Delta drastically changes mileage earning for 2015

Today, Delta announced some HUGE changes to its SkyMiles program. Since I don’t blog during my client’s time, this post has to be super-short. Expect a more detailed post in a few days with my take on this change. This post contains the high-level overview. Instead of earning miles based on mileage flown, customers will…

Reminder to select your Delta Medallion Choice Benefits

One of Delta’s less-publicized perks of high-level status is their Choice Benefits. Platinum and Diamond medallion members can select a choice benefit each year from among the following: System-wide upgrades Delta SkyClub one-day passes Bonus miles Travel gift card Retail gift card Gifting status to a friend If you earned Platinum or Diamond status on…

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…

Friday blog roundup

It’s Friday, Friday, Gotta get down on Friday! Let’s see what’s up in the frequent flyer blogosphere…. Rapid Travel Chai writes about some expansions to the TSA PreCheck program, including new participation by Virgin America and the Philadelphia airport. Also, it appears that PreCheck is now working on some international itineraries. Cool. Lucky writes about…