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Woman Claims Delta Lost Her Cat

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Michelle Evans of Riverside, California, last saw her much-loved Patch on Dec. 18, when she checked in for a Delta Air Lines flight from Cairo to New ...

Smoky Odor Brings Delta Flight Back To JFK

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Delta flight that took off from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport returned to the airport because of a smoky odor ne...

Southwest Airlines Falls Behind Competitors

Bloomberg | John Hughes and Mary Schlangenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Southwest Airlines Co., the U.S. industry leader in on-time arrivals since record-keeping began in 1987, finds itself in an unprecedented spot this ye...

JFK Emergency Landing

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Moscow-bound flight carrying more than 200 people returned safely to John F. Kennedy International Airport after one of its two eng...

Some Good Election News: Thousand of Airline Workers Vote to Unionize

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Amid all the bad news for workers last week, what was missed is that 3,000 workers with Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways, voted to become members of the Communication Workers of America.

WATCH, UPDATE: Sparks Fly As Plane Makes Emergency Landing At JFK, Wing Dragging On Tarmac

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — With a flight attendant yelling "heads down, stay down," passengers cowered and prayed on a tense descent into John F. Kennedy Inter...

Delta Unruly Passenger Forces Flight Back To Seattle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SEATTLE — A Delta spokeswoman says an unruly passenger on a flight bound for Amsterdam forced pilots to return the plane to Seattle-Tacoma Inter...

13 New Restaurants, Including A Steakhouse, Coming To Delta's LaGuardia Terminal

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — Forget about greasy french fries, soggy pizza or that sandwich that's been sitting out for hours. Filet mignon, crispy duck confit and cr...

Delta Puts Kids On WRONG Flight, Issues Apology

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Offshore Tax 'Shenanigans': Report Reveals How Multinationals Are Duping Government Out Of Billions

Bloomberg | Jesse Drucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A U.S. tech company identified only by the pseudonym "Delta" generated as much as 55 percent of its revenue domestically while reporting to shareholde...

Derek Stansberry, U.S. Air Force Veteran, Identified As Delta Flight 273 Detainee

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Derek Stansberry, a 26-year-old Air Force Veteran, has been identified by numerous news outlets as the man detained after a transatlantic Delta flight...

Paris-To-Atlanta Flight Diverted After US Citizen Says He Has Explosives In Luggage

AP | GLENN ADAMS and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGOR, Maine — The former Air Force member who was detained Tuesday on a trans-Atlantic flight after allegedly claiming he had explosives in hi...

The Insufferable Terror of Economy Air Travel, Featuring Delta Airlines

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Economy travelers pay to be treated at best like idiots, and at worse like prisoners, and it's only getting worse.

U.S. Doubles Anti-Taliban Special Forces In Afghanistan

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Pentagon has increased its use of the military's most elite special operations teams in Afghanistan, more than doubling the number of the highly t...

Peanut Ban On Airplaines? FAA Considers Nut Ban For Airlines Because Of Allergy

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Federal regulators are considering a snack attack on the nation's airlines that would restrict or even completely ban serving peanut...

Louisiana Oil Spill: About 18,000 Gallons Of Crude Spill In Delta National Wildlife Refuge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say a pipeline has spilled 18,000 gallons of crude oil into a canal in a wildlife refuge about 60 miles southeast of N...

Delta Flight Attendant Arrested With Gun At Indianapolis Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

INDIANAPOLIS � An airport official says a flight attendant who was carrying a handgun in her purse has been arrested at Indianapolis International A...

Flight Canceled After Flight Attendant Argument

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — An argument between two female flight attendants forced the cancellation of an Atlanta-bound flight at an airport in upstate N...

Dead Man On Plane: Frostbitten Body Found On New York To Tokyo Delta Flight

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — A body was found inside a wheel well of a Delta Air Lines plane after it landed in Tokyo from New York, and Japanese authorities Monday ...

LAX Among Airports Hit by New Security Overreaction

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

A Christmas Day alleged attempt to blow up a Delta-Northwest jet from Amsterdam to Detroit resulted in a hasty regrouping by security officials. But do their latest measures make any sense?

Northwest Pilots Who Overshot Minneapolis Airport Were Working On Laptops

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Not sleeping, the pilots say. They were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling program on their laptop computers as their p...

Delta, Northwest Airlines Can Work As Single Carrier

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — Delta Air lines Inc. has received government permission to operate its namesake service and its Northwest Airlines subsidiary as a sin...

Lesson From the Road -- Know the Code for Your Destination Airport

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terry Gardner

Air travel is already a nightmare. The last thing any friendly-skies flier needs is to also have to worry about their bags landing where they do.

Passenger Attempted To Blow Up Northwest Airlines Flight From Amsterdam To Detroit

AP | JIM IRWIN and LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ROMULUS, Mich. — A Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane Friday as it was preparing to ...

Feds Interview Northwest Pilots Who Overshot Minneapolis Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Federal investigators interviewed the crew of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles on ...