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Delta Air Lines to cut up to 7,000 jobs

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will cut 6,000-7,000 jobs, close its Dallas hub, and may file Chapter 11 bankruptcy by month's end.

Delta threatens bankruptcy

ATLANTA, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines of Atlanta, said Monday it would file for bankruptcy if it can't lower costs soon, CBSMarketwatch.com reports.

Canada grants Delta a large loan

OTTAWA, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines' Comair unit will become the first recipient of a new Canadian federal government loan program to stimulate Canada's aerospace sector.

Delta pilots offer big concessions

ATLANTA, July 21 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines' pilots union has more than doubled its offer of wage cuts to the Atlanta-based airline, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday.

Delta has 50-50 chance of bankruptcy

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- New York-based financial services firm JP Morgan Tuesday gave Delta Air Lines a 50-50 chance of bankruptcy, Cincinnati's Business Courier said.

Delta seeks $1B from its pilots

ATLANTA, July 6 (UPI) -- Atlanta's struggling Delta Air Lines intends to ask its pilots for more than $1 billion a year in labor cost concessions, USA Today reported Tuesday.

Delta creditors for bankruptcy committee

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 29 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines creditors have hired a California financial adviser to help steer a new committee seeking restructuring talks with the carrier.

Delta to clip Song's wings

ATLANTA, June 15 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Delta Air Lines plans to cut almost a third of the flights at its low-fare Song unit in September, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Air fare hike attempt fails

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 8 (UPI) -- The latest effort by major U.S. airlines to cover rising fuel costs with higher air fares has collapsed, the Star-Telegram reported Tuesday.

Delta loses another top executive

ATLANTA, April 15 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines' chief financial officer Michele Burns resigned in Atlanta Thursday, becoming the third top executive to quit in the last four months. Burns announced her resignation and her plans to join Mirant Corp. in the same post, the Atlanta Journal

Delta to add flights at JFK

ATLANTA, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines plans to increase flights at New York's Kennedy International Airport to better compete with JetBlue Airways, a report said Wednesday.

Delta replaces its chief executive officer

ATLANTA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines announced its chief executive officer will resign at the end of next month.

Delta's contract talks with pilots snag

CINCINNATI, July 23 (UPI) -- Contract talks between Delta Air Lines and its key pilots union have stalled after three weeks of concentrated negotiations.

Delta, Continental, Northwest to partner

Delta Air Lines will partner with Continental and Northwest Airlines, allowing passengers to share frequent flyer program and lounge benefits.

Delta cuts capacity 12 percent, cites war

ATLANTA, March 24 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines said Monday it would cut network capacity about 12 percent as demand fell due to the war in Iraq. Domestic and international locations will be affected starting March 27.
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Richard H. Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines, testifies before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation on the impact of consolidation on the aviation industry, focusing on the merger between Delta and Nortwest Airlines, on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. (IATA: DL, ICAO: DAL, Callsign: DELTA) (NYSE: DAL) is a United States airline based and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Delta operates an extensive domestic and international network, spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Australia. Delta began service to Sydney, Australia in July 2009, which made it the only current American carrier to serve every continent except Antarctica. Delta and its subsidiaries fly to over 375 destinations in 88 countries (excluding codeshare), across 6 continents. Delta is the only major U.S. carrier that flies to Africa and operates the two longest non-stop routes of all U.S. carriers from Atlanta to Mumbai and from Atlanta to Johannesburg on the Boeing 777-200LR.

Delta operates its largest hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and also maintains hubs at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City and Salt Lake City International Airport. Delta's Atlanta hub is the busiest airline hub in the world.

On October 29, 2008, Delta completed its merger with Northwest Airlines to form the world's largest commercial carrier. In February 2009, the airline began consolidating gates and ticket counters at airports where both Delta and Northwest operate. The consolidation will be completed by early 2010. Delta carries more passengers across the Atlantic than any other carrier worldwide.

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