Tag: Delta

LAWA and Delta open $2.3b Delta Sky Way project

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Delta executives, members of Los Angeles’s Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) and other key stakeholders have celebrated the opening of the Delta Sky Way project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The project represents a joint $2.3b investment of...

Delta’s first new concourse at LaGuardia opens a milestone in $8B airport rebuild

Ten years ago, the idea of building a new LaGuardia - while keeping the existing airport running - seemed nearly impossible. But today, Delta unveiled its first new concourse at the airport, a 105,000-square-foot showpiece that signals the airline’s exciting future in New York. On Monday, cust...

Delta operational recovery after winter storm in mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Delta teams are planning for an operational recovery after a winter storm brought snow to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast this week (February 19). The airline cancelled around 250 Delta and Delta Connection regional flights, as a result of winter weather, which spanned from the Upper Midwest up in...

Delta Global Services to combine with Argenbright Holdings to form one GHA

Delta Global Services (DGS) – wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines – is to combine with Argenbright Holdings to form one ground handling service provider – under the DGS name. DGS said it will leverage strengths of both organizations to deliver “customer service excellence, continued ...

Delta’s bio-metric terminal live in Atlanta; Detroit to premiere next

Yesterday, Delta Air Lines, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), unveiled the first biometric terminal in the United States at Maynard H. Jackson International Termin...

Delta ‘insources’ ramp operations in Austin and Raleigh-Durham

Delta is transitioning its below wing Airport Customer Service operations in Austin (AUS) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU) from vendor support to Delta employees. This change is expected to be complete by February 2019 and will create more than 100 full-time positions combined, between both cities. "This ...

Delta doubles down on plastic removal on board flights

Delta Air Lines has reinforced its sustainability commitments and emphasised its eco-friendly practices by announcing the removal of plastic stirrers and plastic straws from its flights and lounges. The airline noted it is "continuing the removal of a variety of single-use plastic items, includin...

Delta to launch first US biometric terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson

Delta Air Lines, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is launching the first biometric terminal in the United States at Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal (Ter...

Menzies closes Detroit Airport operation; nearly 200 jobs lost

Menzies Aviation has announced it will cease its operations at Detroit's Metropolitan Wayne County Airport causing the loss of nearly 200 jobs. Detroit's operation is set to cease on November 10 as Menzies' regional director of human resources informed. A local Detroit publication noted that the l...

Delta issues grants to train future maintenance professionals

The Delta Air Lines Foundation is continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S. The grants will allow the programs to enhance their curriculum development, projects and material s...

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