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​​When serving 200 million customers each year from every corner of the world, Delta believes its team should reflect the same people who choose to fly it. It's why the company has made intentional investments to introduce the aviation industry as a career possibility to more diverse demographics starting at ...
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Over 200 Propel pilots attended the immersive convention receiving a course on Delta culture Delta expects to hire more than 8,000 pilots over the next 10 years Nearly 10 months after announcing the Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program, the airline welcomed the first class of Propel pilots to Delta's ...
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Two Delta aviators, bonded by marriage and their love of flight, dreamed that one day they would have the opportunity to fly together. A few weeks before Valentine’s Day, Captain Kelly S. and First Officer Susan S., finally made that dream a reality, and flew together for the first time ...
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Delta recently launched the Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program to identify, select and develop the next generation of pilots. The Propel program is designed to provide participants with the support they need to overcome the traditional barriers to becoming a Delta pilot — with one major barrier being the ...
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Delta’s premier global network and nationally recognized culture make it one of the most sought-after airlines to work for, which means the best pilots in the world fly Delta’s fleet. Through its Propel Pilot Career Path Program, Delta is identifying, selecting and developing the next generation of pilots by supporting ...
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From father to son, a love for flight has passed down for four generations of Captain Kevin Oliver's family, starting at the dawn of commercial aviation. A third-generation pilot, Kevin completed his last flight Wednesday from Paris to Los Angeles on a Boeing 777 as he retired after 32 years ...
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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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​Two Delta A320/319 pilots made history over the weekend, flying Delta's first mainline flight with two African-American female pilots in the flight deck. Atlanta-based First Officer Dawn Cook (right) learned that Detroit-based Captain Stephanie Johnson (left), Delta's first African-American female captain, would be flying out of ​Detroit last Sunday and ...
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Delta is pleased with today’s result. The new pilot agreement contains an industry-leading package of pay, benefits and work rules and recognizes the many contributions of Delta pilots to the airline’s operational and financial success.
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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 ...
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It’s a phenomenon that’s been plaguing pilots since the Wright brothers took their first flight above the sand dunes at Kitty Hawk. According to NASA’s Weather Accident Prevention Project, turbulence costs airlines approximately $100 million every year. It also makes customers and crews uncomfortable, and in rare cases, can even ...
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An Airline Transport Certificate is an absolute must for non-commercial aviators looking to begin a career at an airline, most often at a regional carrier. Now, these pilots can obtain it by using top-notch Delta facilities and flight instructors. A change in federal requirements for Airline Transport Pilot certification took ...
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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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Please ensure your seat is in its full upright and locked position and all your carry-on items are stowed: Delta has released the latest version of its popular safety videos. The latest version features a squirrel who is having trouble storing his nut in the overhead bin, the captain of ...