Did Delta Air Lines Turn a Protest Into an Opportunity?

Legislation in the form of a bill called House Bill 821 calls for the amendment of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, which — if passed — will essentially eliminate the sales and use taxes levied on jet fuel for all airlines which purchase fuel in the state of Georgia; and greater than 800 students arrived at the world headquarters of Delta Air Lines yesterday, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:30 in the morning to protest.

With the busiest airport in the world as its hub in Atlanta, Delta Air Lines stands to benefit the most from this legislation if…

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Delta SkyMiles Award Sale February 2018: As Low as 12,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Seattle or Portland

Redeem as few as 12,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines — plus taxes and fees — for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and either Seattle or Portland in Oregon between Sunday, April 15, 2018 and Saturday, June 9, 2018, by when all travel must be completed…

…but you must purchase your ticket and book your reservation no later than…

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Buddy Pass Travel Now More Restrictive on Delta Air Lines

If you are fortunate enough to have a friend or relative who is an employee of an airline, chances are that you could have access to a buddy pass to travel the world, as each eligible employee of an airline is able to provide a limited number of buddy passes to family members and friends — but there are some disadvantages to using one despite the low cost, according to the 11 reasons why you may not want to use a buddy pass when traveling listed in this article.

One of the…

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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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