ATLANTA, March 20, 2007– Delta Air Lines today announced that it has developed a comprehensive compensation program to provide its noncontract 1 employees with substantial value shortly after Delta’s planned emergence from Chapter 11 in early May.
March 20, 2007 2:50 p.m.
March 15, 2007 2:51 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 15, 2007– Delta Air Lines announced today that it had filed its election to obtain the benefit of the pension funding relief provided in the Pension Protection Act for its defined benefit retirement plan which covers its active and retired ground employees and flight attendants. Delta employees and retirees fought hard to persuade Congress to include the alternative funding option in the pension reform legislation signed by the president last year.
March 15, 2007 2:45 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 15, 2007 – Delta Air Lines’ customers booked on flights to, from or through impacted states along the Eastern seaboard may make adjustments to their travel schedule due to winter storms.
March 14, 2007 3:55 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 14, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today issued the following statement applauding the resumption of talks between the U.S. government and the Chinese Civil Aviation Administration to further liberalize air service between the United States and China.
March 14, 2007 3:29 p.m.
CINCINNATI, March 14, 2007 - Delta AirElite continues to expand its long range business jet fleet with the addition of another large cabin late-model aircraft, a Gulfstream GIV-SP based in San Jose, Calif. The aircraft, which will be operated under Delta AirElite’s FAR Part 135 operating certificate, is being added as demand for long range charter and Fleet Membership flying continues to grow. The GIV-SP has been a popular aircraft with customers, offering a spacious cabin designed for ultimate passenger comfort.
March 12, 2007 12:27 p.m.
ATLANTA, Mar. 12, 2007 – Delta SkyMiles ® members worldwide may now shop for Award Travel by viewing a monthly calendar of Award seat availability only at delta.com.
March 9, 2007 2:53 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 9, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today announced the promotion of three company veterans to key customer service and marketing positions to support the airline’s efforts to enhance its position as an industry leader in customer service and to boost its global brand presence.
March 8, 2007 11:39 a.m.
ATLANTA, March 8, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is continuing its rapid expansion to Latin America and the Caribbean with two new gateways for travel between the United States and two of the hottest destinations in the region. Effective June 7 and June 9, respectively, Delta will add service between Fort Lauderdale and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic* and between Los Angeles and Belize City, Belize*.
March 5, 2007 4:45 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 5, 2007 - Delta Air Lines today reported record mainline load factor results for February 2007. Delta achieved its highest ever February load factor for its mainline system, 74.4 percent with a previous high of 74.2 percent in 2006, including mainline domestic, 76.7 percent with a previous high of 76.0 percent in 2006. International load factor was 70.3 percent, up 0.4 points compared to February 2006. Delta’s system load factor for February was 74.1 percent, down 0.2 points from the same period in the prior year.
March 5, 2007 3:57 p.m.
March 5, 2007 – Delta Air Lines announced that it will relocate to Narita International Airport Passenger Terminal 1 North Wing, from Passenger Terminal 2, and will begin operations there on Sunday, April 1, 2007. SkyTeam Alliance airlines are also located in the Passenger Terminal 1. Eight out of nine SkyTeam member airlines serving Japan will gather in the same terminal at Narita. The move will enable customers of Delta Air Lines to enjoy an even more convenient service with reduced connecting times to flights operated by other SkyTeam Alliance member airlines.