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Delta to offer quicker lines for a fee

Delta to offer quicker lines for a fee

ATLANTA, June 23 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines has teamed up with Verified Identity Pass of New York City to provide quicker lines for passengers, the airline announced.

Delta, Northwest reach merger deal

ATLANTA, April 14 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines Monday agreed to merge in a $3.1 billion deal that would result in the world's largest airline, The New York Times said.

Delta Air Lines to cut jobs, park jets

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday it will park jets and cut jobs in an effort to keep costs in check during an era of escalating fuel costs.

Report: United renews interest in Delta

CHICAGO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Sources say United Airlines has renewed its interest in merging with Delta Air Lines now that talks have stalled between Delta and Northwest Airlines.

Delta chief reported ready to talk merger

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines was reported Friday about to explore a possible merger with Northwest or United Airlines.

Delta Air evaluates merger possibilities

ATLANTA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday it was evaluating possible mergers following pressure from a New York hedge-fund investor.

Delta Air names ex-Northwest chief as CEO

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday it named U.S. board member and former Northwest Airlines Corp. Chief Executive Richard Anderson as its new leader.

Air France, Delta in joint-venture talks

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) -- Air France-KLM SA unit Air France confirmed a French newspaper report Monday it was in talks with Delta Air Lines Inc. about forming a joint venture.

Delta Air Lines cuts first quarter loss

ATLANTA, April 23 (UPI) -- As it prepares to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of the month, Delta Air Lines Monday reported it had sharply cut its first quarter net loss. The Atlanta-based air carrier reported a net loss of $130 million, compared with $2.07 billion a year ago, the

Delta says creditors OK reorganization

ATLANTA, April 16 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday creditors overwhelmingly approved its reorganization plan, positioning the No. 3 U.S. carrier to emerge from bankruptcy.

Delta Air executive joins JetBlue

NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- JetBlue Airways said Tuesday it hired a former Delta Air Lines executive to be its operations vice president at Kennedy International Airport in New York.

Delta cancels Air Canada contract

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 6 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. canceled an aircraft-maintenance contract with Air Canada, triggering the loss of 700 jobs, Air Canada said Tuesday.

Delta hopes to end bankruptcy in April

ATLANTA, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines plans to exit bankruptcy as an independent company as soon as late April, the U.S. airline says.

Delta bids for Atlanta-Shanghai service

ATLANTA, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines has made an early pitch to operate daily Atlanta-to-Shanghai, China, service after the bankrupt U.S. carrier missed out on service to Beijing.

Delta seeks OK to buy 30 regional jets

ATLANTA, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines is seeking permission to buy 30 regional jets it plans to use to expand its network and upgrade service, U.S. Bankruptcy Court papers say.

US Airways not miffed at Delta snub

PHOENIX, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- US Airways, which made an unsolicited $8 billion takeover bid to Delta Air Lines, says it's no surprise that Delta rejected its merger offer.

Delta recovery plan rejects US Airways bid

ATLANTA, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines filed a Chapter 11 reorganization plan Tuesday urging creditors to let the company work out of bankruptcy on its own.

US Airways offers $8B for Delta Air Lines

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- US Airways Group Inc. is offering to buy bankrupt Delta Air Lines Inc. for about $8 billion in cash and stock.

Delta, Northwest recall furloughed staff

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines, about to emerge from U.S. bankruptcy court, are recalling hundreds of furloughed pilots and flight attendants.

Delta puts regional jets up for bid

ERLANGER, Ky., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc., operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, said Tuesday it was seeking bids for its regional jet service.

Delta wants relief from its pension costs

ATLANTA, June 16 (UPI) -- Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines disclosed Friday that it will, as expected, seek to have the U.S. government take over its pension obligations.

Delta Air Lines closing two facilities

MIAMI, June 7 (UPI) -- Bankrupt Delta Air Lines will close a 500-employee call center in Miramar, Fla., and another center in Alabama in a cost-cutting move.

Delta pilots vote on contract in late May

ATLANTA, April 24 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines pilots will vote on a proposed contract that would extend a 14 percent pay cut made in December.

Delta, pilots in tentative labor pact

ATLANTA, April 14 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Delta Air Lines said Friday it reached a tentative agreement with its 6,000 pilots on unspecified compensation reductions.

Delta offer renews pension fears

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Bankrupt Delta Air Lines of Atlanta, which is negotiating with its pilots, has offered a combined $300 million payment if it terminates pilots' pensions.
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