Delta airlines to cut Memphis hub

WMC-TV in Memphis is reporting that Delta Airlines is planning to eliminate its Memphis hub starting in September 3rd: Delta Air Lines is planning to cut the number of daily flights from 96 departures down to 60-64 per day starting September 3. The cuts will affect about 230 jobs. In addition, Memphis International Airport will…

I’m switching to American Airlines… for now.

If you’re a business traveler, the availability of direct flights from your home airport largely determines your airline preference. Being based in Minneapolis, I’m a natural Delta flyer. Like many, I’ve been frustrated with the progressive devaluation of the program, the difficulty in booking awards, and (to a lesser extent) the new revenue tiers. I had a…