Article
Category
Body
Building on the foundation of innovative predictive maintenance successes in recent years, Delta is partnering with Airbus to make aviation maintenance more efficient and more economical for Delta Air Lines and operators worldwide through Delta TechOps, the maintenance, repair and overhaul provider business of Delta Air Lines. “This partnership with ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
Article
Category
Body
Summer is Delta's busiest season with an increase of customers on more daily departures. The change of seasons brings severe weather challenges that Delta's Meteorology team tracks 24/7 for operational planning while keeping safety top of mind. Thunderstorms occur more often in the summer and are difficult to plan for ...
June 28, 2019, 11 a.m.
Article
Category
Body
For 41 fifth grade students and their chaperones in Oklahoma City, what started as a normal weekend preparing for a trip to Richmond, Va. turned into an unfortunate moment of uncertainty as their flight, booked on a Delta competitor, was suddenly cancelled. As a result, the Monday morning start of ...
Article
Category
Body
From April 29 through May 19, 113,761 combined Delta mainline and Delta Connection flights operated without a single cancellation Delta had just 0.41 DOT complaints in January and 0.53 complaints in February per 100,000 passengers boarded — a record low for both months Delta mainline and Delta Connection logged a ...
Video
Category/Subcategory
Body
New state-of-the-art test cell is the first cell built by a U.S. airline in more than 20 years. Capable of safely running a mounted, stationary engine at full power with 150,000 pounds of thrust, the cell will allow Delta to test engines that are yet to be designed or built ...
Article
Category
Body
Delta’s Meteorology team will soon be changing the way it disseminates key forecast and weather insight to the Operations and Customer Center, airport operations leaders and others across the company with the new Weather Information Tool. The new, interactive forecasting system will be used to help track advancing weather data ...
Article
Category
Body
Delta continues to invest year-round in the airline's de-icing program, spending millions in 2018 on enhancements including the launch of an advanced de-ice real-time tracking and throughput monitoring dashboard, an innovative weather data monitoring system utilized by the airline's 24/7 in-house Meteorology team, and upgrades to training, equipment and fluid ...
Article
Category
Body
As Delta continues to focus on further improving its industry-leading operational reliability, the airline is investing in new tools and technology to further eliminate maintenance cancellations and enhance the customer experience. Delta's latest investment is a multi-year agreement with Airbus to use the Skywise open-data platform and related predictive maintenance ...
Article
Category
Body
Delta's new 127,000-square-foot state-of-the-art engine repair shop had its first milestone last week — its grand opening. The new shop will enable Delta to perform maintenance on engines with the most sophisticated and advanced technologies — in particular, the next-generation powerplants featured on Delta's Airbus A350s and forthcoming A330-900neo aircraft.​ ...
Article
Body
"Due to inclement weather in the Buffalo area, flight 1159 has been delayed..." That’s the last thing customers want to hear when traveling in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Behind the scenes, Delta’s team of 25 meteorologists - larger than any other airline - is working hard ...