Tag: Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines Sees Snapback to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Delta Air Lines Inc. said on Wednesday it expects second-quarter adjusted revenue at 2019 levels as pandemic-weary travelers are planning more leisure trips undeterred by the higher prices of tickets, accommodation, and rental cars. U.S. airlines have been buoyed by how quickly travel snapped back from the depths of the pandemic, leaving them struggling to…


Delta to Restore Flight Privileges to Passengers Barred Over Mask Violations

WASHINGTON—Delta Air Lines said on Wednesday it plans to restore flight privileges to about 2,000 customers who were barred from flights after failing to comply with mask rules. The Biden administration on Monday said it would no longer enforce a U.S. mask mandate on public transportation and airlines after a federal judge struck down the…


Delta Airlines CEO Warns Domestic Fare Prices to Increase up to 10 Percent as Oil Prices Soar

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian has warned that airfares for domestic flights in the United States could increase by 5 percent to 10 percent amid a spike in oil prices. Oil prices—already soaring in the United States—have been further exacerbated following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and are now at 14-year highs. Bastian told the BBC in an interview published…


Woman from LA Faces Federal Charge Over Alleged Airplane Outburst

LOS ANGELES—A Los Angeles woman is facing a federal assault charge Dec. 28 for allegedly hitting and spitting on another passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight from Tampa to Atlanta. Patricia Cornwall, 51, an actress who according to the New York Post was a Raiders cheerleader when the team played in Los Angeles, made her first appearance in…


Delta Urges Airlines to Share Their ‘No Fly’ List of Problematic Passengers to Protect Airline Employees

Delta has called on other airlines to share their “no fly” lists of problematic passengers who have been banned, in an effort to protect airline employees. The airline sent two internal memos to staff on Sept. 23 as a “reminder of Delta’s commitment to creating a culture of safety for every employee” in response to recent  incidents…


American, Delta, Southwest Airlines: No Immediate Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Three major U.S. airlines—American, Delta, and Southwest—are currently not requiring COVID-19 vaccine mandates for staff, though they haven’t definitively ruled it out as a matter of future policy, according to reports and statements from spokespersons. Southwest CEO Gary Kelly wrote in an internal memo cited by CNN that he would “continue to strongly encourage” employees…


Wealthy and Woke

Commentary Ed Bastian made $17 million in 2019 as chief executive officer of Delta Airlines, Georgia’s largest employer. Bastian just blasted Georgia’s new voting law. He thinks it is racist to require the same sort of ID to vote that Delta requires for its passengers to check in. Yet most Americans believe voting is a…