NEW YORK CITY - A Delta jet from Atlanta bound for New York's LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport because of a problem with its hydraulic system. The plane went off the runway and into a grassy area after making the emergency landing around 9 p.m. Wednesday.... more »
GAINESVILLE, Fla.- On one of the busiest flying days of the year, Delta Air Lines canceled an Atlanta-bound commercial flight from Gainesville Regional Airport to accommodate the University of Florida men's basketball team. The team's charter plane was grounded Sunday afternoon by maintenance issues. The team was heading to Storrs,... more »
Delta Air Lines Inc. is buying almost half of British airline Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it aims to boost its share of the lucrative New York-to-London market.
Delta says it will form a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic, where the two airlines would share money from the... more »
A granite memorial marker is now in the Dallas Fort-Worth airport Founders Plaza to mark a tragic anniversary. It was 25 years ago Monday when135 people died as a Delta Airlines L-1011 crashed at DFW during a thunderstorm. Victims and first responders were remembered. Flight 191 was making a stop... more »
The Justice Department is examining the competitive effects of a proposed merger between Continental and United Airlines.
The department routinely examines airline deals, which may affect services and prices for consumers.
Justice Department spokeswoman Gina Talamona said Monday that the department's antitrust division "is looking at the proposed... more »
Delta Air Lines expected the improving revenue environment to continue in the months ahead, though sales of premium seats remain pressured.
Chief Financial Officer Hank Halter told investors at a conference Wednesday that Delta's revenue per available seat mile likely will show growth in the first half of 2010.... more »