Articles tagged “delta air lines”

Delta Deepens Relationship With Korean Air to Expand Its Foothold in Asia

Delta Deepens Relationship With Korean Air to Expand Its Foothold in Asia

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Delta didn't want to feel outdone by American's announcement last week to tie-up with an Asian carrier. Delta's advantage, however, is that it's had an ongoing relationship with Korean Air while American is newer to partnerships in the region.

16 hours ago

Delta Premium Cabins Getting Italian-Design Upgrade in Tabletop Accessories

Delta Premium Cabins Getting Italian-Design Upgrade in Tabletop Accessories

James Gaddy, Bloomberg

Four months after United introduced new serviceware for its Polaris business class, Delta is upping the ante with its own glassware, china, and serving pieces from Alessi. Will American raise its game next?

2 weeks ago

American Is Latest Airline to Bring Back Free Food — on Two Domestic Routes

American Is Latest Airline to Bring Back Free Food — on Two Domestic Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

American took the safe approach in matching Delta on two key routes. It makes sense because carriers don't like to fall behind their competitors on the New York-California flights.

2 weeks ago

What’s the Next Step for Airline Premium Economy?

What’s the Next Step for Airline Premium Economy?

Brian Sumers, Skift

A surprising number of airlines held out against adding premium economy as long as they could. But now most big airlines have added it or plan to. That's good news for passengers who want a little bit more space at a reasonable price.

3 weeks ago

Delta Air Lines Is Bullish Despite So-So February

Delta Air Lines Is Bullish Despite So-So February

Brian Sumers, Skift

Delta may not make as much money as expected in the first quarter, but the airline will be fine. Along with Southwest Airlines, it tends to be one of the best performers in the U.S. airline industry.

3 weeks ago

American and Delta Are Mixing Up Their Boarding Procedures

American and Delta Are Mixing Up Their Boarding Procedures

Grant Martin, Skift

Passengers flying on American and Delta may notice new boarding procedures this month. Now's a good time to double check that boarding pass.

3 weeks ago

Why Some Airlines Are Investing Big in Food for Their Best Passengers

Why Some Airlines Are Investing Big in Food for Their Best Passengers

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's little comfort to the average coach customer, but airlines are spending big money to improve food for higher-value customers. Just remember, it's still airline food, reheated in a tiny galley, so it may never be award-winning cuisine.

4 weeks ago

Gogo Has More In-Flight Internet Bandwidth Than It Knows What to Do With (Sometimes)

Gogo Has More In-Flight Internet Bandwidth Than It Knows What to Do With (Sometimes)

Brian Sumers, Skift

At least on some planes, Gogo finally has enough bandwidth to satisfy every passenger. That's good news, but it will take some time before passengers can count on reliably fast Wi-Fi on every flight.

1 month ago

Spirit Airlines is Prepared for United and American’s Basic Economy Fares

Spirit Airlines is Prepared for United and American’s Basic Economy Fares

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Under CEO Robert Fornaro, Spirit has gotten the message — legacy carriers do not want discount airlines growing in their hubs. Instead, Spirit has taken much of its new capacity elsewhere, adding flights at medium-sized airports, like Akron-Canton in Ohio.

1 month ago

Delta Air Lines Has Ways of Making Passengers Pay for Their Free Meals

Delta Air Lines Has Ways of Making Passengers Pay for Their Free Meals

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

Technically, there's no such thing as a free lunch. But on a lot of these routes, Delta is going to charge the same fares as its competitors, while offering customers free meals. On those flights, Delta customers will come out ahead.

1 month ago

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

Back in the day, airline passengers used to love complaining about bad domestic airline food. But Delta customers should be happy about this development. They'll be getting fresh, relatively healthy food on long flights.

1 month ago

Warren Buffett Can’t Get Enough of U.S. Airline Stocks

Warren Buffett Can’t Get Enough of U.S. Airline Stocks

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

There's no doubt airlines are in better fiscal shape than during previous cycles. But is all this investor enthusiasm warranted? Many U.S. airlines are facing increased competition from low-cost airlines at home and abroad.

1 month ago