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April 10, 2024 at 9:42 PM

Delta Air Lines posts a narrow Q1 profit and says travel demand remains strong despite flight scares

Delta Air Lines has reported a small first-quarter profit and says travel demand is strong heading into summer
April 10, 2024 at 9:42 PM
2 months ago

Delta offering special flight to view total solar eclipse

Delta says passengers will have "premium viewing" due to the A200-300 aircraft’s extra-large windows.
2 months ago
Delta offering special flight to view total solar eclipse
2 months ago

Delta offering special flight to view total solar eclipse along the path of totality in April

Delta says passengers will have "premium viewing" due to the A200-300 aircraft’s extra-large windows.
2 months ago
Delta offering special flight to view total solar eclipse in April
3 months ago

FAA investigating after Delta Boeing plane loses front nose wheel before takeoff

The FAA said Tuesday it will investigate after a tire under the front nose of a Delta Boeing 757 fell off one of the wheels and rolled down a nearby embankment.
3 months ago
FAA investigating after Delta Boeing plane loses front nose wheel before takeoff
3 months ago

Airplane loses nose tire while taxiing

The FAA is investigating why a tire fell off a Boeing 757 jet as it was preparing to leave for Colombia from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
3 months ago
Airplane loses nose tire while taxiing
3 months ago

Retiring Delta pilot gets huge sendoff for final flight

Randy DeGroot brought his wife of more than 40 years on his final flight and thanked her for her years of devotion.
3 months ago
Retiring Delta pilot gets huge sendoff for final flight
4 months ago

Roughly 270 Delta passengers stranded in remote Canadian town for nearly 24 hours

Due to a mechanical issue, the flight from Amsterdam to Detroit was forced to divert to Goose Bay Airport.
4 months ago
Roughly 270 Delta passengers stranded in remote Canadian town for nearly 24 hours
4 months ago

Delta flight carrying 270 diverted to remote Canadian town

Delta flight 135 from Amsterdam to Detroit diverted to Goose Bay Airport in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10.
4 months ago
Delta flight carrying 270 diverted to remote Canadian town
6 months ago

Former Delta pilot indicted for allegedly threatening co-pilot with gun during flight

A former Delta Airlines pilot has been indicted for allegedly threatening his co-pilot with a firearm on an August 2022 flight. He will appear in court on Nov. 16.
6 months ago
Pilot indicted for allegedly threatening co-pilot with gun during flight
7 months ago

Delta CEO admits policy changes 'went too far,' plans for modifications

Airline experts weigh in on the changes Delta Air Lines is implementing for its SkyMiles loyalty program.
7 months ago
Delta CEO admits policy changes 'went too far,' plans for modifications
7 months ago

Possible lightning strike causes midair scare on Delta flight

The pilot declared an emergency due to "multiple systems failures," saying the plane was struck by lightning.
7 months ago
Possible lightning strike causes midair scare on Delta flight
8 months ago

Images show aftermath of severe turbulence that injured 14

Fourteen passengers and crew members suffered injuries Tuesday night on a Delta flight from Milan to Atlanta.
8 months ago
Images show aftermath of severe turbulence that injured 14
9 months ago

Delta plane makes hard landing after tires blow out

Passengers were evacuated through the emergency slides after making a hard landing at the Atlanta airport Wednesday.
9 months ago
Delta plane makes hard landing after tires blow out
9 months ago

1 hospitalized after Delta plane sits on simmering Las Vegas tarmac for hours

An Atlanta-bound flight sat delayed on the tarmac at Harry Reid International Airport for at least three hours, according to passengers.
9 months ago
1 hospitalized after Delta plane sits on simmering Las Vegas tarmac for hours
9 months ago

Delta passengers fall sick while waiting on Vegas tarmac in triple-digit temperatures; DOT investigating

At least one Delta passenger was taken to the hospital for heat-related illness after the plane sat on the tarmac in Las Vegas, where temperatures reached triple digits.
9 months ago
Passengers fall sick while waiting on tarmac in triple-digit temps; DOT investigating
10 months ago

Delta flight makes emergency landing without gear

A Delta plane landed safely at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday morning without its front landing gear.
10 months ago
Delta flight makes emergency landing without gear
10 months ago

Delta flight diverted after slide accidentally deploys

A Delta Air Lines crew member was taken to the hospital after an emergency slide deployed inside the aircraft.
10 months ago
Delta flight diverted after slide accidentally deploys
1 year ago

Suspected unruly passenger to appear in court after Delta jet diverted

Officials say airline personnel were forced to restrain the unruly and intoxicated U.S. man before he apparently broke free, causing nearly half a dozen passengers to reportedly help subdue him.
1 year ago
Suspected unruly passenger to appear in court after Delta jet diverted
1 year ago

Delta offers new perks for passengers

SkyMiles members will now get free inflight Wi-Fi.
1 year ago
Delta offers new perks for passengers
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to smoke in cabin
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Delta charters jet to deliver left luggage to US
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Delta Airlines delivers lost luggage
2 years ago

Delta CEO apologizes for cancellations, delays

Delta expects more than 3 million travelers during the long travel weekend.
2 years ago
Delta corporate workers to check in customers, help with baggage at airports
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Delta Airlines changes how it pays flight attendants
3 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
3 years ago
A passenger forces Delta flight to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta passenger allegedly makes terroristic threats, assaults flight attendants
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta will require vaccines for all new hires
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta cancels flights after announcing it will fill middle seats
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta Air Lines CEO reacts to backlash over Georgia’s new voting law
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta will now serve canned cocktails, mini-sodas, Starbucks and snacks in April
3 years ago

Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike

The Jazz were leaving Salt Lake City to travel to Memphis.
3 years ago
Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike
3 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.
3 years ago
Crash landing for seabird
3 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.
3 years ago
FAA proposes $27,500 fine for passenger who allegedly hit flight attendant
3 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
3 years ago
Delta's 'COVID-free' flights to Europe allow passengers to skip quarantine
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta adds 460 people to no-fly list for refusing to wear masks
4 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
4 years ago
How a woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID
4 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.
4 years ago
Delta reveals new precautions for flights
4 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.
4 years ago
Delta Airlines announces $1B pledge to go 'carbon neutral'
4 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.
4 years ago
Delta employees receiving an extra paycheck
4 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.
4 years ago
Delta Airlines faces air quality violation, lawsuit after jet fuel dumped on people
4 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.
4 years ago
FAA investigating Delta jet's fuel dump over several schools
4 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.
4 years ago
Aircraft releases jet fuel over schools before emergency landing
4 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.
4 years ago
Plane dumps fuel onto Los Angeles schools
4 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.
4 years ago
Delta flight evacuated in Spain
5 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.
5 years ago
Vegas casino and Delta Air Lines join forces to help UK couple get married
5 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.
5 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged theft of over $250,000 at JFK
5 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.
5 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
5 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.
5 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
5 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.
5 years ago
The air scare for Delta passengers
5 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.
5 years ago
Video shows Delta pilot charged with trying to fly while intoxicated before arrest