ATLANTA, Nov. 15, 2006 – Delta Air Lines’ CEO Gerald Grinstein issued the following statement today regarding U.S. Airways’ proposed merger with Delta: “We received a letter from U.S. Airways this morning and will of course review it. Delta’s plan has always been to emerge from bankruptcy in the first half of 2007 as a strong, stand-alone carrier. Our plan is working and we are proud of the progress Delta people are making to achieve this objective.
Nov. 15, 2006 1:19 p.m.
Nov. 15, 2006 12:18 p.m.
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2006 – Delta Air Lines tonight will realize a decade-long dream when it inaugurates its first flights on the world’s most traveled international route with nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and London’s Gatwick Airport. Delta Flight No.1 will depart New York-JFK at 7:05 p.m. and arrive in London at 7:25 a.m. Thursday, making Delta the first major U.S. airline to enter the New York-London market since 1991.
Nov. 14, 2006 6:30 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is synching up with Apple to give air travelers even more entertainment options when they fly with new, in-flight iPod connectivity that will allow customers to listen to their complete music library, view their video content and keep their iPods charged – all on the airline’s state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system that boasts industry-leading audio and video quality.
Nov. 13, 2006 12:19 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2006 – Bathing suit: check. Snorkel gear: check. Delta Air Lines ticket to the Caribbean’s southernmost islands of Trinidad and Tobago just in time for Carnival: check. Packing for a Caribbean vacation has never been easier thanks to Delta Air Lines’ international expansion, including new weekly nonstop service between the airline’s largest hub at Atlanta and Tobago’s Crown Point International Airport, effective Feb. 17, 2007.
Nov. 10, 2006 5:30 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 10, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will improve customers’ access to seven popular Western and Central European destinations with 14 new codeshare flights operated by SkyTeam partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, effective Dec. 1. With the new service, customers will be able to fly between Delta’s U.S. gateways and Amsterdam and conveniently connect to nonstop flights to or from Bremen, Germany; Aberdeen, Scotland; Luxembourg; Riga, Latvia; Bergen, Norway; Stavanger, Norway; and Newcastle, England within five hours of arrival.
Nov. 9, 2006 1:20 p.m.
Delta to Recall More Flight Attendants (Article)
ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today announced plans to recall an additional 1,000 flight attendants in 2007. This latest recall is scheduled to begin in January with as many as 500 previously furloughed flight attendants scheduled for training in the first few months of the year.
Nov. 3, 2006 4:50 p.m.
Delta Air Lines Reports October Traffic (Article)
ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for October 2006 1 . System traffic for October 2006 increased 1.7 percent from October 2005 with a capacity decrease of 4.5 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 77.1 percent in October 2006, up 4.7 points from the same period last year.
Nov. 3, 2006 3:52 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2006 – Vacationers looking for a sunny spot to avoid winter’s fury now have more affordable choices thanks to a nationwide fare sale offered by Delta Air Lines. Winter travelers can take advantage of fares discounted at 10 to 20 percent** for travel between the United States and more than 45 Delta destinations in the Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Nov. 1, 2006 6:31 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2006 – Delta Air Lines continues its worldwide product improvements by partnering with nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber to create a signature cocktail program exclusively for its customers featuring specialty cocktails created for Delta by Gerber, co-founder, with his brother Scott, of After Midnight Company. The airline will begin serving Gerber’s cocktails on board in early 2007. The partnership and new signature cocktails are part of Delta’s ongoing effort to create a uniquely sophisticated, stylish and entertaining experience for customers.
Nov. 1, 2006 12:38 p.m.
ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2006 – Delta’s Silver and Gold Medallion ® SkyMiles members can now get a head start on their holiday shopping. Beginning today and through Dec. 1, 2006, Delta will open the Medallion Marketplace – an exclusive Platinum Medallion benefit – to all Medallion members. The Medallion Marketplace allows members to redeem miles online at delta.com for hundreds of travel and non-travel related merchandise. The catalogue of more than 300 items includes: