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Five Travel Tips To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

South Africa, Namibia Criticize Airline Ban On Animal Trophies

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.07.2015 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some African countries that allow hunting have criticized a decision by a number of international airlines to ban the trans...

Delta Just Brought Out The Ultimate Upgrade: A Private Jet

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel

When it comes to flying, big spenders get the best treatment. Within the next two weeks, Delta Air Lines will start offering travelers in its Med...

These Are the Best Airlines in the U.S.

Hopper.com | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Want to know who ranks high? Hopper took a spin through their 2015 rankings to find you the absolute best airlines in the United States, according to ... well, according to you!

Delta Apologizes For Facebook Post About Oral Sex (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business

Delta Airlines is investigating how a link to a lewd article got posted on its official Facebook page.

Navigating the Landscape of Airline Loyalty Programs in 2015

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Since the first program, American Airlines AAdvantage, was launched in 1981, nearly all airlines have rewarded their customers with miles based on the distance that they fly. The problem with this design is that distance bears no relation to cost.

Want To Fly Like Elvis? Now, You Can!

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2015 | Weird News

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Elvis Presley's pair of personal jets, one complete with gilded wash basin and plush sleeping quarters, will go under the hammer i...

Why I Left Delta and Took My Diamonds Elsewhere

John Nicholson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In this traveler's eyes, American air carriers generally, and Delta specifically, have slipped from atop the quality and service rankings. They have gone from diamonds to diamonds in the rough. And with a good bit of polishing, we may both one day be Diamonds again.

Delta to Let Four 747s Fly Out of the Fleet

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a startling change of plans, Delta Air Lines today confirmed that it will retire four of its Boeing 747s beginning in September.

Free In-Flight Entertainment For All!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

In an age of airlines piling on the fees, it's rare to encounter an airline announcing something that will be free. But this week Delta Air Lines ...

Are Frequent Flier Programs A Fool's Game?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

N i c o l a / Flickr Airline loyalty programs have long tempted their most frequent customers with upgrades, bonus points and other forms of spec...

Delta Air Lines Cutting Service To This Country By 85 Percent

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 07.08.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped i...

Airlines Change the Carry-on Rules

George Hobica | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

American (as well as Delta and United) have fairly new carry-on bag limits, including a 14-inch maximum width -- and my bag is 15 inches wide, as are many carry-ons.

The 'Un'American Way?

Jim Goldman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Jim Goldman

I'm writing this from an overly crowded bus taking me from American Airlines' "remote terminal" back to the main terminal at LAX. I wish I could say I...

Catching Up With The Ticket Agent At The Delta Counter

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

Even though Ron lives more than 700 miles away from me, and we had never interacted with one another before, our mutual trajectories on that snowy February afternoon crossed at an airport gate while under duress, and in that intersection of paths, our lives were changed forever.

Delta To Honor $25 Round-Trip Fares Caused By Computer Glitch

Associated Press | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Some lucky fliers capitalized on a computer glitch Thursday and scored some really cheap flights on Delta Air Lines. From about 1...

Major Airline: Hell No On In-Flight Calls

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 02.17.2014 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes. Right now, federal rules prohibit voic...

Airline Comes Under Fire For Alleged 'H8GAYS' Confirmation Code

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A Delta Air Lines customer flying from Pensacola, Fla. to Albany, N.Y. says he was shocked earlier this month to find that the confirmation code on hi...

Airlines, Customer Service and the Failure of Technology

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

Leveraging technology to improve peoples lives is not limited to the airlines, or even to customer service in general.

Top 10 Least Respected Brands In America

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

Delta is America's least respected brand, according to a new ranking of 100 of the most well-known companies. Brand consulting firm CoreBrand surv...

Delta Air Lines Marketing VP's Advice: Innovate and Explore

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

It's a trend happening across many industries and it brings an added ROI focus -- and pressure -- to positions that once managed only brand building.

Why U.S. Airways Hates The Sequester

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

* Carrier says sequester reduced last-minute demand * Delta also cited effects of budget cuts * US Airways shares down 0...

A More Comfy Transcontinental Flight

Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel

Flights across the U.S. are about to get a lot more comfortable for business class passengers. United Airlines announced Monday the rollout of a ne...

A Look Back At Aviation In 2012

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

There's no better way to see the ebb and flow in the world of aviation than to go back and review the events of the past year. As I look at what I saw fit to write about in 2012, I appreciate the unconventional approach some airlines have taken in response to the rapid changes in the industry.

Is Delta About To Get A Lot Sexier?

John Nicholson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.