Delta Doubles Down on Boston: Bigger Sky Club and New Routes

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

When Delta deems your local airport a “focus city,” watch out — the airline has shown time and time again that it’s willing to put in the effort to become a go-to carrier when it senses the market calling. As Delta has done in Seattle (SEA) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU), it’s planning to put yet another …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland to New York NY (JFK), United States from 1,051€ Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta Air Lines and their low/off-peak season business class advance purchase round trip fares between Zurich and New York. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL) ZLP70SW ZRH to NYC Booking class: Z. Price: […]

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Airbus Building Two New Facilities to Ramp up A220 Production

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

The aircraft known as the A220 didn’t get to where it is today without a little drama. We’ll spare you the details on how the Bombardier C Series eventually became the Airbus A220 and jump straight to the present: Things are finally getting serious when it comes to manufacturing and delivery. With orders placed by …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS New York NY (JFK), United States to Warsaw (WAW)/Krakow (KRK)/Gdansk (GDN) from $1,869 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta Air Lines and their holiday surcharge business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between New York and Poland. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL) ZQ1X26D1 NYC to GDN Booking class: Z. Price: […]

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Delta Rushes to Add Flights to American Airlines Hubs for College Football Playoffs

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

You know what they say: go where the demand takes you, even if it’s into enemy territory. Or, something like that. Delta has become the first of the major US carriers to publicize increased service between destinations that it doesn’t typically link up in advance of this year’s College Football Playoff. In all, Delta is adding …

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Deal Alert: Award Flights to the Caribbean and Mexico From 12,000 Miles Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. After Delta announced a great award sale for flights to Asia yesterday, the airline is now discounting award tickets to select destinations in the …

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Bad News: Delta Is Now Selling Basic Economy Award Tickets

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

It’s new, but it’s hardly shocking: Delta will now let you exchange SkyMiles for a Basic Economy (E fare) ticket, which was previously a cash-only product. For several weeks, Delta’s Book A Flight page has allowed the Basic Economy dropdown selector to remain in place when toggling between Money and Miles. Given CEO Ed Bastain’s …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta Air Lines BUSINESS CLASS New York NY (JFK), United States to Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland from $2,115 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their basic season business class excursion non-refundable fares between New York and Zurich. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL) ZL1XU7D4 NYC to ZRH. Booking class: Z. Price: from $2,115 ($910 base […]

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Delta December SkyMiles Award Flash Sale Economy & Premium Select Asia Destinations Travel March 1 – May 31, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Delta Air Lines SkyMiles December Flash Sale AsiaDelta yesterday launched their December SkyMiles Awards Flash Sale for select Asia destinations in both economy and premium select cabins. The return award tickets start at just 30,000 SkyMiles return and are valid for travel between March 1 – May 31, 2019 (there are destination specific blackout dates – see the T&Cs). You must book […]

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You Can Now Buy up to Reach Delta Medallion Elite Status — But It’s a Terrible Deal

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

As Delta has done in past years, it has activated the Elevate Your Status program as the conclusion of 2018 draws near. In order to achieve elite status that’ll run through 2019, you need to meet Delta’s thresholds for Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs – US-based members only) and/or Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) …

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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 Expands Pre-Select Meal Program to all Delta One Routes Globally

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Following the crawl-then-walk approach, Delta’s pre-select meal program has been testing the waters for most of 2018. Back in September, the carrier announced that it would allow Delta One passengers departing from Amsterdam (AMS), Paris (CDG) and London (LHR) inbound to the US to select their meal in advance. Starting Dec. 6, 2018, Delta will expand …

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Here’s What We Learned From Delta’s Product Developer for the A220

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

The Airbus A220, which will be eternally AKA’d as the Bombardier CS100, is poised to be a game changer for passengers. Delta is the first US carrier to take delivery of the aircraft, and will become first to shuttle passengers on it when inaugural flights depart Boston (BOS), New York (LGA) and Dallas (DFW) on …

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I Toured Delta’s Brand New Airbus A220 — Here’s What to Expect

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

If you’re just now learning of the A220-100, here’s the skinny: it was designed to fly routes presently run by Delta Connection carriers — routes like Boston (BOS) to New York (LGA), Dallas (DFW) to New York (LGA) and Houston (IAH) to Detroit (DTW). The A220-100 is a workhorse, replacing other aging workhorses like the CRJ700/CRJ900 …

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10 Airlines That Let You Get Your Regional Foodie Fix

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

Let’s face it, with the notable exceptions of airlines’ first and business class offerings, in-flight dining has long had a well-deserved reputation as something very far south of scrumptious.  There is hardly a readier punching bag in the food world, really; heck, sometimes the stuff that lands on your tray table at 30,000 feet is …

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Exciting New Airline Routes for November 2018 and Beyond

Written by Kaeli Conforti @ The Points Guy

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) may …

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I Just Experienced the Future of Boarding a Plane — Here’s What I Learned

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Starting Dec. 1, 2018, passengers flying internationally out of Terminal F at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) can use their face to get them from curb to gate, and onto the plane. Delta announced the news just over two months ago, and I traveled to the airline’s home turf to experience the future of boarding …

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How We Went To The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade With Miles & Points (and $22.40)

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Last December, when we were putting up Christmas decorations at the house, Sharon and I were talking about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. Despite living in the area for most of our lives, I had never been to see the parade and Sharon…

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