07
Sep
2010
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Delta, which inherited a slew of Boeing 747s through its merger with Northwest, has announced that it is upgrading the interiors of its planes. This overdue change affects 16 planes that primarily travel via the Tokyo hub. Alas, the upgrades...

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Delta has launched the “Ticket Window,” an interface for selling airline tickets via Facebook. It’s an interesting but possibly controversial move. As mentioned explicitly in the press release, the company is trying to position...

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Categorized in: Delta Air Lines
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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Categorized in: Delta Air Lines

Downgraded: Teamwork, Wine, and Cost-Savings on British Airways Management vs. labor (or labour, if you will) on British Airways is getting nastier. Take this quote, for example: “No-one is doing anything to help save costs any more. Whereas...

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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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