NEW YORK, Feb 23, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” — Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft — this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at 8:30 a.m. at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to give children from Beth Israel Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House the ride of their lives.
Feb. 23, 2006
Feb. 22, 2006
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2006 - Delta AirElite Business Jets continues to expand its fleet with the recent addition of a Citation X and Learjet 31A to its operating certificate. The Citation X is based near Miami, Fla. at the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport and the Learjet 31A is based at the Delta AirElite Jet Center at the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
Feb. 21, 2006
ATLANTA – Feb 21, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” — Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft — this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, respectively, to kick off the retirement festivities.
Feb. 21, 2006
ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is rewarding Platinum Medallion® SkyMiles members with the ability to redeem miles for a variety of merchandise through the new “Medallion Marketplace.” Beginning in March, U.S.-based Platinum Medallion members can easily access the Marketplace online at delta.com and redeem their miles for hundreds of travel and non-travel related merchandise.
Feb. 17, 2006
ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2006 – Delta Air Lines’ focus on improving its operational performance for its customers has already begun to make a noticeable impact. According to the Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ranked first and second, respectively, in on-time arrivals among the largest 33 airports in 2005.
Feb. 15, 2006
AUGUSTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2006 -- Delta Air Lines – the Official Airline of the PGA Tour® -- is making it more convenient for customers to stroll the links alongside some of the world’s best golfers during the 2006 Masters Tournament at the historic Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The airline is adding 32 flights – or more than 3,200 seats – between Augusta and its largest hub in Atlanta from April 2-11 to accommodate increased demand for this year’s Masters Tournament.
Feb. 15, 2006
ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2006 -- Delta Air Lines, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted approval for certain aircraft lease transactions that will result in approximately $200 million of annual savings for Delta compared with its existing rent and debt service obligations for those aircraft.
Feb. 13, 2005
ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2005 – The Delta Air Lines Foundation, a company-managed giving system that is a separate entity from Delta Air Lines, will honor the late Coretta Scott King and her work in promoting peace and social justice by providing college scholarships through the Coretta Scott King/Delta Air Lines Scholarship at her alma mater, Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, Ohio.