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The Delta difference is clearly on display across the operation as we continue our mission of bringing thousands of Afghan evacuees to the U.S.
Sept. 16, 2021, 3 p.m.
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IFS Program Manager Bonita Ebert has been working to support Delta’s flights related to the U.S. government’s activation of a Civil Reserve Air Fleet. Read her first-person account of the connections she made with some of Delta’s youngest passengers on a long journey.
Sept. 2, 2021, 9:30 a.m.
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The U.S. Department of Defense activated Stage I of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, calling for Delta and other carriers to support the military’s effort to carry people who have left Afghanistan.
Aug. 22, 2021, noon
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Bob Letteney serves as Delta’s Vice President, International Government Affairs. Bob and the International Government Affairs team advocate for Delta’s policy and regulatory priorities worldwide. Bob joined Delta in September 2013 as Managing Director for Government Affairs. Prior to joining Delta, Bob was the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office...
July 22, 2021, 1 p.m.
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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian made the following statement after the U.S. House finalized congressional approval of a government assistance package supporting U.S. aviation workers.
March 27, 2020, 1:35 p.m.
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Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, with an estimated 25 million victims. Following the airline's rally to fight human trafficking, Delta people continue taking the drumbeat of activism into airports and communities worldwide. “As the Big Game heads to Atlanta this weekend, we’re seeing ...
Jan. 30, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
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Dec. 13, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
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Heather Wingate, Delta's Senior Vice President - Government Affairs, today was named as one of Washington's top lobbyists for 2018. Wingate, who joined Delta a year ago and heads the airline's Washington office, leads a team that advocates for policies that benefit Delta's employees, customers and communities. She has been ...
Dec. 13, 2018, 3 p.m.
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The Delta Air Lines Foundation this week announced it will help Clayton County Public Schools continue funding projects following Georgia tax reforms. The foundation expects to make grants to the school district through the end of 2019 to offset revenue that will no longer be collected under the change. In ...
June 22, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
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Delta applauds the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for introducing legislation (H.R. 4) to reauthorize the FAA and address issues critical to U.S. air travel and the aviation industry. We look forward to working with Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio ...
April 24, 2018, 10 a.m.
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All eight members of Minnesota’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives released a letter today sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asking for action against egregious trade violations by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The two countries’ have pumped over $50 billion ...
May 16, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of Michigan's Congressional delegation sent letters to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao on Thursday urging them to enforce America's Open Skies agreements under attack from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. The bipartisan letters were signed by Sens. Debbie Stabenow ...
April 28, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
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The Partnership for Open & Fair Skies made the following statement today about Emirates’ plans to cut flights to the U.S.: Emirates announced today that it will reduce flights to five of the 12 U.S. destinations they fly to beginning next month. “The fact is, market demand has never played ...
April 19, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
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WASHINGTON - For Maria Bartlett, Delta’s effort to urge U.S. legislators to enforce aviation trade agreements isn’t some intellectual debate over arcane rules or industry policy. It’s about jobs. Hers and her husband’s. This month, the Atlanta-based flight attendant joined dozens of fellow Delta frontline employees to take that personal ...
April 17, 2017, 10:13 a.m.