Delta Air Lines News

Millions of Bees Used in Pollination Die in Airline Shipping

About 5 million honeybees bound for Alaska last weekend got waylaid when Delta Air Lines routed them through Atlanta, where most of the bees died after being left for hours in crates on the ground during hot weather. The bees …

U.S. Downgrade of Mexico Air Safety ‘Not About Aeromexico,’ Delta Says

The expected U.S. downgrade of Mexico’s aviation safety rating is not about the safety of Delta Air Lines Inc’s partner Aeromexico and will have little impact on customers, Delta’s president said on Tuesday. The planned downgrade by the U.S. Federal …

U.S. Airlines Step Up Safety Measures in Preparation for Recovery

May 20 — U.S. carriers JetBlue Airways Corp and United Airlines Holdings Inc announced fresh safety measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in travel as several executives pointed to signs domestic demand is improving. U.S. states are starting to …

FAA Investigating Delta Jet Fuel-Dumping on Schoolkids

CUDAHY, Calif. — Federal authorities will investigate why an airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area of Southern California while making an emergency return to the airport, dousing dozens of schoolchildren in a smelly vapor. …

Southwest Airlines Loses Top Spot in Passenger Satisfaction

Southwest Airlines Co, the biggest user of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets that were grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes, dropped two places from the top in terms of passenger satisfaction in 2019, a survey by the American Customer Satisfaction …