A Delta A321 rests on a hard stand outside of the airline's TechOps facility in Atlanta (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Alex Navitsky)

Delta Partners with “Uber for Helicopters” for Seamless Airport Transfers

In Delta's latest customer innovation investment, passengers flying in and out of New York-JFK will now have an option to avoid traffic on the ground by using BLADE, an on-demand helicopter startup. Through an exclusive partnership with BLADE, Delta passengers will be able to request a helicopter from one of BLADE's three lounges in Manhattan using BLADE's mobile app. After a 5-minute flight to JFK, passengers will be met by a member from Delta's Elite Services team. The team member…