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Delta Air Lines books order for additional five Airbus A220 aircraft

Delta Air Lines has ordered five additional A220-100 aircraft, bringing to 95 the total number of orders placed, including both the A220-100s and A220-300s. The airline is the first to select the new increased maximum takeoff weight option for its entire fleet from 2020. Airbus announced in May that it would increase the maximum takeoff […]

Delta Sky Club Opens at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

​ The new Delta Sky Club is the latest investment Delta is making for Austin travelers. Just in time for summer travel, the newest Delta Sky Club and first at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will open for business today, May 21st. “Building on our unmatched operational excellence, award-winning customer service and the ability to easily connect […]

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft – an A220-100 to Delta Air Lines

The Canadian-made jet delivered to U.S.-based airline symbolises growing presence of Airbus in North America Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air […]

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 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 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 […]