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Delta wrestles with too many pilots, too many planes

Delta Air Lines expects to have 7,000 more pilots than it needs in the fall as the coronavirus pandemic weighs on its operations, according to a memo to flight operations employees seen by Reuters. Conway G. Gittens has the details......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 14th, 2020

Delta, United, and other airlines are sending their largest planes to the desert for storage as they drastically reduce operations due to coronavirus

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

Delta, United, are other airlines are sending their largest planes to the desert for storage as they drastically reduce operations due to coronavirus

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

Delta, pilots reach agreement on coronavirus measures, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 14th, 2020

Delta is canceling flights to continental Europe, grounding 300 planes, and reducing flights overall by 40% — the largest cuts in the airline"s history (DAL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2020

The Boeing 737 Max crashes have revived decades-old fears about what happens when airplane computers become more powerful than pilots

Stephen Brashear/GettyImages; Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Automation in planes — taking control of flight systems away from pilots and putting it in the hands of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2020

I flew from New York to LA and back in a single day just to eat a cheeseburger and gawk at planes – here"s why I"d do it again

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider The "$100 hamburger" is an aviation rite of passage and refers to when pilots fly their aircraft to a different c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2020

Two new Airbus planes have experienced engine shutdowns mid-flight after drinks were spilled in the cockpit

REUTERS/Tim Chong During two recent flights, including a Delta Air Lines flight to Seoul, the engine on Airbus A350-900 shut down unexpectedly a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 31st, 2020

Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks

In a statement Friday, Delta said filing for federal mediation “allows both sides to have more productive conversations” to reach an agreement more quickly......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2020

Delta Pilots Who Dumped Fuel That Fell On a School Didn’t Tell Controllers Before the Maneuver

The Delta flight did not dump fuel at a high enough altitude so the fuel would dissipate before hitting the ground, the .....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 16th, 2020

Delta was named the best airline in the US the day after one of its planes dumped fuel over a school and injured 26 people

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2020

Check out the $600 million Alabama factory where Airbus builds jets for American, Delta, and JetBlue

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider Airbus assembles its hot-selling A320-family jets at a handful of factories spread around the world.  One of those assembly plants in located in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile plant builds planes for the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2019

Jetstar to cut capacity, weigh sale of three planes as pilot dispute drags

Budget airline Jetstar is cutting domestic capacity by around 10% in January and weighing the sale of three Boeing 787-8 jets to counter industrial action by its pilots that the Australian carrier expects will cost it up to A$25 million ($17 million)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2019

Delta updates 2020 hiring plan with expectations of record-setting year

Delta says it's set for a record-breaking hiring spree. Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) on Wednesday said it plans to hire and train more than 1,300 pilots in the next year as part of its largest single-year hiring event in more than two decades. D.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2019

Key Words: The CEO of the largest airline offers one simple reason that Wi-Fi on planes isn’t free

Delta Air Lines Inc., Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian says he’d like to offer Wi-Fi free on his airline’s flights but right now it would crash the system......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2019

Key Words: The CEO of the largest airline carrier has one simple reason why Wi-Fi on planes isn’t free

Delta Air Lines Inc., Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian says he’d like to offer Wi-Fi free on his airline’s flights but right now it would crash the system......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2019

Pilots hit Amazon Air with "no confidence" vote as holiday shipping ramps up

ABX pilots fly roughly a half-dozen planes for Amazon Air, which contracts planes and services from ABX parent Air Transport Services Group......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 4th, 2019

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying: source

India is considering setting an experience threshold for pilots who fly Boeing's 737 MAX planes, as it moves to ensure safety once the aircraft returns to service, a senior official of the air safety regulator told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2019

Meet the Night Stalkers, the pilots who fly SEALs and Delta Force to their most dangerous and secretive operations

Cpl. Carlos Jimenez / US Marine Corps / DVIDS The Army's 160th Special Operations Av.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

An All-Female Flight Crew Took 120 Girls to NASA in an Initiative to Close Aviation’s Gender Gap

FAA data shows that women make up just over 7 percent of pilots in the U.S. Delta Air Lines flew 120 girls from Salt Lake City, Uta.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 13th, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX grounding leads to record overtime for Delta pilots, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 10th, 2019