Airlines issue tighter requirements on travel with a service or support animals
Customer fingerprints replace ID and boarding pass at Delta Sky Club during Phase 1. Phase 2 would allow Members to use their fingerprints to check a bag, check in at the Delta Sky Club and board a flight.
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