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Delta TechOps and Austria's largest carrier, Austrian Airlines, announced the signing of an engine maintenance agreement at the MRO Europe conference in London. The exclusive agreement covers PW4060 engine maintenance for up to six years supporting the airline's Boeing 767 fleet. As the maintenance division of Delta Air Lines, Delta ...
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​​The GSE team is making in-house upgrades to the airline's TUG tractors at a fraction of the cost, driving improved sustainability. Delta's GSE team has retrofitted more than 70 bag tractors that have been delivered to 10 of its stations across the U.S. By overhauling its TUGs, Delta stands to ...
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While most of the world sleeps, Delta's aircraft maintenance technicians are working hard to keep one of the industry's most complex fleets flying. Aircraft maintenance technicians, or AMTs as they're better known in the airline industry, are some of the many employees behind-the-scenes whose work is felt by all, but ...
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Delta TechOps has been voted "Best Engine Repair" in the 11th annual The145.com Top Shop Awards, marking the sixth consecutive year the airline's Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul division has won a Top Shop Award. As one of the most coveted aviation maintenance awards in the world, Top Shop awards recognize ...
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New state-of-the-art test cell is the first cell built by a U.S. airline in more than 20 years. Capable of safely running a mounted, stationary engine at full power with 150,000 pounds of thrust, the cell will allow Delta to test engines that are yet to be designed or built ...
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A Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine, operated by Delta's joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic, was returned to service this month following a hospital shop visit in Delta's new state-of-the-art engine repair shop. The engine was the first to be inducted into the new shop in late 2018, where TechOps employees worked ...
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Delta TechOps has recently partnered with Rolls-Royce to provide worldwide On-Wing Care Services for various Rolls-Royce Trent engines. "This collaboration with Rolls-Royce expands our existing relationship and provides customers with round-the-world support from our expert field teams," said Jack Arehart, V.P. — MRO Services. Under this agreement Delta TechOps will ...
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As Delta continues to focus on further improving its industry-leading operational reliability, the airline is investing in new tools and technology to further eliminate maintenance cancellations and enhance the customer experience. Delta's latest investment is a multi-year agreement with Airbus to use the Skywise open-data platform and related predictive maintenance ...
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Delta's new state-of-the-art engine repair shop hit a major milestone Tuesday with its first engine induction — a Trent 1000 engine operated by Delta's joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic. "We are thrilled that our joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic is the first engine in Delta's next generation engine shop," said ...
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Delta people continue to raise the bar in both operational performance and customer experience. To maintain this momentum, Delta is ensuring it has the right leadership in place, and has recently announced changes to its operations organization. As a result, the following changes will take effect Sept. 1: David Garrison ...
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The Delta Air Lines Foundation is continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S. The grants will allow the programs to enhance their curriculum development, projects and material support, increasing students' awareness, knowledge and skills ...
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​Delta TechOps recently won the "Better Way" award from Airlines for America for its innovation in aircraft structure testing. This year is the ninth time a Delta team has received the honor. "Delta TechOps supports the most reliable U.S.-based global airline operation and that means we must also embrace opportunities ...
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July is the only month in which each day is a part of Delta’s busy summer schedule. So with July in the books - and with a couple of weeks remaining in the summer schedule - here are nine amazing facts to keep in mind the next time you see ...
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Fourth of July weekend means patriotic parades, fireworks and yes, grilling out. Well, has Delta got a grill for you. It's Delta's Celebration Grill, built to resemble an aircraft by the TechOps team. Its wingspan measures more than 20 feet across, the fuselage grilling chamber is 38 feet long and ...
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Delta and its connection carriers flew 534,000 people on a busy Sunday and there were no flights canceled. Zilch. Zero. Nada. Every airline aims for no cancelations in a day and while it’s an ambitious goal, Delta has achieved that nearly a dozen times this month. But for various reasons ...