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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 ...
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In response to winter storm Ulmer, Delta Air Lines is contributing $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in flooding relief for Midwest communities such as Nebraska. The funding will provide shelter, food and clean-up support to people in the region. The historic storm has brought blizzard conditions, flash ...
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Delta's regional operation on Wednesday notched its 150th day without a cancellation across the combined Delta Connection portfolio — a major milestone that highlights a continued and significant operational improvement that builds on strong results achieved in 2017. The Delta Connection portfolio, which now includes Compass, Endeavor Air, Go Jet ...
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Delta will launch new seasonal Saturday service between New York's LaGuardia Airport and Key West, boosting the carrier's seasonal leisure offerings to destinations in Florida and the Caribbean. "With winter just around the corner, it's a great time to start thinking about warm weather respites, and this new service to ...
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Just shy of three months until the end of the year, Delta Connection recorded its 113th cancel-free day of 2018 last Friday, Oct. 5 – eclipsing last year's 112 day total. Delta Connection's strong operational performance continued into this week, with Delta's regional partners notching their 115th last Sunday, Oct ...
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On Friday, Delta people logged the 90th brand day of the year, matching 2017’s full-year record number of brand day in just nine months – more than a hundred days ahead of last year’s pace. A brand day requires that both sides of Delta’s operation, mainline and Delta Connection, run ...
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Nearly 80 days ahead of schedule, Delta Connection recorded a breakthrough on Sunday — achieving its 100th day with 100 percent completion factor. And since Delta Connection flights make up 42 percent of Delta's daily departures, this is no small feat. In 2017, Delta Connection reached this milestone on Nov ...
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Delta people continue to raise the bar in both operational performance and customer experience. To maintain this momentum, Delta is ensuring it has the right leadership in place, and has recently announced changes to its operations organization. As a result, the following changes will take effect Sept. 1: David Garrison ...
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​During Delta's second quarter earnings call, CEO Ed Bastian gave a shout out to the Delta Connection group for their solid operating performance in 2018 highlighting a shift as the six-carrier regional network delivers some of the strongest reliability results on record. For the year so far, Delta has notched ...
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In the next decade, Delta expects to hire more than 8,000 pilots to staff the thousands of daily flights it operates around the world as other pilots approach mandatory retirement age. To assist with the hiring efforts, Delta has developed unique selection programs specifically targeted for Delta Connection pilots. Beginning ...
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Delta will begin selling Delta Comfort+ on CRJ-200 aircraft beginning April 1 for flights scheduled on May 1 and beyond. As part of Delta’s focus on improving choice for customers and enhancing the on-board customer experience, the airline will now offer Delta Comfort+ on nearly all single-cabin Delta Connection aircraft ...
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Endeavor Air is setting sail on its long-standing "Flagship" call sign in favor of a self-identifying "Endeavor" tag Thursday. The first flight to bear the new EDV call sign was EDV3816 from Quebec City to New York-JFK​, which departed on time just after 5 a.m. Thursday morning. The first domestic ...
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Delta Air Lines believes that driving competition, consumer choice and transparency in airline travel is a win for our customers and is good for business. That is why we have invested in building the nation’s most reliable airline with the best customer service, providing our customers with a fully transparent ...
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On Sept. 2, roughly 5,000 Delta and Delta Connection flights crisscrossed the globe without a single cancellation. The next day it happened again. And then again. For more than eight days, the operation hummed along sans cancel, beating the previous record by about 12 hours. During that time, 38,531 flights ...
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For Gretchen Dietz, Delta’s Manager of Delta Connection – Product, watching the departure of San Diego-bound flight 3550 at Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport Friday was the culmination of a several-year effort to bring the new plane to the sky. It was the first departure of a SkyWest-operated Embraer E175 for ...