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Ship 3501, Delta’s newest jet, touched down in Atlanta early Sunday morning, just after 2 a.m. following the trans-Atlantic crossing direct from Toulouse, France, where the aircraft was assembled. On board the widebody jet were a number of employees from TechOps, Fleet Strategy and Transactions, IT, Product Marketing, Flight Operations ...
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Delta's newest flagship aircraft, the Airbus A350-900, arrives to the airline's hub in Atlanta this weekend following its delivery in Toulouse, France, where the state-of-the-art widebody jet is assembled. The aircraft will enter into service on Oct. 30 when it flies its inaugural international flight from Detroit to Tokyo-Narita International ...
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Delta Air Lines became the first North American operator of the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 Thursday, continuing its ongoing effort to transform the travel experience and deliver innovative products and services for customers. The 306-seat A350-900 redefines the international onboard experience with the award-winning Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select ...
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Delta’s first Airbus A350 took to the sky for the first time since it was painted from a sunny Toulouse Airport where the state-of-the-art jet was assembled. The flight was part of a series of pre-delivery test flights Airbus conducts to check critical flight controls and systems. Delta will be ...
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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 ...
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Delta’s first Airbus A350, Ship 3501, left Airbus’ paint shop in Toulouse, France, on Tuesday coated in Delta’s signature livery as the aircraft prepares to be delivered in July. The state-of-the-art widebody jet had its first test flight two weeks ago and will undergo additional flight testing in France before ...
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Delta’s first Airbus A350-900 — yet to be painted in Delta’s signature livery — took to the skies early Tuesday morning in Toulouse, France, where the aircraft is assembled, kicking off two months of flight testing, and a fresh paint job, prior to delivery to the airline mid-summer. The lightweight ...
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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 ...
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Delta’s newest widebody and flagship aircraft, the state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900, is taking shape at the plane-maker’s massive Toulouse, France, assembly facility. This week, the characteristic sweeping winglets were added to Ship 3501, emblazoned with the Delta logo—unique to the A350 paint scheme. Large portions of the fuselage, wings, tail and ...
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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 ...
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Delta begins flying the Airbus A330-300 between Buenos Aires and Atlanta – a 20 percent capacity increase – starting on Oct. 29. "The expanded capacity allows us to better serve our customers flying to and from Argentina as well as our partner Aerolineas Argentinas’ customers flying with us through our ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...