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Delta will add nine flights and more than 1,500 additional seats for football fans between Feb. 11-14.
Feb. 1, 2022, 2:45 p.m.
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First Officer Chris Dennis' short, hand-written letter left on the flight deck of an A321 parked in the California desert at the beginning of the pandemic was discovered by a fellow pilot -- more than a year later.
June 4, 2021, 2 p.m.
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Delta and Airbus SE have agreed to augment Delta’s order of narrowbody Airbus A321s by 10 additional aircraft, bringing the total number of A321s on order to 122. The move adds to an already expanded order announced in May. In an Airbus news release Tuesday, Greg May, Delta’s Senior Vice ...
June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
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Delta Air Lines has agreed with Airbus SE to place an expanded A321-200 order for 30 firm additional aircraft and to defer 10 of the airline’s 25 A350-900 aircraft deliveries set for 2019-2020 by two to three years with additional delivery flexibility. Delta’s delivery schedule for its first A350-900 aircraft ...
May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
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Airbus North America captured photos of the first Delta A321 assembled in the aircraft manufacturer's Mobile, Ala., facility this week after the plane received the Delta livery in the paint shop. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to Delta in December. Airbus, headquartered in Toulouse, France, said Delta's A321 ...
Oct. 26, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
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An elite squad of customers—dubbed the #FirstFlyersClub—helped Delta usher in the arrival of its newest jet to the fleet Tuesday as the Airbus A321 took to the skies for the first revenue flight from Atlanta to Orlando, Fla. Several hundred of the lucky, high-flying customers, most unaware they’d be participating ...
May 3, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
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Delta hosted a media event Friday highlighting Ed's transition from President to CEO of Delta as well as a number of product, service and fleet enhancements. As part of the agenda, journalists got access to Delta executives for Q&A sessions, as well as an opportunity to see the product enhancements ...
April 29, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
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Delta has reached an agreement with Airbus to acquire 37 additional A321s as part of its efforts to renew its narrowbody fleet. The fuel-efficient A321s will replace older-generation jets, including the MD-88. The agreement follows an announcement Thursday that Delta would become the U.S. launch customer for Bombardier’s C-Series small ...
April 29, 2016, 7 a.m.
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After years of work and preparation by the airline, Delta Thursday welcomed its first of 45 brand new narrowbody Airbus A321s. The jet touched down in Minneapolis before it’s deployed on routes between Atlanta and destinations in Florida beginning in May. It takes a team and a lot of man ...
March 18, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
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MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL - Ship 3001, Delta’s first Airbus A321, arrived at the airline's hub here late Thursday night after spending a long day hopping from Germany to Iceland to Canada and finally to the U.S. on its delivery flight. Unlike a typical trans-Atlantic journey, Flight 9970 faced a challenge: This ...
March 18, 2016, 9 a.m.
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March 17, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
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When Delta decided to purchase the Airbus A321, the airline was in the midst of a cabin-wide enhancement initiative touching more than 250 existing aircraft in its narrowbody fleet. Included in the program were cabin elements like high-capacity overhead bins, the latest in in-flight entertainment, full spectrum LED ambient lighting ...
March 17, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
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Not unlike a scene from a James Bond spy thriller—albeit without the dramatic music—representatives from Delta and Airbus met Wednesday in a non-descript office within eyeshot of the Delivery Centre at Airbus’ massive production complex in Hamburg, Germany, to officially take ownership of Delta’s first A321. Inside a room named ...
March 16, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
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See more of Delta's mainline fleet here or go to delta.com. Related stories: More than 200 aircraft deliveries - and counting A321 first look: New cabin for a new aircraft Delta pilots put new A321 to the test in skies above Germany It's official: Delta is a proud A321 owner
March 16, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
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March 16, 2016, 11:28 a.m.