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Delta teams are taking action ahead of a severe winter storm heading across the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and into the Northeast this weekend.
Jan. 28, 2022, 3 p.m.
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Weather conditions are beginning to improve at Delta's Minneapolis-St. Paul hub, as the airline has cancelled approximately 400 Mainline and Delta Connection flights arriving and departing from the hub today. Delta's Meteorology team is reporting that temperatures have now risen above freezing, while gusty wind continue at the airport. Improved ...
April 11, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
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On Friday, Delta people logged the 90th brand day of the year, matching 2017’s full-year record number of brand day in just nine months – more than a hundred days ahead of last year’s pace. A brand day requires that both sides of Delta’s operation, mainline and Delta Connection, run ...
Sept. 25, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
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Delta teams in the Operations and Customer Center are monitoring weather patterns expected to bring scattered thunderstorms and heavy rain into the East Great Lakes and Ohio Valley region throughout the day Wednesday and into Thursday morning. As part of that weather system, Delta issued a weather waiver for airports ...
June 27, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
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Delta has proactively issued a weather waiver for certain Northeast airports ahead of heavy thunderstorms forecasted for the area on Wednesday, June 27. The airline is expecting the storm to impact Wednesday’s operation causing delays at airports in Washington, D.C. and New York. Airport Traffic Control initiatives, such as a ...
June 25, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
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Ahead of the region’s fifth snow-producing storm system this year, Delta has issued a winter weather waiver for passengers travelling to, from or through the New York Metro area on Monday. Forecast reports show moderate snowfall is expected early Monday morning, reducing visibility in the area for several hours. Parts ...
April 1, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
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Worsening weather conditions have led to additional flight cancellations as the storm continues to impact the Northeast. Delta has canceled approximately 600 flights Wednesday as a result of the Nor’easter. Delta’s New York JFK and LaGuardia hubs have had intermittent runway closures for de-icing treatment. Additionally, the weather in LaGuardia ...
March 7, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
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Delta's well-orchestrated flight into and out of Puerto Rico as category 5 Hurricane Irma approached off the island's east coast captured the imagination of first the Twittersphere, then mainstream media. "Delta flight flies where others fear to tread," marveled Fox News. "This Delta flight raced Irma and won," cheered the ...
Sept. 9, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
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As Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of up to 150 miles an hour, churns closer to the U.S., Delta continues to add seats and flights throughout Florida to help customers leave. Since Wednesday, more than 5,000 extra seats and 24 extra flights have been added in ...
Sept. 8, 2017, 11 a.m.
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Delta has added flights and upsized aircraft on flights out of south Florida as Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, bears down on the region. New flights will transport customers from Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Key West to Atlanta, Delta's largest hub. Meanwhile ...
Sept. 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
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Delta employees continue to work diligently to reaccommodate customers where possible during a day that has seen band after band of strong, sometimes severe, thunderstorm activity in Atlanta, Wednesday. A perfect combination of unstable air, moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and strong winds converging over the American Southeast impacted ...
April 5, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
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Ahead of a winter storm expected to bring up to 4 inches of snowfall to the Atlanta Airport, Delta has pre-emptively cancelled about 350 mainline and Delta Connection flights scheduled between Friday evening and Saturday in an effort to minimize the storm’s effect on operations at the world’s busiest hub ...
Jan. 6, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
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A winter storm expected to bring up to 4 inches of snow to Delta’s largest hub in Atlanta - and more to other Southeastern cities - will affect flight operations and prompt pre-emptive cancellations, operations leaders said Thursday. Delta issued a winter weather waiver Thursday afternoon to allow customers to ...
Jan. 5, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
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As flights to the Caribbean and Southeastern U.S. resumed over the weekend, Delta employees worked hard to make sure customers arriving and departing the weather-stricken areas were well taken care of. Natalie Foster, Delta’s Airport Customer Service Field Director responsible for the Caribbean region, said of all the airports in ...
Oct. 10, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
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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 ...
Oct. 8, 2016, 11 a.m.