ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2006 – Delta Air Lines extends a warm welcome to airport and government officials from Beijing who are in Atlanta this week to attend the Aviation and Airport Security Preparedness workshop, organized by CIFAL Atlanta. As the largest airline serving the Atlanta market and the Southeast from the largest airline hub in the world, Delta is playing a key role in the three-day event.
Oct. 30, 2006
Oct. 26, 2006
NEW YORK, October 26, 2006 – As a part of Delta Air Lines’ ongoing commitment to the Latin community in the United States and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the world’s fastest growing international airline has announced that it will sponsor for the first time the seventh annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards which this year will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 2, 2006.
Oct. 24, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will boost its ability to go the distance, internationally, as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of Boeing’s 777-200LR aircraft. By adding the world’s longest range commercial jetliner to its fleet, Delta will bolster its international expansion with the ability to connect virtually any two cities around the globe, nonstop. The 777-200LR is the fifth and newest model of the 777 family to enter passenger service. Delta will take delivery of two 777-200LR aircraft in 2008.
Oct. 16, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2006 – Delta Air Lines and InPhonic, Inc. have teamed to create the SkyMiles Wireless program. The collaboration will allow customers to translate their phone plan into a flight plan as they earn miles by purchasing wireless phone plans and accessories from a secure online storefront.
Oct. 16, 2006
BOSTON, Oct. 16, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers this winter will find it easier to travel between the Magnificent Mile and Back Bay with new nonstop service between Boston and Chicago’s Midway Airport, effective Jan. 11, 2007. With the new service, operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair, Delta will offer customers three daily flights during the week and two daily flights on weekends, offering convenient access for business and leisure customers.
Oct. 12, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s fastest growing international airline – is building on the success of the largest international expansion in its history with new nonstop service to some of the fastest growing economies in the world. During 2007, Delta will continue to diversify its global network with added service to high-demand destinations across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America.
Oct. 10, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2006 – Delta Air Lines invites international customers to stretch out and lie flat, as the first U.S. airline to announce fully-horizontal personal sleeper suites in BusinessElite. Delta will introduce seats by Contour Premium Aircraft Seating in early 2008, when the airline takes delivery of two new Boeing 777 Long Range (LR) aircraft.
Oct. 10, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2006 – Delta Air Lines invites international customers to stretch out and lie flat, as the first U.S. airline to announce fully-horizontal personal sleeper suites in BusinessElite. Delta will introduce seats by Contour Premium Aircraft Seating in early 2008, when the airline takes delivery of two new Boeing 777 Long Range (LR) aircraft. The sleeper suites will also feature Delta’s industry-leading entertainment system offering on-demand, digital video and music at every suite.
Oct. 5, 2006
CINCINNATI, Oct. 5, 2006 – Comair has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to perform repair station maintenance under 14 CFR Part 145. The certification allows Comair’s Northern Kentucky hangar and maintenance support facility to perform third-party work on 50- and 70-seat Bombardier Canadair Regional Jets (CRJs).
Oct. 4, 2006
ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for September 2006 1,2 . System traffic for September 2006 decreased 3.4 percent from September 2005 with a capacity decrease of 5.4 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 74.6 percent in September 2006, up 1.5 points from the same period last year.