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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Flights temporarily grounded, delayed as Delta Air Lines experiences technical issue

Flyers on Delta Air Lines experienced delays as flights were temporarily grounded and web applications failed for almost an hour Thursday afternoon.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 9:06 a.m.

Delta CEO insists ‘we are not taking sides’ in U.S. gun debate

After Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the airline’s chief executive insisted Friday “we are …

Delta tax break at stake in spat with Georgia GOP over NRA

A tax break that would save Delta Air Lines millions of dollars on jet fuel purchases appeared to be sailing through the Georgia legislature without much opposition – until the …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5:37 p.m.

Seattle woman sues Delta, says she was groped on flight

A woman who says she was groped during an international flight, prompting her to launch a campaign to draw attention to such mid-flight assaults, sued Delta Air Lines on Tuesday …

Not real news: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:46 a.m.

Flight carrying Oklahoma City Thunder encounters bird

Delta Airlines officials said a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird when it was landing.

Florida man indicted in brawl on Delta flight to China

A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China …

UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 9:36 p.m.

FBI: Man accused of assault on flight is scheduled for court

The Florida man accused of assaulting a flight attendant on a Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Beijing on Thursday night is scheduled to appear in federal court on Friday, …

Delta will upgrade free snacks in the economy-fare cabin

If it’s true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline?

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 …

Delta struggles through third day of computer problems

Delta fliers faced delays, cancellations and more headaches Wednesday as the Atlanta-based airline struggled with its computer systems for the third straight day.

Spokane airport awaiting impact of Delta Air Lines meltdown

LONDON – Delta Air Lines says limited flights have begun several hours after a computer outage grounded its flights around the world and stranded thousands of people. The Atlanta airline …

Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares – even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times.

Airlines match third airfare hike of 2016

Despite slumping fuel costs that are boosting profits for airlines, the nation’s largest carriers are increasing their fares $10 per round trip, the third increase of the year.

Delta to add Spokane-Seattle flights

Alaska Airlines will once again face competition for flights between Spokane and Seattle. Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday that it will add four departure and four return flights between the …

Medical Examiner identifies teen who died on flight

Zachary Bisiar, 16, died of a rare disease during a flight from Seattle to Atlanta diverted to Spokane on Saturday, the Spokane County Medical Examiner reported.