ATLANTA, March 8, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is continuing its rapid expansion to Latin America and the Caribbean with two new gateways for travel between the United States and two of the hottest destinations in the region. Effective June 7 and June 9, respectively, Delta will add service between Fort Lauderdale and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic* and between Los Angeles and Belize City, Belize*.
March 8, 2007 11:39 a.m.
March 5, 2007 4:45 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 5, 2007 - Delta Air Lines today reported record mainline load factor results for February 2007. Delta achieved its highest ever February load factor for its mainline system, 74.4 percent with a previous high of 74.2 percent in 2006, including mainline domestic, 76.7 percent with a previous high of 76.0 percent in 2006. International load factor was 70.3 percent, up 0.4 points compared to February 2006. Delta’s system load factor for February was 74.1 percent, down 0.2 points from the same period in the prior year.
March 5, 2007 3:57 p.m.
March 5, 2007 – Delta Air Lines announced that it will relocate to Narita International Airport Passenger Terminal 1 North Wing, from Passenger Terminal 2, and will begin operations there on Sunday, April 1, 2007. SkyTeam Alliance airlines are also located in the Passenger Terminal 1. Eight out of nine SkyTeam member airlines serving Japan will gather in the same terminal at Narita. The move will enable customers of Delta Air Lines to enjoy an even more convenient service with reduced connecting times to flights operated by other SkyTeam Alliance member airlines.
March 2, 2007 3:55 p.m.
ATLANTA, March 2, 2007 – Delta customers traveling through the airline’s largest hub this summer will notice a seamless customer experience, whether flying Delta or one of its Delta Connection partners, as the company completes its transition to handle all customer service and baggage operations in Atlanta.
Feb. 28, 2007 12:28 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2007 – Delta Air Lines is offering SkyMiles members up to 45,000 bonus miles for international travel between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and London’s Gatwick Airport, and up to 10,000 bonus miles for domestic travel between Chicago-Midway and New York, Atlanta or Boston.
Feb. 27, 2007 2:55 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2007 – Delta Air Lines today announced that Jeff Battcher has joined the company’s senior management team as vice president – Corporate Communications, filling a vacant position. Battcher, 45, most recently served as vice president of Corporate Communications for Atlanta-based BellSouth Corporation, now part of the new AT&T, where he directed internal and external communications reaching more than 125,000 active employees and retirees, 2 million shareholders and millions of customers around the world.
Feb. 27, 2007 12:30 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2007 – American Express and Delta Air Lines today announced new benefits to their Delta SkyMiles ® Cards from American Express for consumer and small business Cardmembers. Now, Cardmembers can take advantage of richer benefits, including earning additional bonus miles when using the Card and getting companion certificates upon renewal with no blackout dates and no minimum fare restrictions.
Feb. 26, 2007 11:40 a.m.
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2007 – Delta Air Lines this spring will expand its fastest growing domestic hub with the addition of daily nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Salem, Ore. and Yakima, Wash., effective June 7, 2007. Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate two daily nonstop flights in each city using the 50-seat CRJ200.
Feb. 22, 2007 6:15 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2007 – Celebrity culture is reaching new heights – the sky. As Americans’ purchasing decisions continue to be influenced by an attachment to a famous name, celebrity chefs are hotter than ever. Today’s traveling consumers are not only craving sophisticated fare from the country’s most renowned food masters, they’re willing to pay for it, according to a new national survey commissioned by Delta Air Lines in conjunction with its sponsorship of the sixth annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival that kicks off in Miami on Feb. 22.
Feb. 22, 2007 3:31 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2007 – Delta AirElite is pleased to announce the four year anniversary of its popular Fleet Membership program. Introduced on Feb. 18, 2003, the program has expanded significantly both in terms of members and program options. Delta AirElite has been serving private jet travelers since 1984.