ATLANTA, May 16, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) recently emerged from a successful and efficient 19-month restructuring positioned to compete around the world with a best-in-class cost structure and balance sheet, a diversified global network, a renewed focus on the customer experience and re-branded identity. In concert with those changes, the cargo division has adjusted its operations specifically to support a stronger, more balanced network that includes the addition of more than 60 new international routes.
May 16, 2007
May 15, 2007
NEW YORK, May 15, 2007 – As global travelers get ready for an active summer travel season, Delta Air Lines and Nintendo are teaming up to provide customers access to free video game demos for the Nintendo DS™ portable gaming system during their down time at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
May 15, 2007
ATLANTA, May 15, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced that John Boatright, 56, an industry veteran and former Delta leader, is returning to the company as vice president – Corporate Real Estate. During an aviation career spanning 35 years, Boatright previously held this post, as well as other Delta leadership positions related to corporate real estate, before being named program project officer for the City of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Development Program.
May 10, 2007
NEW YORK, May 10, 2007 – Customers traveling to or from Delta’s (NYSE: DAL) hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport now can enjoy the only eight-minute 1 airport shuttle, through the new partnership between Delta and US Helicopter Corporation.
May 9, 2007
LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will accelerate the pace of its expansion at Los Angeles International Airport with the addition of 21 new daily flights to nine cities spanning from Canada to Colorado, effective July 1. With the expansion, Delta will offer customers flying to, from or through Los Angeles 100 peak-day departures to 48 nonstop destinations – an increase of nearly 105 percent from the same time last year.
May 8, 2007
ATLANTA, May 8, 2007 – The SkyMiles Dining & Hotels by Rewards NetworkSM program is offering SkyMiles members a triple helping of miles. Between May 1 and June 28, 2007, SkyMiles members can earn triple miles up to 30 miles per dollar. Miles can be earned Sunday through Thursday on qualified dines* at participating restaurants.
May 7, 2007
NEW YORK, May 7, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is launching a new advertising campaign today to mark a new era, introduce an updated, boldly modern corporate brand and showcase a reinvigorated customer experience. The campaign, entitled “Change,” honors Delta's strong 78-year heritage with a renewed sense of vitality and is focused on Delta’s effort to rethink every moment of the travel experience, enhancing the time customers spend at each stage of their journey – from trip planning to arrival – to make it as rich and rewarding as possible.
May 3, 2007
ATLANTA, May 3, 2007 – The Opening Bell of today’s stock market signaled the addition of Delta Air Lines’ “DAL” stock ticker to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as shares of the company’s new common stock began trading. CEO Jerry Grinstein signaled his confidence in the company by purchasing 1,000 shares of new Delta stock.
May 2, 2007
ATLANTA, May 2, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today reported a record April consolidated system load factor of 81.5 percent, record mainline system load factor of 82.0 percent, record total domestic load factor of 82.8 percent, record mainline domestic load factor of 84.0 percent and record regional load factor of 78.6 percent.
May 2, 2007
ATLANTA, May 2, 2007 – Delta Air Lines will ring in the trading of its new stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a celebration Thursday morning in Atlanta. For the first time, the NYSE will ring its famed Opening Bell live from Delta’s international ticketing lobby at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. After ringing The Opening Bell SM from Atlanta, Delta executives, employees, and customers will travel to New York to ring The Closing Bell SM from the NYSE’s bell podium overlooking the trading floor in lower Manhattan.