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Delta Flight Cancelled at LGA after Van Crashes into Wing

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A Delta Connection flight from LaGuardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) was canceled yesterday afternoon after a van driving on the tarmac crashed into the wing of the plane according to the NY Post. Port Authority officials said that there were no injuries or significant damage to the plane. Passenger Rachel Zucker tweeted about her experience: My 10am…

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New Delta CEO: Growth & Improvements, Transition Was 1 Yr in Making

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Ed Bastian, who takes over Delta’s top post in May, told CNBC not to expect any major changes. He says the airline will “keep climbing” with continuous improvements and notes that the current business plan was put into place by a management team still fully committed to the same goals. “There are no substantive changes we’re anticipating,” the…

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Delta, United, AF, & LH Allow Crews to Switch from Zika Routes

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The New York Times is reporting that Delta, United, Air France, and Lufthansa are allowing flight attendants and pilots to switch from Zika impacted routes. In an internal memo on Jan. 28, seen by Reuters, United said expectant flight attendants as well as those seeking to become pregnant could switch routes to avoid Zika-affected regions without…

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Breaking: Delta’s CEO Richard Anderson Retiring, NWA CEO Takes Top Spot

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Effective May 2, 2016, Richard Anderson will retire as CEO as Ed Bastian (current Delta president and previous Delta CFO and NWA CEO) takes over the top spot. Anderson will become executive chairman of the airline’s board of directors. “His unique combination of strategic and operating skills, plus his commitment to employees, corporate culture, customers…

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Delta Announces New Wraps & United Restores Snacks Today on All North & Central American Flights

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Today, Delta adds three new Luvo wrap selections that are complimentary in Delta Comfort+ on JFK-LAX/SFO flights and available for purchase to all passengers on flights greater than 1,400 miles in the US, Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico. Luvo Southwest Grilled Chicken Wrap (470 calories) – Grilled chicken wrapped with a multi-grain salad (whole grain barley, millet, and…

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Hot Complimentary Dishes for Dinner @ Delta’s JFK T4 Sky Club – Surprised

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I’ve always liked Delta’s JFK T4 Sky Club (especially the Sky Deck), but I was surprised on my recent visit to find complimentary hot food options during dinner time. This is part five of an eight part trip report from my recent trip to Sydney: Virgin Australia Business LAX to Sydney Sheraton on the Park Sydney SkyTeam…

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Delta Joins American & United in Zika Refunds & Fee Free Changes

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Delta has now issued a travel waiver for passengers who are concerned about Zika and travelling to destinations reported by the CDC to be affected by the virus. Passengers can request a refund or fee free change to dates or destinations through February 29th. Customers may qualify for a change to alternate destinations, travel dates or a…

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American Cancels Way More Flights than Delta & United During Blizzard

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American, with hubs located in storm impacted New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Charlotte, canceled an amazing 6,096 flights according to OAG (32% of their Friday schedule, 38% Saturday, and 27% Sunday). That was more than both Delta and United by a very wide margin. United with hubs in New York and DC canceled 2,873…

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Trip Report & Review – Delta ONE Sydney (SYD) – LAX (BusinessElite)

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Prior to this flight, I had last flown a Delta B777-200LR round trip from Atlanta to Johannesburg a few years back…with regards to the hard product, not much if anything has changed. BusinessElite is now Delta ONE and service, food, and amenities are better, but these planes are definitely in need of some love and…

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