ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today inaugurates the only flights operated by a major U.S. airline between the United States and Nigeria with daily nonstop service between the world’s largest airline hub in Atlanta and Lagos, Nigeria – one of Africa’s largest business centers. Delta, the only US airline to fly to Africa, already offers service between Atlanta and Johannesburg, South Africa (via Dakar, Senegal), and between New York-JFK and Accra, Ghana.
Dec. 3, 2007
Dec. 3, 2007
ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), an official sponsor of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, continues its support of emerging filmmakers and independent film with Delta’s Fly-In Movies, the airline’s second annual national film competition. Beginning today through Jan.
Nov. 29, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced that Stephen Gorman, 52, a proven leader in airline and other industries, will join the company as its new executive vice president–Operations, beginning Dec. 1. He will be responsible for Flight Operations, Technical Operations, Operations Control Center, Safety, Security, Airport Customer Service and Delta Global Services. Gorman is replacing Joseph C. Kolshak, who has elected to retire after 20 years of service.
Nov. 19, 2007
CINCINNATI, Nov. 19, 2007 – Delta AirElite Business Jets was named the Best Private Jet Service by readers of Executive Travel Magazine. The Leading Edge Awards, announced in the magazine’s October issue, honor the travel industry’s leaders and innovators. Delta AirElite has been serving private jet travelers since 1984.
Nov. 14, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer customers more choices for a ski vacation beginning Feb. 16 with new Saturday seasonal service between the slopes of Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. and the world’s largest airline hub in Atlanta. Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate the new flights using the Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft. Delta is the only airline to offer nonstop service from the East and provides convenient connecting service from around the world to Aspen/Snowmass.
Nov. 14, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today denied published reports that it had engaged in merger talk with United Airlines. Delta Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson said: “There have been no talks with United regarding any type of consolidation transaction and there are no such ongoing discussions.”
Nov. 12, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is prepared to carry approximately 1.8 million anticipated customers to visit friends and family throughout the United States during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period, Nov. 16 - 25. The airline has completed a comprehensive review of equipment and staffing needs; developed contingency plans for severe winter weather; and is in close coordination with airport authorities and vendors to ensure a smooth traveling experience throughout the entire winter season.
Nov. 9, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2007 — Shirley Bridges, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) senior vice president and chief information officer, was recognized this week as 2007 Georgia CIO of the Year ® by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA).
Nov. 7, 2007
WHAT: Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) invites shareowners, the investment community and the media to listen to a live Webcast of Delta President and Chief Financial Officer Edward H. Bastian’s presentation at the 2007 Goldman Sachs Global Industrials Conference at 4:15 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007.
Nov. 7, 2007
ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reaffirmed its commitment to collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to implement fair, pro-consumer solutions to reduce congestion at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.