Delta Air Lines News Stories

Delta to Buy 20 Percent LATAM Stake

September 26, 2019

Delta Air Lines on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire a 20 percent stake in Chile-based airline group LATAM for USD$1.9 billion.


Delta Buys Into Korean Air Parent Company

June 20, 2019

Delta Air Lines has bought a 4.3 percent stake in Korean Air’s largest shareholder, and aims to push its holding to 10 percent.


US Tentatively Awards Tokyo Haneda Slots

May 16, 2019

The US Department of Transportation has proposed four US airlines to provide new daytime flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport.


Virgin Atlantic Codeshare Adds Air France, KLM Flights

March 6, 2019

Virgin Atlantic is expanding its codeshare offerings with the addition of Air France-KLM flights on routes from the UK to the US via Paris and Amsterdam.


American, Delta Fined For Tarmac Delays

February 28, 2019

The US Transportation Department has fined American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating federal rules prohibiting long airport tarmac delays.



US Carriers Apply For New Tokyo Haneda Slots

February 21, 2019

American, Delta and United airlines are bidding for slots at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport after the US and Japan agreed new slot availability.


EU Clears Air France-KLM Purchase Of Virgin Atlantic Stake

February 12, 2019

The European Commission has approved the joint acquisition of Virgin Atlantic by Air-France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Group, concluding that there are no competition concerns over the deal.


Delta Introduces Airbus A220 To Commercial Service

February 7, 2019

Delta Air Lines has introduced its Airbus A220 with a Thursday departure from New York La Guardia, the first commercial flight of the aircraft by a North American airline.


US East Coast Airports Recovering After Delays

January 25, 2019

New York-area airports were reporting normal delays on Friday evening after ATC staff shortages and an FAA ground stop halted arrivals for a time at LaGuardia airport earlier in the day.


Delta Postpones Airbus A220 Launch

January 25, 2019

Delta Air Lines has postponed the introduction of its new Airbus A220s, due to certification delays caused by the US federal government shutdown.