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Delta to Launch Seasonal Service to Vail, Telluride, and Vancouver

Delta to Launch Seasonal Service to Vail, Telluride, and Vancouver

Delta Air Lines announced that it will launch three new seasonal routes to popular ski destinations this winter.
The carrier plans to begin new daily, non-stop service to Vail/Eagle and Montrose/Telluride from Salt Lake City on December 21.
Also on that date, the airline will add up to two weekly flights between Atlanta and Vancouver, British Colombia.
Delta also said that it plans to increase service to existing winter destinations on December 21, …

Delta, American Express Launch New Credit Card

Delta, American Express Launch New Credit Card

Delta Air Lines and American Express announced the introduction of a new credit card, the Blue Delta SkyMiles card, for members of Delta’s SkyMiles frequent flyer program.
The card has no annual fee, and SkyMiles members can earn two miles per dollar spent on purchases from Delta as well as at restaurants in the United States, and one mile per dollar spent on all other eligible purchases.
Delta said that the card …

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall Near Corpus Christi Causing Significant Damage and Hazardous Travel Conditions

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall Near Corpus Christi Causing Significant Damage and Hazardous Travel Conditions

Now downgraded to Category 1, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm Friday at 9:45 p.m. local time, much earlier than expected. With winds as high as 130 mph (209 km/h), the eye of the storm came ashore northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas.
As of 10 a.m. Central Time, hundreds of flights have been delayed and cancelled, with the majority concentrated in South Texas. George Bush Intercontinental and William …

Delta to Introduce Upgraded Tumi Amenity Kits

Delta to Introduce Upgraded Tumi Amenity Kits

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin offering refreshed versions of its Tumi amenity kit on September 1.
The upgraded kit will allow passengers to monogram a patch, which is located inside the kits, on the front of the case. The airline will provide complimentary monogramming at any Tumi retail store aside from airport or outlet locations.
Also included in the kits will be new amenities such as hand cleanser, a …

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service to Lagos, Nigeria from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 24, 2017. The carrier will operate the service three times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights to Lagos’ Murtala Muhammad International Airport are scheduled to depart New York at 10:50 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at at 2:05 p.m. the next day. From Lagos, …

Delta to Award Miles for Seahawks Gameplay

Delta to Award Miles for Seahawks Gameplay

Delta Air Lines announced that it renewed its 12status fan engagement program with the Seattle Seahawks football team.
This year, the airline will award 12status members one Delta SkyMile for each passing yard the Seahawks throw this season. In addition, 12status members will receive priority boarding on all Delta flights out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Twelve 12status members will also be picked to receive a $120 Seahawks Pro Shop gift card each …

Delta Aircraft Involved in 3 Low-Speed Collisions in a 24-Hour Period at JFK

Delta Aircraft Involved in 3 Low-Speed Collisions in a 24-Hour Period at JFK

The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that it was investigating three separate incidents at John F. Kennedy International Airport that resulted in low-speed collisions involving Delta Air Lines’ aircraft.
The incidents took place in a period of less than 24 hours this week at the New York airport. One injury was reported.
The first incident occurred on August 15 at 7:12 p.m., when a Delta Boeing 737 clipped an American Airlines …