All Delta Air Lines articles – Page 10

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    Delta posts $5.4bn Q3 loss, sees bright spots


    Delta Air lines reported a third quarter loss of $5.4 billion as the airline begins to regroup following a catastrophic summer brought on by the coronavirus global pandemic. 

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    Delta eyes potential Covid boost to regional flying


    Will the coronavirus pandemic cause a long-term bump in air travel from small- and medium-size airports?

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    United, American furlough 32,000 workers


    United Airlines and American Airlines have furloughed 32,000 employees after federal government financial aid ran out and was not extended.

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    Delta to retire aircraft and take up to $2.5b charge


    Delta Air Lines will retire more aircraft earlier than planned in an effort to streamline its fleet and cut costs as the air travel industry recovers from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Delta’s flight attendants and frontline staff avoid furloughs


    Delta Air Lines will not involuntarily furlough its flight attendants and ground-based frontline employees after 30 September, when the US CARES Act expires and airlines that have received payroll support funds will once again be free to lay off workers or cut pay.

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    Airline Business

    Why transatlantic return matters so much to airlines


    When Virgin Atlantic broke the news it would need to cut over 1,000 more jobs, even having secured its future within £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in refinancing commitments, it underlined just how damaging the failure to reignite the key transatlantic market was.

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    Delta and American follow United in abolishing change fees


    A day after United Airlines killed the long-hated change fee, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines have matched the Chicago-based carrier’s move, also pledging to “permanently” eliminate all change fees for domestic and some international travel.

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    Airline Business podcast: uncertainties prevail after bleak Q2 results


    Graham and Lewis discuss a bleak financial results season, as airlines count the costs of a ruinous April-June period while grappling with a bumpier-than-expected comeback in the current quarter.

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    Delta says road to recovery will be long and ‘choppy’


    Delta Air Lines has seen a few positive signals for a recovery after the coronavirus pandemic almost completely shut down air travel during April, as it was able to reduce cash burn amid a small increase in bookings, but the airline’s losses during the quarter indicate the industry’s crisis is still far from over.

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    Delta posts huge second-quarter loss as pandemic takes toll


    Delta Air Lines posted an adjusted pre-tax loss of $3.9 billion for the second quarter, even before fleet restructuring costs and investment write-downs widened its overall coronavirus crisis losses incurred for the period.

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    Major US airlines announce schedule changes


    The three US legacy passenger carriers have announced changes to their schedules after a four-month period in which capacity and demand had hit all-time lows due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Delta resumes flights to China this week


    Delta Air Lines will resume flights between the US and China, the first US carrier to do so since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, as travel restrictions and regulatory sparring between the two countries’ aviation authorities ease.

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    Delta and LATAM apply to DOT for codeshare approval


    Delta Air Lines and Chilean carrier LATAM have applied to the Department of Transportation for blanket approval to operate codeshare routes within each others’ networks.

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    Airline Business

    North American carriers hunker down through crisis


    While hard hit North American carriers may have found some comfort from state support packages and the size of its home markets, they have taken action swift action to limit cash burn to protect their businesses while waiting for passenger demand to return

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    Delta retires MD-88s and MD-90s


    Delta Air Lines marked the end of an era on 2 June when it retired its final McDonnell Douglas MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft, closing 34 years during which the types served as workhorses in the fleets of US carriers.

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    Airlines reinstate flights to US vacation spots as cities re-open


    As traditional US summer holiday spots like Orlando and Las Vegas begin loosening restrictions after an almost-three-month coronavirus-forced hibernation, airlines are seeing passenger interest rise to these destinations, but also across their networks.

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    KKR to buy six Delta A321s in sale-leaseback deal


    Investment company KKR has signed an agreement to buy six Airbus A321s from Delta Air Lines, which it will lease back to the Atlanta-based carrier.

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    ​Delta aims to reduce cash burn to zero by year-end


    Delta Air Lines says it aims to reduce its daily cash burn to zero by the end of the year as it begins to ramp up its schedule to accommodate a small uptick in demand after the global coronavirus pandemic decimated air travel several weeks ago.

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    Delta to retire 777s, completing shift to A350s


    Delta Air Lines says it will be retiring its Boeing 777 fleet by the end of 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt global travel, creating openings for airlines to permanently streamline their fleets and save money by shifting to more efficient aircraft.

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    Warren Buffett’s investment firm sells out of four major US carriers


    Renowned investor Warren Buffett has dumped his stakes in four major US carriers, four years after joking that his firm Berkshire Hathaway was set to benefit from airlines’ tendency to increase fares ahead of its shareholder events. Buffett disclosed the decision to shareholders during Berkshire Hathaway’s 2020 event on 2 ...