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Delta Pilots Picket for Higher Wages

Delta Pilots Picket for Higher Wages

Pilots at Delta Air Lines, the number two airline in the United States, picketed the company’s Atlanta headquarters Friday to call attention to their higher wages.
The pilots took a 50% pay cut ten years ago when the airline filed for bankruptcy and their union says that they have yet to catch up to where they would have been.
The union representing the airline’s 13,000 pilots, the Airline Pilots Association, said that …

Delta to Launch New Flights to Mexico

Delta to Launch New Flights to Mexico

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to begin three new routes to Mexico come December. The carrier will begin New York-Cancun, Los Angeles-Los Cabos, and Kansas City-Cancun service all on December 17.
Flights will depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport daily at 8:55 a.m. and arrive at Cancun International Airport at 1:13 p.m. Return flights will depart at 2:10 p.m. and arrive at 5:57 p.m.
Flights from Los Angeles …

Delta Moves All London Flights to Terminal 3

Delta Moves All London Flights to Terminal 3

Delta Air Lines announced it was moving those flights currently operating from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow to Terminal 3, the home of its joint venture partner, Virgin Atlantic.
The move is effective September 14, 2016.
The Atlanta-based airline currently operates its flights from Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Philadelphia to London out of Terminal 4, where most SkyTeam-member airlines are located.
Flights to and from New York, Boston, and Seattle …

Delta to Debut All-Suite Business-Class Cabin

Delta to Debut All-Suite Business-Class Cabin

Delta Air Lines announced it will introduce its new Delta One suite, a business-class cabin with a sliding door on each suite, in the fall of 2017. The carrier will debut the all-suite cabin on its Airbus A350 fleet, which will mainly operate routes between the United States and Asia.
The cabin will be comprised of 32 suites, each with fully life-flat seats with direct aisle access. Suites will also have …

Delta to Launch Service Linking Boston to Nashville, Montego Bay, Punta Cana, St. Thomas, San Francisco

Delta to Launch Service Linking Boston to Nashville, Montego Bay, Punta Cana, St. Thomas, San Francisco

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin service from Boston to five new destinations over the next year. Additionally, the carrier said that it will increase its service between Boston and both Seattle and Milwaukee.
On November 6 of this year, Delta will launch daily flights to Nashville, scheduled to depart Boston at 11:15 a.m. and arrive in Nashville 1:25 p.m. From Nashville, flights will depart at 7 a.m. and arrive …

Lobby Bar – August 12: The City of Free Bikes, Kids Driving Cars, and How to Crash Delta’s Servers

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Lobby Bar – A Fabulous Footnote of FBT News and Views
Like father, like son. Jonathan Spira takes a seat behind the wheel of the 2017 Buick LaCrosse. As Spira notes, this is NOT your father’s Buick. Instead, it’s your child’s Buick, and comes with a booster seat, strap-on blocks for reaching the pedals, and a special safety mode that allows toddlers and young children to pilot the vehicle.
Swapping gears. Paul …

Delta to End JFK-Narita Flights Later This Year

Delta to End JFK-Narita Flights Later This Year

Delta Air Lines announced plans to discontinue service from New York to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport this fall. It also plans to end service linking Tokyo-Narita with Osaka and Bangkok.
The move follows the awarding of slots for daytime service from Los Angeles and Minneapolis to Tokyo Haneda Airport, which is located in the city. Delta will end flights from Minneapolis to Narita once Minneapolis-Haneda route goes operational.
The determination to drop …