Many airlines and hotels now have partnering arrangements with Lyft and/or Uber. For example, you can earn extra SPG points by linking your SPG account to UBER. You can earn extra JetBlue miles by linking your JetBlue account with Lyft. The newest partnership like this is between Delta and Lyft. Here are the basics: Earn … Read More
Delta has issued a press release announcing that it is testing Facial Recognition Technology with bag drops at MSP Airport. I’m intrigued by this advancement. Here’s the press release in pertinent part: Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely … Read More
Great sale on Delta award flights that continues long past the last day of the sale!
Kudos to Delta Airlines! Today, it announced that effective immediately, shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and water buffalo trophies would be officially banned as freight worldwide. This announcement follows the submission of a petition with more than 250,000 signatures by SumOfUs.org, a global corporate watchdog. That petition urged Delta and other international airlines … Read More
Enter to win copies of various entertainment sets from Delta’s Sky Magazine.
Not even 8 hours post-delta platinum medallion status, and they’ve already screwed me. A fine way to treat years of loyalty.
It is alleged that over 150 guns and ammunition were smuggled in carry-on bags onto at least 20 flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by a former Delta employee, Mark Quentin Henry, with the assistance of a current (now former) Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey. CNN reports that: The breakup of a gun smuggling ring … Read More
Engadget is reporting that due to a security flaw, Delta passengers are able to access strangers’ boarding passes! TSA says essentially not to worry, since passengers with wrong boarding documents won’t be able to get passed the TSA agents. Really? You can read the whole story, written by John Coluccci, here. HT to my friend … Read More
I have two nice new leather (or really good imitation leather) passport holders to give away. They are promotional items from Delta. They are embossed with the Delta emblem, so if you’re a Delta person, you’ll really love this item. If you’re not a Delta person, it’s still nice. If you would like one of … Read More
I’ve noticed that, every email I get from an airline or hotel group recently speaks of enhancements, which, upon reflection, is anything but an enhancement. So, today, just seeing the subject line of the Delta email I received this morning, 7 Things to Look Forward to, made me laugh. Or cringe. This is the list. … Read More