Tue., April 30, 2013 6:47pm
Delta Air Lines says the compensation package for CEO Richard Anderson jumped 42 percent last year as the company boosted his long-term incentive pay. A calculation by The Associated Press shows that Anderson's compensation was almost $12.6 million, up from $8.9 million a year earlier.
Mon., October 8, 2012 3:06pm
Delta Air Lines plans to add flights to Asia through an expansion of its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta aims to add a flight between Seattle and Shanghai starting on June 17, 2013. U.S. government approval is pending.
Thu., July 26, 2012 10:00am
Delta Air Lines lost $168 million, or 20 cents per share, in the second quarter because bets on oil prices went the wrong way. The airline lost $561 million on wrong oil price bets that haven't settled yet.
Mon., November 21, 2011 12:55pm
Delta Air Lines Inc. says a federal board has upheld results from an election that blocked a union from representing its flight attendants. Delta said late Friday that the National Mediation Board rejected claims by the Association of Flight Attendants that the company interfered in the representation election last year.
Thu., September 8, 2011 8:26am
Delta Air Lines Inc. is laying off 200 workers, most of them at its headquarters in Atlanta. The world's second-biggest airline said in July that 2,000 workers were taking voluntary buyouts. It is cutting its fall schedule more than expected and has said it needs to reduce costs to match. Airlines have been coping with unusually high fuel prices and lukewarm demand from business travelers.
Thu., August 4, 2011 4:45pm
Three airlines dropped their fares during the FAA shutdown, but Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and most of the rest of the industry bumped prices to offset taxes the FAA can’t charge while it’s closed. Former airline executive and industry consultant Robert Mann said the airlines often complain that taxes and fees depress demand, but when they had a chance to prove their point, they pocketed the extra money instead.
Wed., May 11, 2011 2:34pm
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines will feature Georgia-grown produce this summer. Passengers on more than 17,000 flights in May and June will see a series of short videos about Georgia’s Vidalia onions, watermelons, peaches, and blueberries. The goal is to drive people to the www.gagrown.us website that promotes Georgia’s agricultural products.
Fri., February 18, 2011 5:34pm
Delta Airlines is facing the largest fine that's not safety-related in the history of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tue., January 18, 2011 12:41pm
Higher fuel prices and plane repair expenses held-down net income growth for Delta Air Lines in the last quarter.
Wed., December 15, 2010 3:14pm
Delta says it wants to be a part of future consolidation in the airline industry. The Atlanta-based airline’s top executive told an investors conference Wednesday that the company needs to be “flexible enough to participate” in “future opportunities”.