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Read this article in Spanish or Portuguese. As Delta quickly moves to respond to the unprecedented impact to its business from the COVID-19 pandemic, many Delta teams are carefully carrying out plans to safely and securely park more than 600 aircraft. These locations include Delta’s hub airports with available space ...
March 24, 2020, 3 p.m.
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Delta has reached an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) to lease two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft set for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of 2021. These aircraft will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. "These two incremental aircraft represent an opportunistic play to ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
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Delta's first A330-900neo, Ship 3401, is venturing westbound as flight 9941 today from its Toulouse birthplace across the Atlantic Ocean to Delta's Technical Operations Center in Atlanta. There, further work will commence to officially bring the aircraft into the airline's fleet. In partnership with Airbus, Delta is flying the delivery ...
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A 15-second evacuation drill in total darkness. A mock engine change. All that and more in the second installment of Delta's "Best in Class" A220 miniseries. Stay tuned for Best in Class Episode 3: "Welcome Aboard." Need to catch up on the series? Watch Best in Class Episode 1: "Coming ...
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Delta Air Lines is adding 10 Airbus 330-900neo aircraft to its fleet under an agreement with Airbus and Rolls-Royce, expanding its order of the next-generation widebody jet from 25 to 35. The first delivery of the state-of-the-art aircraft, which is powered by next-generation and fuel-efficient engine technology, is expected next ...
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Delta has entered into an agreement with Bombardier to purchase 20 CRJ900 aircraft that will replace older regional jet aircraft flown by Delta Connection operators. The operationally efficient jets are to be delivered beginning in late 2018 with the last delivery to occur in 2020. They will feature Bombardier's new ...
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SEOUL - Nearly 400 customers, crew and employees said a formal farewell to Delta's 747-400 on Sunday morning to commemorate the Queen of the Skies' retirement from Delta revenue flights. "The B747-400 has been an integral part of Delta's entire fleet for the last three decades, especially on trans-Pacific routes," ...
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"On behalf of Delta, SkyTeam and our global partners, welcome aboard Flight 9988, the Customer Experience Showcase featuring the A350," a flight attendant announced Tuesday to a plane filled with more than 70 journalists from around the world. The media event, hosted by Delta's Corporate Communications team at Delta's headquarters ...
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Delta has scheduled its flagship A350-900 aircraft on one of four daily flights between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, effective March 31, 2018. Amsterdam will be the first trans-Atlantic destination for Delta's A350 aircraft, offering customers an elevated travel experience in every class of service throughout ...
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Ship 3501, Delta’s newest jet, touched down in Atlanta early Sunday morning, just after 2 a.m. following the trans-Atlantic crossing direct from Toulouse, France, where the aircraft was assembled. On board the widebody jet were a number of employees from TechOps, Fleet Strategy and Transactions, IT, Product Marketing, Flight Operations ...
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Delta's newest flagship aircraft, the Airbus A350-900, arrives to the airline's hub in Atlanta this weekend following its delivery in Toulouse, France, where the state-of-the-art widebody jet is assembled. The aircraft will enter into service on Oct. 30 when it flies its inaugural international flight from Detroit to Tokyo-Narita International ...
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Delta and Airbus SE have agreed to augment Delta’s order of narrowbody Airbus A321s by 10 additional aircraft, bringing the total number of A321s on order to 122. The move adds to an already expanded order announced in May. In an Airbus news release Tuesday, Greg May, Delta’s Senior Vice ...
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Delta’s first Airbus A350-900 — yet to be painted in Delta’s signature livery — took to the skies early Tuesday morning in Toulouse, France, where the aircraft is assembled, kicking off two months of flight testing, and a fresh paint job, prior to delivery to the airline mid-summer. The lightweight ...
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Delta’s newest widebody and flagship aircraft, the state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900, is taking shape at the plane-maker’s massive Toulouse, France, assembly facility. This week, the characteristic sweeping winglets were added to Ship 3501, emblazoned with the Delta logo—unique to the A350 paint scheme. Large portions of the fuselage, wings, tail and ...