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Delta people showed off their competitive edge in 2017, driving a top ranking among the North American global carriers in on-time performance in a new report. The OAG Punctuality League 2018 report, which came out this week, showed Delta at No. 1 among North American "mega airlines" with an 82.8 ...
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The epic terminal move spearheaded by Delta at Los Angeles International Airport has not only improved Delta’s on-time performance, it’s improved all the major airlines’ on-time performance. So says Brett Snyder, writer of the influential aviation blog Cranky Flier. Snyder looked at data for 18 comparable days in April and ...
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Delta’s strong operational performance again ranked high in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s February Air Travel Consumer Report, which captures data from December 2016. The report, published Tuesday, shows Delta outperformed other major carriers and was second in on-time performance only to Hawaiian Airlines, which has little exposure to weather ...
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Delta employees drove No. 2 on-time performance in October with 92.2 percent of domestic mainline flights arriving within 14 minutes of scheduled arrival time, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Delta was among the 12 mainline and regional carriers tracked by the DOT’s latest Air Travel Consumer Report. Hawaiian ...
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Lifehacker, a daily blog devoted to making life easier, says Delta is the best U.S. airline for holiday travel. “If you’re flying this holiday season, a new Forbes study suggests you should do yourself a favor and fly on Delta,” the site wrote in a post this week. The article ...
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In the busiest month of the summer schedule, Delta ranked high in operational metrics among the 13 mainline and regional carriers tracked in the Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report covering July, released Tuesday. With a "completion factor" of 99.7 percent in the month—the measure of flights completed as ...
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By Thursday afternoon it had been more than 130 hours and roughly 25,000 flights since Delta and its six regional partner airlines last canceled a flight, delivering 2.2 million customers to their destinations. “What Delta people have done this month and throughout the summer has been nothing short of incredible,” ...
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Delta outpaced its large competitors in a range of operational areas for 2015 in the Wall Street Journal’s annual “Middle Seat Scorecard” of best and worst airlines. Delta outpaced American Airlines and United Airlines in all seven categories the Journal examined (paywall), and bested Southwest Airlines in four, plus overall ...
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Top-of-the-industry operational performance continued at Delta during October, according to the latest U.S. Department of Transportation Air Travel Consumer Report out Monday. On-time performance of 92.1 percent during the month led all 13 carriers that report to the DOT and was more than 4 percentage points higher than second-ranked Alaska ...
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Business Travel News has named Dave Holtz, Delta’s Senior Vice President – Operations and Customer Center, among the 25 Most Influential Executives in the business travel industry. Holtz was awarded the honor for Delta’s excellent operational reliability at the BTN Business Travel Trends and Forecast in New York this week ...
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When Delta’s Operational Performance Commitment was unveiled at the Global Business Travel Association convention in July, corporate customers applauded Delta for “finally taking credit for years of excellent operational performance” and “putting its money where its mouth was” by offering a competitive guarantee. Delta’s industry-first offer commits to compensate corporate ...
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Delta again earned strong marks in September for its cancellation rate, on-time arrivals and baggage handling for U.S. domestic mainline flights, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The DOT’s Air Travel Consumer Report released Thursday showed: Delta canceled less than one one-hundredth of a percent of its domestic mainline ...
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Delta reported a 3.0 percent drop in consolidated passenger unit revenues for July amid pressure from foreign currency exchanges, lower surcharges in international markets and lower domestic yields in select markets. However, the airline continued its streak of industry-leading operational performance, with Delta people delivering a 99.9 percent completion factor ...