05
May
2010

Checked baggage fees are perhaps the most hated of the current round of fee hikes, but Delta has figured out a way to make the fees more palatable… for some. The airline’s marketing team has linked Delta Amex card membership with...

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The competition for customers traveling between New York and Chicago — already a crowded field — is about to get more crowded. Delta is launching a new shuttle service between LaGuardia and O’Hare, to complement their flights to...

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05
Jan
2010

Japan’s most famous (and, recently, most beleaguered) airline, JAL, has apparently opted to leave the oneWorld alliance for SkyTeam. Viewed through an USA-based frequent flyer lens, that’s a win for Delta (and potentially those who...

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Delta announced changes to their SkyMiles frequent flier program yesterday. Changes were bound to happen: With the merger of Northwest and Delta, and the upcoming combination of their mileage programs, that’s a lot of accounts coming in....

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Northwest and Delta clearly really want to keep travelers loyal to their brands. Both airlines have been sending their elite-level frequent flier program members e-mails announcing a “gift” of elite-qualifying miles (EQMs, or, in the...

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How’s this for an indicator that premium-class travel isn’t selling: The recently-merged Delta and Northwest are permitting passengers of high-fare international economy fare tickets to upgrade to business class for just 1 mile each...

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