Nov. 20, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2006 – On the way to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving season, Delta Air Lines customers will find the check-in process a breeze with a new, modern ticketing counter, part of a lobby re-design currently underway at Delta’s largest hub at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Nov. 20, 2006
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Nov. 16, 2006
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is continuing to increase customer choices from its New York-JFK hub with the addition of a key transcontinental destination from JFK: Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tempe. Effective Feb. 15, 2007, Delta will add one daily round-trip flight between JFK and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, complementing its other transcontinental routes to San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Book a flight today.
Nov. 15, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 15, 2006 – Delta Air Lines’ CEO Gerald Grinstein issued the following statement today regarding U.S. Airways’ proposed merger with Delta: “We received a letter from U.S. Airways this morning and will of course review it. Delta’s plan has always been to emerge from bankruptcy in the first half of 2007 as a strong, stand-alone carrier. Our plan is working and we are proud of the progress Delta people are making to achieve this objective.
Nov. 15, 2006
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2006 – Delta Air Lines tonight will realize a decade-long dream when it inaugurates its first flights on the world’s most traveled international route with nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and London’s Gatwick Airport. Delta Flight No.1 will depart New York-JFK at 7:05 p.m. and arrive in London at 7:25 a.m. Thursday, making Delta the first major U.S. airline to enter the New York-London market since 1991.
Nov. 14, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is synching up with Apple to give air travelers even more entertainment options when they fly with new, in-flight iPod connectivity that will allow customers to listen to their complete music library, view their video content and keep their iPods charged – all on the airline’s state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system that boasts industry-leading audio and video quality.
Nov. 13, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2006 – Bathing suit: check. Snorkel gear: check. Delta Air Lines ticket to the Caribbean’s southernmost islands of Trinidad and Tobago just in time for Carnival: check. Packing for a Caribbean vacation has never been easier thanks to Delta Air Lines’ international expansion, including new weekly nonstop service between the airline’s largest hub at Atlanta and Tobago’s Crown Point International Airport, effective Feb. 17, 2007.
Nov. 10, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 10, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will improve customers’ access to seven popular Western and Central European destinations with 14 new codeshare flights operated by SkyTeam partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, effective Dec. 1. With the new service, customers will be able to fly between Delta’s U.S. gateways and Amsterdam and conveniently connect to nonstop flights to or from Bremen, Germany; Aberdeen, Scotland; Luxembourg; Riga, Latvia; Bergen, Norway; Stavanger, Norway; and Newcastle, England within five hours of arrival.
Nov. 9, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today announced plans to recall an additional 1,000 flight attendants in 2007. This latest recall is scheduled to begin in January with as many as 500 previously furloughed flight attendants scheduled for training in the first few months of the year.
Nov. 3, 2006
ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for October 2006 1 . System traffic for October 2006 increased 1.7 percent from October 2005 with a capacity decrease of 4.5 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 77.1 percent in October 2006, up 4.7 points from the same period last year.