I am just stoked that October is finally here tomorrow. I am looking forward to a great “group run” on a Delta 747 that is just weeks away as well as the Chicago Seminars. Plus I have a number of other fun little trips booked as well. But before that begins let’s catch up on what happened in September that you may have missed:
➥ I am not afraid of flying and never have been. But THIS is starting to scare me – DRONES!
➥ Ever wanted to be a Delta gate agent? One blogger did. Would you want this job?
➥ When the Delta “Mad Dogs” go, I will really miss them. Will you? Some Delta Pilots clearly will!
➥ Does it bother you to rent cars and drive on the left? 50 years ago Sweden changed sides!
➥ “You will never be forgotten” tombstone left behind at airport & other crazy things!
➥ Uber protests, Uber driver fines, SAS fall strike, Delta refinery bet pays off!
➥ 17,000+ Delta MQMs Elite Mileage Run on the Inaugural A350 flight for about 5 CPM? You bet!
➥ The new Delta AMEX card you MUST avoid – the “Blue Delta SkyMiles”!
➥ Delta makes the right call with Florida flights & prices ahead of hurricane Irma!
➥ Reader question: Do you feel safe on Delta Connection CRJ200s anymore?
➥ Are Delta and other airlines “losing money” on evacuation flights as some claim?
➥ Do you have an “Emergency Travel Kit” ready to go for your family? Now is the time to plan ahead!
➥ How much would it take for you to accept a Delta “bumpertunity”? $3,000? $4,000? $8,000?
➥ Delta ($DAL) no longer junk, Airfare wars on the way, SXM damage, DL IND to CDG.
➥ Lewis BBQ Charleston, SC – You need to visit this place!
➥ No – The Delta SkyMiles “Flexible Days” & “5 Week” search is not gone – it is just “Enhanced”!
➥ Reports are BOTH new Delta Air Lines A350 jets have been damaged and are grounded! (Updated w/ Delta comments)
➥ Will you be sad to see the KLM Fokker F-70 go or fly the final flight? Plus Delta CS100 comparisons!
➥ September Delta SkyMiles Flash Sale – 20% off coach tickets to Hawaii and Alaska (17.5k & 10k OW)
➥ After Delta changes – do you need to / must you have your ticket reissued?
➥ What are the strangest local foods you have enjoyed (or not) on your travels? Caviar in a tube maybe?
➥ Doesn’t the Delta Amex Blue T&C impact the MQD Exempt Waiver for 2018?
➥ Sweet – Amex Extends 10,000 MQMs + 40,000 SkyMiles to Business Reserve Cards!
➥ What is your scariest travel story? Did you have to divert? Were you ever afraid to fly again?
➥ Delta exits Guam, Delta wins AUG on-time, Suing Delta over food, Coach is a Death Trap!
➥ New Delta Amex Blue open to #DeltaAmexPerks rewards!
➥ Did Delta IT dump you out of your upgrade chance? You must “check” for yourself!
➥ Things Delta Air Lines should fix and could if they wanted to! Did your pet peeve make my list?
➥ T-Mobile & Sprint Merging, London Hates Uber, The Real Value of Points, Delta SEA Sky Club the “Best”!
➥ Delta testing new OPT-OUT Comfort Plus Middle seat “upgrade” choice! #KeepClimbing!
➥ Historic Charleston South Carolina Harbor Tour – Eclipse Weekend 2017
➥ PSA: Be sure to check ALL the current Delta Alerts & Advisories + Mega Schedule Change Saturday events!
➥ Tourist stuck in Swedish Toilet, $DAL Delta Strong Sell, Americans Least Travelled, Friendliest Cities!
➥ Delta getting folks OUT of Puerto Rico SJU may be harder than before Hurricane Maria!
➥ What is the best Delta Premium Select seat on the new A350? New PR photos are out!
➥ Thank You readers – we WON! Delta Diamond MQD waiver “only” $250,000 for 2019 Medallion year.
➥ Leveraging the past year’s devaluations for your card retention calls.
➥ Future of: SkyMiles, CS100, IFE & the HKG Centurion opening! Some must read blog posts.
➥ Delta Air Lines is Sending out Free “Real” $180 LSTN Headphones to Some Medallion Elite Fliers!
➥ I am SORRY – IT goofed up! This means you must RE-Subscribe to get Mileage Run e-mails!
3 Months to go until 2018. What ELSE may we see coming from the Delta mothership before the end of the year? Personally I am sitting on pins and needles to see “what’s next” – You? – René