Delta SkyMiles To Be Based On Price Of Ticket, Not Distance Of Flight

Delta SkyMiles To Be Based On Price Of Ticket, Not Distance Of Flight

In a move that may please some business travelers whose employers aren’t picky about pricey airfares, but will likely annoy frugal frequent travelers, Delta Air Lines announced today that it will be changing its SkyMiles frequent flier program so that the number reward miles earned will be based on the price of a ticket, and not the distance flown. [More]

The new minimum-spend requirements will kick in on Jan. 1, 2014.

Delta Says Too Many People Were Getting Elite Status, Will Make It Harder To Achieve

Airlines have spent the last decade trying to get customers to rack up points in any way possible. But apparently too many people were enjoying the high-life on Delta, as the airline announced changes today that will make it more difficult to achieve elite status in it frequent flier program. [More]

Delta SkyMiles No Longer Have An Expiration Date

Delta SkyMiles No Longer Have An Expiration Date

In the latest move to combat the combined United/Continental Voltron, Delta has announced that the miles accrued on its SkyMiles frequent flier program will no longer vanish when they go unused for too long. [More]