Delta and aviation travel news for October 2015

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We are nearing two months now that no major news (cuts) has come from the Delta SkyMiles team – be very afraid is my warning to you. Now to be fair, one of my biggest requests I have from SkyMiles is – “just stop”! I thank Delta for not cutting deep for a little while. I truly live in fear of what is next to come.

But that is speculation. What has been going on the past few weeks you may have missed? Take a look:

Did you see any other big Delta or travel news we need to know about? Leave a link in the comments blow! – Rene


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  1. Hi, Rene’ I am within 35K to be MM on DL. Unfortunately I will need one more trip to/from AMS in January 2016 to achieve it.

    Once I reach MM, my wife and I (we are both DM) will move to KLM’s Flying Blue. We can become top-tier (platinum) on KL in less than a year for 75K miles, get non-stop service from DFW to AMS (our usual airport) and great, attentive service that in our opinion is at least as good as DL. I think, in Business Class, KL exceeds DL in service. The FAs always seem to be available, not so much in Coach (like DL). The only downside on KL is that I have yet to have a lay-flat seat in Business and there doesn’t seem to be any in KLM’s near future. Still, a better deal for us.

    All that said, I will burn our combined 1.4M miles on DL in 2016 and move to KLM. Being in DFW now as opposed to SAN, the SkyMiles Team (DL/KL/AF) beat AA (AAdvantage) on price to AMS.

    The only thing ascending at DL is the stock price – for now. And, yes, I agree with you; DL is starting to sound like UA. Heaven forbide that the DL FAs become like UA FAs (at least the original UA). BTW, I can tell whether I am flying with a UA crew or CO crew just by the way I am greeted (or not in the case of UA crew) when I enter the aircraft.

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