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First Class Hate Speech

A recent flight incident now making the media rounds has left us scratching our heads.  A professor at Drexel University witnessed a first class passenger on his Delta flight giving his seat to a uniformed soldier.  This act of kindness drew praise from many fellow passengers and the captain even went so far as to write the passenger…

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Earn More Delta SkyMiles WITHOUT FLYING This Spring

A new bonus opportunity to earn Delta SkyMiles without flying has arrived. Members can gain 1,000 bonus miles for each “new” participating SkyMiles partner used (and earn miles with) from March 24, 2017 through June 30, 2017.  (The member must not have earned miles with that partner between March 24, 2016 to March 23, 2017 to be considered a “new” partner.)…

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TBT: Airport Deviled Eggs

The Delta Sky Club brought to mind one of my favorite posts of yesteryear – airport deviled eggs. Why? Because despite Jim’s observation that travel is not healthy, it really should be.  And part of that is eating lots of protein. I get excited these days that domestic airline lounges have improved their food offerings.  One…

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5 Lessons I Learned from Flying Non-Rev

United planes

The recent United Legging-gate episode reminded me of my days as a non-rev pass traveler. An acquaintance who worked for an airline usually had a few extra vouchers every year. As a young professional with a small income and a big curiosity, I gladly accepted the nearly-free passes. And as glad as I was to…

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Watch Your LAX Flights in Mid-May; 21 Airlines Are on the Move

There was big news out of Los Angeles International Airport yesterday that will affect many passengers with LAX flights in mid-May, particularly those involving Delta.  21 airlines will shuffle across 4 terminals in a multi-night move designed to streamline long-term operations at the airport. Beginning on Friday May 12, three sequential overnight moves will take…

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