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1 month ago

Delta offers new perks for passengers

SkyMiles members will now get free inflight Wi-Fi.
1 month ago
Delta offers new perks for passengers
3 months ago

Delta Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to smoke in cabin

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico due to smoke in the cabin.
3 months ago
Delta Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to smoke in cabin
4 months ago

Delta Air settles with pilot who raised safety concerns

Delta Air Lines has settled a case involving a pilot who says she was grounded in retaliation for raising safety concerns at the airline
4 months ago
Delta Air settles with pilot who raised safety concerns
4 months ago

Delta posts $695 million Q3 profit, expects big holiday rush

Delta Air Lines is posting a $695 million profit for the third quarter, which includes much of the peak summer travel season
4 months ago
Delta posts $695 million Q3 profit, expects big holiday rush
7 months ago

Delta charters jet to deliver left luggage to US

The airline chartered an aircraft to bring a thousand delayed bags belonging to customers back to the United States after travel chaos.
7 months ago
Delta charters jet to deliver left luggage to US
7 months ago

Delta Airlines delivers lost luggage

The airline is using one of its planes to fly 1,000 “delayed” bags from London’s Heathrow Airport to Detroit, where the luggage will be forwarded to passengers.
7 months ago
Delta Airlines delivers lost luggage
7 months ago

Delta CEO apologizes for cancellations, delays

Delta expects more than 3 million travelers during the long travel weekend.
7 months ago
Delta corporate workers to check in customers, help with baggage at airports
9 months ago

Delta Airlines changes how it pays flight attendants

Delta Airlines announced that it will be the first air carrier to pay flight attendants when they work during the boarding process. They are typically only paid when the cabin doors close.
9 months ago
Delta Airlines changes how it pays flight attendants
2 years ago

A passenger forces Delta flight to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City

Authorities said an off-duty flight attendant dressed in protective gear began demonstrating signs of mental health issues and threatened to take down the plane as flight attendants and passengers jum
2 years ago
A passenger forces Delta flight to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City
2 years ago

Off-duty Delta flight attendant allegedly makes terroristic threats, assaults flight attendants: Police

A Delta flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta was diverted to Oklahoma City after an unruly passenger allegedly made terroristic threats.
2 years ago
Delta passenger allegedly makes terroristic threats, assaults flight attendants
2 years ago

Delta will require vaccines for all new hires

Delta is the first major U.S. airline to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all new employees. The airline is not making it a requirement for current employees.
2 years ago
Delta will require vaccines for all new hires
2 years ago

Delta cancels flights after announcing it will fill middle seats

The airline announced it plans to fill middle seats on its airplanes in the near future, but did so in advance after canceling dozens of flights ahead of Easter.
2 years ago
Delta cancels flights after announcing it will fill middle seats
2 years ago

Delta Air Lines CEO reacts to backlash over Georgia’s new voting law

Ed Bastian talks about the company's revised middle seat policy and the state's plan to restrict voting rights.
2 years ago
Delta Air Lines CEO reacts to backlash over Georgia’s new voting law
2 years ago

Delta to serve new canned cocktails, mini-sodas, snacks and more starting April 14

Delta will resume in-flight food and beverage options for customers starting April 14.
2 years ago
Delta will now serve canned cocktails, mini-sodas, Starbucks and snacks in April
2 years ago

Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike

The Jazz were leaving Salt Lake City to travel to Memphis.
2 years ago
Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike
2 years ago

Crash landing for seabird

Livestream cameras at a nature reserve in New Zealand capture the moment a Royal Albatross faceplants while attempting to land.
2 years ago
Crash landing for seabird
2 years ago

FAA proposes $27,500 fine for Delta passenger who allegedly hit flight attendant

A passenger is facing a $27,500 fine for allegedly hitting a Delta flight attendant in the face in October.
2 years ago
FAA proposes $27,500 fine for passenger who allegedly hit flight attendant
2 years ago

Delta's 'COVID-free' flights to Europe allow passengers to skip quarantine

Delta's 'COVID-free' flights to Europe allow passengers to skip quarantine
2 years ago
Delta's 'COVID-free' flights to Europe allow passengers to skip quarantine
2 years ago

Delta adds 460 people to no-fly list for refusing to wear masks

The news follows multiple confrontations over masks on US flights.
2 years ago
Delta adds 460 people to no-fly list for refusing to wear masks
3 years ago

How a woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID

TSA report: A woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID by blending in with two families, then boarding the plane alongside a passenger with a wheelchair
3 years ago
How a woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID
3 years ago

Delta reveals new precautions for flights

Delta executives consider permanent changes to airplane seating as the industry makes fast changes to improve safety and build passenger confidence amid the pandemic.
3 years ago
Delta reveals new precautions for flights
3 years ago

Delta Airlines announces $1B pledge to go 'carbon neutral'

Delta Airlines announced a $1 billion pledge to become "carbon neutral" and mitigate all emissions starting in March.
3 years ago
Delta Airlines announces $1B pledge to go 'carbon neutral'
3 years ago

Delta employees receiving an extra paycheck

The airline revealed it would pay out $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses to all eligible employees.
3 years ago
Delta employees receiving an extra paycheck
3 years ago

Delta Airlines faces air quality violation, lawsuit after dumping 15,000 gallons of jet fuel on dozens

Delta Airlines faces an air quality violation and a civil lawsuit after dumping 15,000 gallons of jet fuel during an emergency landing.
3 years ago
Delta Airlines faces air quality violation, lawsuit after jet fuel dumped on people
3 years ago

FAA investigating Delta jet's fuel dump over several schools

The U.S. agency said that even after declaring an engine emergency, the pilots said they did not need to dump the fuel.
3 years ago
FAA investigating Delta jet's fuel dump over several schools
3 years ago

Aircraft releases jet fuel over schools before emergency landing

Students and adults at several Los Angeles schools suffered minor injuries when the flight bound for Shanghai experienced engine issues.
3 years ago
Aircraft releases jet fuel over schools before emergency landing
3 years ago

Plane dumps fuel onto Los Angeles schools

At least 17 children and nine adults suffered minor injuries after a plane dumped fuel over several schools in the Los Angeles area before an emergency landing, according to authorities.
3 years ago
Plane dumps fuel onto Los Angeles schools
3 years ago

Delta flight evacuated in Spain

The airline is investigating the cause of why smoke filled the cabin as the plane was preparing to fly from Madrid to New York.
3 years ago
Delta flight evacuated in Spain
3 years ago

Vegas casino and Delta Air Lines join forces to help UK couple get married

Caesars Palace and Delta Air Lines helped get the couple and their 14 guests to Las Vegas after a global travel agency unexpectedly shut down.
3 years ago
Vegas casino and Delta Air Lines join forces to help UK couple get married
3 years ago

Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged theft of over $250,000 at JFK

A 40-year-old Delta Air Lines employee was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing over $250,000 at JFK.
3 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged theft of over $250,000 at JFK
3 years ago

Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft

Quincy Thorpe, who worked at JFK International Airport in New York, was arrested at his home in Brooklyn and is in FBI custody.
3 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
3 years ago

Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft

Quincy Thorpe, who worked at JFK International Airport in New York, was arrested at his home in Brooklyn and is in FBI custody.
3 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
3 years ago

The air scare for Delta passengers

A Delta flight was on course from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale when pilots plunged due to what Delta described as a “cabin pressurization irregularity.
3 years ago
The air scare for Delta passengers
3 years ago

Video shows Delta pilot charged with trying to fly while intoxicated before arrest

Gabriel Lyle Schroeder was found in the cockpit of a flight headed to San Diego; police said a Breathalyzer resulted in .065 BAC. He was arrested.
3 years ago
Video shows Delta pilot charged with trying to fly while intoxicated before arrest
3 years ago

Pilot’s ‘suspicious’ behavior seen in video before intoxication arrest

Gabriel Schroeder was in the cockpit, preparing for takeoff, when he was pulled for questioning, police said; he’s charged with flying or trying to fly while intoxicated.
3 years ago
Pilot’s ‘suspicious’ behavior seen in video before intoxication arrest
4 years ago

Delta pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before flight

His Breathalyzer was well over the limit for pilots, police said; the flight to San Diego was delayed an hour but the pilot has not been charged yet.
4 years ago
Delta pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before flight
4 years ago

Delta Airlines pilot arrested at Minneapolis airport on suspicion of intoxication

An intoxicated Delta Airlines pilot, Gabriel Lyle Schroeder, was arrested Tuesday morning at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport.
4 years ago
Delta Airlines pilot arrested at airport on suspicion of intoxication
4 years ago

Delta pilot removed from plane on suspicion of intoxication

The pilot was taken off a fully boarded plane at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, officials said.
4 years ago
Delta pilot removed from plane on suspicion of intoxication
4 years ago

Passenger describes hearing 'boom' before Delta flight makes emergency landing due to engine failure

The plane out of Atlanta was bound for Baltimore before it was forced to land in Raleigh.
4 years ago
Flier describes hearing 'boom' before flight forced to land because of engine failure
4 years ago

Delta flight forced to land after plane loses one of its engines

Video from inside the cabin showed flight attendants prepping passengers for a potentially bumpy landing; the plane landed safely and there were no injuries.
4 years ago
Delta flight forced to land after plane loses one of its engines
4 years ago

Students stranded at airport because of storms get help from Delta

Two Delta agents contacted headquarters and managed to find a spare, empty plane to fly the group of fifth graders and chaperones from Oklahoma City to Virginia.
4 years ago
Students stranded at airport because of storms get help from Delta
4 years ago

Delta debuts planes with wider seats

Major upgrades are underway for the A-220 regional jet.
4 years ago
Delta debuts planes with wider seats
4 years ago
Delta flight declares emergency after being struck by lightning
4 years ago

Overheated battery pack in overhead bin sparks fire aboard Delta plane

The aircraft was about to take off when the fire started; a flight attendant rushed over with a fire extinguisher and stopped the blaze from spreading.
4 years ago
Overheated battery pack in overhead bin sparks fire aboard Delta plane
4 years ago

Violent turbulence rocks Delta flight, injuring at least 3 passengers

The plane took off from California and was en route to Seattle, but was forced to divert to Reno, Nevada.
4 years ago
Violent turbulence rocks Delta flight, injuring at least 3 passengers
4 years ago

Delta bets on bigger seats in smaller planes with new A220

The U.S. debut of the smaller jet bucks the trend of shrinking seats.
4 years ago
Delta bets on bigger seats in smaller planes with new A220
4 years ago

Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights

The new policy will also prevent passengers from traveling with service and support animals that are less than 4-months-old, regardless of flight length, the airline said.
4 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
4 years ago

Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights

The restrictions will take effect on Feb. 1.
4 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
5 years ago

Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing

As part of his plea agreement, Bolutife Olorunda will have to pay Delta $9,118.
5 years ago
Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing
5 years ago

Delta's new Boeing 777 features broadest seats of any wide-body U.S. airliner

Only Frontier offers wider economy seats than Delta.
5 years ago
Delta's new Boeing 777 features broadest seats