Delta Air Lines Increasing Health Insurance Premiums by $200 Monthly For Unvaccinated Staff

In a unique and bold move, effective November 1, Delta Air Lines employees who choose to remain unvaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will be assessed an additional $200 monthly for their health insurance premium. Rather than specifically mandating vaccination, the Atlanta-based carrier is telling those who refuse to be innoculated that they will be payingContinue reading “Delta Air Lines Increasing Health Insurance Premiums by $200 Monthly For Unvaccinated Staff”

With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet

With its CEO Ed Bastian calling it “….an investment in Delta’s future”, the Atlanta-based airline has announced agreements that will add 29 used Boeing 737-900ERs and seven used Airbus A350-900s to its fleet. Delta has a long history of entering into lucrative contracts for previously owned aircraft, while at the same time improving fuel efficiencyContinue reading “With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet”

Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is reporting a dramatic increase in summer travel demand as the number of available flights, and carrier reported advance bookings continues to spike. Thanks to strong confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, Minnesotans and the majority of Upper Midwest residents have been innoculated, leading to a mass desire to get outContinue reading “Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming”

Twin Cities to Iceland Route is Hot With Return of Icelandair Flights

While the COVID-19 pandemic realistically is far from over, though too many people think that it is, the ability of fully vaccinated Americans to vacation overseas has thankfully returned. The first European destination to open up post-COVID is Iceland, and this otherworldly island nation is seemingly overnight experiencing a resurgence of U.S. visitors. On JuneContinue reading “Twin Cities to Iceland Route is Hot With Return of Icelandair Flights”

Delta Ramping Up Service As Europe Slowly Opens to Americans

As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to climb in the U.S. and Europe, several countries are now permitting Americans to plan summer vacations, which seemed an impossibility just a couple of months ago. As European borders begin to reopen, Delta Air Lines has announced schedule expansions that will allow travelers starved for an international getaway theContinue reading “Delta Ramping Up Service As Europe Slowly Opens to Americans”