WEATHER ALERT: Delta Issues Travel Waiver for New York City Flights on July 17

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A thunderstorm builds at Las Vegas McCarran Airport, affecting Delta, United, and Southwest flights, as Mandalay Bay and Luxor resorts and casino stands in the distance on the Las Vegas Strip.

Nasty thunderstorms are taking aim at New York City, prompting Delta Air Lines to issue weather waivers for July 17 flights. Continue reading

ALERT: Delta Midwest and Northeast Summer Storm – FREE CHANGES 21JUNE15

This latest Delta FREE weather waiver is for flights TOMORROW 21JUNE15 and blanket covers many states that could be weather impacted. They say never look a gift horse in the mouth, so please do take a peek if you are flying tomorrow. This one covers a massive amount of airports in: Connecticut District of Columbia Indiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan New Hampshire New Jersey New York Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont Virginia West Virginia As … Continue reading

FREE Delta changes – All of France 7-9 April due to French ATC Industrial Action

“But of course, we strike, it is spring after all” (say that in your best bad French accent please 😉 ). Here we go, there will be off and on for the next 30 days or so strikes by the French air traffic controllers. Thus, you will need to keep CLOSE watch on all your flights in and out of any airport in France. You can click HERE to see the latest on for … Continue reading

Delta Weather ALERT: Amsterdam Weather Today through 1APRIL15 (no foolin’)!

Delta has issued a weather waiver for those in / out / through Amsterdam from today until the 1st of April. This time it is NOT snow but it looks like strong winds will be the issue according to the Weather Channel. This will likely mean that many flights will be delayed and I bet some cancellations of some domestic European flights. Please take notice and be prepared with options if you must fly. As … Continue reading

WEATHER ALERT: NYC & Mid-Atlantic – FREE Delta changes (please let this be the last one this year)

Does anyone think it is a bit funny that tomorrow, the first day of spring, we have yet one more winter warning (well I get it is not funny AT ALL for those flying). So here we go folks for tomorrow the 20th of March. I would consider changes if you are flying to or through: LINK: New York, NY—Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY—LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) Newburgh, NY (SWF) White Plains, NY (HPN) … Continue reading

Delta WEATHER ALERT: Southeast Winter Weather – 16/17FEB15 – FREE changes

You are NOT seeing things. Atlanta (aka HOT-Lanta as it was once called) and many other cities in the old south has winter weather on the way for the 16th & 17th, that is this coming Monday and Tuesday. They are allowing free changes from: Atlanta, GA (ATL) Birmingham, AL (BHM) Charlotte, NC (CLT) Chattanooga, TN (CHA) Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (GSP) Huntsville, AL (HSV) Knoxville, TN (TYS) Little Rock, AR (LIT) Memphis, TN (MEM) Montgomery, AL … Continue reading

Delta WEATHER alert: New York City Area and New England Winter Storm FREE changes 12-13FEB15

Boy, Delta is getting WAY out in front of this one, folks. While I have lost just about all my respect for the Delta Skymiles team and MGT, the weather people know their stuff and I would pay attention and make adjustments if you are flying this Thursday or Friday the 12th or 13th as they have posted on Boston , MA (BOS) Hartford, CT (BDL) Manchester, NH (MHT) New York, NY – Kennedy … Continue reading

ALERT: Delta Weather advisory – Midwest Winter Weather for February 1-2, 2015 & Northeast Winter Weather for February 2-3, 2015 – FREE Delta changes!

This week is just going to be a MESS starting on Sunday and following the storm out east over Monday and Tuesday. The first advisory is for the Midwest and not for just airports but STATES. Take a look if you going to or through: Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Ohio Wisconsin Then, as we move on to the Northeast we are looking again at STATES; Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire New York New Jersey Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Delta WEATHER ALERT: Northeast Winter Storm – New York city area FREE changes! for 24JAN15

If you have not checked the Weather Channel lately you may want to as the Northeast for tomorrow is looking really “interesting” shall we say (ok just nasty is a better word maybe). 😉 Delta’s meteorologists are concerned and are offering FREE changes on Delta flights tomorrow 24JAN15 for: Hartford, CT (BDL) New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NY (EWR) Newburgh, NY (SWF) Philadelphia, PA (PHL) White Plains, … Continue reading

Delta WEATHER ALERT! – New York area Weather – FREE changes! 12JAN15

I am sick of winter. This has been an amazingly mild winter in the Midwest so far and I am still sick of winter. Ah well. This time the storm tomorrow is targeting NYC area if you are going to, or through them, you can change free. Here is the most current Delta weather warning for tomorrow 12JAN2015 from New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) … Continue reading

Northeast Weather warning – FREE Delta changes for 9DEC14

The nor’easter that is on the way tomorrow looks just NASTY and Delta thinks so too (link to weather warning). So, if you are flying tomorrow to or through the Northeast you may want to NOT do so and rebook. Here is the airport warning list: Albany, NY (ALB) Allentown, PA (ABE) Binghamton, NY (BGM) Burlington, VT (BTV) Elmira, NY (ELM) Hartford, CT (BDL) Ithaca, NY (ITH) Manchester, NH (MHT) Montreal, QC, Canada (YUL) … Continue reading

Can you fly TODAY (not tomorrow)? – FREE Delta changes – Northeast Winter Weather 26NOV14

As you can see Delta has issued a Northeast Winter Weather so you can change FREE of charge and even look at changing routes and days. Here is the full list of airports that are impacted: Allentown, PA (ABE) Albany, NY (ALB) Baltimore, MD (BWI) Bangor, ME (BGR) Boston, MA (BOS) Harrisburg, PA (MDT) Hartford, CT (BDL) Manchester, NH (MHT) New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) … Continue reading

Weather ALERT: Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Storms FREE Delta waivers 12/13AUG14

I am sorry if you are flying in and out of DTW today as the weather looks really bad. Speaking of really bad storms, Delta is getting ahead of the weather moving toward the Northeast with free changes tomorrow and Wednesday i.e. the 12th & 13th: Baltimore, MD (BWI) New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) Newburgh, NY (SWF) Philadelphia, PA (PHL) Washington, DC – Dulles (IAD) … Continue reading

Delta WEATHER ALERT: Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Summer Storms – Free changes 27/28JULY2014

Sorry I did not get this posted yesterday when the alert went up, but if you are planning on flying out of some of the biggest airports from the Northeast coast today you may want to rethink. Delta has a weather waiver in place for the following airports today the 27th as well as tomorrow the 28th! Baltimore, MD (BWI) New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) … Continue reading

Weather ALERT: Free #Delta changes Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Storms 2/3JULY2014

After this morning’s post Delta was nice enough to show just what I was talking about. At home in Indiana we have TONS still without power thanks to this summer blast! So here is the latest on this one from Delta: If you are flying in or out or through any of these airports today OR tomorrow the 3rd you may want to re-route or delay. Baltimore, MD (BWI) New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK) … Continue reading