Nov. 3, 2006 4:50 p.m.
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 for hundreds of travel and non-travel related merchandise. The catalogue of more than 300 items includes:
Nov. 1, 2006 12:21 p.m.
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s fastest growing international airline – tonight will make history when it inaugurates the first and only nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Mumbai, India. The new route is the latest milestone in the ongoing restructuring of Delta’s route network to connect more global centers of commerce to the United States nonstop, replacing routes that previously required flight connections in Europe.
Oct. 31, 2006 3:32 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Oct. 31, 2006 – Delta AirElite Business Jets continues to enhance its ability to respond to increased customer demand by adding another Challenger 604 to its charter fleet. The aircraft, which will be operated under Delta AirElite’s FAR Part 135 operating certificate, is based at the Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Oct. 30, 2006 5:04 p.m.
ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2006 – Delta Air Lines extends a warm welcome to airport and government officials from Beijing who are in Atlanta this week to attend the Aviation and Airport Security Preparedness workshop, organized by CIFAL Atlanta. As the largest airline serving the Atlanta market and the Southeast from the largest airline hub in the world, Delta is playing a key role in the three-day event.
Oct. 26, 2006 8:52 a.m.
NEW YORK, October 26, 2006 – As a part of Delta Air Lines’ ongoing commitment to the Latin community in the United States and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the world’s fastest growing international airline has announced that it will sponsor for the first time the seventh annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards which this year will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 2, 2006.
Oct. 24, 2006 12:33 p.m.
ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will boost its ability to go the distance, internationally, as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of Boeing’s 777-200LR aircraft. By adding the world’s longest range commercial jetliner to its fleet, Delta will bolster its international expansion with the ability to connect virtually any two cities around the globe, nonstop. The 777-200LR is the fifth and newest model of the 777 family to enter passenger service. Delta will take delivery of two 777-200LR aircraft in 2008.
Oct. 16, 2006 12:40 p.m.
ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2006 – Delta Air Lines and InPhonic, Inc. have teamed to create the SkyMiles Wireless program. The collaboration will allow customers to translate their phone plan into a flight plan as they earn miles by purchasing wireless phone plans and accessories from a secure online storefront.