Tag: Delta Air Lines

USA Government Recommends 220% Import Tariff On CSeries

The U.S. will begin collecting preliminary duties to offset the public assistance, a move that would potentially upend Bombardier’s planned deliveries of its C Series jets to Delta Air Lines Inc. next year. Bombardier employs about 1,000 people in Belfast linked to the C-series, and about 4,000 people in total in Northern Ireland. “Bombardier has […]

Harvey Creates Travel Nightmare With More Than 3,000 Flights Cancelled

Thousands of flights were canceled over the weekend as the storm resulting from Hurricane Harvey created “catastrophic” flooding and dangerous conditions in southeast Texas. More than 1,580 flights were canceled in the U.S. Sunday morning, according to Flight Aware, an aviation software company that tracks flight statuses. Those cancellations were in addition to the 1,100 […]

New International Arrivals Facility Underway At Sea-Tac

Delta and the Port of Seattle broke ground on the new international arrivals facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, marking the start of construction on a critical infrastructure investment for the Puget Sound region. Representatives from Delta, the Port of Seattle, local elected officials and hundreds of guests were in attendance to break ground on the […]

Qatar Airways Reverses Decision To Buy 10% Stake In American Airlines

Qatar Airways has announced its decision not to proceed with the acquisition of a 10% stake in American Airlines, “taking into account the latest public disclosure” of the airline. A spokeswoman for the public relations firm representing the American carrier in the U.S. said it would not elaborate on what was being referred to as […]

Delta Purchases 10% Stake In Air France-KLM

Delta Air Lines is deepening its longstanding and industry-leading partnership with Air France-KLM Group with a €375 million investment to acquire 10 percent equity in the joint venture partner and a seat on the Air France-KLM Group Board of Directors. Additionally, Delta, Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic will launch a combined long-term joint venture, supported […]

Number of Airlines To Suspend Venezuela Operations

A number of airlines, including Delta Air Lines and Avianca Airlines, intend to suspend their services to Caracas. According to the letter submitted by Delta to the Venezuelan National Institute of Civil Aviation, the last flight DL781 from Atlanta to Caracas will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The return and final farewell flight […]

Increased Hiring, Wages Pressure U.S. MRO Costs

Maintenance cost per flight hour edged up in 2016 for most U. S. airlines. As a group, the three network airlines, American, Delta and United, paid $1,032 per flight hour for their mixed fleets, up 1.7% from 2015. American and United paid the most, $1,175 and $1,000 per flight hour, respectively. Delta paid the least, […]

Delta And Korean Air Create Leading Trans-Pacific Joint Venture

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to create a leading trans-Pacific joint venture in both scope and service, offering an enhanced and expanded network, industry-leading products and service and a seamless customer experience between the U.S. and Asia. The agreement deepens their historic partnership, which spans nearly two decades. ​ Delta […]

Delta Orders 10 More A321s

After announcing orders for 30 incremental Airbus A321ceo aircraft just last month, Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.)-based Delta Air Lines has placed an order for 10 more of the aircraft. The agreement was announced at the Paris Air Show. Like previous Delta orders for the A321, the 10 aircraft announced today are for the Current Engine Option […]

Delta Boeing 747 Engine Shuts Down In Flight Over The Pacific

A Delta Airlines Boeing 747-400 performing flight from Tokyo Narita to Detroit with 310 passengers and 17 crew was over the Pacific Ocean when the crew reported problems with the #1 engine (PW4056, outboard left hand) and decided to return to Tokyo Narita, where the aircraft landed back about 7 hours after departure. A passenger […]