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.
Apr. 29, 2008
ATLANTA and EAGAN, MINN., April 29, 2008 – More than 100,000 employees and retirees of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA) will gain reciprocal access to both airlines’ worldwide route systems for free, standby travel, effective May 6. The enhanced program will allow Delta and Northwest employees and their families to fly for free to more than 390 worldwide destinations in 67 countries.
Apr. 24, 2008
ATLANTA, April 24, 2008 – Delta (NYSE: DAL) is launching a new online shopping destination, SkyMiles® Store, that is now open for business for global shoppers. The site provides a wide selection of travel-related products such as luggage, luggage tags, passport holders and retail items including apparel, and sports and leisure items, as well as selections from the Medallion® Collection.
Apr. 23, 2008
WHAT: Delta Air Lines (DAL) will hold a live conference call and webcast to discuss its first quarter 2008 financial results at 10 a.m. EDT, April 23, 2008. WHO: Richard Anderson - chief executive officer
Apr. 23, 2008
ATLANTA, April 23, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008. Key points include:
Apr. 22, 2008
NEW YORK – April 22, 2008 – American Express and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) are launching new premium co-branded credit cards for U.S.-based consumers and small businesses called the Delta Reserve Credit Card and the Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card. These new products will offer added value, flexibility and new benefits for Cardmembers who are most loyal to Delta.
Apr. 22, 2008
ATLANTA, April 22, 2008 – In recognition of Earth Day 2008, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will donate the 2007 proceeds of its comprehensive onboard recycling program totaling $80,000 to completely fund the construction of an EarthCraft-style house for community partner Habitat for Humanity. Building is scheduled to begin in the Habitat for Humanity development in Jonesboro, GA this September. Delta, Gate Gourmet and Aramark employees – all of whom support the company’s onboard recycling initiative on a daily basis – will lend their time and talents to the
Apr. 21, 2008
NEW YORK, April 21, 2008 – Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) customers traveling to or from New York City have more convenient ways to book time-saving US Helicopter service between downtown Manhattan or 34th Street and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Through a new codeshare agreement, travel agents can now book Delta customers on US Helicopter via the major global distribution systems, and customers can book directly at delta.com . Delta SkyMiles members earn 500 miles for each booking.
Apr. 16, 2008
FORT LAUDERDALE, April 16, 2008 – Delta TechOps has signed significant contract extensions with three customers from three different continents to continue performing high-skill engine, component and airframe work. Combined, the three contract extensions will result in more than $800 million in additional revenue over the course of the contracts.
Apr. 16, 2008
FORT LAUDERDALE, April 16, 2008 – Delta TechOps has entered into a five-year agreement for CFM56-3 engine repair and overhaul work with Asiana Airlines. Asiana Airlines operates a fleet of 65 aircraft and is headquartered in Seoul, Korea.