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A Delta A350 in Atlanta (Photo: AirlineGeeks|William Derrickson)

Delta’s Path Forward After Beating Earnings Estimates

Thursday brought a pair of announcements for Delta Air Lines as it released both its third quarter earnings and outlined its path for growth in 2020 and beyond. The Atlanta-based airline, which came in slightly above consensus earnings per share estimates, highlighted a nine percent increase in premium cabin ticket revenue as a highlight of the numbers it posted. Delta CEO Ed Bastian also pointed to not operating the Boeing 737 MAX as a reason why the airline has had…

Regional Carrier ExpressJet Begins Embraer E175 Service

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express regional carrier, began commercial service with its newest fleet type, the Embraer E175, on Thursday. The first flight, UA4042, departed Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, coincidentally the airline's two main bases, at 8:10 a.m. and arrived on-time at 11:17 a.m.,…

Delta Adding Fourth Link to Los Angeles from Atlanta with…

Delta announced plans to launch twice-daily service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Hollywood Burbank Airport in Los Angeles next summer. The Atlanta-based carrier has said the new route will better connect Atlanta’s film industry with Hollywood as Burbank is located more conveniently to major film production studios such as…

Delta Launching Nonstop Atlanta Service from Ontario in 2019

Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) will soon be getting another nonstop service to the east coast with Delta's daily, round-trip service between Ontario and Atlanta in 2019. Delta is the third carrier to announce transcontinental flights from Ontario International Airport (ONT) in recent months. Service commences next year on…