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Delta changing it up again, now with a larger device

Last year Delta changed from the credit card processors they were using to the Lumia 820 Windows Phone devices for credit card processing and other features onboard.  Now Market Watch reports: Delta Air Lines DAL -0.32% this fall will equip more than 20,000 flight attendants with handheld Nokia Lumia 1520 phablets, which will serve as…

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Delta and cancelled flights

A couple days ago the Wall Street Journal published an article by Scott McCartney about how Delta has the lowest cancellation rate in the industry. Last year, Delta canceled just 0.3% of its flights, according to flight-tracking service FlightStats.com. That was twice as good as the next-best airlines, Southwest and Alaska, and five times better…

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New use for Windows Phones: Delta BoB

http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/08/22/nokia-lumia-820-flying-high-with-delta-airlines/   Interesting.  I’d debating about whether to upgrade phones or not and the Windows phones seem interesting, but not on my list.  Whether it is a way to suck up to Microsoft to build SEA or whether Dynamics is really running a better product than the previous product is not something that I am…

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SkyMiles dining now on the Delta App

Delta just sent out an email today about accessing SkyMiles dining through the iPhone apps. Ultimately it’s just a hyperlink and not quite as easy to find as I’d hoped, but still is there. I honestly rarely check the dining rewards programs because I’m too busy checking Yelp and other sites to find a good…

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News of the Day: Delta changes partner earning and Airtran kicks off school group

Delta announced a change in earning on partners effective Sept 1, 2013.  The most notable being that Korean Air no longer accumulates Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs) which is quite odd for a full partner in an alliance.  Even Alaska, not even a member of Skyteam still allows full MQM earning. Gary and Lucky give some…

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Delta and US Airways worst in reward redemption

Scott McCartney from the Wall Street Journal recently evaluated airlines for reward redemption.  Among US carriers Southwest and JetBlue topped the charts with Delta and US Airways rounding out the bottom tied for last amount airlines evaluated. At a recent travel blogging conference many of us were talking about what kind of a traveler we…

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