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Delta LAX Plan Gives the Airline More Gates Than United or American – Details on the Relocation to Terminals 2 & 3

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Last month LAX authorities provided updates to all airline occupants on Delta’s proposed move from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3. BrianSumers provides an excellent outline of what was covered including a new Delta connector inside security to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.  The plan calls for Delta to move into the new terminals…

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Delta Offering Early Boarding Privileges to Sports Fan Wearing Local Team Apparel, Expanding to MLB?

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Who needs status, go buy some local gear instead! Delta has been battling to become one of LA’s favorite carriers and during the recent NHL playoff run, the carrier offered early boarding privileges to any passenger who arrived at LAX wearing LA Kings gear including shirts, hats, shorts, and jerseys. Well, word from a friend who works…

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Delta Says No New International Flights from Seattle until New Terminal Is Completed

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Delta says that they won’t be adding any new international flights to Seattle until the new International Arrivals Facility is completed (estimated to be some time in 2019). As per the Puget Sound Business Journal: Delta CEO Ed Bastian said his airline is “facility-constrained” because of congestion as people move through customs. “It would be difficult to…

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As Delta Celebrates “Best Airline on Planet”, Looks to Fix Regional Carriers and Security Lines

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At a media event for reporters at the end of April, Delta noted all of their achievements (profits, operational reliability, customer service), before jumping into improvement areas that they call “tough” – operational and financial problems at regional carriers and TSA understaffing. “Now we are focused on brand perfect days” which would include the 2,400 of…

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Delta Flight Attendant Charged w/ Stealing 1,500 Mini-Bottles of Liquor, Selling on Criagslist

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A Delta flight attendant was charged today with stealing 1,500 mini-bottles of liquor and selling them online. The 28-year-old Memphis based attendant supposedly would put the bottles of gin, rum, vodka, and whisky in her bag after the flight and post them on Craigslist. Delta sells them in-flight for $8, she was only asking for…

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Delta: Committed Long-Term to Shanghai Hub over Tokyo, Real Reason for Lack of Korean Partnership

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In an interesting interview from earlier this month, Delta’s new CEO Ed Bastian notes that the airline is committed to Shanghai instead of Tokyo for a long-term Asian hub with partner China Eastern and that in the short-term some international flying may have to be cutback given weak foreign economies, security threats, and increasing fuel…

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