Should You Earn Delta Elite Status? Here’s What You Get With Each Tier to Help You Decide

Written by Harlan Vaughn @ Million Mile Secrets

Many moons ago, I had Delta elite status as a New York-based traveler.  They have the most on-time flights, and flew everywhere I needed to go, so I wanted to board early, enjoy surprise upgrades, and earn more miles on flights. If you live near an airport Delta serves, you might wonder if it’s worth your …

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What Are Delta Miles Worth? Here’s the Typical Value & Best Rewards (And One Really Bad One!)

Written by Harlan Vaughn @ Million Mile Secrets

If you have a stash of Delta miles, or thought about collecting them, you might wonder, “What are Delta miles worth?” And like all airline miles, your Delta miles value is variable.  It comes down to: How flexible you are with dates How easy (or difficult) it is for you to collect your miles Your personal …

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Delta Miles Review: How They Work, What You Get, & If It’s Worth It for You

Written by Harlan Vaughn @ Million Mile Secrets

Delta is the 2nd-largest airline in the US, and arguably has the best operations.  So you might wonder if it’s worth putting your airline loyalty toward Delta, or using their SkyMiles frequent flyer program. Delta miles are easy to earn, and easier to redeem for award travel on 30+ airlines.  But the program has its …

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Step-by-Step Guide to How to Set Up a Delta Account (Don’t Let Your Time in the Air Go to Waste!)

Written by Meghan @ Million Mile Secrets

Delta miles are a favorite of many because they can be incredibly valuable.  Delta is part of the SkyTeam Alliance, which means not only can you use them for Delta flights, but you can also redeem them for award flights on partner airlines, like Air France, KLM, Korean Air, and more. Plus, with Delta’s Pay With …

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Do Delta Miles Expire? Here’s What You Need to Know

Written by Meghan @ Million Mile Secrets

Airline frequent flyer program rules can be confusing – especially so if you collect a number of different types of miles & points.  So you might be wondering:  Do Delta miles expire? The answer is no, Delta miles do not expire.  That’s a huge bonus if you’ve been collecting miles from top Delta credit cards like …

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3 Things You Need To Know About Delta’s New Boarding Process

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ Million Mile Secrets

A few weeks ago, Delta rolled out a new boarding process for their flyers. While boarding processes have been a hot topic in recent years, I find that this process make much more sense than others.  In the past, I have found that many people still board out of order, causing the boarding process to be …

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How to Book Delta Flights Using Miles On Your Delta App

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ Million Mile Secrets

Delta is always making efforts to be the innovator in the airline industry. As various digital products are being introduced to make booking flights even simpler, Delta has recently added the option to book award flights with Delta miles on its mobile app!  I’m finding that many apps & websites in the airline industry are …

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TSA Fail: Delta Airlines Passengers Mistakenly Carries Her Gun & Ammunition On Japan Bound Flight – ENTRY DENIED !!

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

A U.S. citizen who flew Delta Airlines from Atlanta to Tokyo-Narita a week ago was denied entry after she declared that she had mistakenly carried a firearm and live ammunition during her trip. The passenger apparently noticed this “mistake” sometime during the flight and notified the cabin crew immediately about her still carrying the gun. […]

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After a Year of Having Delta Elite Status, I’m Convinced It’s Overrated – Even With the Upgrades

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ Million Mile Secrets

Many frequent travelers value their airline elite status as it comes with all sorts of perks and upgrades.  In 2017, I was flying very frequently for work with Delta as I am based in Salt Lake City, and earned my very first airline status as Delta Silver Medallion member. It isn’t a huge deal as …

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Tired of Unruly “Support” Animals on Your Flight? Delta Has Your Back!

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ Million Mile Secrets

Airlines are trying to figure out the best way to handle those with Emotional Support Animals (ESA’s) as carefully as possible.  Delta, however, has drawn a line in the sand. They have announced that for all flights purchased after December 18, 2018, ESAs will not be allowed on any flights longer than 8 hours.  To …

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Delta Is Making It Easier to Use Your Miles & Why This Isn’t Good News

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ Million Mile Secrets

As a Delta loyalist, I normally have nothing poor to say about the airline.  However, as someone that values Delta miles (especially when they have great sales to Europe like this one), they have made an extremely disappointing change. Delta has introduced the ability to use miles to pay for upgrades on any ticket except …

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Delta Elevate Your Status For 2019 Is Back!

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Delta Elevate Your StatusDelta Air Lines has brought back the Elevate Your Status-promotion for 2019 that allows eligible SkyMiles members to purchase Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs). Login to your Delta account first before clicking to the Delta’s website to see what your personalized offers are. Remember that you need to fulfill Medallion Qualifying Dollar (MQD) requirement for the […]

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Delta Flight Attendant “Head-Butted” After Refusing To Serve Passenger More Alcohol – Arrested!

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

After refusing to serve an already intoxicated passenger more alcohol a Delta Airlines flight attendant made a painful experience as the customer became aggressive and “Head-Butted” a crew member during the argument. The Delta flight en route to Salt Lake City then made an emergency landing in Oklahoma City last Friday where we was arrested […]

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Delta Air Lines Employees In Seattle Claim They Were Fired For “Speaking Korean”, Turns Out They Violated Upgrade/Ticketing Rules

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

A group of Delta Air Lines airport employees in Seattle-Tacoma were terminated after flouting company rules of how and when to upgrade passengers on flights yet they claim the reason was of a more personal nature. The group of four women now claim they were fired because they were speaking in their native language (Korean) […]

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Delta Air Lines CEO Satisfied with U.S./UAE Agreement, Hints At New International Routes Including India

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Following the agreement between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding air traffic, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian voiced satisfaction and announced new international flights are under consideration. Delta management took a very aggressive stance over the years when it came to the subject of Middle East carriers, crying foul over the […]

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