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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...

Delta Making Progress With New JFK Airport Terminal

Gadling | Grant Martin | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Delta's continuing investment into the New York City market is starting to bear fruit with the airline's refurbishment of John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airpor...

WATCH: Delta's Sommelier Samples 2,000 Wines

AP | By HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home

ATLANTA -- Delta Air Line's master sommelier Andrea Robinson opened up bottle after bottle of white and red wine from France, Italy, Australia, the U....

An Analysis Of The Delta-Saudi Controversy

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

While the title of my post was misleading and inaccurate, I still believe that Delta is making a mistake by becoming a partner with an airline run by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Delta And Saudis Respond To Travel Questions

Posted 08.24.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Saudi Arabian embassy on Friday (June 24) denied as "completely false" rep...

Delta and Saudi Arabia: Flying the Friendly, Anti-Semitic Skies

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 08.24.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

It's no secret that Saudi Arabia bars passengers with Jewish sounding last names and any passport with an Israeli stamp from its flights. It's therefore inexplicable why Delta Airlines would partner with Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Delta Partnership May Cause Travel Headaches For Non-Muslims

Posted 08.23.2011 | Religion

UPDATE: SCROLL DOWN FOR RELIGION NEWS SERVICE EDITOR'S NOTE Religion News Service issued a follow-up to this story on Friday (June 24). By Miche...

Delta Adopts Saudi Arabian Airlines No Jew Policy

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 08.23.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Delta isn't being forced to include Saudi Arabian Airlines into its Sky Team Alliance. In fact, Delta could stand on principle and refuse to include Saudi Arabian Airlines based on its discriminatory policy.

Flying Delta's Discriminatory Skies

Andrew Pessin | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business
Andrew Pessin

Delta Air Lines is currently working on adding Saudi Arabian Airlines to its SkyTeam of partnering companies. It will thus put it in the unenviable position of respecting and enforcing islamic laws.

Delta Passenger Claims Airline Peed On His Luggage

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel

Sy Haze is pissed off because he's pretty sure his luggage was pissed on by a Delta employee at some point between the time it left London and the tim...

Congressman Takes Delta To Task For "Baggage-gate" | By Grant Martin (RSS Feed) on Jun 8th 2011 at 5:00PM | Posted 08.08.2011 | Travel

We've been following the unfolding events in a story that Gadling helped break on Tuesday where a group of soldiers returning from Afghanistan were ch...

Amanda Terkel

Delta Charges U.S. Troops Returning From Afghanistan $2,800 In Baggage Fees | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- Delta Air Lines is facing intense criticism after charging 34 U.S. soldiers returning from Afghanistan $...

Man's Bizarre Flirtation With Seatmate Causes Flight Diversion

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.29.2011 | Travel

To those who have ever wondered how to get banned from an airline take note: Don't flirt with a fellow passenger and pretend to have a canister of poi...

U.S.: Human Trafficking Fight Needs To Target Corporations

AP | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

ROME -- The fight against human trafficking, which for years has focused on rescuing sex slaves and punishing their pimps and smugglers, is now seekin...

Delta Passenger Tries To Open Emergency Door On Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.11.2011 | Travel

It's happening again, this time on Delta: A Boston-bound passenger tried to open a plane's emergency door on Tuesday night, the Associated Press repor...

Woman Strips Naked On Delta Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel

Talk about in-flight entertainment. Passengers on a Delta flight Saturday got a "show" when a woman stripped naked and began to make a scene during th...

2 Imams Told To Deboard Flight, Pilot Refused To Fly With Them

AP | By RANDALL DICKERSON | Posted 07.06.2011 | Travel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two Muslim religious leaders say they were asked to leave a commercial airliner in Memphis on Friday and were told it was because ...

Muslim Leaders Say They Were Taken Off Tenn Flight

AP | By RANDALL DICKERSON | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two Muslim religious leaders say they were removed from a commercial airliner in Memphis on Friday and were told it was because th...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

Delta Plane Had Rodent Droppings 'Too Numerous To Count'

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

Well this is just grand: A Delta Airlines plane was grounded after rodent droppings "too numerous to count" were found by the plane's galley where foo...

SHOCK VIDEO: Jumbo Jet Clips Plane At JFK Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | By TOM McELROY | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK -- A wing of an Airbus A380, the world's biggest commercial passenger jet, clipped the tail of another plane while taxiing out to depart John...

Stuck in Narita -- An Airline Pilot's Story From the Quake

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

"The ground started shaking hard and with a collective 'oooh' people started running out of the train station, and out from under the bus boarding area. What could they do but watch, pray and wait?"

Delta Passenger Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Passenger, Punching Air Marshall

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ATLANTA -- A man on a flight from Paris to Atlanta has been charged in federal court with assaulting a passenger and a federal law enforcement officer...