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Increased Security and Elimination of Fees for Delta Air Lines Buddy Pass Program

Several fees will be eliminated from the buddy pass program of Delta Air Lines; while security enhancements will be integrated to the program via technology in order to increase the overall competitiveness and flexibility of the pass travel program of Delta Air Lines while providing its business with increased protection, according to an announcement which was released on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Once the technology is in place in 2018, the following requirements are expected to be in effect pertaining to buddy passes…

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Official Statement Regarding Family Booted From Airplane Issued From Delta Air Lines

A family of four — comprised of Brittany and Brian Schear with two children who are one and two years of age — were booted off of an airplane which operated as Delta Air Lines flight 2222 in Maui prior to departing for Los Angeles on Sunday, April 23, 2017; and video of the incident predictably became viral.

The following official statement was issued yesterday from Delta Air Lines regarding the incident in question…

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Donate to Fight Cancer 2017 and Earn Up to 5,000 SkyMiles

Delta Air Lines has long been fighting various types of cancer with different initiatives over the years; and part of that effort is in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, which has been a partner of the airline for years.

This month, you can join Delta Air Lines and the American Cancer Society in the fight against the dreaded and deadly disease towards the hope of a cancer-free world by being one of the first 5,000 members of the SkyMiles frequent flier loyalty program to donate funds by Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — and you will receive the following in the form of a one-time bonus per SkyMiles account…

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Delta Air Lines Bankruptcy Emergence of 2007: Ten Years Ago

Last year, I posted a series of 17 articles which I wrote on the day — and day after — Delta Air Lines official emerged from bankruptcy protection. Many people considered that day the end of one of the darkest eras in the history of the airline.

For easy reference, I compiled a list of links in which you can access whichever articles you would like to read at any time…

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Mike Huckabee Jokes at Delta’s Expense

Mike Huckabee — a former governor of Arkansas and a former candidate for president of the United States — posted several “tweets” at the expense of Delta Air Lines…

…and without any further ado, here is some of what he had to say

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Another Reminder of Why Delta Air Lines Does Not Have to Give Notice of SkyMiles Redemption Increases

“We should keep in mind this is following on the heels of the recent price jump from 50,000 to 62,500 to 70,000 and now to 85,000 for a one-way trip to Europe in business class just over the past few years”, according to this article pertaining to the latest increase in SkyMiles redemptions for partner airline awards as written by René de Lambert of Renés Points. “The really frustrating part is what Delta SkyMiles team is best at — no advanced notice. They tell no one! Now as some point out they can do this at will because it is in the T&C but that does not make it any less reprehensible or shameful. The other major problem with this disgusting change is finding Level 1 Delta awards is VERY hard. Finding partner awards has been reasonably easy.”

That is because…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus SkyMiles With Each New Participating Partner You Use

You can earn 1,000 bonus SkyMiles with each new participating partner you use through Friday, June 30, 2017 when you register for this offer with your SkyMiles membership number — and this offer is open to all members of the SkyMiles frequent flier loyalty program with the exception of those residing in the Asia Pacific region.

Categories of partners other than the ones listed below — including airline partners and Citibank Asia — are expressly excluded from this offer.

The following non-airline partners are participating in this offer…

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