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Always keep your seat belt fastened when seated

Updates – Join us to educate travelling public Since we wrote the original story almost six years ago, many more incidents have occurred and injuries caused. Just two stories we have documented for your reading. First 23 people hurt on an Emirates airline flight to Kochi due to turbulence. Just yesterday, 22 people hurt aboard a Singapore Airlines A380 en-route …

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Delta ending Seattle-Osaka

by Vinay Bhaskara A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300ER – Image Credit: Delta Air Lines As per Airline Route, Atlanta-based full service carrier Delta Air Lines is cancelling its 4 weekly services between Seattle-Tacoma and Osaka-Kansai. The flight, which was scheduled to operate throughout the IATA Winter 2013/14 season with a Boeing 767-300ER, was started in 2010 and will now …

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Passenger sets off firecracker on board Northwest flight

News channels are reporting that a passenger aboard a plane at Detroit Metropolitan Airport set off firecrackers aboard Northwest/Delta flight 253 from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit, MI, USA, an Airbus A330-300, causing a commotion and some minor injuries. News reports quoting Delta spokeswoman Susan Elliott the flight carrying 278 passengers, had just arrived in Detroit when the incident took place …

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Delta chiefs issue warning to airline staff in a memo

Following the recent warning by British Airways chief Willie Walsh, Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson and President Edward H. Bastian issued a warning to all the airline’s employees today in a memo. To: Delta Colleagues Worldwide From: Richard Anderson and Ed Bastian Subject: Responding To A Worsening Global Economy The worsening global economy continues to place additional pressure on …

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Northwest flight hits turbulence near Tokyo, injuries reported

A Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400, registration N676NW performing flight NW2 from Manila, Philippines, to Tokyo Narita, Japan, with 408 passengers and 14 crew, was in a holding pattern near Chiba, 40nm south of Narita, about 30 minutes before landing with seatbelt signs turned on, when the airplane encountered severe turbulence and suddenly dropped from its assigned altitude of 15000 feet. …

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Delta reports $8.9 billion net loss for 2008

Delta Air Lines today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2008. Delta’s 2008 net loss was $503 million, or $1.08 per diluted share. When all charges are added Delta reported a net loss for 2008 of $8.9 billion, or $19.08 per diluted share. Total revenues for the 4th quarter ending December 31, 2008, stood at …

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Detroit slowing down as US gateway to Asia

Nathan Hurst at The Detroit News has written a good article on how Detroit Metropolitan Airport is fast loosing ground as the United States’ gateway to Asia. The airport is facing a slew of delayed introductions, reduction in frequencies, and in some cases outright cancellations of flights to a variety of Asian cities. Detroit is the home of the automotive …

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Delta to commence nonstop Detroit Rome flights

Delta Air Lines plans to commence nonstop flights between Detroit Metro Airport and Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport from June 4, 2009 (subject to government approvals), using Delta’s subsidiary Northwest. This service will be in addition to Delta’s existing nonstop daily service between Rome and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and twice daily nonstop from New York’s John F. Kennedy-JFK International …

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Delta announces changes to SkyMiles and WorldPerks programs

Delta Air Lines is taking another step in aligning and combining its frequent flier program with recently acquired, Northwest Airlines’ WorldPerks program: It will let SkyMiles members earn elite status by flying a certain number of segments. Delta announced elite and reward changes to both the Delta SkyMiles® and Northwest WorldPerks® programs to better align member benefits. Beginning in 2009, …

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British Airways and Qantas in merger talks

While airlines have seen one of their biggest expenses, fuel, come down in price, they are still struggling to find demand as the world’s major economies contract, and tis the season of industry consolidation. British Airways on Tuesday said it’s holding merger talks with Australian national carrier and fellow OneWorld alliance partner, Qantas Airways, in a deal that could combine …

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Delta acquires Northwest to create world’s largest airline

Customers can expect ‘business as usual’ with no immediate changes in operations Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL) announced, it and Northwest Airlines, Inc. merged, creating a premier global airline with service to nearly all of the world’s major travel markets. The new airline, called Delta and headquartered in Atlanta, will begin its first day as a combined company with …

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