Tag Archives: Atlanta

Jet expands Virgin Atlantic, Delta code-share for USA via London Heathrow

Jet Airways has expanded its code share with Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic to offer its passengers connections via London Heathrow to nine US destinations operated by Virgin Atlantic. These include Atlanta, Boston, Newark, Washington Dulles, New York JFK, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco. Seattle will be the ninth city when Virgin Atlantic commences services on May 1. Frequent …

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Delta Air Lines commences New York Zurich and Rome services

Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300ER BusinessElite cabin

As both the US and European economies show cautious recovery, US major, Delta Air Lines will commence new services from its New York John F. Kennedy airport hub to to Zurich Kloten and expanded service to Rome’s Leonardo Da Vinci airport. The Zurich flight will be operated daily, effective June 16, 2014, using a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring full flat-bed …

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Delta upgrades Mumbai Amsterdam service to full flat seat BusinessElite

Delta Boeing 767-300ER BusinessElite full flat seat

Delta Air Lines has upgraded its Mumbai Amsterdam flight to full flat-bed seats in BusinessElite class. The upgrade was effected on March 30th, the start of the 2014 summer schedule. The flight will be operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 36 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration in the premium cabin (see cabin map). The business class cabin features a …

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NTSB investigating engine failure aboard Spirit Airlines Flight 165

By BA Staff The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Tuesday’s engine failure on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A319, which was flying from Dallas to Atlanta. The NTSB has an investigator on the scene at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport inspecting and documenting the engine, an International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500, which has now been removed from the airplane. As a …

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GOL and Delta achieve alliance milestones

Atlanta based American full service carrier Delta Air Lines and Brazilian low cost carrier (LCC) GOL Linehas Aereas Inteligentes recently detailed the benefits of their alliance 20 months after its inception. Find the details below. 22nd August, 2013 SAO PAULO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Twenty months after Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (BM&FBovespa: GOLL4 …

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Analysis: Delta-Virgin Atlantic tie up does little to enhance Indian connectivity for either carrier

by Vinay Bhaskara Image by, and copyright Devesh Agarwal. Used with permission. Earlier this week, Atltanta-based full service carrier Delta Air Lines and London based Virgin Atlantic Airways announced that their application for a code share and joint venture partnership on trans-Atlantic flights had been approved by antitrust authorities in both the United States and European Union. The deal, in …

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Delta CEO Anderson gives up seat for mother of diabetic daughter

by Devesh Agarwal A truly inspiring action by Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson, who gave up his seat on a full flight to a mother so that she could return home in time to pick up her 12 year old diabetic daughter from a summer camp. Ms. Jessie Frank who was to fly home to Atlanta from Washington DC …

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Airport Traffic Roundup: Beijing Airport hits 80 million passengers in one calendar year, Dubai Airport continues to grow

by Vinay BhaskaraEarlier this week, Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), the world’s second busiest airport by passenger enplanements, crossed 80 million passengers carried in one calendar year. According to Zhang Guanghui, general manager of Beijing Capital International Airport co., the airport is likely to cross the 90 million passengers per annum mark by 2015, allowing it to pass Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International …

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Delta’s 717 Delivery Schedule

In late May, the news broke that Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines would be leasing 88 Boeing 717-200s from its newly minted rival in Atlanta, Southwest Airlines. The Dallas based airline, which acquired the fleet of 717s from its merger with AirTran Airways (through which it also inherited a hub in Atlanta), had previously utilized only  a single fleet type (the …

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Delta to reduce Atlanta Mumbai nonstop frequency

Delta Airlines which recently commenced its Atlanta – Mumbai non-stop is feeling the pinch of the economic slowdown affecting India’s IT industry. Effective March 29, it will reduce the frequency of its service from a daily to five flights a week. The service will not operate on Tuesdays and Sundays ex-Atlanta, and Mondays and Wednesdays ex-Mumbai. In my opinion, it …

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Delta Adds First-Ever Nonstop Service between Atlanta and Mumbai, India

Longest range commercial jetliner will connect Atlanta to one of world’s fastest-growing economies Boeing 777-200 Long Range aircraft features lie-flat seats in Delta’s BusinessElite class ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced a new daily nonstop flight between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Mumbai, India, starting Nov. 1, 2008*. The new flight will connect the …

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