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​Delta is set to hire and train more than 1,300 pilots in the next year — the largest single-year hiring event in more than two decades as the airline in 2020 expects to fly more customers on more flights than ever in its history. Pilots hired in the next year ...
Dec. 12, 2019, 9 p.m.
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“To me, Pride means not fearing what you don’t understand,” Line Check Pilot Lane Kranz says in a Q&A. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City — a day that marked the foundation of the nation’s modern LGBTQ+ rights movement. As Delta advocates for ...
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June 30, 2019, 12 a.m.
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WKAR's "Curious About Careers" kid reporter Janellyn sat down with Delta First Officer Emily Coaker at the Detroit Metropolitan International Airpor​​​​​​t to learn firsthand about her job as a pilot including her not-so-typical workdays and various roles and responsibilities. "That's the neat thing about being an airline pilot — there ...
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Celebrating Delta's commitment to diversity, the Delta Flight Museum's new temporary exhibition spotlights four of Delta's past and present African-American pilots with inspiring stories. The "Sky is Not the Limit: Breaking the Color Barrier" exhibition features African-American aviation pioneers Capt. Samuel L. Graddy, Capt. John M. Bailey, Capt. Stephanie Johnson ...
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It’s a rare feat few have accomplished in the commercial airline industry. Parents and children behind the controls of the same aircraft. But it happened on Wednesday at Delta’s headquarters. Atlanta-based pilots Capt. Wendell Nissing and his daughter, First Officer Tara Keough, are now one of a handful of Delta ...