Delta Air Lines

Delta Extends Glasgow to New York-JFK Service

Delta Air Lines has announced its longest ever season between Glasgow and New York-JFK, adding over 5,000 seats in each direction for summer 2019. The U.S. carrier has served Scotland’s largest city during the 2017 and 2018 summer seasons, with

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Crossing Borders

Delta Air Lines and WestJet are poised to strengthen ties after finalising plans for a transborder joint venture (JV).  The tie-up, which is subject to regulatory approval, was unveiled on July 19 and follows the memorandum of understanding signed last

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US Trade Body Backs Bombardier

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has overturned a ruling that Bombardier sold its C Series below cost price, buoyed by unfair state aid from Canadian and UK Governments. The four USITC commissioners unanimously dismissed a complaint from Boeing that

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Delta Goes with Airbus

Delta Air Lines has placed an order for 100 Airbus A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration) jets, with options for a further 100.  The Georgia-based carried has selected the Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM geared turbofan engines to power the aircraft.

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US Proposes Mega Tariffs for C Series

The US Department of Commerce has recommended placing a 220% tariff on imports of the Bombardier C Series.  The ruling, announced on September 26, effectively triples the price of the C Series in the US.  The decision came after Boeing

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Delta Launches LGA Overhaul

Delta Air Lines has broken ground on a new $4bn terminal at New York/LaGuardia.  The facility will replace two ageing examples and feature four concourses with 37 flexibly sized gates, which can accommodate every type in Delta’s fleet plus a

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ExpressJet Ending its Delta Connection

Atlanta-based ExpressJet Airlines has outlined plans to terminate its capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Delta Air Lines. The carrier, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest Airlines, said it had come to a “mutual” agreement to start winding down its remaining dual-class

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Virgin, Delta and Air France-KLM Join Forces

Air France-KLM Group will acquire a 31% stake in Virgin Atlantic as part of a new transatlantic joint venture (JV) with the UK carrier and its US stablemate, Delta Air Lines.  The Franco-Dutch group will pay the Virgin Group £220m

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Delta Alters Airbus Order

Delta Air Lines has agreed a deal for a further 30 Airbus A321ceos and deferred 10 of the 25 A350-900s it had scheduled for delivery between 2019-2020 by “two to three years”.  The Georgia-based carrier says it also retains “additional

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Virgin Extends Jet Airways Deal

Virgin Atlantic has expanded its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways.  The enhanced deal, introduced on April 19, is intended to improve connectivity between India and the US via London/Heathrow and increases co-operation between the two carriers to nine Virgin-operated routes

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