NEW YORK, June 3, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) CEO Richard Anderson today told shareowners that Delta “holds the best hand in the industry.” Anderson outlined several areas of success including the best employees in the industry, double-digit top line growth and the continuous expansion of the airline’s international network.
Jun. 3, 2008
Jun. 2, 2008
SALT LAKE CITY, June 2, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today begins nonstop service between Salt Lake City International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport. The flights, operating as part of Delta’s joint venture with SkyTeam partner Air France, will be the first trans-Atlantic service ever offered by any airline from Salt Lake City and will be the only nonstop service operated by a U.S. carrier between the Western United States and Paris.
May 29, 2008
NEW YORK, May 29, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) launches nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Georgetown, Guyana, Sunday, June 1, 2008, as part of its continued expansion in the South American continent. Guyana is the third-smallest country on the mainland of South America and is situated on the Atlantic Ocean, north of the equator and east of Venezuela. As one of four countries in South America where Spanish is not the primary language, Guyana is culturally similar to English-speaking Caribbean countries.
May 28, 2008
ATLANTA, May 28, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has received notification from the National Mediation Board (NMB) that a decisive majority – more than 60 percent – of eligible flight attendants rejected representation by the Association of Flight Attendants/Communication Workers of America (AFA) in the representation election at Delta, and the airline will continue a direct relationship with its flight attendants.
May 23, 2008
NEW YORK, May 23, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today new nonstop daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Bogota, Colombia, starting Aug. 19.* The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) officially approved Delta’s new service to Colombia this week following preliminary approval in March. The new Delta flight to Bogota complements the airline’s existing daily service to Colombia from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
May 23, 2008
ATLANTA, May 23, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)'s Final Order and decision to approve antitrust immunity for six-way alliance activities in trans-Atlantic markets for the SkyTeam carriers of Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Delta currently has antitrust immunity with Air France, Alitalia and CSA, while Northwest has antitrust immunity with KLM. The DOT's ruling allows these SkyTeam carriers to consolidate their alliance activities.
May 22, 2008
ATLANTA, May 22, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) SkyMiles members now have access to more of the world when shopping at delta.com for Award Travel on Air France, Continental, Northwest, Alaska and Hawaiian Airlines using the SkyMiles Award Calendar. Customers can easily search for Award seats by lowest mileage amount or schedule and view availability on both outbound and return flights.
May 19, 2008
ATLANTA, May 19, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will continue its industry-leading expansion between the United States and the Middle East with new nonstop service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Kuwait City, Kuwait, beginning Nov. 7, 2008.
May 16, 2008
ATLANTA, May 16, 2008 – From business travelers to beach-seekers, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) this summer is ready to carry approximately 25 million customers across the globe with 16 new international destinations, as well as changes to flight scheduling and processes aimed at offering a smooth travel experience. The airline continues its focus on operations in the Northeast and at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.
May 15, 2008
ATLANTA, May 15, 2008 -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today was presented an award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Design for the Environment (DfE) program for the airline's use of PreKote, an environmentally friendly, non-chromium surface pretreatment on its aircraft.