Tag: Delta Air Lines

Delta: Orders 10 A330neo, Defers Delivery of 10 A350s

Delta Air Lines has ordered 10 additional Airbus A330-900 widebody aircraft, expanding their A330neo order book from 25 to 35 aircraft. This latest order supports Delta’s international growth strategy in the near to medium term. Simultaneously, Delta and Airbus have agreed to defer 10 previously ordered A350 XWBs to 2025-26 in order to accommodate the […]

Delta Air Lines A220 Takes to the Skies for its First Flight

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. During successful 2 hour and 53 minutes flight, the crew checked the aircraft’s main systems and landed back in Mirabel. The flight took place a few days after the aircraft rolled […]

Delta Partners with Seoul-Incheon Airport

Delta Air Lines and Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) are partnering to create a leading hub in Northeast Asia. The partnership agreement allows the two parties to exchange information regarding the design of Terminal 2 at the Incheon International Airport (ICN), collaborate on initiatives enhancing customer experience and operational performance, explore deployment of new technologies and […]

Delta Air Lines Becomes Launch Operator of ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued […]

Delta Air Lines Offering More Trans-Atlantic Flying Than Ever

This Memorial Day weekend marks the start of Delta’s biggest ever summer on the trans-Atlantic. Some 11 routes – both new and old favorites – will begin over the next couple of days connecting the U.S. and nine countries in Europe. Portugal is proving to be a hot destination for U.S. visitors this summer and […]

Engine Blaze Forces Delta Flight to London to Turn Back to Atlanta

A Delta Air Lines plane made an emergency landing Wednesday at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport shortly after takeoff when smoke was spotted billowing out of its right engine. Flight was headed from Atlanta to London when the flight’s crew noticed something was wrong with one of the engines. Delta Airlines said the plane had problems […]

Delta’s Maintenance Prognostics Will Continue On Newest Aircraft

Delta Air Lines will adjust its extensive in-house maintenance prognostics capabilities to accomodate its newest-generation aircraft, which offer much more data and diagnostics than the aging models that helped drive the effort. Delta, an early adopter of predictive analytics, says the program has played a major role in helping the airline reduce service interruptions. In […]

Delta and Korean Air to Launch World-Class Joint Venture Partnership

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air will launch a new joint venture partnership that will offer customers world-class travel benefits across one of the most comprehensive route networks in the trans-Pacific market. The joint venture has now been approved by regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Korea, including the U.S. Department of Transportation and the […]

Fuel Prices Rise But Major Airlines Have No Hedging Plans

Commenting at the Airline Economics Conference in Dublin on Monday, January 22, four of the major carriers, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Dubai-based Emirates, confirmed they will not be hedging fuel bills, despite a recent rise in the cost of oil. For the first time in three years, the global Trent benchmark […]

Delta Under Fire for Listing Taiwan, Tibet as Countries

Delta Air Lines came under fire from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) late last week for listing Tibet and Taiwan as countries on its website. The American carrier immediately offered apologies and underlined the mistake was unintentional. “Delta recognizes the seriousness of this issue and we took immediate steps to resolve it. It […]