delta air lines inc (DAL) Key Developments
Delta Air Lines to Cut Undisclosed Number of Support Jobs
Oct 5 15
Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to cut an undisclosed number of management and salaried jobs to boost productivity in the face of sluggish revenue growth. The company would cut some salaried jobs but continue to hire flight attendants, pilots and other frontline employees. Delta has about 10,000 management and salaried workers.
Delta Air Lines, Inc. Adds Nonstop Daily Service from its Minneapolis-St. Paul Hub to Rome
Oct 5 15
Delta Air Lines is adding nonstop daily service from its Minneapolis-St. Paul hub to Rome during the peak summer season beginning May 26, 2016. Rome will be Delta's fifth long-haul international destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul and the 10th peak-day flight between the U.S. and Italy for summer 2016. The airline also operates flights from Minneapolis to Amsterdam, London, Tokyo-Narita and Paris. The service will be operated in conjunction with Delta's joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Rome will feature a full range of premium products, including full flat-bed seats with direct aisle access and a range of regionally inspired dining options in the Delta One cabin as well as Westin Heavenly Inflight Bedding and Tumi amenity kits. Customers flying in Delta Comfort+ benefit from up to four additional inches of legroom and up to 50% more recline than Delta's standard international Main Cabin seats as well as Sky Priority boarding. Throughout the aircraft, all passengers will have access to on-demand in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi enabling customers to stay connected at 30,000 feet. Delta operates more than 400 peak-day flights to more than 120 destinations from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Delta has invested more thanÂ $25 million to update restaurants featuring world-class cuisine, gate-house dining and iPads for customer use and ordering in concourse G. Delta has also made renovations to its Delta Sky Club on concourse F and offers Sky Priority services and gate area power recharging stations.
Delta Air Lines Provides Consolidated Passenger Revenue Results for the Quarter Ended September 2015
Oct 2 15
Delta Air Lines provided consolidated passenger revenue results for the quarter ended September 2015. For the quarter, consolidated passenger unit revenue fell 5% from a year ago, weighed down by foreign exchange rates, lower surcharges in international markets, and domestic yields. Unit revenue is seen declining 4.5% to 5.5% in the quarter.
Delta Air Lines to Add Four Weekly Year-Round Flights Between New York-JFK Hub and Tel Aviv
Sep 24 15
Delta Air Lines announced that it will add four weekly year-round flights between its New York-JFK hub and Tel Aviv beginning May 26, 2016. The new flights will be available for sale beginning Sept. 26, 2015. The additional flights will complement Delta's existing daily service to Tel Aviv for a total of 11 weekly flights between the two cities and third largest trans-Atlantic market. Delta will operate the added flights with a 291-seat, Boeing 777-200ER, which is Wi-Fi equipped so customers can stay connected at 30,000 feet. Delta's Tel Aviv flights feature full flat-bed seats with direct aisle access and a range of regionally inspired dining options in the Delta One cabin, with Westin Heavenly Inflight Bedding and Tumi amenity kits. Customers flying in Delta Comfort+ benefit from up to four additional inches of legroom and 50% more recline than Main Cabin seats, as well as priority boarding. Throughout the aircraft, all passengers have access to on-demand in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi.
Delta Air Lines Adds Nonstop Service from Raleigh-Durham to Paris
Sep 24 15
Delta Air Lines announced that it will connect the Research Triangle to the world with nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport beginning May 12, 2016. The flights will be available for sale beginning Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The flight will operate on the following schedule in conjunction with the airline's joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia using 164-seat, Boeing 757-200ER aircraft. Flight number: DL230, Departure: Raleigh-Durham, Arrival at 6:13 p.m. Paris (CDG) at 8:35 a.m and Flight number: DL231, Departure: Paris (CDG), Arrival at 10:45 a.m. Raleigh Durham1:57 p.m. From Delta's joint venture hub in Paris, customers can connect to more than 75 onward destinations throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing global access for a region with strong international ties through its world-class universities and global companies. The daily flight will be Delta's 13th destination from Paris and the only nonstop link between the two cities. International passengers flying in Delta's business class cabin, Delta One, enjoy a full range of premium products, including flat-bed seats with Westin Heavenly Inflight Bedding and Tumi amenity kits. Flights also feature Wi-Fi, power available at every seat and in-flight entertainment with hundreds of the latest TV shows, movies and more all on demand.