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Delta's Newest Nonstop Flight Will Make West Coasters Happy

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines has announced plans for twice-daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and San Antonio starting next spring. ...

Here Is Really Why Airlines Are Shrinking Your Leg Room

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.05.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

In the past couple of weeks, no less than three physical fights have broken out between passengers on commercial planes over the right to recline thei...

Vicki Escarra – Opening Windows of Opportunity

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Knowing what it feels like to be really poor and not fit in drives me to try and help other people. I'm not arrogant enough to think that I know everything women in the developing world are dealing with, but some of the psychological things we go through are exactly the same.

Food & Wine Rule at the 2014 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 08.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Kathy Leonardo

Food and wine...my favorite combination...or is that wine and food? Whatever the case, the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival (August 21-24) offered ...

Success and Continued Struggle for Airport Workers

Michael Stewart | Posted 10.07.2014 | New York
Michael Stewart

Forty-six years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said it was "criminal" that people working full-time jobs were making part-time pay. It is still true today -- and it's time that the hard-working men and women at the airports and elsewhere bring home enough money to support themselves and their families.

Free In-Flight Entertainment For All!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

In an age of airlines piling on the fees, it's rare to encounter an airline announcing something that will be free. But this week Delta Air Lines ...

Delta Air Lines Cutting Service To This Country By 85 Percent

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 07.08.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped i...

Delta Reopens Historical Museum

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — With a newly renovated museum at its Atlanta headquarters, Delta Air Lines hopes to lure tourists to the company's original aircraft ...

Say What? White House Plots With Secretive Investment Firm With Ties to Bushes And Bin Ladens?

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Paul Alexander

President Obama likes to say that his is "the most transparent administration" ever. But members of the environmental community and biofuel industry -- some of his most ardent supporters in the past -- might beg to differ.

Shattered Windshield Forces Jet To Make Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

A Delta jet made an emergency landing over the weekend when one of the cockpit windows shattered during the flight. No one was injured, but one passen...

Can Someone Please Explain Twitter to Me?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.05.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

When I read that Twitter was valued at "$39 billion and possibly $49 billion," I was at a loss. Someone please explain this to me.

Disabled Man Settles Lawsuit With Delta After Complaint That He Was Forced To Crawl On & Off Flights

AP | SAM EIFLING | Posted 04.25.2014 | Travel

HONOLULU (AP) — A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit ag...

Airline Pilot Convicted Of Groping Girl On Flight

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An airline pilot was convicted this week of two counts of abusive sexual contact for groping a 14-year-old girl while he was a...

Delta Makes Networking At 35,000 Feet Easier Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel

What if, instead of dreading who your seatmate might be on your next flight, you looked forward to the experience? That's what Delta Air Lines is a...

PHOTO: Delta Jet Loses Wing Panel Mid-Flight

Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

Passengers on a Delta jet got a bit of a scare on Sunday when a panel on one of the wings apparently flew off during a flight from Orlando to Atlanta....

Delta Deals the 99 Percent Out: One-percenters Get Twice as Many Miles

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Delta's new airline mileage deal is a deliberate attempt to reward its high-spending customers and take from the unwashed 99 percent -- further widening the gulf between the haves and the have-nots.

The Delta Airlines Breastfeeding Policy, And Why I'm Not Afraid

Kim Simon | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Kim Simon

If we are going to create a place where all of us can feed our babies without fear, then we need to stand together and say out loud that we are stronger than the voices that try to cover us in shame.

You've Been Warned: Big Changes Coming To Delta's Frequent Flier Program

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is changing its frequent-flier program to favor passengers who buy the priciest tickets instead of those who fly the ...

The View on Breastfeeding

Monique Ruffin | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Monique Ruffin

How is it that a woman breastfeeding her child is responsible for the feelings and discomforts of other grown people?

Moms Call Delta Airlines' Breastfeeding Policy Into Question

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.21.2014 | Parents

It all started with a simple tweet. "What's your breastfeeding policy?" Lindsay Jaynes asked Delta Airlines' customer service Twitter account, @Del...

Catching Up With The Ticket Agent At The Delta Counter

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

Even though Ron lives more than 700 miles away from me, and we had never interacted with one another before, our mutual trajectories on that snowy February afternoon crossed at an airport gate while under duress, and in that intersection of paths, our lives were changed forever.

Weather Shouldn't Ground Airline Call Centers

Christine Crandell | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Christine Crandell

At the mercy of the airlines, there is little customers can do but ride it out, literally. Directing passengers to websites to monitor travel alerts is not good enough when Grandma is stuck somewhere, completely outside of her element and ill-equipped to navigate the intricacies of air travel.

Woman Rages After Passenger On Flight Won't Have Sex With Her: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, but apparently it's even worse if you deny her entry to the mile-high club. That's allegedly what happened...

The 13 Weirdest Things in the SkyMall Catalogue

Meghan Feeks | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Meghan Feeks

Shortly after takeoff, something happens. I can't help eyeballing the SkyMall catalogue in front of me. I dog-ear my New Yorker, open the catalogue with a sigh of defeat and cave to the sick pleasure of wondering who really buys all that sh*t.

How to Catch an Airline Pricing Glitch

Grace McClure | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Grace McClure

Although pure, unadulterated luck certainly plays a factor, there are other ways to increase your chances of becoming one of the "chosen ones."