May 15, 2008
ATLANTA, May 15, 2008 -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today was presented an award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Design for the Environment (DfE) program for the airline's use of PreKote, an environmentally friendly, non-chromium surface pretreatment on its aircraft.
May 15, 2008
ATLANTA, May 15, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Advantage Rent A Car have launched a SkyMiles partnership to offer members more ways to earn miles on the road and behind the wheel. The new agreement will provide mileage-earning opportunities at more than 100 Advantage auto rental locations throughout the United States.
May 14, 2008
ATLANTA, May 14, 2008 – The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) today informed Delta (NYSE: DAL) that Delta pilots overwhelmingly approved Letter of Agreement 19. The agreement facilitates the realization of revenue synergies from the combination of Delta and Northwest Airlines, once the merger is completed. Delta CEO Richard Anderson commented on the vote:
May 9, 2008
ATLANTA, May 9, 2008 – Equipped with hammers, nails and plenty of good will, nearly 60 Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) employees will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build 30 homes with families in the Mississippi Gulf Coast during a weeklong trip to the region starting this weekend. Delta’s Force for Global Good – a program that unites employees and customers who invest their personal time and money to support philanthropic efforts throughout the world – will do their part during the 2008 Carter Work Project to help provide the stability of safe, d
May 6, 2008
ATLANTA, May 6, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is the newest recipient of the prestigious 2008 Green Cross for Safety Medal presented each year by The National Safety Council. The award, presented during a ceremony April 30 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, recognizes organizations and their leaders for outstanding achievements in safety and health, community service and responsible citizenship.
May 5, 2008
ATLANTA, May 5, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported traffic results for April 2008. System traffic in April 2008 increased 2.5 percent over April 2007 with a capacity increase of 2.7 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 81.4 percent in April 2008, consistent with the same period last year. International traffic remained strong in April 2008, increasing 16.5 percent year over year on a 16.5 percent increase in capacity. Domestic traffic in April 2008 decreased 3.7 percent year over year on a capacity decrease of 3.8 percent.
May 5, 2008
ATLANTA, May 5, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is offering passengers an American Express-branded prepaid card valued at $50* for select round-trip, flights between New York City and the West Coast purchased at with any American Express Card.
May 2, 2008
ANCHORAGE, May 2, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) customers craving adventurous summer travel to America’s last frontier now have more convenient access with nonstop daily service between Anchorage, Alaska and Atlanta, Cincinnati, and Salt Lake City, nonstop daily service between Fairbanks, Alaska and Salt Lake City, and three times weekly service between Anchorage and Los Angeles. The expanded 2008 summer schedule also will include a second daily flight between Salt Lake City and Anchorage. Service will begin as follows:
May 1, 2008
ATLANTA, May 1, 2008 -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today begins the first-ever daily nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Edinburgh, Scotland. The new flight continues Delta’s success in offering convenient access to points across Europe and the world.
Apr. 30, 2008
ATLANTA, April 30, 2008 – Thirty years ago today, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) Flight No. 10 took its maiden flight from Atlanta to London’s Gatwick International Airport taking Delta customers across the Atlantic for the first time. The departure from what was then known as Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport marked a significant milestone in the growth of the airline, the city of Atlanta, and what is now the world’s largest airport.