Unique New Routes Between Europe & USA

New routes from Cologne (CGN), Belgrade (BEG), Paris (CDG) to USA
This past week there have been some interesting new route announcements between Europe and the United States of America. First off Delta announced a daily nonstop flight from Raleigh to Paris. This is a great addition connecting a 2nd tier city to a huge SkyTeam hub that will provide many connecting options throughout Europe. Not many 2nd tier cities in the USA even have nonstop service to Europe but Raleigh will now have two options with American Airlines current flight to London. Now a ...

Delta Announces Salt Lake City to London, New York City to Edinburgh

New flights from SLC to LHR and JFK to EDI
Delta Air Lines has announced new nonstop flights from Salt Lake City (SLC) to London (LHR) and from New York City (JFK) to Edinburgh (EDI). This is in part because of Delta's joint venture with the London based carrier Virgin Atlantic. Delta's Salt Lake flight start operation on May 1st, 2016 and will operate daily on a 767-300. The Edinburgh flight will start on May 26th, 2016 and will operate daily on a 757-200. Delta’s seasonal Salt Lake City to London Heathrow flights will operate as...

Delta Award Booked! Ski trip to Banff!

While we're still in the midst of summer I have just booked my yearly ski trip and this time I am heading to Banff and Lake Louise up in Canada! The best part is that I was able get my myself and my dad to Calgary (YYC) for nearly free thanks to Delta award miles. While Delta runs a great airline I am not too keen on their frequent flyer program which means I limit my flying on them. For example, Delta has been trimming away their value of their miles for years and now they don't even publis...