Aug. 27, 2006 4:13 p.m.
Comair Flight 5191, a 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet, en route from Lexington Blue Grass Airport to Atlanta was involved in an accident near the airport at approximately 6 a.m. EDT. Details of the accident and the welfare of the passengers and crew will be released as soon as information from the scene has been confirmed. A dedicated toll-free number has been established for family members of customers on flight 5191 at 1-800-801-0088.
Aug. 27, 2006 4:10 p.m.
CINCINNATI -- Comair will conduct a media briefing at 10 a.m. EDT today regarding Comair Flight 5191 at the Airport Holiday Inn at 1717 Airport Exchange Blvd. in Cincinnati. A Comair Bombardier CRJ100 regional jet en route from Lexington Blue Grass Airport to Atlanta was involved in an accident near the Lexington airport about 6 a.m. today. Media may call into the briefing at 1-800-779-1251; Pass Code is 16720 A dedicated toll-free number has been established for family members of customers on flight 5191 at 1-800-801-0088.
Aug. 27, 2006 4:08 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 27, 2006 -- On behalf of everyone at Comair, I cannot adequately express to you our sadness about this accident and our deep concern for everyone involved. My thoughts and prayers -- and the thoughts and prayers of the entire Comair team -- are with them. At this early stage, I want to emphasize our commitment to our passengers, their families and friends about Flight 5191. Family members and friends from within the US inquiring about passengers aboard this flight should call 1-800-801-0088. Our top priorities at this time are the following:
Aug. 27, 2006 4:05 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2006 -- Delta Chief Executive Officer Gerald Grinstein issued the following statement today expressing condolences for those involved in Comair flight 5191: "We at Delta Air Lines want to extend our heartfelt sympathy and full support to everyone affected by the Comair accident, including family and friends of those onboard as well as our Comair colleagues. We are working closely with Comair to provide the resources necessary to assist in any way possible with this tragic event."
Aug. 27, 2006 4:03 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2006 -- Employee volunteers of the Comair and Delta Care Team were dispatched to assist family members and loved ones of passengers and crew on Comair Flight 5191 shortly after it was learned that the flight had been involved in an accident near Lexington Blue Grass Airport.
Aug. 27, 2006 4:01 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27, 2006 – Comair President Don Bornhorst provided the following updates regarding Flight 5191 in a press conference held at 2:30 p.m. today in Lexington, Ky.
Aug. 27, 2006 2:51 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27, 2006 – Comair President Don Bornhorst provided the following updates regarding Flight 5191 in a press conference held at 2:30 p.m. today in Lexington, Ky.
Aug. 25, 2006 12:31 p.m.
NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the United States’ fastest growing major international airline – has received permission from the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin selling seats on its new daily round-trip flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and London’s Gatwick Airport for service beginning Nov. 15, 2006.
Aug. 23, 2006 2:23 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 23, 2006 – Delta Air Lines’ U.S. Hispanic customers now can use the convenient shopping and self-service functionality at delta.com in Spanish for all important travel information, booking, seat assignments, flight check in, SkyMiles ® award ticket booking, refunds, and much more. This enhancement to delta.com is a milestone for Delta, which continues to embark on more dramatic international growth than any other U.S. airline, including new services and routes to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Aug. 22, 2006 1:24 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today issued a request for proposal (RFP) for some of its regional jet service as part of its efforts to build a cost-competitive network in connection with its restructuring process. The RFP includes flying opportunities for up to 143 regional jets, which relates to the portion of Delta’s Connection carrier network that has not been affirmed in Delta’s Chapter 11 proceedings, including flying currently performed by Comair, Chautauqua, Shuttle America and Freedom Airlines.

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