs

Delta Air Lines opened the earnings season yesterday on a positive note, posting an adjusted profit of $1.27 per share for the June quarter, comfortably exceeding the market's estimate of $1.22 per share. The Atlanta-based airline reported...Show More Summary

Delta changes rewards program again, frequent fliers are less than thrilled

For frequent fliers of Delta Air Lines, the only constant is change. The airline has again made adjustments to its rewards program, moving away from a standard awards chart that was easy to understand. See also: The most common airline...Show More Summary

Delta no longer plans on 60 Boeing orders due to pilot vote: CEO

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc no longer plans to purchase 20 used and 40 new single-aisle aircraft from the Boeing Co now that its pilots rejected a tentative contract proposal, according to Delta's Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson. Show More Summary

Delta Ripped the Bandage Off

Shortly after the disappearance of the SkyMiles award charts a few months ago, I encouraged Delta Air Lines to rip the bandage off SkyMiles already. In that post I said “I believe all of this has been part of a plan to take SkyMiles to a purely revenue-based program, something more like Rapid Rewards than the traditional airline mileage program. Show More Summary

Delta Air beats second-quarter profit estimates, expects unit rev drop

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit that topped analysts' expectations but forecast a drop in unit revenue for the third quarter as the carrier continued to see weaker demand abroad due to the strong U.S. Show More Summary

Delta offers to invest in Japan's bankrupt Skymark Airlines: media

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc has offered to invest in Japan's bankrupt Skymark Airlines Inc as part of a restructuring plan for the budget carrier, according to a Japanese media report. The move has the potential to increase competition...Show More Summary

Delta Air Lines pilots reject tentative contract: union

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc's pilots have voted against a tentative agreement approved by their union and the airline's management, leaving the company without a new contract, the pilots union said Friday. Some 65 percent of theShow More Summary

Pressure On Delta’s Unit Revenue Will Be Partially Offset By Lower Fuel Costs

Delta Air Lines, which released its traffic results for June last week, has reported a 4.5% drop in its consolidated passenger unit revenue (revenue per passenger flown per mile) for the June quarter, higher than the company's expectations of a 2-4% decline. Show More Summary

Maintaining Perspective in Life: Do Frequent Fliers Need to Adjust Expectations?

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“An announcement was released during the investor relations presentation of Delta Air Lines yesterday that within the next eight months, seven seats will be removed from the Business Elite cabin of its fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft...Show More Summary

JetBlue’s Mint Service May Pose A Threat To Delta’s Expansion Plans In New York-JFK

In an attempt to defend its leading position at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, Delta Air Lines decided to launch new upgraded flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco in the second half of the year. The news came almost a week after...Show More Summary

WoW! Virgin Atlantic sends me the longest airline survey I have ever seen (53 pages).

We all get travel surveys. Most regular Delta Points readers know that Delta Air Lines has a program called “Strive for Five” that rewards hard working Delta people with points that become real cash when they get high marks. I like these...Show More Summary

This fake Delta Air Lines Facebook page went viral after promising $5,000 and free first class tickets

A fake Delta Air Lines Facebook page went viral on Tuesday after promising $5,000 and 5 first class tickets to 175 passengers. The only problem was the page was a hoax, first spotted by BuzzFeed’s news reporter Mariah Summers. The promotion...Show More Summary

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