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Delta’s Flagship A350 from Detroit to Tokyo is now Bookable!

Earlier this week, we covered how Delta’s first Airbus A350 just rolled out the Airbus paint shop. We also confirmed that the A350 would be taking it’s inaugural international flight from Detroit to Asia in October. You’re now able to book Delta’s flagship A350 flights with cash or points starting October 30th. The route is not cheap, but I was...

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[Confirmed] Delta Airbus A350 to fly from Detroit to Asia in October

Yesterday, we featured a post on Delta’s new Airbus A350 rolling out of the paint shop in Toulouse, France. This morning, I saw an Airbus tweet about it and Delta’s official twitter account was answering questions on how to score a seat on the first flight. Up until now, there was only speculation on where the A350 would initially fly...

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Delta adds Flexibility to Buying Upgrades & Managing Medallion Upgrades

Delta announced today, they will begin allowing customers to add upgrades to their itineraries à la carte. You will now be able to purchase premium upgrades such as Delta Comfort+, Delta One, and First Class as an add-on purchase for all or part of your trip (including individual segments). This can all be done from the Delta.com or by calling...

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Delta and Lyft Partner to Earn Delta SkyMiles on Rides

  Delta and Lyft are partnering to offer SkyMiles members the opportunity to earn SkyMiles on their next ride. Starting today, SkyMiles members can earn miles for every Lyft ride, and for a limited time, earn bonus miles during their travel for rides to and from the airport. Delta has been busy forming partnerships with several companies including Airbnb, CLEAR,...

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Delta is Testing Facial Recognition Technology for Self-Service Bag Drop at MSP

  Delta announced today, they are introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) this summer, a $600k investment that allows customers to quickly check their own bags. One machine will be equipped to test facial recognition technology to match customers with their passport photos through identification verification. This new technology is the first to be introduced...

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Delta will now offer up to nearly $10,000 for Overbooked Flights

After United’s PR nightmare last weekend, Delta is making significant policy changes in its treatment of overbooked flights. In an internal memo obtained Friday by The Associated Press, Delta stated gate agents can now offer up to $2,000, up from a previous maximum of $800, and supervisors can authorize up to $9,950, up from $1,350. I primarily fly Delta and I’ve been...

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Airbnb bookings earn 3x Delta SkyMiles (through April 30th)

Last November, we reported that Airbnb & Delta had formed a partnership where you could earn Delta SkyMiles for Airbnb stays. Recently, Delta increased their offer from 1x SkyMiles to 3x SkyMiles per dollar spent on any Airbnb. This is a no brainer if you are booking any future Airbnb stays. All Delta SkyMiles members can earn 3x miles but...
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[Ends Tonight] Delta SkyMiles Sale to Europe for 50k miles (R/T)

Today is the last day of the Delta late summer SkyMiles flash sale on Economy and Delta One travel to Europe. Economy fares start at 50k SkyMiles which is 10k less than the 60k Skymiles typically required to fly round-trip to Europe. Delta One (business class) starts at 110k SkyMiles round-trip, which is 30k SkyMiles less than a normal ticket. The flash SkyMiles sale...

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[Delta SkyMiles Sale] United States to Europe for 50k miles (R/T)

Delta just announced a solid late summer flash sale on Economy and Delta One travel from the US to Europe. Economy fares start at 50k SkyMiles which is 10k less than the 60k Skymiles typically required to fly round-trip to Europe. Delta One (business class) starts at 110k SkyMiles round-trip, which is 30k SkyMiles less than a normal ticket. The flash SkyMiles sale is...

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Delta Adds Free Meal Service On 12 Domestic Transcontinental Routes

Last Thursday, Delta announced they will soon be adding complimentary meal service on some of their longest domestic flights. Beginning on March 1st, 2017, Delta will offer complimentary meals in their economy cabin on flights between New York’s JFK airport and both Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). This will make Delta the only domestic carrier to...