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​Summer is Delta's busiest season with more customers flying on more daily departures. Teams in the airline's Operations Center work strategically with the FAA and air traffic control centers to navigate flights around unpredictable summer weather and minimize disruption for customers and frontline teams. Understanding how weather can affect down-line ...
July 19, 2019, 1 a.m.
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When severe weather or runway closures affect flight schedules, both airlines and airports have to work together, along with the Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic Control, to safely manage the traffic in the skies and gate congestion on the ground. Think of airways as the highways of the sky. With ...
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As I look ahead to the privilege of becoming Delta’s next CEO, one of my top priorities for the airline’s long-term future is ensuring the efficiency of our nation’s airspace. The debate over whether to privatize the organization that oversees our nation’s vast and complex airspace is central to this ...
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Delta Government Affairs has a new tool to help decision makers break through the information clutter on important policy issues that impact Delta employees, customers and investors. Fact vs. Fiction launched Monday via the Delta News Hub and Twitter as part of the airline’s work to oppose a provision of ...
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“Today Congress passed legislation to fully fund the Federal Aviation Administration, including Air Traffic Control operations and the continuing development of NextGen technologies. The U.S. airspace is the safest, most efficient, and cost-effective in the world and this legislation provides the FAA with full funding to continue this essential government ...
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Sometimes being a contrarian is a good thing. Doing things differently is why Delta’s customers enjoy the most reliable operation in the history of commercial aviation. It’s why we’re building an international hub in Seattle, how we have grown to become New York’s City’s No. 1 airline and why we ...
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Delta has notified Airlines for America that it plans to leave the trade group next year. In a statement, the airline said “the $5 million that Delta pays in annual dues to A4A can be better used to invest in employees and products to further enhance the Delta experience, and ...
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For years, the FAA, U.S. airlines and other aviation industry stakeholders have been working together to make U.S. airspace more efficient, with a goal of reducing delays, improving traffic flows and enhancing airline performance. Today, those efforts are at risk. A proposal for inclusion in the FAA reauthorization bill this ...