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Did You Win a Delta Air Lines Tumi Amenity Kit?

Thanks to everyone who entered my Delta Air Lines BusinessElite amenity kit giveaway, and especially to Delta for sending them to me in the first place. You can check out my critique of the Tumi offering here. I asked those who entered to leave a comment as to which of the three Delta kits I’ve…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 9, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta’s Medallion Qualifying Dollar (MQD) tracking tool is now live and appears on the “My SkyMiles” summary and account activity pages. The revenue requirement addition to achieve each elite tier goes into effect January 1. United Airlines announced new daily nonstop service from Chicago…

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Amenity Kit Giveaway: Delta Air Lines BusinessElite Tumi Case

Last week I reviewed the latest Delta Air Lines BusinessElite amenity kit featuring a Tumi case. I encourage you to check out my critique, as this one scored highest of the three Delta kits I’ve reviewed to date here on Frequently Flying. It’s vastly improved from the red cylindrical offering first appearing in 2011(ish), and…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 4, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines cranked out several news releases today, including its August 2013 performance (85% of flights were on-time and PRASM was up 4%), an order for 40 Airbus aircraft (10 A330s and 30 A321s), and an announcement of chef-driven food and beverage outlets…

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Amenity Kit Review: Delta Air Lines BusinessElite – Tumi

Delta Air Lines introduced its newest BusinessElite amenity kit in late February 2013, and the fine folks at Delta just recently sent me a couple for my collection – a very nice gesture I will pay forward by giving away the second one here on the blog. That giveaway will come later this month, so…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines DC-9-30

A couple of weeks ago, a fellow blogger over at Points, Miles and Martinis playfully taunted me suggesting that my Vintage Airline Seat Maps aren’t all that “vintage.” I can’t disagree since many of the aircraft I post are still flying today. But it’s still fun to look back and see how seating arrangements have…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 22, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines will arm flight attendants with Nokia Luminas to “improve the customer experience.” FAs will be able to process onboard credit card purchases in real-time, including on the spot upgrades to Economy Comfort. American Airlines and US Airways got another kick in…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 21, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines is planning new Seattle service to Seoul and Hong Kong beginning in June 2014. The new Hong Kong flight will bring back a U.S. gateway, as Delta currently only flies to Hong Kong from Tokyo after previously ending Detroit-Hong Kong service.…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 19, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: After Friday’s edition of Notable News went out, L.A. Airspace reported that Delta Air Lines will begin chauffeur-driven apron service for its VIPs at LAX airport, a similar perk offered by the airline at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta (ATL). Spirit Airlines will begin new seasonal…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 14, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: American Airlines offer(ed) a fast-track to elite status earlier today, where non-elites could register and fly a minimal amount of miles to earn status through February 2015. The link appears to be down as of this posting (too many blog posts about it?), but I…

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