Stories tagged: Delta
Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Delta: Data of ‘several hundred thousand’ customers exposed
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.
Delta accidentally sent a puppy on a dayslong trip across the country
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 rethinks discounts for ‘divisive’ groups after NRA fracas
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.
States seek to lure Delta as Georgia moves ahead on threat
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.
Delta tax cut stripped from Georgia bill after NRA feud
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.
Georgia Republicans upset after Delta cuts ties with NRA
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.
NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting
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.
Atlanta-bound Delta jet makes emergency landing in Nigeria
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, Delta revive deal to handle stranded passengers
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 orders 100 Airbus jets valued at over $12.7 billion
Delta Air Lines has picked Europe’s Airbus over Boeing for a huge order of new jets.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 4 a.m.
Delta: Probe uncovers ‘criminal scheme’ to scam pet owners
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 flight delayed by argument between pilot, attendant
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.
U.S. fines American, Frontier and Delta over violation claims
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.
Once the queen of the skies, the 747 will soon be just a flying truck
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 bans rude pro-Trump passenger for life, gives refunds
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.
Delta computer outage included ‘small fire’ at data center
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.
Delta pays out record profit sharing
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.
Flight makes emergency landing at GEG after toddler suffers allergic reaction
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.
Delta Air Lines flight forced to land when teenage passenger dies
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.
Unruly passengers divert Delta flight
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.
Delta puts unaccompanied Spokane boy on wrong flight
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.
Terrorist attempt likely won’t affect “passenger experience” in Spokane
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.