Delta continues to work closely with the U.S. State Department and other groups to help with repatriation missions.
April 24, 2020, 1 p.m.
The Clemson Tigers scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to unseat the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, 35-31, and win the college football national championship. That means Delta, the Official Airline of Champions, has now carried the eventual college football winner in seven of the past eight seasons. A longtime ...
Jan. 10, 2017, 3 p.m.
Delta congratulated Nigeria's men's soccer team on its social media channels after the squad captured a bronze medal by defeating Honduras in the summer games in Brazil. Numerous Delta employees became Nigeria fans after the airline carried the stranded team to Brazil just hours before its opening match, which the ...
Aug. 21, 2016, 2 p.m.
Nigerian soccer players and coaches were exhausted, but hopeful, as they boarded a Delta charter plane to the Brazilian city of Manaus Thursday morning with only hours to spare before their big matchup with Japan. For nearly a week, Nigeria’s men’s soccer team had been stranded in Atlanta. The "Dream ...
Aug. 4, 2016, 10 a.m.
Delta Charter flight 8925 touched down at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport just after 12:30 p.m., returning the newly-crowned NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers from Oakland, Calif., following their brief, 6-hour stopover in Las Vegas to celebrate. The win proved to be one of the most defining championships in sports, as the ...
June 20, 2016, 4 p.m.