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For the first time in Delta's history, the airline flew more than 700,000 customers in a single day—700,094 to be exact— capping off a busy July 4 holiday weekend travel period and besting its previous record notched on June 21 this year. Equivalent to moving the population of Washington D.C ...
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After 27 years of service to Delta, Captain Steve Dickson, Senior Vice President — Flight Operations, has announced he will retire Oct. 1. “Steve is a longtime, respected and admired Delta leader who has provided steady, thoughtful and impactful leadership in both good and bad times — not only at ...
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In honor of Black History Month, Delta is spotlighting stories and achievements of Delta people. The series, "Delta's Very Own Heroes," features employees who have made a mark on the airline's history as African-American aviation pioneers. At age 2, she insisted on meeting a real pilot. After all, Latasha Coward-Bradbury ...
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Following media coverage of severe turbulence on other airlines, TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen visited Delta's training center in Atlanta to learn how to stay safe when turbulence strikes and how the airline is making a smoother flight possible with its innovative app for pilots. During the segment, Taylor ...
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Aviation has been in Toni Wysong’s blood for generations. She was the granddaughter of a World War II Royal Air Force pilot, and like him, she dreamed of her own aviation career. But during a time when there were very few female pilots, Wysong would have to pave her own ...
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Throughout February, Delta is highlighting employees who have made their mark as African-American pioneers in a series called "Delta's Very Own Heroes." This week’s spotlight is on New York-based Delta pilot, First Officer Kyle Greene. Kyle Greene knew what he wanted “to be” before most people even know how to ...
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Throughout February, Delta is highlighting employees who have made their mark as African-American pioneers in a series called “Delta’s Very Own Heroes.” The first spotlight is on Detroit-based pilot Capt. Stephanie Johnson. As a child, Stephanie Johnson would look up at planes soaring across the sky and think one thing ...
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Flight operations have returned to normal following Monday’s outage, airline officials said at noon today. Delta started the day with roughly 25 mainline flights canceled—some due to bad weather in the Midwest—and no additional cancellations are anticipated. “The airline is back on its feet, moving past this week’s disruption and ...
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Off-duty Delta pilots are expected to conduct informational picketing at eight large U.S. airports Friday morning as contract negotiations continue between Delta and the Air Line Pilots Association. There is no impact to Delta’s operation, customers or other employees during the informational demonstrations that ALPA has announced for the one ...
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This week, Delta people finished a day with no canceled flights for the 100th time in 2015, reaching a remarkable operational milestone with three months to go in the year. In his weekly message to Delta employees, CEO Richard Anderson said of the feat: “This is an unprecedented accomplishment that ...
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They cost millions to build and require great dexterity and judgment to “fly,” but they never leave the ground. They’re flight simulators, and they’ve played a critical role in aviation history and at Delta. And they continue to be essential tools for training pilots and ensuring passenger safety. Today’s simulators ...
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July is the only month in which each day is a part of Delta’s busy summer schedule. So with July in the books - and with a couple of weeks remaining in the summer schedule - here are nine amazing facts to keep in mind the next time you see ...
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Working at Delta can be a family affair. Father’s Day makes that clear. To mark the day, Delta News Hub talked about working together at Delta with two father-son tandems. For both, it’s been a special experience. Mark B. and his son, Ryan At the Bradley household, the day is ...
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There will be more Delta flights this summer than ever. Don Mitacek – “the fixer” - and Bill Lentsch – “the handler” – say their teams are ready. Delta News Hub: What are some things (your teams) Technical Operations and Airport Customer Service/Cargo have done to prepare? Don Mitacek, Senior ...