Sit down and crack open open a cold one. Let’s chat for a sec.
Delta Air Lines announced today it will reopen seven Sky Clubs throughout July. Plus, the lounges will feature several COVID-19 safety enhancements designed to reduce contact points and increase passenger safety.
Delta recently announced a massive scaling back of operations — including the temporary closures of many Sky Club airport lounges.
If you’re still traveling — or just curious — we compiled a list based on available information on which Delta Sky Clubs are still open for business as well as those currently dark.
We’ve been hearing about a new Delta Sky Club being planned in Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s (MSP) G concourse. A newspaper article today provides some interesting, updated information!
Eleven eastern United States Delta Sky Clubs are offering half-priced premium drinks through Friday.
Delta Air Lines announced today an approximate idea of when its new Tokyo Haneda Sky Club airport lounge will open.
Delta’s “refresh” of their co-branded American Express cards kicked in early today. One of the major changes involves Sky Club access.
Some Delta Amexes received guest passes. Several saw hikes in entrance fees for cardholders and guests. Two cards completely lost lounge access.
So which American Express cards provide entry (complimentary or otherwise) to Delta Sky Club airport lounges?
Let’s break it down.
We established last month that premium beverage purchases at Delta Sky Clubs don’t count towards either the personal nor business American Express Platinum cards’ annual airline incidental credit. (Or Amex Gold Card‘s, for that matter.)
But if you’re in a Delta Sky Club and don’t feel like the well/complimentary alcohol? Maybe you want to buy the good stuff. Which credit cards award you bonus points for those transactions?
Normally, I stick to wine at Delta Sky Clubs (the red blend). I love bourbon — but don’t particularly enjoy Jack Daniel’s (the Delta Sky Club’s house bourbon) neat or on the rocks.
So I took it upon myself to conduct an experiment.
I visited a couple of “The Bars” at Delta Sky Club and purchased premium bourbons. You know, for science’s sake. 😉
I tried three different credit cards:
Here’s what I found.
Great news for Delta passengers heading to Tokyo next summer (and beyond): a new Sky Club is opening at Haneda Airport!
Delta American Express cards offer cardholders decent-ish benefits. But points earnings and other areas leave something to be desired.
Where are some areas Delta and American Express can improve its premium Reserve cards?
Will Delta Change Sky Clubs to Match 3 Hours Before Flight Like Centurion and “The Club” Lounges? What Else may Change Before Year end?
If you’re based in Minneapolis-St. Paul — or travel there — prepare for TSA security line headaches at MSP.
Delta is rolling out facial recognition boarding to more airports. It sure sounds slick and futuristic. But are you comfortable with it?
A tweet we received got us thinking, Which Delta Sky Clubs truly need a remodel or other help?