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Delta reconnects customers across the pond as U.K. reopens to vaccinated travelers

Delta to restart Seattle and Detroit service to London Heathrow in October, adding more New York-JFK flights. U.K. welcoming fully vaccinated Americans without any quarantine requirement whilst Delta’s FlyReady tool takes the guesswork out of travel between the U.S. and London. Delta is ramping up service across the pond to nearly 30 weekly flights this […]

Delta keeping you safe with blocked middle seats, hospital-grade air filters and more

From providing more space to extensive cleaning, Delta has put in place more than 100 measures to ensure a safe experience for our customers and employees, known collectively as the Delta CareStandard. Your safety is our highest priority from the moment you check in for your flight until you collect your bag at your destination, […]

Harvard study: Enhanced cleaning onboard airplanes helps reduce infection risk

Disinfecting aircraft cabins is a key part of a multi-layered public health risk-reduction strategy, according to a technical bulletin published this week by faculty at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The findings support Delta’s extensive cleaning practices, including our industry-leading commitment to electrostatic spraying of high-touch surfaces using high-grade disinfectant on every flight, every day.   While contaminated […]

Delta Airlines & Lysol team up to uncover what’s next for safe surfaces at airports and onboard

Delta hosted a team of experts from RB, the makers of Lysol®, at New York’s LaGuardia Airport this month, providing a firsthand look at what our employees and customers experience every day as we work together with Lysol to develop new, innovative disinfecting protocols for both the airport and onboard experience.  “[Lysol’s] focus on customer service and […]

Delta extends loyalty benefits further into 2021, offers more flexibility for award travel

To give customers more time to enjoy their benefits, Delta is extending benefits for some Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members, Delta Sky Club Memberships and more. Delta Sky Club Memberships, select Delta SkyMiles Amex Card benefits extended further into 2021 No fees to change or cancel a domestic award ticket for all SkyMiles Members […]

Delta Flight 89 Returns to LAX Reporting Engine Issue

Delta Airlines Flight 89 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) returned to LAX shortly after takeoff after experiencing engine issues. The plane reportedly dumped its fuel over several schools before it made its emergency landing. The BBC reported that at least 60 people, mostly children, were treated for skin […]

Delta teams carry 13,000 pounds of supplies to Bahamas, 100 evacuees to Nassau

Delta carried more than 13,000 pounds of supplies from Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas on Sunday and Monday. Delta completed two humanitarian flights from Marsh Harbour to Nassau, carrying more than 100 evacuees. Regular Bahamas flight schedules have resumed with the exception of Marsh Harbour, which remains closed.  After Hurricane Dorian left behind devastated communities […]

Delta relief flight to Bahamas evacuates Dorian survivors, delivers 4,700 pounds of supplies

Delta Flight 9994 departed Ft. Lauderdale Sunday morning, landing at 10:59 a.m. at the Marsh Harbour Airport to deliver 4,700 pounds of critical supplies. Once supplies were unloaded, the flight departed for Nassau with 72 evacuees. Supplies delivered onboard the MD-88 include non-perishable food, water, diapers, formula, underwear and socks for survivors. In coordination with the […]

Delta to debut reinvented international Main Cabin experience

First-of-its-kind service will launch for Main Cabin customers on international flights in November Customers can expect to be impressed on board Delta’s international routes* starting this November when the airline debuts its industry-leading Main Cabin experience. Free “Welcome Aboard” cocktails featuring Bellinis to start, hot towel service and mix-and-match options for premium appetizers and larger […]

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 […]