Photograph ©2014 by Brian Cohen.

E Fares on Delta Air Lines: My Two Experiences

In recent weeks, I have had the opportunity to try out Delta Air Lines by purchasing a ticket as an E fare — an airfare which has caused a bit of controversy on FlyerTalk — and I lived to tell about it…twice. An E fare on Delta Air Lines is now the least-expensive airfare you can purchase in a new class of airfare called Basic Economy — even less expensive than a T fare, which was traditionally the cheapest airfare you can purchase. However, there are three differences with E fares versus other fares for seats in the economy class cabin…

This is the front and back sides of the controversial baggage tag in question. Photographs by FlyerTalk member SeaBridge. Click on the image to access where SeaBridge posted the photographs.

Should Airlines Be Allowed to Attach Advertising Onto Your Baggage?

It is bad enough when you have to pay a fee to check your baggage — that is, if you have not earned elite level status in your preferred frequent flier loyalty program. It is even worse when you have to wait at least 40 minutes until you are able to retrieve your baggage after the conclusion of your flight…but how would you feel if you found an advertisement strapped to your luggage — and that the application of that advertisement may have contributed towards the delay…

This Boeing 747-400 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines was spotted at San Francisco International Airport. Photograph by FlyerTalk member redlegsfan21. Click on the photograph to see more pictures of airplanes by redlegsfan21 and other FlyerTalk members.

International Wi-Fi Access Installed on First Three Boeing 747-400 Aircraft Operated by Delta

Ku-band satellite Wi-Fi service has been launched on international flights to Narita International Airport in Tokyo on Boeing 747-400 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines — starting with both flight 283 departing from Los Angeles and flight 295 departing from Atlanta this past Tuesday. FlyerTalk members are not only generally pleased about the announcement of the upcoming availability of being able to access the Internet aboard aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines on international flights, but at least one FlyerTalk member has already experienced it…

This Boeing 767-332ER aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines awaits its passengers at the international airport which serves Seattle and Tacoma. Photograph ©2013 by Brian Cohen.

1,000 Delta SkyMiles Simply for Joining as a New Member

Although this offer of receiving 1,000 bonus Delta Air Lines SkyMiles simply for joining the frequent flier loyalty program as a new member is intended to be exclusive for customers of Hertz Rent a Car, FlyerTalk member Doctor of Credit confirms that anyone who is not yet a member of the Delta Air Lines SkyMiles frequent flier loyalty program can benefit from this promotion — even if…

Brian Cohen and Jerry Grinstein chat aboard a Boeing 757-200 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines on May 1, 2007.

Enroll in a Mentoring Session at 35,000 Feet — For Free?

Imagine having a leader in his or her field mentoring you. Now imagine having the mentoring session occur aboard a commercial aircraft during a flight — free of charge…or, more accurately — in the case of the next scheduled mentoring session, which is with Sean Brock — you will receive the following, if you are selected…

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