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Delta is working to raise awareness to mark U.S. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and U.S. National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
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Delta Air Lines was recently honored by the United Nations Association of New York (UNA-NY) with the 2019 Humanitarian of the Year Award for its efforts to fight human trafficking at the annual United Nations Day gala at the JW Marriott in New York City. The UNA-NY's annual gala aims ...
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​Delta's $1.5M commitment makes a total of $2.5M given to Polaris, operator of the National Human Trafficking Hotline.​ Delta has provided more than 100 flights for survivors of human trafficking in partnership with Delta customers through Polaris. As the leading airline in the fight against exploitation, Delta Air Lines has ...
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July 30 is recognized by the United Nations as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, and Delta is empowering employees and customers to join the fight against human trafficking. As a leader in the fight against trafficking since 2011, Delta is recognizing this day by raising awareness of the fast-growing ...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the members of the National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force, including Delta's Allison Ausband, Senior Vice President – In-Flight Service as representative for airlines. "I am honored to represent airline professionals across the industry as we come together to disrupt harassment, assault and ...
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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 ...
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When lightbulbs are switched on, darkness is pushed away. On Friday, more than 800 Delta employees rallied against human trafficking with CEO Ed Bastian, celebrity activist Terry Crews; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Bradley Myles, CEO of Polaris; and Megan Lundstrom, trafficking survivor and founder of Free Our Girls. Held ...
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Airline launches human trafficking awareness campaign to bring customers onboard in the fight In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan. 11, Delta Air Lines is hosting ‘Silence Breaker’ Terry Crews, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Polaris CEO Bradley Myles and trafficking survivor Megan Lundstrom for the airline’s third ...
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The case for corporations to combat human trafficking builds, as anti-trafficking experts at Polaris released a report of novel data showing traffickers’ use of business systems for exploitation. A call for airlines to take action is pronounced in its Transportation section, showing that 71% of trafficking survivors traveled on planes ...
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Delta has been combatting human trafficking from the frontlines since 2011, calling on all of its employees to #GetOnBoard in the fight. Last week, Delta’s Flight Ops team took the charge seriously by donating $25,000 to local anti-trafficking nonprofit, Wellspring Living. Wellspring has a history of serving survivors of sexual ...
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Over 500 Delta people gathered together Monday to rally against human trafficking and celebrate the #GetOnBoard campaign's one year anniversary. Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino joined employees at the Delta Flight Museum. As the United Nations Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking, Sorvino spoke to her personal passion for the fight ...
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Today, students around the globe are making their voices heard on a dark topic that affects 40 million people — modern slavery. Delta's vigilant efforts in the fight to end human trafficking were recognized during CNN's coverage of #MyFreedomDay and Delta is making customers aware of the movement with announcements ...
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While 24.9 million people are trafficked year-round, Sunday's big game creates an opportunity to for Delta to raise awareness for human trafficking with 1 million people visiting Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). In the airlines major hub city, customers and employees are linking arms to fight trafficking next week. In ...
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Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day designated by the U.S. Senate. Delta Air Lines continues to lead the aviation and travel industry in building action and awareness about a crime that often enslaves women, children and men for forced labor and sex. With an estimated 40 million victims affected ...
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Although Dec. 2 is the International Abolition of Slavery Day, there are more people enslaved in the world today than at any previous time in history. On Friday, Delta took a stand to do something about it. One of the most effective methods for preventing human trafficking is educating children ...