Tag: Delta

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM Launch Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have announced their first codeshare agreement – creating new trans-Atlantic travel options to and from North America, and providing more opportunities to earn frequent flyer miles. The partnership makes it easier for customers to build their ideal trip across the Atlantic by combining flights operated by Air France, KLM, […]

Delta’s First A330-900neo Rolls Out of Paint Shop

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta’s first A330-900neo left the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, sporting its signature Delta livery. Though at first glance, the aircraft might look ready for takeoff –​​ a closer look reveals something major still missing: the plane’s engines, which will be painted separately and mounted in the coming days. Once the finishing touches are […]

Airbus Growing Roots in US: Assembly Line for A220s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus announced growing further roots in the US by bringing its A220 aircraft closer to its US customers. The aircraft manufacturer has launched the construction on A220 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. With its new manufacturing facility Airbus aims to meet the demand from US customers for its newest commercial aircraft product line, Airbus A220. […]

Delta Extends Airbus A220 Order Book to 90 Total Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta has reached an agreement with Airbus to extend its order book of the highly efficient, state-of-the-art A220 by 15 aircraft to a total of 90. Delta’s future A220 fleet will consist of 40 A220-100 series aircraft and the remaining 50 will be the larger A220-300 variant. Delta anticipates taking its first delivery of the […]

Sparks Coming From the Landing Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, performing flight from Seattle to Spokane (USA), reported sparks from the aircraft while landing. Aircraft landed on Spokane’s runway 03 when the crew of another aircraft reported seeing sparks coming from the landing aircraft. Tower immediately dispatched emergency services. The aircraft slowed without further incident and stopped on the runway. The […]

First Airline in North America Takes Delivery of Airbus A220

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus welcomed Delta Air Lines as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft. On hand for the delivery ceremony at the aircraft’s assembly line in Mirabel were members of the A220 team as well as government officials and executives from Delta, Airbus, Bombardier and Investissement Quebec. “It is with great […]

See First Delta Air Lines A220-100 Rolling Out of Painting Hangar

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Air Lines` first Airbus A220-100 was introduced this week after rolling out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel, Québec. Delta will be the first U.S. airline to take delivery of the A220, featuring a state-of-the art interior and delivering best-in-class fuel performance. Now that the aircraft is decked […]

Delta and Virgin Atlantic Will Be First Airline Partnership to Achieve Level 3 Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are on track to become the first global airline partnership to achieve Level 3 Certification on the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) New Distribution Capability (NDC), standard 18.1. Virgin has already achieved Level 3 Certification, and Delta expects to do the same in the next month. This will allow […]

Delta MD-88 Engine Distributes Debris Over Neighbourhood

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, performing flight from Nashville,TN to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 156 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Nashville’s runway 31 when the crew reported they had just lost the #2 engine (JT8D) and declared emergency advising they were able to fly a pattern to runway 31. The […]

Delta to Begin Nonstop Service from Minneapolis to Seoul

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta customers will have more access to Seoul, Korea and Asia via new Delta service from its Minneapolis/St. Paul hub to Seoul-Incheon beginning next year in partnership with joint venture partner Korean Air. Thanks to the joint venture, Delta customers can access over 80 destinations Korean Air serves in Asia and a world-class customer experience […]