I really thought that after last year’s transatlantic expansion to place like Kiev (Ukraine), Delta would have started to let up a little.
This morning, they announced another seemingly crazy expansion plan. Let’s dig in one by one:
- Atlanta – Prague starts May
The 757 is an aircraft that missed its calling. It was supposed to be a replacement for the 727 back in the 1980s. This meant its mission was for mid to longer-range domestic flights. The longest hauls were still the domain of the widebodies.
Remember the good old days when frequent flier miles lasted forever? Those were good times. Then a few years ago, the airlines decided that they would start expiring – they required that you earn mileage at least once every three years. Otherwise, they’d expire.
Well, … Read the post
Delta seems to be on a neverending quest to spend lots of money to improve the customer experience. With that in mind, today’s announcement should be no surprise.
Surprisingly, it has been a year since I was last in Chicago (excluding layovers, of course). This past week was the Eye for Travel conference in the city, so I took the opportunity to go a little early, observe the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur with friends, and then schedule a … Read the post