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3 months 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 months ago
How a woman boarded a Delta flight without a boarding pass or ID
4 months 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 months ago
Delta reveals new precautions for flights
5 months 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
5 months ago
Delta loses $534 million in 1Q; much bigger losses looming
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Delta Airlines announces $1B pledge to go 'carbon neutral'
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Delta employees receiving an extra paycheck
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Delta Airlines faces air quality violation, lawsuit after jet fuel dumped on people
8 months 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
8 months ago
8 months 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.
8 months ago
FAA investigating Delta jet's fuel dump over several schools
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Aircraft releases jet fuel over schools before emergency landing
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Plane dumps fuel onto Los Angeles schools
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Delta flight evacuated in Spain
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Vegas casino and Delta Air Lines join forces to help UK couple get married
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged theft of over $250,000 at JFK
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta baggage handler arrested for alleged $250,000 theft
1 year 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.
1 year ago
The air scare for Delta passengers
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Video shows Delta pilot charged with trying to fly while intoxicated before arrest
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pilot’s ‘suspicious’ behavior seen in video before intoxication arrest
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before flight
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta Airlines pilot arrested at airport on suspicion of intoxication
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta pilot removed from plane on suspicion of intoxication
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Flier describes hearing 'boom' before flight forced to land because of engine failure
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Delta flight forced to land after plane loses one of its engines
1 year ago

Nominee to lead FAA faces questions about tenure at Delta

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

Delta profit surges and releases strong outlook

Delta is reporting a 30 percent profit surge.
1 year ago
Delta profit surges and releases strong outlook
1 year ago

Delta tops long-running ranking of US airlines

Researchers say overall U.S. airlines are getting fewer complaints.
1 year 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
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
2 years ago

Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights

The restrictions will take effect on Feb. 1.
2 years ago
Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights
2 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.
2 years ago
Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing
2 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.
2 years ago
Delta's new Boeing 777 features broadest seats
2 years ago

Dog dies during Delta Air Lines layover, cause unclear

The owner of a dog that died during a layover is seeking answers.
2 years ago
Dog dies during Delta Air Lines layover, cause unclear
2 years ago

Owner says Delta tried to 'cover up' dog's death

Michael Dellegrazie told ABC News his Pomeranian died on a flight from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey, while traveling in a kennel stored in the jet's cargo area.
2 years ago
Owner says Delta tried to 'cover up' dog's death
3 years ago

Republican lawmaker threatens Delta after airline nixes NRA discount

Casey Cagle said he would "kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta."
3 years ago
Republican lawmaker threatens Delta after airline nixes NRA discount
3 years ago

Delta Air Lines imposes new rules tightening leash on support animals

The move comes less than a year after a dog attacked a passenger.
3 years ago
Delta Air Lines imposes new rules tightening leash on support animals
3 years ago

Atlanta airport power outage could cost Delta Airlines $50 million: CEO

The news was first reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
3 years ago
Atlanta airport power outage could cost Delta $50 million: CEO
3 years ago

Delta flight attendant smashes wine bottle over disruptive passenger's head

The man, 23, lunged for the exit door, according to a criminal complaint.
3 years ago
Flight attendant smashes wine bottle over disruptive passenger's head
3 years ago

Delta Airways attempts to speed up the check-in process

A self-service baggage drop that uses facial recognition technology will be tested this summer.
3 years ago
Delta Airways attempts to speed up the check-in process
3 years ago

Delta apologizes to family kicked off flight

The airline said they refunded the travel for and provided compensation to a California family removed from a flight for refusing to give up their 2-year-old son's seat.
3 years ago
Delta apologizes to family kicked off flight
3 years ago

A family with young children is kicked off a Delta Air Lines flight

Official on board allegedly overheard telling the parents they risk jail and loss of children if they refused to cooperate after paying for seats.
3 years ago
A family with young children is kicked off a Delta Air Lines flight
3 years ago

Family kicked off Delta flight after refusing to give up seat used for toddler

Staff and the family disagreed over the toddler using a seat assigned to sibling
3 years ago
Family kicked off Delta flight after refusing to give up seat used for toddler
3 years ago

Delta kicks passenger off flight for restroom use

Passengers aboard a Milwaukee-bound flight recorded a fellow passenger being asked to leave the plane after he used a lavatory while the plane was taxiing.
3 years ago
Delta kicks passenger off flight for restroom use
3 years ago

Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency

A man said he was forced off a Milwaukee-bound Delta Air Lines flight.
3 years ago
Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency