Delta Air Lines and Korean Air will launch a new joint venture partnership that will offer customers world-class travel benefits across one of the most comprehensive route networks in the trans-Pacific market.
Thomas Brandt, sales manager, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, Delta Air Lines, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the booming European market, and tells us what the carrier is doing to combat the growth of the long-haul, low-cost carriers on valuable transatlantic routes.
Having taken up leadership of Delta Air Lines in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India in 2017, Corneel Koster has seen the carrier expand its operations in the region over the past 12 months. At the same time, Delta has completed two multi-billion-dollar aircraft orders as it continues to grow its fleet. Here we find out more.
Delta Air Lines has reported financial results for the December quarter 2017, revealing an adjusted pre-tax income for the period of $1 billion. The figure comes despite a $60 million impact from the combination of December’s power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and storm Benji.
Japan Airlines has led the world in on-time performance, according to OAG, a provider of flight information. Some 85 per cent of the carrier’s flights arrived on time last year, closely followed by All Nippon Airways, with 84 per cent, and Delta Air Lines, on 83 per cent.
Power has been resorted at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after an electrical fault caused a partial shut-down on Sunday evening. Tens of thousands of passengers were delayed following the incident at the busiest airport in the world.
Delta Air Lines today placed an order with Airbus for 100 of the manufacturer’s modern A321neo planes. The US-carrier has ordered the ACF, or Airbus Cabin Flex, configuration, of the aircraft.
Delta Air Lines has created a new world first – an interactive billboard dispensing prosecco to Londoners in the run up to Christmas. The campaign has been built to celebrate Delta’s latest on-board main cabin offering of prosecco for its international customers.
Delta Air Lines has begun selling its new Delta Comfort+ product on flights departing January 22nd and beyond in most trans-Atlantic markets.
Delta Air Lines has reinvented itself over the past decade, emerging from bankruptcy to become the preeminent American carrier. Poised to begin the next phase of its evolution with the introduction of the Airbus A350, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole finds out more.