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Another week raced by!

We started our new blog week with a guy crawling onto a plane’s wing and ended it with an activist being moved from her seat because of a passenger of size. In between, there was bad weather, a rant, a tragedy, plenty of Amex news, and a potpourri of other topics.

Here are this week’s posts in case you missed something or want to read one again!

WATCH: Scary — Man Climbs Onto Wing of Plane Taxiing for Takeoff

BREAKING NEWS: Security Issue Prompts British Airways and Lufthansa to Suspend Flight Operations to Cairo, Egypt

American Express’ Internal Costs Reach Record High – What Does It Mean for Card Holders?

Hertz Wants to Send You to Hawaii

UN-CONFIRMED: Buying Delta Gift Cards for Amex Platinum Cards Now DEAD?! What Still Works for Delta Flyers Yearly $200 Travel Credit Reimbursements

Delta Issues Weather Waiver for Travel TODAY in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and DC

Delta Plans 200 Daily Nonstops from Boston in 2021

How Amex Can Modify the $200 Airline Credit to Make Cardmembers Happy

Rookie Wednesday: When Is Delta One *Not Really* Delta One?

Increased Delta Reserve Amex Bonus: 10,000 MQM, 80,000 SkyMiles, $100 Statement Credit – Through July 31

Can a Cell Phone Actually Crash a Delta Plane? What About Other Airlines?

A Better Deal? Delta Platinum Amex: 10,000 MQM, 73,000 SkyMiles, and $100 Statement Credit Through July 31

Two Amenities That Make Exit Row Seats More Comfortable

RANT: Delta’s “Pour” Performance on Short Flights

[UPDATED] BREAKING: Delta Flight from Rome to Detroit Diverted to London, Cancelled

Political Activist – Commentator Candace Owens Purportedly Reseated on Delta Flight Due to Passenger of Size

SWAG Saturday: Delta Sky Club Reusable Bag, Austin Luggage Tag, Two HOOUs!

Vote Tally

This week, I asked readers “Nonstop” vs “Direct” vs “Flight” — Which Is It

Here’s how the results broke down:

  • “Nonstop”: 83%
  • “Direct”: 11%
  • “Flight”: 6%

Congratulations to our big winner, Nonstop!

Thanks to everyone who voted!

Weekly Dose of Other Delta News

Besides a Real Housewives star’s family allegedly getting kicked off a flight at LAX, Delta made headlines a few other times this week:

Delta Flight Attendant Goes Above & Beyond For Tiny Passenger, Has No Idea It’ll Go Viral

Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines lawsuit over Dallas Love Field space continues as judge ‘very active’ in keeping up settlement talks

Analysis: The Airbus A220 Is Redefining Regional Ops At Delta

How Delta Employees Bought the Airline a Boeing 767

U.S. airlines crony capitalism and subsidies

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground

Other Travel Tidbits

A few other travel-related stories caught my eye, too:

What If the Disney Airline Rumor Was True

Houston, Texas, United States - September 24, 2018, Monday: This photo is of a WestJet's - Walt Disney World (Sorcerer Mickey) flying against cloudy sky after taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The exterior of an airplane shows Mickey Mouse is performing magic of Walt Disney World.
Houston, Texas, United States – September 24, 2018, Monday: This photo is of a WestJet’s – Walt Disney World (Sorcerer Mickey) flying against cloudy sky after taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. (Photo credit: ©iStock.com/Juan DeLeon)

Flight attendants reveal 10 things they notice on a plane that you probably miss

How flight attendants are trained to spot human-trafficking victims

Inside the reports of deaths, sickness that have consumed Dominican Republic

U.S. to expand and upgrade runways of old Cold War base in Iceland

Autism-friendly travel for kids on the spectrum

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Don’t Forget!

The Delta Reserve, Delta Business Reserve, and Delta Platinum Amexes all have increased welcome offers expiring on Wednesday.

Take part in SWAG Saturday, open through 6 PM EDT on Sunday, July 28!

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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