ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2006 – Delta Air Lines this week rolled out its 300th aircraft – Ship 927, a McDonnell-Douglas MD-88 – to receive new all-leather seating in first and economy class, new lighting and wall coverings and updated lavatories as part of its fleet-wide cabin conditioning program.
Sept. 8, 2006 2:22 p.m.
Sept. 8, 2006 1:21 p.m.
ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is recalling up to 65 pilots and approximately 200 flight attendants to support changes the company is making to build a profitable network, a key part of its Transformation Plan.
Sept. 6, 2006 4:53 p.m.
Delta Air Lines Reports August Traffic (Article)
ATLANTA, Sept. 6, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for August 2006 1,2 . System traffic for August 2006 decreased 3.0 percent from August 2005 with a capacity decrease of 2.9 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 79.9 percent in August 2006, down 0.1 points from the same period last year.
Sept. 6, 2006 12:29 p.m.
TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 6, 2006 – Customers in Trenton, N.J., soon will have convenient flights to one of Delta’s largest focus cities, Boston, and its flagship hub in Atlanta thanks to a unanimous vote by the Mercer County Board of Freeholders that allows Delta to begin nonstop service from the New Jersey capital on Dec. 18. This winter, Delta will offer three daily nonstop round-trip flights between Trenton and Boston, along with one daily nonstop round-trip flight to Atlanta.
Sept. 5, 2006 3:54 p.m.
ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will continue its rapid expansion into Mexico and the Caribbean this December with the addition of two new routes to Mexico City as well as its first flights to the French island of Guadeloupe. Effective Dec. 1, Delta will add new nonstop service between Mexico City and Orlando and Salt Lake City, and on Dec. 13 will add flights between its largest hub in Atlanta and Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe in the French West Indies. All new routes are subject to foreign government approvals.
Sept. 5, 2006 1:23 p.m.
ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2006 – Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) today announced that the Judge overseeing its Chapter 11 restructuring granted its motion seeking bankruptcy court approval to terminate its pilot defined benefit pension plan.
Aug. 31, 2006 2:49 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers booked on flights traveling to or from select cities in North and South Carolina may make adjustments to their travel schedule due to the impact of Tropical Storm Ernesto. Delta has proactively cancelled some flights because of the storm, and is currently assisting customers with their travel plans. Impacted cities include the following (note: cities may change):
Aug. 29, 2006 3:58 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2006 – Comair this morning released the passenger manifest for Flight 5191 after receiving permission from individual families to publicly share the identities of their loved ones. Out of respect for our customers’ privacy and the wishes of individual families, the names of six passengers are being withheld. As required, Comair on Sunday provided the complete passenger manifest to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and is fully cooperating with the agency as the investigation continues. Crewmembers:
Aug. 29, 2006 2:50 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers booked on flights traveling to or from select cities in Florida may make adjustments to their travel schedule due to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Ernesto. Delta has proactively cancelled some flights because of the storm, and is currently assisting customers with their travel plans. Impacted cities include the following (note: cities may change):
Aug. 28, 2006 4:00 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2006 -- Comair plans to release the passenger manifest for Flight 5191 after conferring with family members to ensure the protection of their privacy. The family notification process has been completed -- including notifying families of international customers -- and Comair/Delta Care Team members now are seeking permission from individual families to publicly release the identities of their loved ones.