Delta is making it easier to plan and book your next trip by bringing detailed travel requirement information and a seamless connection to booking into a single easy-to-use tool on Delta.com.
During the COVID-19 pandemic we saw United Airlines make several devaluations to its MileagePlus program by increasing redemptions for partner awards. Now it’s Delta’s turn with a big devaluation of its SkyMiles program.
For a limited time, if you have status on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, jetBlue, Southwest Airlines or United Airlines, you may be eligible to enroll in our elevated Status Match challenge between October 19 and October 31, 2020.
Delta is extending benefits for some Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members, Delta Sky Club Memberships and more. SkyMiles Members can now enjoy more choice and control over their travel plans as Delta is again extending loyalty benefits and adding more flexibility.
Clubs in Chicago O’Hare (E Concourse), Denver, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix and San Francisco will join Clubs that are already operating as they reopen throughout July, with additional Clubs reopening as travel increases over the coming months.
The airline will block the selection of middle seats and cap seating in every cabin. It was reported last month the airline would keep planes to no more than 60% full through at least July. To do so, Delta would add more flights to its schedule than demand would usually justify.
Delta Air Lines has made changes to boarding procedures to encourage social distancing for customers. Delta’s new system-wide boarding procedure lets passengers in the back rows of the aircraft to board first.
Delta SkyMiles Medallion Members will enjoy the same loyalty benefits throughout 2021 as they have in 2020. The 12-month Status extension is part of Delta’s work to offer greater flexibility as coronavirus impacts travel plans.
Delta is extending its travel waiver for domestic flights. If you purchased a ticket in March, you can adjust your travel as many times as you’d like without a change fee for an entire year from the date you purchased it.
To align capacity with expected demand, Delta is reducing system capacity by 15 points versus its plan, with international capacity reduced by 20-25 percent, and domestic capacity reduced by 10-15 percent.
The airline will suspend all flights between Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) and Seoul-Incheon (ICN) between Feb. 29 and April 30. The last flight departing MSP for ICN will be on Feb. 28 and the last flight departing from ICN to MSP will be on Feb. 29.
Delta has launched a new program called SkyMiles Select that offers passengers some perks on their flights for an annual fee of $59.
A Delta Airlines flight from New York to Los Angeles has once again been delayed by almost a whole day. Delta Flight 975, which was supposed to take off Thursday at 3:30 p.m., was delayed by more than 19 1/2 hours.
Delta Air Lines introduced a new program this week that makes it easier for some for passengers to reclaim their lost frequent-flyer status. The new loyalty benefit is called dubbed “Reclaim My Status,”. Those who have earned Delta Medallion status can restore their previous status if a major life event such as a career change…
Delta doesn’t have an award chart. They treat both their paid and award tickets the same way, so you are not guaranteed a fixed price. There’s also no way to tell really if their usual sales are really sales as there’s no chart to compare those prices to. The no chart system also allows Delta…