iOS app Android app

Delta

Delta Air Lines Memphis Hub To Shut Down

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel

MINNEAPOLIS -- Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that it will drop its money-losing hub in Memphis, Tenn., this fall, slashing flights there and eliminatin...

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: Jeremy Lockhorn and Jonathan Hull, Razorfish

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
David Shing

Jeremy Lockhorn and Jonathan Hull are the visionaries behind the Emerging Experiences and Media Labs at Razorfish. It is their job, indeed very much their passion, to foresee the ways in which media is transforming and how brands can innovate alongside it.

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 3

Debra Devi | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Debra Devi

On my Mississippi Delta book tour for The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu I met people working together to develop a blues tourism industry with the potential to economically rescue the Delta -- the poorest region in our nation.

WATCH: Plane Passengers' Pizza Delivery

Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

When a Delta flight from Boston to Atlanta was diverted due to inclement weather, the plane wound up sitting on the runway in Knoxville for several ho...

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 2

Debra Devi | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Debra Devi

"They say that so-called twelve-bar stuff is the black man's blues and country western of that day was the white man's blues, but there's a very thin line between the two musics. Only difference is the beat, and the bars to some extent, but the stories of happiness, sadness, being lonesome. All that was the same."

Farm On Wheels (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 05.19.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Many a school bus has been re-purposed, giving it a life well beyond that of carrying children back and forth from school each day. However, few have ...

The Best (And Worst) Customer Service In The US

Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel

A new survey investigating which US airlines offer the best "customer experience" has found that most domestic carriers get lackluster ratings and tha...

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 1

Debra Devi | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Debra Devi

If you haven't paid a visit to the Mississippi Delta yet, plan one now to this starkly beautiful, richly musical place. You'll thank me as you roll down 61, with cotton fields fanning out on either side under an impossibly wide blue sky.

The End Of Cheap Airfare

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Time to shed a tear into your tiny plastic cups of tomato juice, because the merger between US Airways and American Airlines announced last week m...

The World's Most On-Time Airlines Are...

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Only one U.S. carrier cracked the top 10 on this list.

Nemo Cancels Over 4,000 Flights

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

-- Most airlines were giving up on flying in and out of New York, Boston and other cities in the Northeast Friday as a massive storm threatened to du...

The Busiest Airport On Earth

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's airport is keeping its title as the world's busiest. Passenger traffic increased by more than 3.1 million pa...

Fee 'Bundling' Creates New Headaches For Fliers

online.wsj.com | Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

With your airline ticket, would you like to add "Ascend" or "Lift?" Perhaps you prefer "Choice Seats" or "Choice Plus?" Or maybe you're a "Main Cabin ...

Delta's Warm Weather Departure Lounge

AP | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines is planning to open outdoor terraces with sweeping runway views for its Delta Sky Clubs members at New York's John F. Kenne...

New TSA PreCheck: Elitist, Confusing, Mysterious, Maddening

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

If you are under 12 or over 75--in like Flynn. No worries. No more long TSA security lines involving taking off your shoes or taking out your laptop...etc... But for the rest of us flyers, it's a secret new "E-ZPass" program of sorts: "Managed Inclusion" is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, to paraphrase Winston Churchill.

7 Great Reasons To Be A Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn't it low pay and long hours away from home?

Is Delta About To Get A Lot Sexier?

John Nicholson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.

The Real Reason Delta Paid $360 Million For A Stake In Virgin

Skift | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Skift

Virgin Atlantic doesn't belong to any of the big three airline alliances and the airline commands a coveted 304 slots at Heathrow.

Delta Has Found A New Way To Annoy Customers

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued Delta Airlines Inc. on Thursday, alleging the Atlanta-based company is breaking state law by not warning u...

Delta To Buy Stake In Virgin?

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Delta Air Lines Inc. is mulling the purchased of a 49 percent stake in British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways from Singapore Airlines Ltd...

WATCH: Delta's Unpredictable New Pre-Flight Safety Videos

Posted 11.19.2012 | Travel

With all the animosity towards airlines these days, it behooves carriers to make themselves a little more appealing by giving their customers a laugh....

12 Ways To Score On Cheap Airfare

Money Talk News | Amanda Geronikos | Posted 11.11.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: Airfares are taking off. According to Travelocity, the average round-trip domestic airfare this Thanksgiving is $386, up 9 percent ...

The Life Lesson I Learned on a Road Trip with My Son

Patricia Leigh Brown | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Leigh Brown

Inviting your 18-year-old son to follow his muse on a road trip -- even though he refuses to let you friend him on Facebook -- is to enter uncharted emotional terrain.

Delta Flight Returns To JFK After Security Scare

AP | Posted 03.25.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- New York officials have found suspicious wires in a bathroom onboard a flight that was returned to Kennedy International airport, but no e...

'Suspicious' Passengers Removed From Flight

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Officials say a flight operated for Delta Air Lines from Reagan National Airport near Washington returned to the gate after a federa...