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Delta Airlinesstolen item from luggage

My boyfriend got me a paperwhite kindle for our anniversary and it appears to have been stolen by one of the baggage handlers in JFK. It was a Delta flight from JFK to SJU and apparently there's NOTHING we can do about it! It would have been such a great gift. I wish there was something I (or anyone) could do. Someone should stop this from happening and there should be some way for my boyfriend to get a refund.

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    Delta Airlinesanita

    I waited on the phone for an operator for 20 minutes. My simple request was to know my skymiles number.
    I was asked to list the twelve addresses I have had within Florida. This was an excessive request and I refused.
    Asking to speak with a supervisor, Miss Anita transferred me to Delta Car Rental. Very hard to believe that it wasn't on purpose.
    Call was initiated at 8:39pm to [protected] if Delta has any way of tracking this. They have an employee that is attempting to ruin their business.

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      Delta Airlineswaiting area boarding staff

      A copy of a letter I sent to Delta customer complaints:
      Good Morning
      I am writing today after our return from a 2 week vacation where I experienced the
      worst possible customer service situation in my life.
      This concerns the Vancouver airport crew that handled boarding of the 06h40 flight
      DL 2696 on July 12. 2010.
      Prior to the flight I was extremely busy with my own marine service company and
      was working up to 23h00 daily in preparation for this vacation. On July 11, I worked
      through the night and arrived at the airport at 04h30 to go through customs and
      check-in.

      I am well informed of the procedures at boarding time and the need to be at the
      gate early. I arrived at gate E81 at about 05h10 with a paper and coffee and sat 2
      rows to the left, 20 feet, from the check in counter facing the TV screen. The area
      began to fill with passengers as usual. I started to become drowsy and fell into a
      very deep sleep.
      What ever it is that startles one awake, I opened my eyes to see an empty waiting
      area, shocked and frightened, I jumped up and ran passed the empty check in desk
      for the gangway. halfway down I passed a somewhat angry attendant who
      could not look directly at me, ordered me in a very aggressive manner to " get off
      the gangway right now". I said "I'm getting on the flight", She said that the flight
      was secured already.
      This flight was essential as I had a family dinner reunion in New York that night.
      I was in shock, how could this have happened! They said basically that it was my
      fault for not being here for the flight?! I responded that I was in the waiting area
      more than an hour prior to the flight and had fallen asleep, to which they said "we
      called for you 3 or 4 times and you did not show up.
      "What!, you were calling for 1 male and in the whole empty waiting area there was 1
      male right in front of you asleep and neither of you 3 could even have thought to
      walk 20 feet to ask if this person was the one you were calling for!!!??? "
      "It's not our responsibility to go searching for passengers who don't show up"
      was the answer. That was not good enough! Their negligence had made me miss
      the flight!
      They then searched for another flight, there was one just about to close but too late.
      I was offered a mid day flight for a $300 upgrade or a 17h30 flight for $100 upgrade.
      This was preposterous. How am I expected to even think of "paying" again for
      something I have already paid for. I was not absent from the waiting area, I
      complied with my responsibilities as a passenger.!
      When I refused to accept the presented terms of a rebooking I said that I wanted to
      speak with a manager and I was told by a very negative "Stn. manager" Ms. Pat
      Moreland, " that is all I can do for you, those are the next flights and fees available
      to you" and they all left the area!
      I did not know that being inside US customs area, I could not leave without being
      accompanied by a carrier company representative! I was stranded inside !!! Just like
      the Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski!! Finally US customs called back "Ramon" I
      think he was called.
      I would like to commend him for his perseverance with me. He showed better
      customer service than the other two female attendants.
      I still had to pay, according to a "manager/supervisor" This is getting way out of
      hand. I asked to speak with another person in charge. Still no clearance.
      "Ramon" had to escort me out of the customs area and to the front counter where I
      was introduced to a manager named "Michael" who was busy with customers at the
      time and multitasking with me as well. He also explained what the policy was. After
      again explaining to him that I had complied with my obligations as a paying
      passenger and should not have to "pay an upgrade" and that I felt that the
      negligence of the three gate attendants caused this situation.
      Finally with what appeared to be a very displeased and bothered attitude, Michael
      printed boarding cards for the 17h30 flight DL 4633 to Salt Lake City and Kennedy,
      and handed them to me with out even a word of apology.
      Why not the next available flight?
      I didn't get on the mid day flight at $300, no I had to wait the entire day and miss
      the family dinner in New York and arrive 24 hours later at 06h09 EST! I was
      exhausted.
      I have never in my life experienced such horrific customer service as I had with Delta
      Airlines. I am in the business of customer service and without it I would not have
      enjoyed so many years of satisfied customers. I have written testimonies.
      Your "commitment to our customers" clause #'s 8-11-12 did not even come close to
      what you profess in your mandate.
      The stress that you caused me and those arranging to pick me up in New York was
      extreme. I had also lost 1 full day of my 10 day vacation.
      I would expect from a company such as Delta Airlines that there will be an full
      investigation and an written explanation to me with some form of compensation for
      this terrible travel experience.
      I have consulted with other airline personnel that I know personally as well as the
      returning flight crews, and all stated that I should have been approached.
      Also, a previous flight with West Jet resulted in a lost bag. Without calling the airline,
      I received a call from customer service explaining their regret for the mishap and
      that not only were they going to deliver the bags 1.5 hours from the airport but
      offered a monetary voucher for the next flight with them! I was astounded with their
      insistance to rectify a relatively simple situation.

      Awaiting your prompt resopnse.

      Capt. Jeff Engholm

      "Delta Air Lines intends to ensure that your air travel experience will encompass, to
      the best of our abilities, the most comprehensive customer service possible. We
      have outlined our responsibilities and how we will fulfill them in 12-key points,
      known as our Customer Commitment. "

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        Delta Airlinesexcess fare

        I wanted to book air ticket for my mother on delta airlines for route mumbai (india) to boston (usa) back to mumbai (india). I was planning to book tickets dated march 02, 2013 from mumbai to boston and return on august 08, 2013 from boston to mumbai. to my surprise, the return fare was quoting $1850.
        My family member has already booked ticket from boston to mumbai on february 09, 2013 and return from mumbai to boston on march 02, 2013 on delta airlines and they have paid $1310 per adult.
        I want a justification from airline why are they charging such a high fare for an advance booking done 6 months before travel date and why this disparity in fare price on the same sector. the disparity is to the tune of $500. secondly, delta airlines website does not display fare in india rupees when booking is to be done from india. thirdly, in their currency converter, they do not have conversion rate from usd to indian rupees.
        They have flashed an advertisement on their website "best price guaranteed" which I believe is just a farce.
        Kindly give me a justification for such indiscriminating nature of airlines towards fare pricing.
        Best regards,
        Somesh vaidya
        Mumbai - +91 [protected]

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          • Di
            Dismissed in LAX by DELTA Sep 03, 2013

            Very upset over inconsistent information given by Delta 'special services' staff at LAX to rebook flights
            due to flight delays from Sydney, Australia. Overcharged for baggage, some staff were helpful, others
            downright rude and dismissive, "I have a tooth ache and Im not dealing with any complaints, Im getting my supervisor and
            if theres any problem Im getting the police". Only 1 supervisor on the ground on duty for the area at LAX. A dreadful
            regrettable travel experience with Delta Airlines at LAX ground staff that does not reflect well on your airlines. Tried to fill out the customer complaint form on line at LAX and the system wouldn't accept the complaint! Service expected in a THIRD WORLD COUNTRY, NOT THE U.S.!

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          Delta Airlinesverified seat assignment changed

          My son made arrangements for me to have an aisle seat because of health reasons..An aisle seat was verified..At boarding time I was told my seat assignment had been changed so that I would be sitting between two people. There was no explanation..I was just told that I could file a complaint.. This was a flight from Albuquerque N M to Atlanta Ga..Flight DL1022. Jun, 17, 2012. I had been assigned to seat 22C and it was changed to 22E... I was told that I could file a complaint.. I was very upset!!

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            Delta Airlines — mistreating deaf traveler

            Delta airlines boarding and service attendants were very disrespectful to me as deaf traveler!!! I ask for...

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            Delta Airlineslost item

            On May 14th, 2012 I flew from GSP to ATL with my iPAD sitting next to me in first class. I neglected to put the iPAD back in my bag as is my habit since I fly constantly and am Diamond status. After exiting the plane and going down to the train I realized my mistake and went back to the gate immediately. The gate agent was helpful but not that nice, she did go check the plane but with her attitude I was not confident and so spoke with customer service who kindly rechecked the plane and seat 3D. No luck. So where was my iPAD? I checked with customer service at three concourses, each one had a different answer. The bottomline is there is no set policy or process for handling lost items by crew or by cleaning staff. I was told the crew may have put it into a drop box, then told the cleaning staff would turn it into baggage claim. I've called multiple numbers, did speak with lost and found directly upon flying back to ATL the next day, still no luck. I am very disappointed with Delta for this very glaring flaw with services. Yes, my fault for leaving the item. The iPAD is set in airplane mode and I did not sync it (heck didn't even know I should), so I can't locate it remotely. Does anyone have any suggestions or phone numbers that might help me with my quest. I am now coming up on a week with no iPAD, huge bummer. Please help. Nancy

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                midge87 Jan 29, 2013
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                Yeah, the airline is definitely not at fault. They did everything they could and should do in this situation. Odds are some other passenger swiped it.
                By the by, nice job padding this with your lame "diamond status" bull. "I'm just not used to taking care of my things, I'm Diamond Sugar Unicorn Pony Status after all". -_-

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              • Ramelle May 20, 2012
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                "Yes, my fault for leaving the item" - Other than don't be so careless in the future and your "status" has absolutely no bearing - end of.

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              Delta Airlinescompanion tickets

              Delta has developed a new process when attempting to redeem an American Express Skymiles Companion tickets. Before booking a companion ticket, I always check out various itineraries to see which is the best day. I then write down the flight information (date and flight number). I then start over and use the Companion Ticket option. I select the exact same dates and flights and the price jumps a minimum of $35.00. When I first questioned Delta on this, they came back with the standard response of "number of seats available", "prices change constantly" and "different level of booking". When I would not accept those excuses, I continued to pursue the question and the latest response is "there is a fuel surcharge for flights to that city, and increasing the fair is the only way to do that for the companion ticket it to increase the regular ticket." I went back and reviewed the "terms and conditions" of the Companion Ticket and it states that you are responsible for any fees or taxes on the Companion Ticket. While I am sure that Delta considers the fuel surcharge as an additional "fee", it should be reflected in the "fee and taxes" line of the ticket. Increasing the regular price is deceptive. I have been a loyal Delta Skymiles customer ever since Eastern Airlines went under, I am a Million Miler, but lately I am getting very disappointed. I have been told that fairs are higher flying out of a major hub (Atlanta) because the airline has higher expenses (this was in response to my question of "why is it more expensive for me to fly from ATL to LAS then it is for my nephew to fly from BOS to LAS, especially since he had to change planes in Atlanta and get on my same flights?). Ever since the merger with Northwest, trying to obtain a mileage flight has become a joke, , , , the flexibility they advertise does not exist and I was told that even though it shows "low" on the website when using flexible days, it may not be true since that portion of the site is not always up to date. If you do find a "low mileage" flight, you have to change planes in Detroit and a 3 hour flight now takes almost 6 hours. With Southwest Airlines now moving into Atlanta, , perhaps Delta will return to looking out for their frequent flyer, or they won't have any.

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                  saturn2187 May 23, 2012
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                  theres a website called reservation rewards. are you sure it wasn't for their service instead of Southwest?

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                Delta Airlines — stolen jewelry

                I was flying back to Atlanta from Syracuse on 03/11/2012. I had one suitcase that I have always been able to...

                Delta Ailinesalways change my seat

                I never get the seat I book online...And this time almost did not get a seat on my next flight...They told me there is plenty of room on your next flight.. Well guess what...I was like 30 min early into Atlanta so I had 1 hour 30 min until my next flight... I went to the next gate when I got off the plane..I ended up with the last seat on the plane to Salt Lake...I was stuck in the middle on a 767...It was the worst seat on the plane and it was so packed...I picked a window seat and i got this crappy seat...And I booked a month ahead of time...I have had more room on a Greyhound bus...This is what air travel has become...Really sad...Delta used to be a good airline...Now its crap...

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                    The Travel Defender Feb 23, 2012
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                    I want to introduce myself and explain why I am sending you this message. My name is Chad Bruce I am a Protection Agent with The Travel Defender. I help people who have had issues with travel vendors get their issue resolved and put in to the lap of the right person, generally this would be the President/CEO of the travel vendor or the Guest Services Manager. Please feel free to visit our website at www.thetraveldefender.com or call us 24 hours a day for free at 1-855-4-HELP-70. I look forward to helping you get this issue resolved.

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                    chang30 Feb 13, 2012

                    we had to change your seats to the super heavy constructo brand you lard aSh

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                  Delta Airlinesflight automatically cancelled

                  I had booked a flight via Delta outgoing from Houston to New York, and then return New York to Houston. I was not able to make the outgoing flight and I called Delta the day before to inform them. My e-mail receipt stated I have to call Delta if I am going to miss a flight in order to avoid the cancellation of future flights on the same itinerary/receipt. The person on the phone stated since I informed them, my return flight will not be cancelled.

                  I check my itinerary online today, and my return flight does not exist. I called the agent and the person said since I did not make my outgoing flight, the return flight was cancelled. He stated it was a binding contract when I booked the ticket online, and that I was misinformed. I told him exactly what I did that the e-mail receipt listed. He could not help and I asked to speak to his supervisor. She said the same thing, and I had to "change" my flight, in other words, rebook the flight for a $150 fee.

                  I would like Delta to return this fee in order to "change"/rebook the flight. I paid for the return fare as well in the beginning, and I have yet to take this flight. I also followed instructions and called customer service that I would not be making my outgoing flight. I have yet to encounter this problem with other airlines; if I missed an outgoing flight, my return flight still exists, being that I am the customer and paid for their services.

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                    Deltarude staff

                    You need to train your gate managers better.

                    Flight 735 ATL JAX tonight had a incompetent gate agent.

                    She broadcasted that anyone in Group 3 or higher would have to check luggage. This fact may or may not be true - but to state this to a crowd of people (who cannot check their luggage even if they wanted to) creates a mob situation

                    this individual should not be a gate manager and should be retrained to understand that her actions impact a crowd - and that while her goals may be appropriate (on time departure) her methods are unacceptable

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                      Deltaillegal practices

                      On the date of November 14th, 2011, my fiancé and I had our worst travel experience to date. This letter is to outline the details of our itinerary and share our treatment through Delta airlines with as many individuals as possible. (Confirmation #HAU2JR)

                      Living in a small town with limited travel options we booked a round trip flight through Delta airlines for November 14th despite past previous bad experiences. The flight, Delta 3890 originated from Traverse City, Michigan with final destination ending at the Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Rome, Italy.

                      Our itinerary included two layovers. To ensure a smooth travel process, we checked in for our first flight early. We had some concerns regarding what seemed to us like short layover times between our flights and expressed our worries to the Delta agent in TVC. Our first connection was in Detroit, Michigan, followed by a second connection in Toronto Canada. The Delta agent assured us that our layover time would be adequate as after clearing initial security in our starting destination it would not be necessary to do so again if we did not venture outside the airport terminal.

                      We arrived in Toronto, Canada as planned at 3:30pm with our final departure to take place at 4:40pm. Still concerned about time, we made sure we were among the very first off of the aircraft and hurried to find our departure gate. Despite our efforts, we were informed that not only did we have to indeed clear security again, we were first required to proceed through Canadian customs, pick up our checked baggage and take it to be retagged for the next leg of our flight. These requirements would have made boarding our next flight impossible by themselves, but we soon found out that even without these steps we never had any chance of making our scheduled flight.

                      Canada requires International passengers to be on board departing aircraft sixty minutes before departure. Signs stating this fact are clearly marked all over the airport. Despite literally running to make our flight, we were denied entry to our aircraft as our arrival was only twenty minutes prior to departure. We again consulted the Delta customer service counter, this time at the Toronto airport hub.
                      The Delta agent was very courteous but weary. Our exact scenario had been happening repeatedly throughout the past months, she explained. Our flight connection was technically being sold illegally as the time frame between connections made it truly logistically impossible to connect. She described notifying Delta numerous times of the situation without resolution. She encouraged us to contact Delta ourselves.

                      The same agent on duty (at 5pm) told us that no manager was available and would not be until the next day. She informed us that all she would be able to do without a manager was to re-book us flights on an affiliate airline. She had a flight available on one such airline, Air France, which would leave in two hours and would have a layover in Paris, France before proceeding to Italy. This layover would cost us half a day of travel as well as previously scheduled transfers from the Rome airport to our hotel, but it was our only option. My main concern was whether we would have to go through the same security, luggage and customs procedures in France and thus possibly miss our connection there as well. I was assured that we would absolutely not- that "Paris is a gate to gate layover". The agent advised us to come back in a half hour to pick up the luggage we had re-checked in Toronto, as it now had to be checked at the Air France counter for our new flight.

                      At the other side of the terminal, I waited in the Air France queue to have our new boarding passes printed and confirm the information I'd been given in regards to the Paris, France connection. Explaining our situation, the agents there were confused. They claimed to have no idea why we had to go through customs and security again at their airport (a requirement) but repeatedly assured that this would not be the case on our Paris layover. They also informed me that due to the ticketing changes, my fiancé and I would no longer be able to receive the vegetarian meals we had confirmed with Delta months ago. Nor would we be able to be seated together on our long flight. This was not Air France’s problem but yet additional inconveniences that Delta caused us to experience.

                      Thirty minutes later, we maneuvered back through the service line at Delta to pick up our checked luggage. The same agent we had worked with previously was very apologetic. The aircraft, frustrated with the repeated ticketing situation had refused to pull our checked luggage off the plane we initially missed. A Delta agent from the ticket counter had to go and manually pick up the suitcases himself. He was not back yet and would not arrive for another twenty minutes later- giving us exactly ten minutes to haul the bags to the Air France desk on the opposite side of the terminal and make it to our gate.

                      Thoroughly frustrated and exhausted, we made one last attempt to make sure our luggage would arrive with us in Italy. Despite the continued assurance that this would be the case, it was not. When we finally did make it to Italy, our luggage did not and nobody could quite tell us when or if it would arrive. We were given a range of answers that included that it "might", "probably would" and "sometimes" shows up on later flights scheduled for the same day. We filed a report but again lost a another day waiting about the airport to rectify the situation. Our hotel was forty minutes away from the airport and as we were advised that Delta's affiliate couriers had "lots" of lost baggage to deliver each day, it was better that we waited and transported the luggage ourselves. We asked for the contact information for a manager or department head but were told that such a thing is "impossible". Seemingly Delta makes it a point to restrict customer service information.

                      After the misleading, stressful and costly first trip of our journey, I wanted nothing more than to have Delta change our departing tickets to any other airline than one they were affiliated with. This too was not granted.
                      Luckily, I expected a much smoother return trip despite having to endure Delta once more. Our return booking had a three hour layover between Italy and Toronto on which was at least a legal connection unlike our first flight.
                      Despite the three hour layover, a smooth transit home was not to be. Alitalia, the affiliate airline that Delta booked us on was continuously delayed- over two hours. The cause was later cited as a lack of ability to have loaded passenger meals on board in a timely basis.

                      It is without saying that we missed our connection from Toronto to Detroit, but the service we received actually managed to soar to an even more appalling level. Alitalia was unlike any other airline I’ve experienced in the fact that it nonchalantly flies on aircraft that is clearly showing large areas of mold. Lavatories were absolutely filthy even upon boarding and the service was laughable at best. Once again having put a six-month old request for vegetarian meals in at booking, the airline “ran out”. Literally, and I wish I were exaggerating, my fiancé was served a tray with a roll and packet of powdered milk (in place of butter?). We have photo documentation of this as well as the condition of the plane.

                      Upon landing and customs clearing we were told we would have additional delays as Alitalia was having “issues unloading baggage”. In the meantime, I headed to the Delta counter to discuss our re-booking. Delta absolutely refused to help us in any way. Despite the fact that our tickets were booked through Delta themselves, the agent at the lower level counter informed me that there was nothing Delta could do because getting us home was now Alitalia’s responsibility. I politely argued that I felt it was Delta’s responsibility as again I booked our tickets through them and had never even heard of Alitalia previously. Customers in the same situation that were lined up behind us began to chime in agreement. Delta sent us all away to talk to Alitalia, claiming zero responsibility.

                      Upstairs and across the terminal from Delta booking, the Alitalia counter was being served by a single agent, with a very long line of passengers from my flight waiting to be re-booked. Frustrated and extremely angry at this point, I left the line to again confront Delta. Few people were in line at the Delta ticketing counter and among those who were, were the business class from my flight. I listened while Delta easily re-booked them on flights for the same night. As my turn came, I was told the same information once again in regards to having to go through Alitalia with no exception. At that point I described the e-bookings of the business class customers I had just overheard. Very quickly Delta managed to not only “find” but book us on a flight that night. I had just been told moments ago that even if they had the authorization, there were absolutely no flights out on any airline to our destination that evening.

                      I have never been so dissatisfied with a service as to ask for a refund, but in this case, I will accept nothing less. Delta sold us illegal services, lied repeatedly and denied any acceptability. Internet research has shown me that this is the norm within the company and multiple class action law-suits are pending for the very same reason.

                      I will be disputing my Delta ticket charges though my credit card provider (as I did not receive legal flight tickets). In addition to a refund, I am planning on taking advantage of every avenue of social and published media I can to bring this situation to light. I fly dozens of times a year and understand problems happen- but what I experienced was direct thievery and dishonesty. Delta claims to try and provide upmost satisfaction for its high volume customers. With so few travel providers in Northern, Michigan, I want my region to know just how Delta treats these “valuable” customers.

                      I expect a full refund and apology. Whether you cease your illegal practices or not is of no concern. I will never use Delta again and will do my best to discourage others through the use of consumer affair, twitter, facebook, and other widely utilized social sites.

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                        Delta Airlines — change fee overcharge

                        On 10/12/11, I called Delta customer service from the Dominican Republic to change a flight that my wife and...

                        Delta Air Lines, Inc.scam

                        I was sitting in the boarding area for DL flight #6664. Departure time for this flight in Cincinnati was 9:15am. My destination was Sarasota on Feb.1, 2010. A Delta Connection employee asked me if I wanted a curb side pink ticket for my bag. I said no for I knew my bag would fit under the seat in front of me. I live in Cincy and in Fla. and carry very little from place to place. She asked me a second time and I said no. I told her that I would carry the bag on the plane. She finally insisted that I curb side my bag and I told her that it was not going in the belly of the plane for it was staying with me. She followed me down from the departure gate B14 to the plane and got on with me!!! She was relentless, rude, obnoxious, unprofessional, and as far as I am concerned, an embarrasment to Delta and to me. On the plane she saw that the carry on truly slipped under the seat in front of me.

                        I did not just fall off a bus and onto a plane for the first time. I am in my late 50's, my husband flies constantly on Delta for business to London, Chicago, New York...get the picture?

                        Delta, you have taken CVG from an internationally ranked airport to basically, a regional one. The down grade is shameful. I think you have also down-graded on the quality of employees. This woman was caucasian, long brown hair and I believe with bangs though I tried not to look at her, and heavy. If you have the interest, I am sure you can go through your records and find the woman who appeared to be in her 20ish to 30ish years.

                        It is amazing what a uniform will do to some people who are looking for power and control.

                        In this economy, if you cannot control her and redirect her, maybe you should look at other applicants for the job. I am sure that you could find someone who would appreciate and understand the
                        job.

                        Good luck. I hope you have the interest in dealing with this issue.

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                            gep Sep 25, 2015

                            Booked a flight with skymiles and had to cancel. They charged me $150 to redeposit the miles but only $5.20 to use them in the first place. This is outrageous. Everyone watch out for this practice and think twice before you book on Delta.

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                            sunnyh Jun 29, 2011
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                            I flew on Delta Airline fly # DL0283 on December 14th. 2010 from LAX to Narita (Japan). And i had been traveled around the world with so many different airlines and i had not see any fly attendance team were rule, unprofessional, careless like this crew.

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                          Delta Airlines — bait and switch pricing

                          Below you will find the message that I reported to Delta Customer Service: "I am appaled by the "bait and...

                          Delta Airlineslost my luggage twice

                          Baggage was lost twice – didn’t arrive at destination. An employee got it to me late that night rather than making me wait for the delivery service which would have been the next day. Shouldn’t the procedure be to deliver the bag ASAP rather the next day via courier?

                          Anyway, on the way back home a delayed flight caused me to miss my connections. I spoke to Delta on the phone and the rep was great. But after 35 minutes of her trying to get me rerouted, she said the best she could do was to get me a hotel in Atlanta then home in the morning. I could live with that as it was clear the rep tried hard to find the best solution.

                          In Salt Lake City everything was good. I actually got a ticket agent to bump me up to an earlier flight to Atlanta in a long shot attempt to get home before Thanksgiving. The plan didn’t work out as the Salt Lake to Atlanta flight was a bit late. This is where the complaint starts. I was sure everyone so far had done everything they could to resolve every problem to this point.

                          When I deplaned I explained to the greeter that I had missed my connection and was told I would be put in a hotel for the night. The greeter just wanted me to go away. He sent me to a self-serve scanner. I said, “The scanner will give me a hotel room?” He said, “Well I’m not going to.”

                          I went to the scanner which did nothing but blink and reset repeatedly. I went back to the agent and he sent me to a service desk. The clerk there was as rude as anyone I’ve encountered in my life. Without a single verbal response to anything I said (including my very pleasant greeting) she handed me some documents. I had to ask a dozen questions to find out where the hotel was and how I was supposed to get to it.

                          I then went to see if my bag was coming off in Atlanta or it was going to Flint. I dealt with 3 different employees. Each was rude and very committed to not even checking into anything. The last one (who was screaming at another customer when I entered the office) checked and told me my bag was headed to Flint. I was good with that and headed to the hotel.

                          In the morning I was at the gate for my flight home 90 minutes early. The gate agent was the first Delta employee I encountered in Atlanta who was not flat out rude. She very politely refused to check on my baggage even though I explained the plan had changed a few times and it was important that the bag make the trip as it contained medical equipment. She just assured me the bag would go to Flint – she refused to check on the status of the bag.

                          Well, you guessed it. When I got to Flint my bag was not there. I went to the ticket counter (no baggage office in Flint). The clerk looked into the computer screen and told me my bag was in the baggage claim area. I assured her it was not. She assured me it was. I walked the entire length of the airport, confirmed that my baggage was not in the claim area. I walked back to the counter where a supervisor looked into the same system the clerk had used and told me my bag was in Atlanta. He said it would be in Flint at 2:00 pm.

                          Having heard nothing from the airline by 4:00 pm, I went to pick up my baggage figuring on Thanksgiving Day there may be no delivery service.

                          I waited at the counter for a while – no Delta employee in sight. I yelled into the back area and there was no response. I went and called the Delta 800 number. The gentleman on the phone told me employees were there but they were not answering his phone call.

                          Sooooo I walked back toward the counter. When I got to the counter I kept walking right past the counter into the back room. As I walked down the short hall I was loudly announcing myself. I found one employee sleeping on a couch (blanket and pillow and all) and another (the one who insisted I walk back to the claim area before she would take my claim earlier in the day, looking panicked and straightening her clothing as if she just climbed up off the couch herself.

                          Sleepy Head never even checked for my bag but told me it didn’t arrive. I went and called the 800 number hoping someone there could confirm my luggage was not in Flint before I left the airport.

                          Sleepy and Grumpy walked past me while I was on the phone. I told them, “Corporate is trying to call you.” Grumpy said, “We’re going to the police to talk to them about you.”

                          So they return with two cops. I tell the cops I’m on hold if they’d like to chat. They declined. I told them Sleepy and Grumpy were just mad because I woke them up.

                          I finished with the 800 number people, told the cops to have a nice Turkey Day and went home. I am now told my luggage will arrive at 11:00 am. At 11:00 am. there will have been 4 planes leave Atlanta for Flint. I’m glad my luggage is a priority.

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                            Delta Airlinesovercharged

                            My daughter's flight from Paris to Boston was switched by Air France (Delta's Partner) because the flight she was on was overbooked. However they charged her for the switch which they should not have done. I called Delta and they had no record of their partner charging my daughter's card. So Delta's partner is ripping of Delta and Delta's customers. However, I have not been able to get anyone at Delta to take charge of this situation and correct it. I keep getting the round around by being passed to another person. Nobody at Delta knows how to solve a problem. I submitted the information to customer care and have not heard a word from them.

                            Message to all travelers. Stay away from Delta. I will never fly them again nor will I ever say a positive thing about that company.

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                                flightguy64 Jan 29, 2012

                                next time, do all research and have documents before hand! if you dont like it, dont fly!!!

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                              Delta Airlineslost luggage returned pissed on

                              A Delta passenger's urine-soaked-baggage nightmare

                              A British man's days-long quest to find his lost luggage ends with a disappointing discovery: Someone peed all over his clothes

                              posted on June 23, 2011, at 6:27 PM

                              The contents of Sy Haze's luggage are laid out on his hotel bed in a video that shows off his pee-soaked clothes. Photo: YouTubeSEE ALL 16 PHOTOS

                              Best Opinion: TIME, The Stir, Gawker

                              The video: The airlines losing your luggage — it's every traveler's nightmare. Unfortunately for Sy Haze of Britain, a missing bag was just the beginning of his particular travel hell. While Haze settled into a Delta flight on Father's Day, his bag — packed for his week-long trip to Minneapolis — was inexplicably on its way to Boston. By the time Haze arrived in the U.S. and inquired about the missing luggage, his bag had already been head-scratchingly sent back to London. The bag then came back to America, and, after "dancing its way around the U.S." for four days, was finally delivered to his hotel room. But there was another big problem: The "overwhelming stench of urine." In a video posted on YouTube, Haze pans a camera over the contents of his suitcase, zeroing in on the more saturated items. (Watch the video below.) "It's absolutely disgusting, " says an outraged Haze, who blasted Delta's complete "lack of interest." Since the video was posted, Haze says Delta has been "bending over backwards" to rectify the situation, and gave him a first-class ticket back to London. Considering his vow to "never, ever fly Delta Airlines ever again, " Haze can, at least, go out in style.

                              The reaction: Oh my, says Frances Romero at TIME. This is "despicable." And Delta had better make sure it never happens again. Though at least Haze got some internet-enabled retribution, says Nicole Fabian-Weber at The Stir. His viral video is "horrible press for Delta, " and the "pee-pee head" at the heart of this scandal will likely be found and fired. In the meantime, says Matt Cherette at Gawker, Delta may want to change its longtime slogan "You'll love the way we fly." Because there's nothing to love about urine-soaked luggage. See for yourself:


                              A Delta passenger's urine-soaked-baggage nightmare

                              A British man's days-long quest to find his lost luggage ends with a disappointing discovery: Someone peed all over his clothes

                              posted on June 23, 2011, at 6:27 PM


                              The contents of Sy Haze's luggage are laid out on his hotel bed in a video that shows off his pee-soaked clothes. Photo: YouTubeSEE ALL 16 PHOTOS

                              Best Opinion: TIME, The Stir, Gawker

                              The video: The airlines losing your luggage — it's every traveler's nightmare. Unfortunately for Sy Haze of Britain, a missing bag was just the beginning of his particular travel hell. While Haze settled into a Delta flight on Father's Day, his bag — packed for his week-long trip to Minneapolis — was inexplicably on its way to Boston. By the time Haze arrived in the U.S. and inquired about the missing luggage, his bag had already been head-scratchingly sent back to London. The bag then came back to America, and, after "dancing its way around the U.S." for four days, was finally delivered to his hotel room. But there was another big problem: The "overwhelming stench of urine." In a video posted on YouTube, Haze pans a camera over the contents of his suitcase, zeroing in on the more saturated items. (Watch the video below.) "It's absolutely disgusting, " says an outraged Haze, who blasted Delta's complete "lack of interest." Since the video was posted, Haze says Delta has been "bending over backwards" to rectify the situation, and gave him a first-class ticket back to London. Considering his vow to "never, ever fly Delta Airlines ever again, " Haze can, at least, go out in style.

                              The reaction: Oh my, says Frances Romero at TIME. This is "despicable." And Delta had better make sure it never happens again. Though at least Haze got some internet-enabled retribution, says Nicole Fabian-Weber at The Stir. His viral video is "horrible press for Delta, " and the "pee-pee head" at the heart of this scandal will likely be found and fired. In the meantime, says Matt Cherette at Gawker, Delta may want to change its longtime slogan "You'll love the way we fly." Because there's nothing to love about urine-soaked luggage. See for yourself:

                              Some Thoughts On Why Airport Staff Are Becoming So Unfriendly, Unprofessional And Incompetent As They Act To Ensure Our General Safety & Comfort To Hear Them Tell It
                              As the airlines become more and more expensive, eight dollars for a scratchy, thin, inadequate, wool-like covering, stewardesses and stewards, staff and the jackbooted TSA-ers groping children, disabled, elderly, least likely to harm anyone seem to be targeted to be publicly humiliated? How disgracing mothers, children, contaminating everyones feet as we all stand on the same filthy footprint spot which I have never seen cleaned, publicly humiliating medically frail patients, subjecting Cancer patients who do not want their breasts or grosin areas squeezed, embarrassing veterans who have saerved our country now saddled with clostomy bags, clearly a private, shameful hell as an incontinent citizen whose life is difficult enough just dealing with such a loss of personal control now being made fun of as their right to privacy and dignity is stripped by clumsy, non-medically trianed policing staff, jerking tubes loose, and looking through wet diapers? Really we are going to be safer because someone does this to another human being? It's bad enough airline and auxilary airport staff are being reported to be profesional bullies who are enjoying every moment of being given authority to de-humanizing their community by victimized passengers reporting their horror stories online stating employees are down right nasty, unfriendly less accomodating, acting like flying customers are merely an annoyance rather than paying customers trying to visit relatives, vacation or conduct business travel. It seems more important for an aviation authority whose own air traffic control employees cannot even stay awake long enough to see planes land safely but they have time to be the dress code police a new division necessary to protect and serve our community by arbitrarily picking and choosing who they will detain, mke miss their flight just for kicks and review their fashion statement and penalize accordingly for the good of humanity. It seems there is an abuse of authority, invasion of privacy and subjective condeming of currently acceptable fashion styles worn all over the streets of America. How is an aviation authority able to fine a customer for their dress choices, popular personal style when they are breaking no state, local or federal laws and with no written specific written guidelines on acceptable dress code published in any airline publications in order to board located anywhere in the airport except on the dry, accusatory lips of employees? It seems aviation authoirty is the new principal of fashion crimes preventing mini skirted women from flying, but allowing a white man in a bikin to freely board, arresting and detaining ???a unaccompanied black kid with sagging pants charging him with what?? He was hurting who? wearing a popular style kids of all races across America wear boarding hundreds of planes a day now deeming you non-boardable by an aviation authority. So will police now start ticketing and arresting kids in hundreds walking down the street under the authority of the aviation corporation? So where does this leave us as a community, laws do not need to pass through the legisaltion, no need to be voted on, just try to take a trip and be falsely accused of a manufactured charge, be held, questioned, bullied, felt up and down, searched inside and out for the amusement of TSA henchmen who to date have found absolutely nothing on any passengers that was a threat to any flight. It now seems being different or a person of color looking makes you suspect so do not fly, wearing stylish, tight, or short clothes makes you suspect so do not fly, wearing a hat makes you suspect so fo not fly, being elderly or disabled makes you suspect so do not fly, It seems just walking, talking and breathing makes you suspect so do not fly A.sking questions about anything you are subjected to verbally or physically while under the airlines all powerful authority will get you surrounded by policing authorities who will get tough with you, not answer any questions and you will be held for questioning. Asking questions about any procedures or excessive force used againest you is not a crime anywhere in America except in airports. So people who are still a part of a kind, loving respectful community and support tolerancem fairness, justice and civility; why is anyone going to continue to subject themsleves to using the airlines that cuurently treat passengers like criminals because they wish to use flying as their choice of transportation being stopped, groped from earhole to ###, if you are ill and wear diaper violated passengers report employees invade your privacy, with callousness and ignorance and will pull down panties in front of hundreds of people and search it for urine, colostomy bags will be searched for urine and you will be humiliated in front of your friends and neighbors and strangers while your dignity is stripped away all for the good of our public safety and to to travel treating passengers like human beings, . All that effort and one lonely suitcase cannot be returned to a gentleman without stealing his sweet smelling high priced products, and pissing in suitcase and pissing him off. One or the other abuse of authority, violation of his right to priavcy, or downright theft of his personal property would have been enough to show no one cares anymore about the passenger, but I am sure the laughing employee who cracked his side expressing how unimportant it was for him to do anything about finding out who did this, arranging payment for the damage or offering some kind of apology, tickets, even if he had listened with any empathy for the passenger. A real pig did that horrible act and we should all be outraged at the action and the treatment of this passengercupn reporting this. The new attitude just pay for the damn ticket and get in line to be pissed on and pissed off courtesy of --------------------airlines, take your pick they might as well all be named the "all the same unbelievable ### airlines". I'll walk before I subject myself to the airlines new world order!

                              Respectfully,
                              A citizen who is not gonna take it!

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                                Delta Airlinessucks balls!

                                Delta Airlines have some of the rudest customer service representatives i have ever come across, the $50 per bag fee is utterly ridiculous, i spent well over $1700 on tickets including the $100 for my bags just to be treated poorly, i officially feel pimped..i wouldnt fly delta again even if the tickets were free, i'd rather take my chances flying across country in a hot air balloon!!...delta sucks, sucks, sucks, sucks..oh yea did i mention they suck!!..u get the point, so tell your friends and your friends friends to steer clear of delta unless you like being annoyed.

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                                  • Delta Airlines Customer Support Feb 29, 2020
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                                    Good afternoon cripl,

                                    Thank you for flying Delta. The stated price of $50 per bag fee is clearly defined on our website and we encourage you to read the details before purchasing a Delta Airlines ticket, or any airline ticket for that matter.

                                    Sincerely,
                                    Delta Airlines Customer Service
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