April 9, 2007 3:52 p.m.
BOSTON, April 9, 2007 – Delta Air Lines will offer customers in Allentown, Pa.; Islip, N.Y.; and Burlington, Vt. increased choice and convenience in air travel this summer with new nonstop service to Boston and connecting opportunities beyond to more than 100 daily departures to 35 cities. The new service is part of Delta’s continued expansion at Boston and complements recently announced service between Boston and the New York cities of Albany, Watertown, Ogdensburg and Massena.
April 4, 2007 4:29 p.m.
ATLANTA, April 4, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today reported a record March consolidated system load factor of 83.0 percent, record mainline system load factor of 83.7 percent, and record total domestic load factor of 83.6 percent. In addition, on March 31, Delta recorded new all-time daily record load factors of 98.1 percent in the mainline Atlantic and 93.0 percent in mainline Latin entities.
April 3, 2007 12:26 p.m.
ATLANTA, AND PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 3, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is expanding SkyMiles members’ mileage-earning opportunities with a new partnership with Budget Rent A Car that will offer members miles for renting with Budget.
April 3, 2007 8:44 a.m.
NEW YORK CITY, April 3, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is joining rock icon and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi, Habitat for Humanity and members of the Arena Football League (AFL) team, The Philadelphia Soul, to announce its commitment to two Habitat projects in Brooklyn, N.Y., further demonstrating the airline’s dedication to New York. Working with Habitat for Humanity – New York City, Delta volunteers are helping complete Habitat-NYC’s Halsey Street project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and the airline is pledging financial support to build at Habitat-NYC’s Atlantic Aven
March 30, 2007 6:13 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 30, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is rolling out the red carpet for more than 1.5 million Delta customers who are expected to fly to, from or through Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport through Monday. With more than 90 percent of the airline’s seats sold this weekend, Delta is adding staffing and opening all check-in lanes and kiosks to accommodate increased traffic related to the NCAA Men's Final Four tournament in Atlanta and peak Spring Break travel.
March 30, 2007 2:47 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 30, 2007– Delta Air Lines today announced that 10 individuals have been selected to serve, along with Delta Chief Executive Officer Gerald Grinstein, on a newly constituted board of directors when the company emerges from Chapter 11. The chairman of the board will be Daniel A. Carp, continuing Delta's current governance practice of having a non-Delta executive as chairman of the board of directors.
March 29, 2007 2:08 p.m.
GIBRALTAR, March 29, 2007 – WheelTug plc and Delta Air Lines entered into an agreement in which the airline will assist WheelTug in developing a new system that has the potential to enable pilots to back away from gates without a tow tug, and taxi to and from takeoff and landing points without using jet engines. The new WheelTug™ system aims to reduce fuel consumption, noise and emissions in airport terminal areas and taxiways, as well as reduce airport and gate congestion that can lead to reduced ground equipment delays.
March 28, 2007 11:37 a.m.
ATLANTA, March 28, 2007 – Building on the more than 19 new destinations already announced for summer 2007, Delta Air Lines will add two new cities and four more domestic routes from its U.S. hubs and gateways in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and New York City. With the additions, Delta now plans to offer customers access to 21 new worldwide destinations during the peak summer travel season. Delta’s newest routes, effective this June, are as follows:
March 23, 2007 3:53 p.m.
BOSTON, March 23, 2007 – Delta Air Lines will continue to increase its presence across upstate New York with the addition of 22 new Delta Connection flights at Albany, Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown, effective April 8. The flights will connect customers in these four upstate cities directly to Delta’s gateway at Boston, with additional nonstop service offered between Albany and Watertown with continuing service to Massena and Ogdensburg. Delta Connection carrier Big Sky Airlines will operate the new service.
March 21, 2007 3:53 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 21, 2007 – On the eve of the EU Council of Transport Ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium, Delta urges the EU Council to approve the tentative agreement reached earlier this month between U.S. government and EU negotiators to create a fully deregulated trans-Atlantic marketplace that will benefit customers.