Delta’s rebrand of its former Economy Comfort product has caught a bit of ribbing by some. Why? It’s easy to just shorten Comfort+ to C+. Last week, was my first opportunity to try the product since its March 1 introduction. While coach will always be coach, there are a few things that are hard to ignore…. Read full article

Let’s talk about an airline for a minute. The core purpose of an airline is transportation between points on a map. The free Coke and pretzels, even the miles, are somewhat secondary. I look for three things in an airline – reliability, convenience, reasonable (not cheap) price. Everything else falls into something I call nice… Read full article

There has been a bit of news in the papers and the blogosphere about Alaska Airlines recently. Admittedly, I’m guilty of my own bit of pontification about Alaska. The articles in the local Seattle press have run the gamut culminating in a piece Thursday in the Puget Sound Business Journal on the possibility of Seattle losing… Read full article

A headline caught my eye yesterday – Analyst amazed by Alaska Airlines’s ability to fight off Delta, not ‘just roll over and die’. The article, from the Puget Sound Business Journal, goes on to quote IdeaWorks Co. President Jay Sorenson, “I don’t think it’s gone according to plan for Delta, because Alaska Airlines didn’t just roll… Read full article

Here’s a headline I didn’t expect to see, Delta Woos Hollywood Elite with Invite Only ‘Party Plane’. The Bloomberg story goes on with the details: “Everyone on Delta Air Lines Inc.’s 11:30 a.m. flight from Los Angeles to the South by Southwest festival on Friday will get expedited security processing, complimentary cocktails and a chance… Read full article

Yesterday’s news that Delta was announcing some changes to SkyMiles 2015 was met with some raised eyebrows. In the end, depending on your travel patterns, the changes could be a net positive. The addition of 10,000 mile one-ways in select markets is a net positive, assuming they are available for a route you desire. However,… Read full article

Delta Air Lines is out with news that it is making some updates to its SkyMiles program. According to Delta, “Beginning today, SkyMiles members will have access to a number of program improvements, including lower One-Way Awards, improved tools for Delta customers to book Award travel, and the ability to earn Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs)… Read full article

Another fun-filled week of ice and snow here at MJ on Travel. A little Cincinnati in the winter time is enough, just to return home for ice in the ATL, and a personal trip to Raleigh for….you guessed it, more snow. Good times. I’ll be in the office this week though, and that’s a good… Read full article

Last night, DeltaPoints posted that he had heard from a Delta representative on the issue of producing higher prices for award travel when checking “I Am Traveling” on the website. Further, the company made an announcement on FlyerTalk too. The gist of the announcement: they identified the error that was causing awards to price… Read full article

Delta Air Lines announced this morning that it is enhancing wi-fi service on board a large part of its aircraft fleet. According to the company, “the upgrades will extend Wi-Fi access beyond the shores of the North America for customers traveling between the U. S. and Latin America or the Caribbean. Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) will begin… Read full article

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