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Delta Air Lines, Inc., typically referred to as Delta, is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline, along with its subsidiaries and regional affiliates, including Delta Connection, operates over 5,400 flights daily and serves 325 destinations in 52 countries on six continents. Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance.


Delta leaves soggy mess in storm-battered Louisiana [Video]

Delta leaves soggy mess in storm-battered Louisiana

Hundreds of thousands of residents in Louisiana were left without power while homes that took a beating just weeks ago from Hurricane Laura were now damaged further on Friday from Hurricane Delta...

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Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall In Louisiana [Video]

Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall In Louisiana

Hurricane Delta made landfall in the southwestern region of Louisiana as a Category 2 storm Friday. The center of the hurricane reached land about 6 p.m. near the town of Creole with top winds of 100..

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Louisiana prepares for Hurricane Delta [Video]

Louisiana prepares for Hurricane Delta

The streets of southwest Louisiana were deserted as a powerful Hurricane Delta approached, threatening to add misery to people struggling to recover from the damage inflicted by a hurricane less than..

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Hurricane Delta to Make Landfall in US as Category 3 Storm [Video]

Hurricane Delta to Make Landfall in US as Category 3 Storm

Delta is predicted to make landfall in the US sometime on Friday.

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Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun [Video]

Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun

Hurricane Delta rapidly lost strength before landfall near top Caribbean getaway Cancun on Wednesday, potentially saving the area's hotels, condos and Mayan indigenous villages from an onslaught..

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Delta: Aging Plane Problem [Video]

Delta: Aging Plane Problem

Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Delta Air Lines is often leading the charge when it comes to innovations in the airline industry but a top criticism is that its planes are too old. The country's..

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Delta To Furlough Nearly 2,000 Pilots In October [Video]

Delta To Furlough Nearly 2,000 Pilots In October

Delta To Furlough Nearly 2,000 Pilots In October

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Delta Air Lines loses US$5.3b in quarter

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The summer travel season was even worse than expected for Delta Air Lines, which lost US$5.38 billion in the third quarter as people hunkered down at home during the pandemic. Most of the loss stemmed..
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Delta reports $5.4 billion quarterly loss, illustrating how the pandemic is pummeling airlines

Delta Air Lines posted a massive $5.4 billion loss for the quarter ended Sept. 30, saying it plans to take additional steps cut its losses. - Published

As Delta departs, historic and furious hurricane season could soon follow

As once-mighty Delta exits, there is good news. The official end of hurricane season is Nov. 30, but severe storms late in the season are rare. - Published

Delta brings flooding to Lake Charles, Louisiana

The day after Hurricane Delta blew through Louisiana, residents started the routine again: trudging through knee-deep water to flooded homes with ruined floors and no power, and pledging to rebuild.. - Published

Thousands without power as Delta makes landfall

Several hundred thousand people are without power along the U.S. Gulf Coast after Hurricane Delta made landfall on Friday night. Delta is the 10th named hurricane to make landfall this year. CBS News..
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Live updates: Delta weakens to tropical storm; 780K without power as heavy rains, winds continue to pound Louisiana

Delta weakened to a tropical storm as it moved across Louisiana and into Mississippi, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power. - Published

Delta downgraded to tropical storm as it batters Louisiana

Heavy rain and strong winds are again pounding coastal Louisiana and portions of Texas and Mississippi after Hurricane Delta became the tenth named storm to hit the U.S. mainland in 2020. While it was..
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Live updates: Hundreds of thousands lose power as Delta drenches Gulf Coast

Hurricane Delta slammed the same region that was devastated by Hurricane Laura just six weeks ago.
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Hurricane Delta is the latest disaster in a vicious season

hurricane delta is the latest disaster in a vicious season
Local volunteers help board up a business ahead of Hurricane Delta on October 8th, 2020, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Residents along the Gulf Coast are bracing for the arrival of Delta, which is..
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Storm-ravaged Lake Charles prepares for Delta

Residents in south Louisiana are bracing to relive a nightmare Friday as rain bands from an approaching Hurricane Delta began soaking some areas. (Oct. 9) - Published

Hurricane Delta expected to make landfall as a Category 3, prompting evacuations in Louisiana

Louisiana is preparing for yet another powerful storm. Hurricane Delta is now a Category 3, likely to ravage the same area that Hurricane Laura slammed just six weeks ago. Lead national corespondent..
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Delta CEO on what the airline industry needs to survive

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian discusses what the airline industry needs to survive as the government works on a relief bill. Bastian also shares why he believes it's safe to be on an airplane during..
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Hurricane Delta live updates: Louisiana, still recovering from Laura, braces for another massive storm

Delta, a 120-mph Category 3 "major" "hurricane," is expected to make landfall. The state is reeling from Laura, which killed at least 26. - Published

Powerful hurricane Delta to hit Louisiana

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Hurricane Delta, which has now strengthened into a Category 3 storm, was growing more powerful and threatening to hit the US state of Louisiana on Friday, prompting mass evacuations, according to..
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Hurricane Delta smashes through Cancun, could gain Category 4 status before slamming Louisiana coast

Delta was expected to grow in size and strength, possibly reaching Category 4 status before slamming into Louisiana, probably as a Category 3 storm. - Published

Category four hurricane Delta roars towards Mexico's Cancun area

category four hurricane delta roars towards mexico's cancun area
Hurricane Delta, a slightly weakened but still dangerous category four storm, barrelled towards Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with winds of 215 km/h for an expected landfall south of the Cancun resort..
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Hurricane Delta rapidly intensifies into a Category 4 storm

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Tropical Storm Delta likely to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Delta is forecast to intensify with winds around 100 mph before making landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast around Friday
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Forecasters warn Potential Tropical Cyclone 26 could become hurricane and make landfall in Gulf Coast this week

The potential tropical cyclone, which would be named Delta, could become the 25th named storm in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. - Published

Delta 'investigating' after Republican Sen. Roger Wicker spotted not wearing mask on flight

"Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our people and our customers," Delta said, adding it was "investigating this incident." - Published

Tropical Storm Sally: United, Delta, American, Southwest issue flight waivers amid threat of hurricane

Airlines including United, Delta and Southwest have posted flight waivers for travelers concerned about flying amid threat of Tropical Storm Sally. - Published

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'You matter to us': Delta Air Lines upgrades Black traveler harassed by white flyer

Demetria Poe is applauding Delta Air Lines for "taking a stance" against racism and discrimination after she was harassed by her seatmate on a flight. - Published

Delta has banned 270 passengers for refusing to wear masks

CEO Ed Bastian tells employees the safety mandate "remains a top priority for reducing the spread of the virus."
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The airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly

the airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly
American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both said they would permanently eliminate fees associated with changing or canceling a flight. The news comes less than a day after United Airlines first..
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That didn't take long: Delta, American join United in ditching $200 change fee on US flights

The airlines' moves come 24 hours after rival United became the first U.S. carrier to eliminate the dreaded $200 fee. Southwest has never charged one. - Published

Airlines to shed tens of thousands of workers as pandemic aid expires

American will have 40,000 fewer employers than it did before virus hit; Delta to furlough 1,941 pilots in October.
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Flying to or from the Gulf Coast as Hurricane Laura approaches? Change your flight without fee

Due to fly in Hurricane Laura's path? Major airlines including United, Southwest, Delta, American and Spirit are issuing change fee waivers. - Published

Delta Air Lines to furlough 1,941 pilots in October

delta air lines to furlough 1,941 pilots in october
CHICAGO, Aug 24 (Reuters) — Delta Air Lines is set to furlough 1,941 pilots in October, the carrier said in a memo seen by Reuters on Monday that noted the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and..
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Gogo is trying to sell its commercial in-flight internet business

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Delta Air Lines Bought an Oil Refinery. It Didn’t Go as Planned.

Delta’s foray into oil refining illustrates some of the reasons the business was in trouble even before the pandemic. - Published

Airlines issue flight waivers as Tropical Storm Isaias slams the East Coast with tornadoes, heavy rain

Airlines, including United, American, Southwest, JetBlue and Delta, issued flight waivers amid Tropical Storm Isaias. - Published

Delta flight returns to gate, delayed after two passengers refuse to wear face masks

Two customers leaving Detroit Metro Airport refused to wear a face mask, which led to a delayed Delta flight. - Published

Why Delta Is Leaving Middle Seats Empty During the Pandemic

An executive for the airline explains its distancing practices and approach to cleaning at a time when its biggest rivals are selling all the seats they can. - Published

Southwest, Delta, American issue flight waivers as Hawaii braces for Hurricane Douglas

Airlines are issuing flight waivers as Hawaii braces for the impact of Hurricane Douglas amid the already crippling coronavirus pandemic. - Published

For those claiming health issues, Delta to require pre-flight evaluation for exceptions to mask policy

Starting Monday, anyone who books a Delta flight who requests an exemption from the policy must undergo an evaluation at the airport before boarding. - Published

Delta CEO says zero layoffs a possibility, promises empty middle seats beyond September

Delta said more than 17,000 of its 90,000 employees are taking early retirement, thousands more unpaid leave as the airline shrinks due to pandemic. - Published

Three people who traveled on recent Delta flight have tested positive for COVID-19

Three people who traveled on a recent regional Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Albany have tested positive for COVID-19. - Published

Freaked out about full flights during a pandemic? These airlines are still blocking seats – for now

Delta, Southwest, JetBlue and Alaska are among the airlines not filling planes to capacity amid the coronavirus pandemic. But be mindful of dates. - Published

Coronavirus: Delta to extend caps on passenger numbers

The airline has been capping the numbers on board its flights to no more than 60% of capacity.
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U.S., China to each allow four weekly flights for airlines; Delta to fly next week

The United States and China will each allow four weekly flights between the two countries, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday, easing a standoff on travel restrictions in the midst of..
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Delta rolling out COVID-19 testing for all employees

Delta Air Lines Inc is launching next week a program to test employees for active COVID-19 and antibodies under a partnership with the Mayo Clinic and Quest Diagnostics Inc, Chief Executive Ed Bastian..
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American, Delta say demand uptick helping cash burn; United requiring health checklists

American Airlines Group Inc and Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday that a modest recovery in demand was helping to slow daily cash burn rates in June after the U.S. government reported record low..
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Delta CEO, in employee memo, pledges stand against racism and injustice

Delta Air Lines Inc Chief Executive Ed Bastian said on Friday that the company will look at every area where it can "make an impact and take a stand against racism and injustice, from programs to..
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