Jun. 14, 2006
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – June 14, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is extending customers’ opportunities to take advantage of special low introductory fares for summer travel to more than 40 golf resorts in the Pinehurst/Southern Pines region of North Carolina. Between today and July 7, customers can purchase tickets at special low introductory prices for travel to and from Pinehurst/Southern Pines, N.C. between June 22 and Nov. 12, 2006.
Jun. 14, 2006
ATLANTA, June 14, 2006 – Who says business travel has to be all business? For Delta Air Lines’ international BusinessElite ® customers, it’s work and play at 35,000 feet.
Jun. 13, 2006
ATLANTA, June 13, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers booked on flights traveling to/through Central Florida and Southwest Georgia will see little impact due to Tropical Storm Alberto. The storm, which is expected to make landfall by this afternoon will cause temporary disruptions at the following airports:
Jun. 12, 2006
ATLANTA, June 12, 2006 – Delta Air Lines has received U.S. Department of Transportation approval to offer customers nonstop flights between its largest hub in Atlanta and the picturesque Mexican destination of Leon/Guanajuato effective Dec. 1.
Jun. 9, 2006
LONDON, June 9, 2006 – Today, nine SkyTeam carriers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with British Airport Authority (BAA) to co-locate their facilities in Terminal 4 at London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) providing easier connections and more convenience to the nearly 3.5 million SkyTeam passengers who travel through LHR each year. According to the agreement, by 2008 carriers with existing LHR service, including Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Czech Airlines and Korean Air, will join KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which currently serves its passengers in this terminal.
Jun. 9, 2006
ATLANTA, June 9, 2006 – Delta is recalling between 60 and 70 furloughed pilots this summer as the airline restructures its network to improve revenue and better meet customers’ domestic and international travel needs.
Jun. 8, 2006
ATLANTA, June 8, 2006 – To help offset rising fuel costs, Delta Air Lines has raised passenger surcharges on tickets purchased on or after June 8, 2006 for travel on most trans-Atlantic flights from the Western Hemisphere. The surcharge will increase $10 each way for passengers originating their travel in the Western Hemisphere (except Canada/Mexico) to Delta’s trans-Atlantic markets. The surcharge for travel originating in Italy will increase €10.
Jun. 8, 2006
ATLANTA, June 8, 2006 – No matter where Delta Air Lines customers are flying in North America today, they are likely to be in close proximity to the introduction of a new Delta route. As the official launch date of the summer 2006 schedule, Delta today is adding service on 23 new routes across the United States and Canada, touching customers in 19 states and every major Delta hub.
Jun. 7, 2006
ATLANTA, June 7, 2006 - Delta Air Lines CEO Gerald Grinstein met with senators and representatives on Capitol Hill today to fight for pension reform legislation that would help preserve already accrued benefits for Delta’s more than 91,000 ground and flight attendant employees and retirees. He thanked key leaders in the legislative effort for their support and encouraged them to pass pension reform with the Senate airline provision as quickly as possible.
Jun. 5, 2006
ATLANTA, June 5, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for May 2006. System traffic for May 2006 decreased 9.7 percent from May 2005 with a capacity decrease of 10.0 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 76.7 percent in May 2006, up 0.4 points from the same period last year.