Delta Adjusts Michigan Tag Flights

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has made it through the pandemic without starting a single tag route. Other airlines such as United, American, Alaska, and others combined destinations into a single flight to save costs during the pandemic due to severely light passenger loads. SkyWest under the United Express banner combined…

Italian Government Chooses Certares, Delta, Air France-KLM to Take Over…

The future of ITA Airways, the airline created by the Italian state to succeed Alitalia, will finally be in the hands of the consortium formed by private capital firm Certares, Delta Air Lines and Air France-KLM, after it was announced on Aug. 31 that it was chosen by the government…

Delta Set to Reinforce Seattle-Seoul Daily Flight with Second Service

Delta Air Lines will increase the frequency of its nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Seoul-Incheon International Airport with the addition of three-times-per-week service effective Dec. 13. The new service will complement Delta’s existing daily operations and Joint Venture partner Korean Air’s five-times-weekly service, bringing the total frequency to…

United Announces New Nonstop Flights to South Africa

Earlier this week, United announced new direct flights between Washington, DC’s Dulles Airport and Cape Town, South Africa —becoming the first airline to provide nonstop round-trip service from the United States’ capital to one of South Africa's main gateways. The U.S. Department of Transportation granted the airline three weekly direct…

Delta Follows Other Major Airlines Adding “Tag Routes”

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has made it through the pandemic without starting a single tag route. Other airlines such as United, American, Alaska, and others combined destinations into a single flight to save costs during the pandemic due to severely light passenger loads. SkyWest under the United Express banner combined…

Delta Reports Net Income of $735 Million in Q2 2022

Delta Air Lines released its financial results for the second quarter of the year. Revenues exceeded the company’s projections for the period, while earnings per share came in below expectations. Rising costs hurt earnings between April and June, although demand for air travel did not wane despite rising inflation in the…

American Express Shows Off New Delta 747-Themed Credit Card

Ever wanted an aviation-themed credit card outside of the normal airline co-branded ones? Well, on Wednesday Delta Air Lines and American Express are making this possible with a brand new lineup of credit cards with a touch of Delta aviation history. Made with a retired Delta 747 aircraft, this credit…

Pilot Shortages Continue to Cause Significant U.S. Flight Disruptions

Airline passengers this summer can continue to expect record flight cancellations as the aviation industry wages its battle against one of the largest pilot shortages to date.  Where the crisis has stemmed from Airlines in the United States have struggled to meet demand that is considered high by pre-pandemic standards…

Australian Airline Rex To Cease Selected Flights

Australian regional airline Regional Express this week announced it will cease multiple flights as it encounters increased costs and competition. The Sydney-Canberra and Melbourne-Albury services will be ceasing on May 30, with others to follow starting June 30. Rex, as Regional Express is better known, has been facing challenges of…