Review: DL PHL-JFK Delta One

Date: Thursday May 25
Flight: 1400
Aircraft: B757-200
Origin: PHL
Destination: JFK
Seat: 2A Delta One
Scheduled Push Back: 4:55 PM
Actual Push Back: 12:18 AM (+1)

This was my first flight with Delta in six years. I remember the last time I flew Delta was the day after my summer internship in 2011. I flew LGA-SLC-SJC. On the return the flight was oversold and I was offered a voucher and a bus ride to SFO for a similar timed departure.

I booked this flight as I didn’t want to take Amtrak or drive to NYC. Additionally, United pulled out of JFK which according to new president Scott Kirby was a mistake.

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Review: PHL Minute Suites

Priority Pass is a popular perk that comes with almost any premium card these days. Since all the US legacy carriers have pulled their lounges out of the network due to capacity issues, there aren’t many options domestically within the United States. Therefore, many lounges which are part of Priority Pass are often over crowded or have started turning away Priority Pass customers (Alaska Airlines Board Rooms for example). This has lead to Priority Pass getting creative in expanding their network.

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Review: UA SFO-PHL DomesticFirst

Date: Sunday January 8
Flight: 267
Aircraft: A319
Origin: SFO
Destination: PHL
Seat: 1A DomesticFirst
Scheduled Push Back: 10:55 AM
Actual Push Back: 12:34 PM

I’ve been doing a lot of flying, but nothing different than what has been previously posted on this blog. Since I’m not doing this for website traffic, just for sharing new experiences, I decided not to discuss the same flights over and over (you’re welcome).

With that said, let’s start this post off with something interesting.

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