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Some 84 airports across the United States are receiving Delta's RFID baggage-tracking technology. Here's the list: Baltimore (BWI) Las Vegas (LAS) Washington-National (DCA) Tampa (TPA) Rochester (ROC) West Palm Beach (PBI) Daytona Beach (DAB) Pensacola (PNS) Indianapolis (IND) Sarasota (SRQ) Nashville (BNA) Hartford, Conn. (BDL) Jackson (JAN) Warwick (PVD) Grand ...
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Delta’s summer schedule is ramping up, that means more people flying to more destinations. To help cut time spent standing in line and ensure necessary overhead bin space, Delta’s Airport Customer Service team today is starting up their award-winning Early Valet program for the second year. Early Valet is a ...
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Delta is deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) baggage tracking technology, a first for U.S. carriers, providing customers with improved real-time tracking of luggage throughout the travel experience. This move marks a historic shift for Delta and the 120 million bags it handles annually. RFID will replace barcode hand scanning – ...
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Delta is deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) baggage tracking technology, a first for U.S. carriers, providing customers with improved real-time tracking of luggage throughout the travel experience. This move marks a historic shift for Delta and the 120 million bags it handles annually. RFID will replace barcode hand scanning – ...
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In celebration of Earth Day, Delta is offsetting carbon emissions for customers flying to Atlanta from Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. That’s more than 7,000 customers. Delta is distributing recyclable seed paper cutouts shaped like airplanes on these and other select flights to raise awareness for the airline’s carbon ...
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With spring break swinging into action and people looking to thaw out some place warm, Delta wants to remind customers to pack smart so that airport security restrictions don’t slow down the fun. Here are five tips to get travelers to spring break and back on time: Hoverboards don’t fly ...
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Delta outpaced its large competitors in a range of operational areas for 2015 in the Wall Street Journal’s annual “Middle Seat Scorecard” of best and worst airlines. Delta outpaced American Airlines and United Airlines in all seven categories the Journal examined (paywall), and bested Southwest Airlines in four, plus overall ...
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Jet fuel accounts for more than 98 percent of Delta’s carbon footprint. That’s why Delta led the industry in 2007 by launching a carbon offset program to produce measurable benefits to the atmosphere. Today, all Delta passengers can track the environmental impact of their flight and purchase offsets through a ...
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From wrapped gifts to popular toys that won't make it through security screenings, learn what you can do to pack smarter this holiday season. Wrapped gifts While they are not prohibited, it may be necessary to unwrap your gifts or presents, whether in carry-on or checked baggage if the Transportation ...
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Delta again earned strong marks in September for its cancellation rate, on-time arrivals and baggage handling for U.S. domestic mainline flights, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The DOT’s Air Travel Consumer Report released Thursday showed: Delta canceled less than one one-hundredth of a percent of its domestic mainline ...
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The U.S. DOT and FAA have issued an “interim final rule” prohibiting e-cigarettes and other “electronic nicotine delivery systems” from being carried in checked baggage. Delta already barred the practice. E-cigarettes may be taken on board in carry-on luggage but not used in flight. The new federal rule also prohibits ...
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You probably know fireworks are a no-no on board an aircraft. But e-cigarettes? Ski poles? Pre-packaged meals for the military? In addition to items that are prohibited on flights by federal law, others are banned by the airline itself, or restricted to carry-on or checked bags. Some might surprise you ...