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Delta Didn’t Even Try to Spin Its Latest Turd Bouquet to Members

Delta has two publicity moves with changes to SkyMiles: No notice to members Deceptive spin, the ‘enhancement’ canard This week Delta emailed members titled “SkyMiles Program Developments Worth Noting,” adding a new move. Many commentators have jumped on this, to summarize: JFK-LAX/SFO nonstops now eligible for RPUs (without stating what Points, Miles & Martinis reported,…

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No 2015 Delta NY-Prince Edward Island Summer Seasonal Flight

A great summer tradition for my wife and I will be taking a pause. No summer Delta New York JFK – Prince Edward Island, Canada flight. The flights still had not appeared for booking and PEI’s Charlottetown Airport confirmed it. Airplane geek friend theorized Delta’s reduction of regional jets may play a part. We loved…

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SPG & Emirates Your World Rewards is an Impressively Executed Partnership

SPG has taken it Delta Crossover Rewards model overseas in the newly launched Your World Rewards with Emirates. Like Crossover Rewards, there are benefits and earning opportunities for elites of both programs. I am impressed by the well-thought FAQ. The quick take is to go ahead and register, it won’t disrupt your Delta Crossover Rewards,…

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Changes to Delta Pre-2015 Award Tickets Now Re-Price Entire Ticket

Delta SkyMiles 2015 is live with one-way award pricing, no free stopovers, and no round-the-world tickets. Many of us booked our last stopover tickets in the waning hours of 2014. Hold times for the RTW desk exceeded 6 hours. Running with Miles shows the good with the bad, including retaining exorbitant Europe origination charges one-ways…

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Delta.com Can Now Book Awards on China Eastern and China Southern (Supposedly!)

Reports popped up late last night that China Eastern and China Southern are now bookable for awards on delta.com. See the FlyerTalk thread and post on MileCards. This is functionality that nwa.com had. Slowly Delta is bringing back features from their disastrous choice of delta.com over nwa.com, about the only thing I have heard Delta…

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