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Delta Wins Approval at LAX to Upgrade & Move to Terminals 2 & 3 – $1.98B Plan

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A day prior to Delta’s big LGA announcement (see – Delta to Request End of LaGuardia Perimeter Rule in Exchange for Covering LGA Terminal Redevelopment Cost?), they officially announced a terminal relocation and $1.98B renovation project at LAX. Delta will move from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3. The plan also calls for a new…

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Delta Officially No Longer Largest Carrier at Memphis (MEM)

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The Memphis Business Journal  reports that American Airlines has taken over the title of largest carrier at Memphis International (MEM), a title held by Delta for years dating back to the days of the Northwest hub. American has increased flights by +35% over the last two years. In total, Memphis has added 86 flights since 2014 thanks…

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Delta to Request End of LaGuardia Perimeter Rule in Exchange for Covering LGA Terminal Redevelopment Cost?

New LGA

This is an interesting twist! Earlier in the week we reported that in addition to the Central Terminal renovation that has already begun, Delta plans to replace LGA Terminals C & D w/ a new 37 gate terminal. Delta is covering the bulk of the expenses for the new terminal and Bloomberg is now questioning whether Delta…

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Wider Seat Plane from Bombardier for Delta & Swiss – 19 Inch Middle Seats & Taller Bathrooms

Swiss CS100 2

Bombardier’s CS-100 with a 3-2 configuration was on display at the Farnborough Airshow last week. The aircraft can accommodate 108-133 passengers with 18.5 inch wide seats, besides the middle seats which are 19 inches! Bombardier says that the aircraft offers almost 2 inches more room than similarly sized jets from Airbus and Boeing.  The CS-100 also offers…

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Delta to Replace LGA Terminals C & D w/ New 37 Gate Terminal

New LGA

We finally have a few details regarding Delta’s future LaGuardia plans…set to include a new 37 gate terminal, larger than the new 35 gate Central Terminal terminal currently under construction.  The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey released an agenda for next Thursday’s board meeting and Politico noted the Delta terminal details. The previously announced…

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Delta Flight Diverted After Passengers Become Nauseous & Drowsy Due to Carbon Monoxide

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Delta flight 1817 from Atlanta (ATL) to Denver (DEN) was diverted to Tulsa, Oklahoma (TUL) yesterday after multiple passengers reported feeling ill with symptoms of nausea and drowsiness. According to the Tulsa Fire Department, many of the passengers who became sick had elevated levels of carbon monoxide. Once passengers were out of the aircraft and able…

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DOT Grants Havana Flights to 8 US Airlines – Airline & City Details Here

US Airlines to Havana

Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United have been tentatively granted rights to fly from the US to Havana, Cuba! In the tentative decision, DOT stated that this proceeding provides an opportunity to introduce scheduled service to Havana after more than 50 years of U.S.-Cuba services being absent altogether or limited only to…

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Delta to End Paris (CDG) -Pittsburgh (PIT) Service Early, Cut Frequencies

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Due to a “reduction in demand”, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Delta will end their Paris-Pittsburgh service in September rather than October. Weekly frequencies will drop to five days a week in September down from daily. Anthony Black, a Delta spokesman, on Monday attributed the cuts to weakening demand, not only for the Pittsburgh-to-Paris flight…

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