ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today confirmed that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the federal agency charged with insuring the nation’s pension plans under ERISA, has become the trustee of the Delta Pilots Retirement Plan (Pilot Plan).
Jan. 5, 2007 3:18 p.m.
Jan. 4, 2007 4:47 p.m.
ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today reported record load factor results for December 2006. Delta’s system load factor for December 2006 was a record 77.8%, up 2.5 points from the prior year and the previous December record load factor of 75.3%. Delta also achieved its highest December load factors for its mainline system (78.3% with a previous high of 75.5% in 2005), mainline domestic (78.5% with a previous high of 75.4% in 2005) and Delta Connection system (75.4% with a previous high of 74.3% in 2005).
Jan. 4, 2007 12:32 p.m.
Ring in the New Year with Bonus Miles (Article)
ATLANTA, Jan 4, 2007 – Delta and the SkyMiles Dining & Hotels by Rewards NetworkSM program will offer SkyMiles members 1,000 bonus miles for every $100 spent in qualified dines at participating restaurants between Jan 1 and March 15, 2007. “Travel and dining out go hand-in-hand, and this promotion will provide SkyMiles members – whether they’re at home or away for business or pleasure – with a terrific way to earn miles in the new year,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of the SkyMiles program.
Jan. 3, 2007 12:34 p.m.
ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2007 – Looking to redeem miles for travel as part of your New Year’s resolution? Delta’s global SkyMiles ® members now have greater flexibility and more options when booking Award Travel with the ability to combine Coach, First Class/BusinessElite ® , SkySaver and SkyChoice travel into one Award Ticket and save thousands of miles in the process.
Dec. 21, 2006 12:03 p.m.
BOSTON, Dec. 21, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the leading carrier at Boston in terms of flights and destinations – this spring will offer business travelers even more choices for nonstop service between Boston’s Logan International Airport and key business markets throughout the Northeast. Delta and Montana-based Big Sky Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding for Big Sky to operate Delta Connection carrier service beginning in the second quarter of 2007, further solidifying Delta’s position as the carrier of choice for Boston customers.
Dec. 19, 2006 1:12 p.m.
ATLANTA, Dec. 19, 2006 – Delta Air Lines (“Delta”)(Other OTC: DALRQ) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously concluded that the Company’s creditors, as well as its other stakeholders, are best served by moving forward with the Company’s standalone Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”). Accordingly, the Company today filed its standalone Plan and a related Disclosure Statement (“the Disclosure Statement”) with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Dec. 19, 2006 1:11 p.m.
Delta today outlined key reasons why its Board of Directors rejected the unsolicited merger proposal made by US Airways on November 15, 2006 (the “US Airways proposal”) and concluded that the Company...
Dec. 18, 2006 12:05 p.m.
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. 14, 2006 12:09 p.m.
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 12:10 p.m.
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.