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The 5 Best Frequent Flyer Programs To Join In 2017

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.03.2017 | Travel

If you plan on traveling often this year (and trust us, you should), then it’s time to choose a frequent flier program. While some experts point out...

The Press Conference In The Age Of Twitter... And Trump

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 01.16.2017 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

-and now, the news... A few months ago, I left a package in the overhead compartment on a Delta Flight. You know how it is. You arrive, you scramble...

Police Drag Woman Off Delta Flight In 'Disturbing' Video

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.14.2016 | Black Voices

A woman who was dragged off a Delta Air Lines flight by Detroit Metro Airport police on Monday had ignored boarding procedures and may face criminal c...

He's Grounded! Delta Bans Obnoxious Trump Supporter For Life

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business

Delta Air Lines has placed a lifelong ban on the Donald Trump supporter who was filmed before takeoff on a Nov. 22 flight harassing passengers who vot...

Delta Delays And The Power of Customer Service

Julee Morrison | Posted 09.12.2016 | Good News
Julee Morrison

It was a fast a furious Disney Press Junket. Late nights and I was on the west coast with a body who insisted we keep to our East Coast time.

Is It Time For Airlines To Revive Reciprocity?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.29.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If your flight is canceled, does your airline still have an obligation to get you to your destination on time? Rosemarie Dagostino thinks so. She and ...

Delta Airlines Pulls Chris Rock Special Over Anti-Gay Slurs

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.25.2016 | Queer Voices

Delta Airlines has pulled a 2008 Chris Rock special called “Kill the Messenger” from the company’s aircrafts following a complaint that Rock use...

Surviving Times of Chaos

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.17.2016 | Travel
Fran Moreland Johns

Delta's momentary blip is in no way comparable to the tragedy of 9/11, and this writer saw only a tiny blip of the aftermath. But it is somehow reassuring to believe that the human spirit can survive small inconvenience as well as major chaos - with a little patience, grace and kindness. Considering the major chaos of these days, especially between now and election day, we're going to need a lot of all three.

Massive Computer Outage Causes Flight Delays Worldwide

Reuters | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel

Delta Air Lines flights gradually began taking off again on Monday after computer systems crashed, causing planes to be grounded and leaving passenger...

Power Outage Grounds All Delta Air Lines Flights. 'Large-Scale Cancellations' Expected

Bobby Laurie | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Tens of thousands of Delta passengers around the world are grounded this morning due to a system-wide computer failure caused by a power outage in Atl...

Delta Resumes Flights After Computer Systems Suffer Power Outage

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc’s flights gradually began taking off again on Monday after a power outage hit its computer systems, grounding plane...

See Something, Say Something

Crystal Cheatham | Posted 07.08.2016 | Impact
Crystal Cheatham

Not only was that email reassuring but the next time I jumped on a Delta flight -- last week in fact -- I was delighted to see that the safety video not only incorporated all skin tones, it was created using multiple languages and subtitles to boot.

Donald Trump Says Brexit Is Good For Business -- Is He Right?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

CO-AUTHORED BY HILLARY FERGUSON The day after Britain voted to leave the EU, Donald Trump boasted that Brexit would be good for--who else?--Donal...

Victory For Open Skies Is A Victory For Flyers

Roger Dow | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Roger Dow

After months of deliberation, the U.S. Department of State on Monday confirmed media reports that the Obama administration has resisted pressure from the Big Three U.S. airlines (American, Delta and United) to dismantle the aviation policy known as Open Skies.

Southwest Is Officially America's Favorite Airline

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel

In the contentious world of air travel, we often forget to celebrate those who are doing things right. And according to a survey of more than 11,000 ...

A Ride on Qatar Airways Inaugural ATL Flight

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

courtesy Adam for Decisive Moment There were some complications in the departure of Qatar Airways inaugural flight out of Atlanta to Doha, Qatar on ...

Misplaced Blame for the TSA's Long Line Problem

Rob Britton | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

The New York Times' Gail Collins is just the latest, opining that someone should "Make the airlines stop charging fees for checked baggage." Ms. Collins' column is so full of myths and errors that the best response is point by point:

Who Should Read Your Airline Comments And Complaints?

Bobby Laurie | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Generally speaking, the thought of filling out a comment card is to provide constructive feedback about what you enjoyed or disliked about a product or service. But who should be reading the comments you're leaving?

Expiring Airline Miles: Just One More Way to Penalize the Poor

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Samuel C. Spitale

When I logged in to my Southwest account last week, I was surprised to find my 30,000 accumulated miles were missing. Apparently, they disappeared aft...

96-Year-Old Fulfills Lifelong Dream Of Becoming A Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.31.2016 | Fifty

Growing up near Athens, Georgia in the 1930s, Clem Ferguson always dreamt of becoming a flight attendant. It took around 80 years, but she finally rea...

Can Business Act As a Moral Compass?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics
Lisa Earle McLeod

There's a lot of talk about the negative influence of business in politics. We know what happens when business leaders manipulate politicians for the...

Who Owns American Skies - the People or the Skyjacking Airlines?

Ralph Nader | Posted 03.12.2017 | Politics
Ralph Nader

Without a muscular pushback from the public, the big airlines could claim the American airspace as their own to tax and regulate, without any significant compensation to the American taxpayer and no oversight from elected officials. Talk about getting skyjacked!

This Pilot Just Bent The Rules To Make EVERYone's Day Better

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel

Despite air travel's prickly reputation, flying is NOT always the dehumanizing experience we make it out to be. A group of Delta passengers were remin...

Bullying in the Airline Business?

Rob Britton | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Rob Britton

Earlier this month, at a press conference in Los Angeles, the CEO of Qatar Airways, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, once again said he and his airline were being "bullied" by U.S. airlines, notably American and Delta.

Furious Mom Writes Open Letter To Delta After Breast Milk Incident

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents

Texas mom Vanessa Kasten Urango claims that Delta Air Lines employees would not allow her to take her frozen breast milk in dry ice on her flight. U...