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The job of de-icing is vital to the safety of a flight as ice and snow can alter the aerodynamics of an aircraft. That is why Delta has invested millions in innovative de-ice tools, training for hundreds of employees and additional resources. To understand the role of a de-ice worker ...
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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 ...
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All runways are open as Delta operations resumed at the airline’s Minneapolis hub Tuesday morning after Monday's storm that dumped heavy snow and limited visibility, prompting officials to close runways until 7 p.m. local time. Momentum is expected to build throughout the day Tuesday as recovery efforts continue with improving ...
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Northern stations around the U.S. and Canada have experienced snow and ice for months. Now winter is arriving south, with snow predicted this weekend for Delta's largest hub in Atlanta. However, Delta's de-icing teams say bring it on. They've been training since summer at the Minneapolis-St. Paul hub on how ...
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A major winter storm is expected to hit the East Coast this weekend, and Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York are caught in the crosshairs. Heavy and potentially historic amounts of snow are forecast to fall across at least 15 states, possibly affecting travel for tens of millions of ...
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Winter is coming… well actually for many of us, it’s already here! If you’ve traveled by air in wintry weather, you’ve probably glanced out your window before takeoff only to see strange-looking vehicles circling the plane spraying a gooey substance over the fuselage, tail and wings. This de-icing process – ...