Tag: Delta

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 […]

Delta Named 2017’s Most On-Time Global Airline

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta Air Lines was named the World’s Most On-Time Airline among mainline carriers by the aviation data and analytics company FlightGlobal, incorporating FlightStats, and is the first U.S. airline to earn the industry-leading distinction in the nine years FlightGlobal’s FlightStats has presented its OPS Awards, according to a release by the company Tuesday. In 2017, […]

Delta Proactively Cancels Flights as Nor’easter Storm Continues North

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta employees at airports throughout the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England are preparing for a strong Nor’easter, the first major storm of 2018, expected to produce high winds, bitterly cold temperature several inches of snow accumulation. Boston could see as much as 15 inches at the airport. In anticipation of the severe winter weather, Delta […]

Plane Stuck In The Mud After Asheville Flight Uses Wrong Taxiway

Reading Time: 1 minute A plane at the Asheville Regional Airport got stuck in mud after landing Sunday.   Airport officials say 106 people were on Delta flight 2492, which was traveling from Atlanta. Airport officials said that around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night the pilot was taxiing and tried to use a taxiway connector that is under construction when […]

Delta Is Testing Facial Recognition Technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely and easily check their own bags. One machine will be equipped to test facial recognition technology to match customers with their passport photos through identification verification, a first for U.S. carriers. […]

Delta and Aeromexico to Launch Joint Cooperation Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. and Delta Air Lines begin their joint cooperation agreement (JCA) to operate transborder flights between the United States and Mexico. Delta and Aeromexico have confirmed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) that they have completed the steps required to launch the JCA. […]

Delta Grounds US Flights Over Computer Problems

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Air Lines, one of the largest US carriers, temporarily grounded its domestic flights in the United States on Sunday over a computer glitch that did not impact planes already in the air. “Delta teams are expeditiously working to fix a systems outage that has resulted in departure delays for flights on the ground,” the […]