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Delta Air Lines and easyJet consider Alitalia deal

Delta Air Lines and easyJet have confirmed they are in talks over the future of Alitalia. The American carrier and UK-based low-cost airline confirmed they have linked with Italy’s state-backed railway company Ferrovie dello Stato to examine a bid for the flag-carrier. Alitalia was placed in administration in 2017 after part owner Etihad Airways and […]

Delta Air Lines takes stake in Air France-KLM

Delta Air Lines is deepening its longstanding and industry-leading partnership with Air France-KLM Group with a €375 million investment to acquire ten per cent equity in the joint venture partner and a seat on the Air France-KLM board. Additionally, Delta, Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic will launch a combined long-term joint venture, supported by a […]

Delta Air Lines reaches latest in-flight entertainment milestone

Delta installed its 500th aircraft with seat-back entertainment this month, allowing more customers than ever to experience free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio. “Delta offers customers more aircraft with seatback entertainment than any airline in the world,” said Tim Mapes, Delta senior vice president and chief marketing officer. “Providing customers with more choice within their […]

Delta Air Lines orders a further 30 Airbus A321ceo planes

Atlanta, Georgia-based Delta Air Lines has placed an incremental order for 30 firm A321ceo aircraft. This order follows three previous Delta orders for the current engine option version of the largest Airbus A320 Family member. The airline took delivery of its first A321 in March of last year and has now ordered a total of […]

Delta and Korean Air discuss joint venture possibility

Delta Air Lines, currently the second largest carrier in the US, seeks to expand its presence in the Asian market, where a growing middle class spurs an increase in air travel. For this, it might partner up with South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air Lines, according to Bloomberg. The details of the prospective joint venture […]

Delta seeks to expand stake in Grupo Aeroméxico

Delta Air Lines has launched a cash tender offer through the Mexican Stock Exchange to acquire up to an additional 32 per cent of the outstanding capital stock of Grupo Aeroméxico for MXN$53 per share. The difference from the previously announced tender price of MXN $43.59 is the result of interim exchange rate movements and […]

Delta and Virgin Atlantic to co-locate at Heathrow Terminal 3

Switch will enhance seamless service for customers flying between U.K. and U.S. Delta Air Lines will operate exclusively from London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 3, effective Sept. 14, 2016.  Delta and Virgin Atlantic will now operate from the same terminal, making it easier for customers to manage their travel plans including any last-minute flight changes. Delta will transfer […]

Delta and Virgin Atlantic Strengthen Network Between U.S. and U.K.

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic have announced changes to their respective summer 2017 schedules to optimise their joint network between the USA and the UK. The move reflects the strong partnership between the two airlines, which is focused on offering customers more travel choices and flexibility. The changes are as follows: For Delta: A […]