ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2006 – Delta will make it easier for customers to hone their putting skills starting this spring with new or expanded nonstop service between Atlanta and two of the most popular U.S. golf resort destinations. Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines will offer new nonstop seasonal service between Hilton Head, S.C. and Atlanta, from March 17 through Sept. 4, 2007. Also this summer, Delta will add seat capacity between Atlanta and Myrtle Beach, S.C., upgrading an existing flight to the larger, two-class 142-seat MD-88 aircraft.
Dec. 18, 2006
Dec. 14, 2006
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s fastest growing international airline – tomorrow will inaugurate service to its 300th worldwide destination with nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and La Paz, Mexico. With this flight, Delta and the Delta Connection carrier will become the only major airline network to serve 300 destinations.
Dec. 11, 2006
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. 8, 2006
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.