NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2006 – Delta Air Lines — New York City’s leading international airline — is rounding out a successful year of international expansion from its New York-JFK hub with the introduction of the city’s only nonstop flights to Africa to be operated by a major U.S. carrier. With tonight’s addition of nonstop flights to Accra, Ghana, Delta will serve 34 international destinations from JFK, including 14 new international routes added in 2006.
Dec. 11, 2006 12:10 p.m.
Dec. 8, 2006 8:48 a.m.
PHOENIX, Dec. 8, 2006 – Whether you wear the scarlet and gray of Ohio State or the orange and blue of Florida, Buckeyes and Gators fans will have one thing in common next month – convenient nonstop service between their hometowns and Phoenix aboard Delta Air Lines. In response to overwhelming requests by customers in the two communities, Delta will add special nonstop flights from Columbus, Ohio, and Gainesville, Fla. to Phoenix for fans to cheer on their teams at the Bowl Championship Series national championship football game in Glendale, Ariz.
Dec. 7, 2006 8:50 a.m.
Aircraft agreement reached with Boeing (Article)
Delta announced today that it has reached agreement with The Boeing Company to convert five firm orders for Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to longer-range Boeing 777-200LR aircraft (two conversions were...
Dec. 6, 2006 12:11 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 6, 2006 – Delta Air Lines this winter will continue building its Salt Lake City hub – one of the largest hubs in the West – with the addition of new nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Pittsburgh. The new service, effective March 1, 2007, will be the only nonstop service between the two cities, offering customers convenient flight options for business or leisure travel.
Dec. 5, 2006 4:49 p.m.
Delta Air Lines Reports November Traffic (Article)
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for November 2006 1,2 . Delta’s system load factor was 77.5 percent in November 2006, up 3.7 points from the same period last year. System traffic for November 2006 decreased 1.8 percent from November 2005 with a capacity decrease of 6.5 percent.
Dec. 5, 2006 1:27 p.m.
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2006 – The votes are in, and Delta has been awarded “Best Frequent Flyer Program,” “Best Airline Web Site” and “Best Airport Lounge” by Business Traveler readers in the 2006 Best in Business Travel Awards.
Dec. 4, 2006 1:13 p.m.
Agreement reached on Pilot Pension Plan (Article)
Delta today announced that it has reached a comprehensive settlement agreement that will resolve all issues in connection with the termination of the Delta Pilots Retirement Plan (Pilot Plan) with...
Dec. 4, 2006 12:12 p.m.
ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today is connecting global business and leisure customers with its first-ever service between Atlanta and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal. With this new service, Delta becomes the only major network carrier offering direct scheduled service between the United States and Africa, saving customers valuable time otherwise spent flying over European connections.
Dec. 4, 2006 8:51 a.m.
ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2006 – Delta is partnering with rock icon and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi and Habitat for Humanity International to unveil a new philanthropic commitment and specially-designed Delta aircraft livery that will carry its message worldwide. The campaign, “Delta’s Force for Global Good,” will focus on uniting the airline’s employees and customers in support of global philanthropic efforts.
Dec. 1, 2006 12:36 p.m.
SkyMiles members cruise for miles (Article)
ATLANTA, December 1, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today announced the re-launch of its SkyMiles Cruises program, offering SkyMiles members more cruising options than ever before. Delta has partnered with CruisesOnly to allow members to earn up to 10,000 miles when booking a cruise online at SkyMilesCruises.com or by calling 1-800-820-3244. Customers can choose from a variety of cruise vacations from the world’s most renowned fleets, including Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean International and Windstar Cruises.