Delta Airlines Now Serving Starbucks Coffee

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Great news for Starbucks coffee lovers. Delta Airlines announced Starbucks coffee will now be served on all flights. The Starbucks coffee served in flight will replace Seattle’s Best Coffee, which is owned by Starbucks and has been served on Delta since 2011. The Pikes Place Roast is the blend that Delta has selected to serve. Some flights will also offer VIA Ready Brew Italian roast decaf.

The upgrade to Starbucks coffee is an example of the heavy focus Delta has placed on brand partnerships. With other brand partners including Porsche for gate to gate transfers and Tumi for business class amenity kits, Delta is working hard to provide travelers with an improved travel experience.

Delta is the only major US carrier to partner with Starbucks, however, Alaska Airlines has been serving Starbucks coffee since 2011 and Horizon Airlines also serves Starbucks. Delta anticipates serving 68 million cups of Starbucks coffee this year.

Starbucks coffee samples will be provided today at at several airports including LAX and Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta. Also starting today and ending Sunday, Delta is giving away a free trip. To enter, write a Delta destination you would like to visit on a coffee cup and post a picture on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #DeltaCupContest.

Did you know Starbucks was the most expensed restaurant business travelers in 2014? Read more here.

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Kristina is the founder of Business Travel Life. Her love of fitness and travel unified to create a resource for business travelers and road warriors who want to take a healthier approach to business travel. She has traveled for business on and off for the past eight years. Kristina received a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University and received her Bachelors of Arts in Business Marketing from Chaminade University of Honolulu.

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