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Delta has surpassed last year's total number of cancel-free days with two weeks left in the year, logging 243 days without canceling a single mainline flight1 and besting the airline's previous record of 242 set in 2017. "Continuing to take operational reliability to new heights, together with our service-from-the-heart focus ...
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Delta Air Lines flew without a mainline flight cancellation for the 30 days of November, including the busy Thanksgiving period, setting a company record and highlighting the intense focus of Delta's 80,000 employees on delivering a safe, reliable operation for the 180 million customers Delta flies each year.1 The airline ...
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Delta Air Lines flew more than 2.35 million customers on nearly 23,000 flights during the holiday period from Wednesday to Sunday without a single cancellation anywhere across its global operation and an on-time rate of 92.7 percent.1 The strong operational performance during one of the busiest travel periods of the ...
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Just a week after Delta reached 200 days without a mainline cancellation so far this year, Delta employees Friday notched yet another operational record: the longest consecutive streak without a mainline canceled flight. And the streak continues. As of Monday morning, Delta has gone more than 35 days and counting ...
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Hurricane Irma drove no further cancellations Tuesday as the weakened storm spread rain and less severe winds across Alabama and Tennessee, allowing most Florida operations to resume and its Atlanta hub to work unimpeded. Delta was honored today to be the first airline to resume service at Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota ...
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As Delta Meteorology saw Hurricane Irma’s track shift westward early Saturday, Delta operations professionals added 17 additional flights and deployed larger aircraft on existing flights across central and northern Florida as well as the Caribbean for a gain of 4,000 additional seats departing Florida. Delta has added more than 12,000 ...
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Ahead of Hurricane Irma’s impact on the south Florida coast, Delta has cancelled flights to and from Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach beginning Friday night. Delta’s operation at the three primary south Florida airports will remain suspended through Sunday and will restart pending a facility assessment. Approximately 260 ...
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For 241 days last year, Delta didn’t cancel a mainline flight anywhere in the world, beating an industry record it set last year by 80 days. More perspective: the 2016 mark doubled the record the airline set in 2014 and tripled the number of cancel-free days it had in 2013 ...
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On New Year’s Day 2016, Delta didn’t cancel a single mainline flight. It happened again the next day, and the next. Fast-forward to Sunday, Nov. 6, and the airline had gone 200 days this year without a single mainline cancellation—nearly two months shy of the end of the year. 1 ...
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Delta flights to coastal Florida airports have largely resumed Saturday morning after Hurricane Matthew continued to weaken on its northward track along the contour of the Southeast coast. The now category 1 storm passed just east of Savannah, Ga., during the overnight hours—with winds topping 70 m.p.h.—and is currently just ...
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Delta’s operations at airports stretching from Melbourne Fla., north through Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., remain halted Friday evening as a result of Hurricane Matthew. The now category 3 storm prompted evacuation orders and states of emergency along the southeast coast. Flights are expected to resume in many cities Saturday ...
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11 a.m. Friday Hurricane Matthew made a near-landfall approach to Florida’s central east coast in the early morning hours, just off the coast of Cape Canaveral between Melbourne, Fla., and Daytona Beach, according to Delta meteorologists tracking the path of the now category 3 storm. The impact to coastal Florida ...
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In the busiest month of the summer schedule, Delta ranked high in operational metrics among the 13 mainline and regional carriers tracked in the Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report covering July, released Tuesday. With a "completion factor" of 99.7 percent in the month—the measure of flights completed as ...
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By Thursday afternoon it had been more than 130 hours and roughly 25,000 flights since Delta and its six regional partner airlines last canceled a flight, delivering 2.2 million customers to their destinations. “What Delta people have done this month and throughout the summer has been nothing short of incredible,” ...
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Delta in June led the U.S. airline industry with the fewest cancellations and third place among all carriers reporting to the Department of Transportation in on-time performance according to the agency’s Air Travel Consumer Report released Thursday. With a completion factor of 99.98 percent—the measure of flights completed as scheduled—Delta ...