René October Newsletter – Buh-bye Delta 747 hello A350!

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I have to admit that I am having an almost impossible time wrapping my head around that fact that there are 61 days remaining in 2017 and that soon we will be under the crushing new 2018 Medallion year rules. Many readers will be looking for elite mileage runs in the coming weeks to at least lock in the 2018 flying year under the old 2017 rules still in place.

But that is what is up next. Let’s look back at what you may have missed THIS month:

➥ Why can’t ALL credit cards be metal (or flat) like my new Platinum Card? I just love this!

➥ What’s it like to take a Delta (elite) Mileage Run? Yeah, kinda like this – and really fun too!

➥ Review: Delta First Class Lunch – Cold Grilled Salmon & Arugula Salad.

➥ DL964 In-flight Engine Failure, Nobel Prize Explains Jetlag, Deicing jets the Russian way

➥ Top 10 Point Myths vs. Point Facts! Just what is #FakeNews?

➥ What Delta must do for Diamonds in 2019 after nasty Amex / Medallion changes.

➥ HURRY – ENDS TOMORROW – Limited time 35,000 SPG Business card offer

➥ Review: House Spirits Distillery Portland PDX Airport via Priority Pass Near Gate C6

➥ BREAKING: Delta ENDING Woodford Reserve on short flights effective IMMEDIATELY

➥ Should you jump on the current Delta Amex increased offers or wait (offer ends 11/8/17)?

#ProTip: The 2019 Delta Medallion Elite Year Rewards Mileage Runners!

➥ Delta pays out $3,000 for canceled ticket, Boeing electric plane, Man jailed for trying to open jet door!

➥ You will HATE Delta’s new IT enhancements. Plus a short flight drink update!

➥ Delta $DAL Q3 earnings call nuggets – Delta Premium Select (Premium Economy) coming to Europe

New Fly Delta App iOS iPhone 4.6 Update – Auto Check-in when you open the APP!

➥ Air Baltic ground C-Series Jets, World’s Safest Cities 2017, FAs Uniforms through history!

➥ My 250k Delta MQD Waiver Spend Planning – A basic overview on how I will get this done in 2018!

➥ Has Delta “FINALLY” pushed it too far with 2019 Medallion year Enhancements? Maybe!

➥ The one & only time I will ever use @Uber pre-order – a total #fail and there are better choices!

I bet you did not know…. Test your Delta & Travel Knowledge!

➥ The Joys and the Pitfalls of Booking an EXTRA Seat (for yourself) with Delta Air Lines!

➥ #TeamBoardLast is still the LAW of the Deltaland! You want first? Then must board last!

Inside the Chicago Gogo 2Ku Assembly and Shipping Facility – the Tech Behind Delta FAST Wifi!

➥ Is it possible to request or book the Delta Porsche car service from gate to gate?

Delta dumps Microsoft for iOS, JetBlue dumps OTAs, $17,500 Pilot hire bonus, Delta hiring FAs

➥ Creative Spending Warnings for 2018 – The Banks have had Enough!

➥ Stupid Uber tip of the week – You must manually move your credit slider over for each ride!

➥ Don’t bank on a TARGETED Delta / Amex year end offer – act NOW on increased offers before gone!

➥ Hilton – Delta Stay and Earn elite 250 MQM bonus offer LIVE again for 2017! Max 10,000 MQMs.

I have to give you a hint – big news is on the way for the blog in the coming weeks (no I am not going to tell you yet). Let’s just say that you will want to read the blog on the 17th of November, the 6th anniversary for René   – René




  1. Hey Rene,

    It was great sitting next to you in 20A in the new premium select! That plane was amazing right? Can’t wait to see the post.


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