RenésPoints April / May 2018 Newsletter – Summer is HERE and flying by!

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Did you miss the April Newsletter (cuz I sure did)?! Opppessee. Will try not to make that mistake again but I was finishing my last AeroMexcio run and qualified for Delta Diamond Medallion until 1FEB2020. It took me 4 months this year vs 1 month last year due to the bat loco crazy Delta change to Amex MQD exemption to 1/4 million dollars that I just did not want to go for this year (but I may just do it next year). So what else happened in Delta land? Let’s take a look:

➥ Hilarious FA Comics, Delta backtracks on partner credit change, ATL getting more A380 gates & more!

➥ Time for “retention calls” after latest Chase IHG Mastercard MEGA devaluation.

➥ PSA: Remember to bring “Checklist Documentation” before you go for your state’s “Real ID” drivers license!

➥ Drunk woman gropes man on Delta flight, Bedbugs in airport, MEM changes & more Delta travel news!

AMAZING! My Kickstarter Manta eye mask is here and it is a game changer for red-eyes.

➥ Will the 2019 Medallion year mean more elite upgrades? (hint: don’t count on it)!

➥ No, I am not shocked at all that Delta has the cheapest wines on-board their jets! Are you?

➥ Warning: Delta / AeroMexico Points Earnings Rates NOT being honored (unless you escalate your case)!

➥ Woman goes nuts on Delta London to Salt Lake flight, Airports using “Smart Glass”, Does ATL & DTW need more airports?

➥ AC Marriott Forum Barcelona Review via Chase Ultimate Rewards and Connexions Loyalty

➥ Not Smart: Delta / Gogo using multiple SSID for on-board Wifi – Either DeltaWiFi and gogoinflight to Connect

➥ Question: Is there EVER a good egg breakfast on any airline? Do you eat eggs onboard?

➥ Yet ANOTHER Delta loss at Freddie & FlyerTalk Awards, Delta CEO earns 13.2 Million – sells stock!

➥ The good news & bad news from this week’s Korean Airlines / Delta joint venture roll out.

➥ Our Delta Flight Attendant Refused to Serve Us First Class Meals (and we were all thankful)!

➥ Norwegian Cruise Lines Haven Experience – What to expect and is it worth it?

➥ 777 with Delta One Suites flies 2July18, Skyteam MegaDo on Sale & other Delta news!

Paying for meals in Delta 1st class? Discounted Sky Club access? What is Delta thinking?

➥ Arrested at airport for wearing too many clothes! What airlines owe you for a [forced] bump.

➥ 20% off Delta Monthly SkyMiles “Flash Sale”, EPQS Test Expansion, $400,000 SkyMiles award?

➥ Delta passenger sentenced to two years in prison, What Really Happens When Someone Dies on an Airplane & more

➥ Review: Norwegian Cruise Lines Haven 2 Bedroom Suite – Cabin 16011

➥ Should I upgrade or downgrade my Delta Amex card? Should I keep it or cancel?

Delta Purple goes live, Hello India, Delta (ish) Jet in the grass, Fold up 777 wings? and other travel news this week!

➥ Delta / KLM / Skyteam Partner(ish) Priority Pass Lounge Manila MNL Airport Review

This summer will be fun for me. I have a number of Delta trips planned, an NCL cruise and other bits. Oh, and my wife for the first time ever will hit Delta Diamond Medallion as well this summer! Good times. – René

 

 

 


 

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