All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Delta’

Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats

Today Delta Air Lines announced that it will spend over $770 million through 2016 to refurbish 225 of its domestic narrowbody planes, including the Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, bolstering its stock price after seeing a strong 2013 holiday. Planned upgrades will include the addition of slim-line seats with adjustable headrests, power at every seat, restroom overhauls …

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Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really?

Delta Airlines is expected to spend $770 million over the next 3 years on a major interior overhaul to most of its planes. The airline announced Wednesday that it will install new seats and bigger bins on 225 of its planes within the U.S. Delta said Wednesday that each of the new seats on the 225 planes will have electrical power to improve passenger comfort. …

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Delta New Seats, Overhead Bins To Be Installed

Delta Air Lines is planning for a huge overhaul that will effect many members of their fleet, with the renovations planned including talk of new seats, larger overhead bins, and electrical power outlets for every seat. The news comes as a pleasant surprise to many frequent flyers, and for good reason; the renovations are set to take place on 225 …

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Last DC-9 Retired by Delta Airlines

Following a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Monday, Delta retired the last of its DC-9 aircrafts after nearly 50 years of use. The DC-9 was the oldest passenger plane left in service in the United States. It was originally constructed by McDonnell Douglas in 1965, and its production was halted in 1982. Throughout its run, 976 total DC-9 planes …

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Delta Sued Over Noncompliance with California Privacy Law

The state of California has filed the first lawsuit as a result of their new app privacy initiative, and the target is Delta airlines. Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the civil suit, claiming that the app fails to have a clear privacy policy, despite collecting tons of personal information for users. The complaint alleges that since at least 2010, Delta …

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Monkeypox Scare May Have Been Caused by Bed Bugs

Monkeypox? On an airplane? Sounds like the beginning of a really bad SyFy original movie. Had the rash been on someone like Eric Roberts or Carmen Electra, this whole thing would have been insanely hilarious. Then again, all of that stuff is kind of funny until it happens in the real world. Such is the case with Delta Airlines Flight …

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Delta Jet Rolls Off Runway In Atlanta

It is being reported that jet sustained significant damage when it rolled off a taxiway at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta which is the world’s busiest airport. Delta Air Lines spokesman Eric Torbenson tells The Associated Press mechanics were testing the engines of the Boeing 737 when they experienced a problem with the braking system around 5 a.m. Tuesday. Torbenson says the …

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Penguins Take Flight

Delta Flight 486 from Atlanta to New York on March 8th had two very special guests flying in First Class. Pete and Penny, penguins from Sea World, surprised their fellow passengers as they waddled up and down the aisles. Before giving these little guys the opportunity to move freely about at an altitude of 30,000 feet, the captain asked if …

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Delta Adds Pay to Download Content

Delta Airlines is adding pay-to-download content to their ever-growing selection of a la carte services. Passengers can access the airline’s wifi to get TV shows for 99 cents, and movies for $3.99. This content can be ordered without having to pay for wifi access as well, on longer U.S. flights, according to Delta. Delta has been expanding upon a variety …

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