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Stricter Requirements for Emotional Support Animals and Service Dogs By Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines will require all passengers traveling with service dogs, psychiatric service animals or emotional support animals to provide documentation of proof of health or vaccinations 48 hours in advance of the departure of a flight effective as of Tuesday, March 1, 2018.

In developing the updated requirements — which must be in compliance with the Air Carrier Access Act — Delta Air Lines…

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China Shuts Down Marriott Site and Demands Apology From Delta Air Lines

Borders can be fascinating. Some are formed by natural terrain; while others are created entirely by humans. We tend to cross them to experience difference cultures; try new cuisine; and meet new people — as well as rack up countries and other independent entities to our portfolios of places we have traveled…

…but they can also be bones of contention, as both Marriott International, Incorporated and Delta Air Lines have found out this past week. At the time this article was written, the…

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…And Now, Airlines Announce the End of Double Dip From Hilton Honors

An official announcement from Hilton Honors introduced new earning rates for points — amongst other changes in the frequent guest loyalty program — two days ago while simultaneously pronouncing the demise of the Double Dip benefit through which you could choose to earn both Hilton Honors points and frequent flier loyalty program miles.

I checked my e-mail account and found an e-mail message which contained this notice from Sandeep Dube, who is the vice president of customer engagement and loyalty of Delta Air Lines

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Bastian Seeks Repayment of Up to $50 Million in Losses From Atlanta Airport Meltdown

As a result of an electrical power outage which forced the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area to completely shut down for approximately twelve hours on Sunday, December 17, 2017, the chief executive officer of Delta Air Lines is seeking up to $50 million in the repayment of losses.

“We will certainly be seeking the opportunity to have a conversation, and then seek reimbursement…

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Earn Up to 4,000 Bonus Miles by Shopping Last Minute for the Holidays 2017

You can earn up to 4,000 bonus miles by shopping last minute for the holidays 2017 from the frequent flier loyalty programs of four different airlines: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan; American Airlines AAdvantage; Delta Air Lines SkyMiles; and United Airlines MileagePlus.

The specifics of each promotion — all effective through Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time — are as follows…

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Delta Air Lines Will Not Allow Me to Purchase Medallion Qualification Miles for 2018 — Not That I Would Want To Anyway

Delta Air Lines once again is offering for you to elevate your 2018 Medallion elite level status in the SkyMiles frequent flier loyalty program by giving you the opportunity to purchase Medallion Qualification Miles during the month of December through Thursday, February 15, 2018, as has been traditionally done in years past…

Once Again, Delta Air Lines Will Not Allow Me to Purchase Medallion Qualification Miles — Not That I Would Want To Anyway

…but Delta Air Lines once again will not allow me to purchase Medallion Qualification Miles — not that I would want to do so anyway — as I received a message that access was denied…

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Confirmed: Fuel Surcharges on SkyMiles Awards is An Error — For Now

FlyerTalk member SkyMilesTeam — who is the official company representative of Delta Air Lines on FlyerTalk — posted this message moments ago: “Hi everyone, wanted let you know that the surcharge that you saw for certain Europe Award Tickets earlier today was an error. Not to worry, as we took notice and the issue has been resolved. Happy Friday!”

I have been…

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Earn 500 Bonus SkyMiles Each Time You Book Your Hotel and Rental Car With Delta Air Lines

When you book your hotel reservation and reserve your rental car through Delta Air Lines and complete your hotel stay and car rental by Wednesday, January 31, 2018, you will earn 500 bonus SkyMiles in addition to the base SkyMiles and any bonus SkyMiles you will earn — and you will earn one bonus of 500 SkyMiles for each set of lodging and rental car transactions you complete, as you must earn SkyMiles for both transactions to receive the additional bonus.

This offer is…

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