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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…

Delta Strives to Improve Customer Experience with New Amenity Kits

As part of a multi-billion dollar investment in the customer experience, Delta Air Lines recently debuted a new line up of in-flight amenity kits. The refreshed kits have been created for long-haul customers in all cabins and will even be offered to passengers on certain domestic transcontinental flights. When customers…

Jamaica Sees Big Increase in Summer Flights

The Caribbean island of Jamaica is set to welcome more travellers this summer as 8.4 percent more air seats are bound for the destination, over 1.4 million in total. United States Jamaica’s primary source market — the United States — has been the source of the most growth with over…

WestJet Begins Service to Atlanta

A special celebration at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday marked the first WestJet flight to the capital of Georgia. The event included a special speech by the Atlanta Airport General Manager, John Selden, and a speech by WestJet CFO, Harry Taylor followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony. WestJet became…

Delta Extends and Increases Airbus A220 Order

Delta Air Lines announced that it has reached an agreement with Airbus to extend its order book of the A220 by 15 aircraft, elevating the total to 90. This marks the first order of 2019 for the A220. With the deal, Delta is also officially the largest Airbus A220 customer…

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…

Frontier Continues Expansion with Six New Routes

Frontier has announced another round of expansion, announcing six new routes. The new routes will all be seasonal as well as less than daily. The biggest expansion will be at Orlando International Airport with four new routes. Philadelphia and Sarasota will receive a new route each. Orlando will see flights…

Delta Starts First Non-Stop Service to China from Atlanta Hub

Delta launched services between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and its hub in Atlanta on July 20, 2018, the airline’s busiest day of the summer. Delta Flight 185, operated by one of Delta’s Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, departed Atlanta at 3:20 pm with hundreds of Shanghai-bound customers onboard. Shanghai is Delta’s first…

Updated: Power Outage Halts Flights at World’s Busiest Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is currently experiencing a power outage affecting several critical areas within the airport. Officials are not certain of the cause, which was first reported around 1:15 p.m. ET. "The Federal Aviation Administration has put in a ground stop for flights headed to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International…

Atlanta Airport Encounters Snowstorm, Faces Flight Delays and Cancellations

A rare southern snowstorm has crippled the world’s busiest airport, with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport expecting up to six inches of snow by Saturday morning. The snow was initially expected to be only between one and two inches. The cold front that caused the snow is moving south through the…