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WATCH: Jet Rolls Off Taxiway At Atlanta Airport

AP | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel

ATLANTA — Cranes are moving a jet that rolled off a taxiway and was significantly damaged at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta. Delta Air ...

Drunk Flight Attendant Causes Flight Cancellation

Posted 02.23.2012 | Travel

A female flight attendant for Pinnacle Airlines (Delta Connection) was so drunk on a flight over the weekend that she was taken off the plane. Mary...

PHOTOS: What's Inside First-Class Amenity Kits?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

One of the best parts about flying in the front of the plane is that the airlines dole out amenity kits packed with all those little things that make long-haul flights more comfortable

Carmo Family's Bodies Being Flown To Brazil

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Miami

ATLANTA — Bodies of the five Georgians killed in a Florida highway crash are being flown to Brazil for burial. A Delta Air Lines spokesman tell...

Delta Reroutes Flights Over Solar Storm

Posted 01.25.2012 | Travel

UPDATE, 1/25: A Delta spokesman told Reuters that the flight re-routing has added roughly 15 minutes to flights. United confirmed it re-routed one...

'Unruly' German Couple Ask For Champagne, Get Flight Diverted

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Costa Rica was diverted to Tampa, Fla., on Sunday evening after a couple from German...

Man Sues For Injuries Sustained In 2009 Underwear Bomber Attack

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York man has sued two airlines for $10 million in damages for injuries he says he incurred when he jumped on a Nigerian man who trie...

Delta's Big Expansion

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 02.15.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines Inc. plans a massive flight expansion out of New York's LaGuardia airport, hoping to improve its competitive edge aga...

Stowaway Freed On 'Supervised Release'

AP | By GREG RISLING | Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel

LOS ANGELES -- A man convicted of getting a free ride from New York to Los Angeles using an expired boarding pass with someone else's name on it will ...

Jaktogo Offers Fliers Choice Between Baggage Fees And Dignity

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Some ideas are so perfect, so brilliant in their simplicity and practicality they engender a healthy respect for human ingenuity. Jaktogo is not one o...

Key Senator Says Another FAA Shutdown Possible

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Another shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is possible because lawmakers haven't resolved a labor issue that's holding...

WATCH: Man Proposes To Girlfriend Mid-Flight

Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel

It's happened again: A couple who met on board a Delta flight in 2010 got engaged over the weekend on the same LaGuardia-bound flight. Arvin Shandi...

'Unruly' Passenger Arrested

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel

DETROIT -- Delta Air Lines says federal officials arrested a man who became disruptive on a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. Airline spokeswoman Sus...

Delta Passenger Investigated, Denied Entry To U.S.

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: 10/1: The organization that organized Stewart's American tour issued a press release with the following statement: On September 29, St...

After More Than 40 Years On The Run, Fugitive Behind 1972 Airplane Hijacking Caught In Portugal

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. — A 1970s militant who escaped from a murder sentence in New Jersey and carried out one of the most brazen hijackings in U.S. histo...

Armrest Elbow Quarrel Leads To Threat

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

A 60-year-old Salt Lake City man faces federal felony charges after authorities say he threatened a seatmate on a Las Vegas-bound flight, the Associat...

Delta Commits To Nondiscrimination In Wake Of Religious Controversy

Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion

A senior executive for Delta Air Lines has issued a written commitment that the company will not in any circumstance seek to know the religious affili...

Department Of Transportation Expands Airline Passenger Protections

Kate Hanni | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

For decades, the commercial airlines have successfully managed to convince the DOT that they should police themselves when it comes to how they treat passengers--essentially preventing any meaningful reforms.

Myths About Frequent Flyer Miles And Points

Brian Kelly | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Brian Kelly

Over the last several years I've used frequent flyer miles to travel the globe and explore incredible new places. In the course of my wanderings I've discovered that there are a lot of misconceptions around frequent flyer and airline points programs.

Loose Bat Causes Quite The Stir On Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

Passengers on a Georgia-bound Delta plane got quite the surprise Friday when a bat started flying about the cabin. One passenger, who was asleep du...

Delta Flight's Bathroom Broken, Slash Tweets About It

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

A Delta flight from Minnesota to Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City over a broken toilet. But guess who was on b...

Delta To Refund Taxes Collected During FAA Shutdown | by Grant Martin | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

There was hope and outcry last week after news broke that as part of its partial shutdown, the FAA wouldn't be collecting the fees that it assesses ag...

With FAA Shutdown, Airlines Could Be Saving Customers Some Money -- They're Not

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is costing the government about $30 million a day -- and instead of passing along savings to...

Two Planes Collide On Tarmac At Chicago Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (Associated Press) -- Two Delta Airlines aircraft have collided on the tarmac at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Delta spokeswoman ...

Delta Flight Searched After 'Possible Bomb Threat'

AP | Posted 09.24.2011 | Travel

BELIZE CITY -- A Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta, Georgia, to Belize was searched by a police bomb squad at Belize's Philip Goldson International A...