Delta to hire 240 pilots later in year

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-05 21:21:24

Delta Air Lines plans to begin hiring about 240 pilots later this year, amid signs of an improving economy.

Delta waives first checked bag fee for SkyMiles credit card holders

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-05 16:56:07

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines said those who have American Express Delta SkyMiles credit cards will be able to check one bag for free on every Delta flight starting June 1.

FAA Rejects Delta/US Airways Slot Swap

Aviation Week  2010-05-04 22:00:47

FAA rejects alternative proposed by Delta and US Airways to swap slots at DCA and LGA

Latest merger takes different tack from Delta's

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-04 21:22:30

When Delta Air Lines announced its merger with Northwest Airlines two years ago, it already had a deal with its own pilots on integration.

Merger raises stakes for Delta, shrinks industry

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-04 08:44:57

A merger of United and Continental airlines, formally announced Monday, would pose a huge new strategic challenge for Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines.

United-Continental merger trumps Delta size-wise

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-03 17:00:35

The planned merger between United Airlines and Continental Airlines joins two airlines that together will become the world's largest, surpassing Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines.

Delta CEO's compensation cut in half

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-30 21:59:12

Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Richard Anderson's total compensation declined about 52 percent in 2009, a year when the airline lost $1.2 billion.

Atlantic Southeast Airlines strikes agreement with Vietnamese carrier

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-29 20:08:26

Atlanta-based Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a Delta Connection carrier, has struck an operational services agreement to help launch a Vietnamese start-up airline.

Passengers' blankets used to build 'bunker' aboard Delta flight

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-28 23:14:09

When passengers on Delta flight 273 had to start passing their blankets and pillows to the flight attendants, some wondered if a traveler had fallen ill.

Diverted Delta flight to stay in Maine overnight

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-28 00:41:38

A Delta Air Lines flight headed to Atlanta from Paris has been diverted to Maine because of a disruptive passenger, an airline spokeswoman confirmed.

Delta still holding back on Atlanta-Shanghai route

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-22 18:03:08

Delta Air Lines has asked to go another year without resuming its Atlanta-Shanghai route. Atlanta-based Delta launched the route in 2008 to much fanfare, and then discontinued it in 2009 amid a global ...

FBI: Drunk woman on Delta flight bit agent

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-21 22:11:03

An intoxicated woman on a flight from Atlanta to New York yelled racial epithets at a pregnant woman and bit a federal agent, according to the FBI.

Airline CEOs push for derivatives reform legislation

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-04-21 18:26:07

Airlines are reigniting efforts to push for increased regulation of energy market trading, with CEOs of Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways taking up the mantle in support of new legislation.

Delta, JetBlue request exemption to tarmac delay rule

CNN  2010-03-10 05:50:00

A runway closure at John F. Kennedy International Airport has prompted JetBlue Airways and Delta Air Lines to ask for a temporary exemption at JFK to a rule designed to keep planeloads of passengers from ...

Airlines ripe for another merger, experts say

CNN  2010-02-27 02:51:00

Now that the merger between Delta and Northwest is complete, other airlines are under the spotlight for potential consolidation.

Japan Airlines keeps alliance with American

msnbc  2010-02-09 18:01:12

Japan Airlines, wooed for months by Delta Air Lines with promises of cash and a broad global network, spurned the world's biggest carrier and opted to keep its alliance with American Airlines.

Asia the prize, not JAL, in Delta-American fight

msnbc  2010-01-20 12:56:13

Japan Airlines isn't the real prize in the fight between Delta Air Lines and American Airlines over who gets to partner with the troubled carrier.

Northwest Airlines brand to die in early 2010

msnbc  2009-12-31 19:35:29

Delta Air lines Inc. has received government permission to operate its namesake service and its Northwest Airlines subsidiary as a single carrier, a Delta executive said Thursday.

American, partners offer $1.1 billion to JAL

msnbc  2009-12-03 06:16:15

American Airlines upped the ante in the tug-of-war over Japan Airlines, vowing Thursday to lead a $1.1 billion investment in the struggling carrier to prevent it from falling into the orbit of rival Delta.