Delta Air Lines has revealed it will take a 20 per cent stake in LATAM Airlines Group. The deal, valued at US$1.9 billion, is likely to prove a blow to American Airlines, with the rival carrier having sought a joint-venture with the Chilean-based carrier to grow revenue in South America.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the UK and US from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin in serving Gatwick Airport together for the first time.
The agreement has been made possible by a recent decision by the United States Federal Aviation Administration to grant the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam CAT1 certification.
Customers will enjoy a new dining experience later this year when Delta debuts its new main cabin service. Complimentary welcome cocktails, featuring Bellinis, will be offered to start, while a hot towel service and mix-and-match option starters and mains are also to be introduced in November.
Delta Air Lines is bringing brand new cabins to UK skies in November with the launch of its new business class seat, offering more comfort and privacy. At the same time, the Atlanta, Georgia-based carrier will introduce its international premium economy cabin, Delta Premium Select.
Socks, an eye shade for that all-important rest on an overnight flight, and a toothbrush to refresh before landing. There are some things frequent fliers just can’t do without in their airline amenity kit.
Delta Air Lines has taken delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. Delta was the launch customer for the A330-900, ordering 25 in November 2014 and an additional ten last year.
The flight, which will operate daily during the summer, complements Delta’s existing Edinburgh-New York-JFK service which will become year-round in 2019, and means the airline offers two nonstop connections between the capital and United States every day this summer.
To commemorate the first anniversary of the partnership between Korean Air and Delta Air Lines, both airlines have unveiled a joint advertisement campaign, Greater One, that runs until July.
The first flight, operated as part of a joint venture with Delta Air Lines, was saluted by a water cannon on arrival and celebrated in speeches by airline and government officials.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta have announced plans to grow at London Gatwick – with the introduction of two new routes to Boston Logan and New York JFK from summer 2020.
Travel Portland and Delta Air Lines have come on board as official partners of adidas City Runs – 1 Hour, organisers CSM Active have announced.