Stories tagged: Delta
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 9 a.m.
Delta topped third-quarter profit expectations with strong travel demand pushing ticket prices higher.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Delta Air Lines raised its fee for a first checked bag to $30, following in competitors’ footsteps as U.S. carriers expand efforts to offset stubbornly higher fuel prices.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
The news that JetBlue and United Airlines have raised fees for checked bags and some flight cancellations has provoked two U.S. senators and a congressman who are calling for “relief …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Delta Air Lines executives expressed confidence Thursday that they can raise prices high enough to cover a fuel bill that is likely to be $2 billion more this year than …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Delta Air Lines is investigating the death of an 8-year-old pet dog during a layover at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, en route from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Delta now says that payment-card information for about “several hundred thousand” airline customers may have been exposed by a malware breach last fall that also hit Sears and other companies.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
An 8-week-old puppy headed to his new home in Idaho was mistakenly flown thousands of miles around the country, landing in at least four other states before reaching his destination, …
Sun., March 4, 2018
Delta Air Lines Inc. is studying whether to end discounts for “politically divisive” organizations, after a firestorm over its decision to terminate a deal with the National Rifle Association.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Republicans in the Georgia legislature took a step Wednesday toward fulfilling the GOP lieutenant governor’s vow to punish Delta Air Lines for severing business ties with the National Rifle Association. …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
Delta’s decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association has prompted some Georgia Republican lawmakers to question whether the Atlanta-based airline should get a tax cut on jet …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
The National Rifle Association, and now the state of Florida, faced a growing backlash Saturday as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
An engine issue forced an Atlanta-bound plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
American Airlines and Delta are reviving a deal that lets them put passengers on each other’s planes when travelers are stranded by disruptions such as winter storms and computer outages.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Delta Air Lines has picked Europe’s Airbus over Boeing for a huge order of new jets.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 4 a.m.
A bogus pet-shipping website that tricks people into thinking they’re dealing with Delta Air Lines is also linked to a scam that preys on people hoping to buy dogs such …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Delta Air Lines is apologizing after an argument between a pilot and a flight attendant delayed a flight from New York to Portland, Maine.
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to resolve government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
The wide-bodied Boeing 747 was once known as the queen of the skies, an instantly recognizable behemoth revered for its luxury and spaciousness. Now the 747’s days as a passenger …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Delta Air Lines is banning for life a passenger who rudely professed his support for Republican President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn’t on a flight to Pennsylvania, the …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
As flight cancelations and delays move into their fourth day, Delta Air Lines isn’t providing details on a “small fire” Monday at its data center and whether that fire – …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines on Friday paid out $1.5 billion in profit sharing to employees, including $541 million to its 33,000 employees in Atlanta.
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013, 4:13 p.m.
A Delta flight from Vancouver, B.C., was forced to land in Spokane when a young child on board had an allergic reaction. The girl is recovering.
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013, 3:17 p.m.
A Delta flight from Seattle to Atlanta was forced to land in Spokane after a 16-year-old passenger suddenly died.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2012, 10 p.m.
Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Costa Rica was diverted to Tampa, Fla., on Sunday evening after a couple from Germany became unruly.
Wed., June 9, 2010, 2:22 p.m.
Two children, including a Spokane boy, traveling on Delta as unaccompanied minors through the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport were put on the wrong connections and ended up far from where they …
Fri., Dec. 25, 2009, 6:16 p.m.
Increased security in response to the attempted terrorist bombing of a plane landing in Detroit likely won’t require much extra passenger time at the Spokane International Airport.