Delta is unfortunately upping their requirements to earn status for 2016 (which you earn in 2015). With Delta, unlike some of the other airlines, you need to spend a certain dollar amount on Delta flights (called Medallion Qualification Dollars) to obtain the desired status IN ADDITION to flying the required number of miles or segments…. Read full article

THIS OFFER HAS EXPIRED. YOU CAN SEE THE CURRENT OFFER HERE. Earlier this month, American Express launched a limited time sign up offer for three of their Delta SkyMiles credit cards. For all three cards you’ll earn 50,000 bonus miles after spending $1,000 on the card within the first three months. This limited time offer… Read full article

There are three different Delta SkyMiles credit cards all offering a different sign up bonus. Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express: Earn 30,000 miles after spending $1,000 on the card within the first three months. You can also earn a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3… Read full article

UPDATE: This promotion through Gilt City ends tomorrow night (Friday July 18, 2014). I know some readers were able to get on this deal, so wanted to remind you all of its end date in case this deal is of interest to you. Additionally, blogger Delta Points was able to point out that the terms… Read full article

Last week Delta announced pretty significant changes to their earning and redemption model for 2015. While they detailed out how you would earn miles, the details for redeeming miles were still TBD. Fortunately, they have gone ahead and released this redemption award chart for flights to/from the United States. Changes for 2015: As of today,… Read full article

UPDATE: The giveaway has ended as Delta just announced their new award chart for 2015. The winners include: Commenter #20, Richard who said, “Award redemption levels will likely appear reasonable, but it all comes down to actual availability / lack thereof!” Tweeter #1, Christo who said, “Minor changes on award redemptions I’m sure. @Delta is has caused enough… Read full article

Yesterday morning I posted that Delta was changing to a revenue based model. A similar concept that is currently in place for Southwest, JetBlue, and Virgin America. However, in addition to this new model, Delta will also be changing the redemption options come January 1, 2015. While the award structure will not be announced until… Read full article

For the past few years there has been talk of the major US based airlines changing to a revenue based airline. Unfortunately, the day has come and starting January 1, 2015, Delta will be the first to move to this direction. While you can read the entire Delta news article here, I’ll sum it up… Read full article

As the end of the year is quickly approaching, many are wondering how they can reach their status milestone without having to step fly those extra miles. Delta is giving you the opportunity to purchase qualifying miles towards status. Through December 31, 2013 you can purchase between 2,500 and 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) that will… Read full article

Delta already has a bad rep for being the worst mileage redemption program available, and unfortunately their “Sky Pesos” are being devalued, once again! Last week, Delta announced that a new award chart will be put in place starting February 1, 2014. And unfortunately this is just a temporary award chart before their massive devaluation… Read full article

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