Tag: Delta

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 […]

Do You Know What Basic Economy Class Entails?

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the three major U.S. legacy airlines have introduced basic economy fare classes in order to attract more fliers by offering less expensive tickets, a great confusion among American economy class travellers has arisen. Although „basic economy“ is the term that has already entered the daily lexicon of air travellers, this concept still seems to […]

Delta to Cancel Order for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines has reached an agreement with The Boeing Company to cancel an order placed for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that Delta assumed in 2008 as part of its merger with Northwest Airlines. While specific terms of the agreement are not disclosed, Delta will continue to take delivery of new 737-900ER aircraft through […]

Christmas in Aviation with Joy and Cheer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Right before Christmas, Aviation Voice is willing to present you several aviation related Christmas commercials. Every single video is full of the festive spirit which gives hope to everyone, even to those who doubt about the power of Christmas magic. HEATHROW AIRPORT Christmas is a special time of year to remember those who are close to your heart! […]

DOT Tentatively Approves Aeromexico-Delta Joint Venture

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Department of Transportation has tentatively approved an application by Delta and Aeromexico to jointly operate flights between the countries. But approval would require the carriers to surrender a portion of departure and landing rights to low-cost competitors at capacity-restrained Kennedy Airport in New York and Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. If the […]

Delta, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways Expand Cooperation With India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta and Virgin Atlantic announced expanded cooperation with Jet Airways to provide convenient codeshare connections for customers between key destinations across North America and India via London Heathrow. Effective Nov. 2, Jet Airways customers flying between India and North America will be able to connect through London Heathrow on to nine U.S. destinations operated by […]

World’s Busiest Airport Couldn’t Give A Gate For Qatar Airways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 500 passengers aboard the first Qatar Airways direct flight from Doha to Atlanta on a super jumbo A380 faced inconvenience as they got caught up in an international rivalry between airline heavyweights. When Qatar Airways Flight 755 flew over 12,000 km from Doha, Qatar’s capital, and landed at Atlanta airport, the world’s busiest, a […]

Bombardier Expected to Announce Multi-billion Dollar CSeries Deal with Delta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Inc. is reported to be on the verge of announcing a big order for its CSeries passengers jets with large U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc. The Globe and Mail says Bombardier will announce Thursday it has won a multi-billion dollar deal with Delta. Multiple reports have suggested that Delta could purchase up to […]

Can Airlines Help Make Cars Safer?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Safety is the number one priority of any transportation industry, and corporations and government regulators alike are constantly searching for ways to improve. That applies to the automotive industry, of course, but also to the airline industry. So to see if the former could stand to learn from the latter, two government agencies are organizing […]

5 Highlights From Delta Air Lines, Inc.’s Q1 Earnings Call

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last week, Delta Air Lines reported another record quarterly profit. Like its peers, the airline giant has faced significant unit revenue pressure for the past year or so, but lower fuel costs have more than made up for the revenue declines. Delta’s management recognizes that fuel prices won’t keep falling forever. To avoid a drop-off […]