Free CLEAR Expedited Security for Delta Diamond Members

CLEAR is hoping to expand its expedited security program to more airports across the country. The service is the leading biometric identity platform in the US that utilizes fingerprint and iris scanning to speed up the identification process at airport security checkpoints and, increasingly, at sports venues. And with its expansion, CLEAR has partnered with Delta Air…

5 Reasons to Visit Turks & Caicos This Summer

TPG Contributor Amber Gibson has been to the Caribbean eight times in the last two years. Here’s why Turks & Caicos might be her favorite locale so far — and why you should visit this summer. Follow along with Amber’s travel adventures on Instagram. (All photos are by the author). Not only will you save more by visiting Turks & Caicos…

Qatar’s Operating the A380 on Its Inaugural Doha-Atlanta Flight

Last year, Qatar Airways announced a handful of new routes between its hub in Doha and Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles. The latter two of those flights have already launched, operating on 777 and A350 aircraft, while service to and from Atlanta will start in a little over a month. Like DOH-LAX, this route will be…

Spirit Ranks as the Worst Airline for Customer Satisfaction

It should come as a surprise to almost no one that super-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines does not perform well in the realm of customer service. In fact, the carrier ran a promotion a couple years ago that allowed customers to sound off and voice their dissatisfaction in exchange for 8,000 frequent flyer miles — and travelers…

Deal Alert: NYC to Puerto Rico, Panama, Barbados and Bermuda from $217 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Review: Delta 737-800 Economy — Las Vegas to New York (JFK)

TPG Contributor Matt Zuzolo recently flew from Las Vegas (LAS) to New York (JFK) in economy on Delta’s 737-800 aircraft. Here’s his review of the experience. (All photos are by the author). Las Vegas flights are among the most competitive routes in the skies, with every major carrier offering some degree of service to Sin City — in New York City, for instance, there…

Delta is Suspending New York to Istanbul Service

Increased security concerns seem to be having an impact on airports and airlines across the globe. Just last week, the EU announced that it will now be collecting air traveler information for passengers flying into and out of Europe in an effort to increase security. And now, Delta is pulling service from a major European destination, suspending its New…

What’s the Highest Sign-Up Bonus for the Gold Delta Amex?

TPG reader Chelsea sent me a message on Facebook to ask about sign-up bonuses: “What is the highest bonus you’ve seen for the Gold Delta Amex? I’ve been a cardholder for 15 years, but I want my fiancé to sign up as we get ready to book our honeymoon. Every mile counts, so I’d love for him to get…

Delta’s Discounting Business-Class Awards to Europe

If you have some SkyMiles to burn and you’re looking to fly from the US to Europe between June 3 and October 29, 2016, you’re in luck! Through next Thursday, April 21, you can book round-trip Delta One (business class) awards from several US cities to a handful of European destinations from just 105,000 miles round-trip (flights…