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No shock to DeltaPoints readers Delta is in the OIL BIZ!

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As I blogged about a few weeks ago, our beloved airline is now a gas producer (oh and jet fuel too). How will this adventure go? It will be fun to watch.

It seems like a ton of cash, $150 million, but when you break that down, it is just the cost of ONE SINGLE 767-200ER bird according to last year’s prices!

My poll results of DeltaPoints readers were almost even split 50-50 as to if this is a good choice for our airline. The CEO thinks it is a great idea and if it works all the airlines will be in the gas biz. As I said before, these people are NOT risk averse and I can not wait to see how it goes! – Rene

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Rene’s Points For Better Travel, a division of Chatterbox Entertainment, Inc. has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Rene’s Points For Better Travel and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


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René de Lambert is a contributing writer and the founder of RenesPoints. He is an avid Delta and SkyTeam flyer who has held Delta’s top Diamond Medallion status for many years and flown millions of miles.

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  1. With several refineries going offline in the near future, and the lack of construction of new, Delta should be able to find the talent to operate this effectively…

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