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Anderson Announces Retirement as Delta CEO, Board Executives Take His Place

In an unanticipated press release Wednesday afternoon, Delta Air Line’s Board of Directors publicly announced the May 2, 2016 retirement of CEO Richard Anderson. The prominent businessman’s retirement would mark the end of a successful 16-year-career throughout not only Delta, but United Healthcare (2004-2007) and Northwest Airlines (2001-2004.) “Richard has been an outstanding leader and CEO,” Delta Air Lines Board Chairman Dan Carp said in the release. “His unique combination of strategic and operating skills, plus his commitment to employees,…

Delta 717s are Finally Going West

We have heard a lot from passengers on the west coast asking Delta when they will bring their 717's out west. Well, the time is coming. Delta has recently announced that their Boeing 717's will be flying 8 of the 15 daily flights between Los Angeles International Airport and San…

Overview of Delta’s Recent Wide-Body Order

On Nov. 20, 2014, Delta selected Airbus for their new wide-bodied aircraft, instead of the rival bid from Boeing. Delta confirmed the order for 25 A350-900neo and 25 A330-900 aircraft, whilst Boeing based their bid on the 787-9 and the 777s. The two new types of aircraft will replace the…