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June 13, 2021, 4:11 PM

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
June 13, 2021, 4:11 PM
A passenger forces Delta flight to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City
June 13, 2021, 3:36 PM

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.
June 13, 2021, 3:36 PM
Delta passenger allegedly makes terroristic threats, assaults flight attendants
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Delta will require vaccines for all new hires
1 month ago

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19
1 month ago
2 months ago

A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

Delta Air Lines says it lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, but the airline thinks it can be profitable by late summer unless there's a resurgence of COVID-19
2 months ago
2 months ago

A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

Delta Air Lines says it lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, but the airline thinks it can be profitable by late summer unless there's a resurgence of COVID-19
2 months ago
2 months 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 months ago
Delta cancels flights after announcing it will fill middle seats
2 months 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 months ago
Delta Air Lines CEO reacts to backlash over Georgia’s new voting law
2 months 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 months ago
Delta will now serve canned cocktails, mini-sodas, Starbucks and snacks in April
3 months ago

Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike

The Jazz were leaving Salt Lake City to travel to Memphis.
3 months ago
Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike
3 months 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 months ago
Crash landing for seabird
4 months 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.
4 months ago
FAA proposes $27,500 fine for passenger who allegedly hit flight attendant
6 months 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
6 months ago
Delta's 'COVID-free' flights to Europe allow passengers to skip quarantine
8 months ago

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

The news follows multiple confrontations over masks on US flights.
8 months ago
Delta adds 460 people to no-fly list for refusing to wear masks
1 year 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
1 year ago
How a woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta reveals new precautions for flights
1 year ago

Delta's 1st quarterly loss in 5+ years; worse is on the way

Delta Air Lines, the biggest and most profitable U.S. airline, is reporting a $534 million loss for the first quarter, a setback that will appear trivial when the full force of the pandemic is revealed in the current quarter
1 year ago
Delta loses $534 million in 1Q; much bigger losses looming
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta Airlines announces $1B pledge to go 'carbon neutral'
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta employees receiving an extra paycheck
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta Airlines faces air quality violation, lawsuit after jet fuel dumped on people
1 year ago

Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks

Delta Air Lines and its pilots want Washington to help them agree on a new contract for the pilots
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
FAA investigating Delta jet's fuel dump over several schools
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Aircraft releases jet fuel over schools before emergency landing
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Plane dumps fuel onto Los Angeles schools
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta flight evacuated in Spain
2 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.
2 years ago
Vegas casino and Delta Air Lines join forces to help UK couple get married
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged theft of over $250,000 at JFK
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
2 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.
2 years ago
The air scare for Delta passengers
2 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.
2 years ago
Video shows Delta pilot charged with trying to fly while intoxicated before arrest
2 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.
2 years ago
Pilot’s ‘suspicious’ behavior seen in video before intoxication arrest
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before flight
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta Airlines pilot arrested at airport on suspicion of intoxication
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta pilot removed from plane on suspicion of intoxication
2 years ago

Senate confirms former Delta executive as FAA administrator

A former Air Force pilot and Delta Air Lines executive has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the Federal Aviation Administration after overcoming opposition from Democrats who claim that he mistreated a whistleblower during his tenure at Delta
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
Flier describes hearing 'boom' before flight forced to land because of engine failure
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta flight forced to land after plane loses one of its engines
2 years ago

Nominee to lead FAA faces questions about tenure at Delta

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating safety questions at Delta.
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
Students stranded at airport because of storms get help from Delta
2 years ago

Delta profit surges and releases strong outlook

Delta is reporting a 30 percent profit surge.
2 years ago
Delta profit surges and releases strong outlook
2 years ago

Delta tops long-running ranking of US airlines

Researchers say overall U.S. airlines are getting fewer complaints.
2 years ago
Delta tops long-running ranking of US airlines
2 years ago

Delta debuts planes with wider seats

Major upgrades are underway for the A-220 regional jet.
2 years ago
Delta debuts planes with wider seats
2 years ago
Delta flight declares emergency after being struck by lightning
2 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.
2 years ago
Overheated battery pack in overhead bin sparks fire aboard Delta plane
2 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.
2 years ago
Violent turbulence rocks Delta flight, injuring at least 3 passengers
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta bets on bigger seats in smaller planes with new A220
3 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.
3 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
3 years ago

Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights

The restrictions will take effect on Feb. 1.
3 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
3 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.
3 years ago
Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing