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TRIP REPORTS Apr 11, 2024 Flying for Free: A Day in the Life Our writer, Daniel Ren, discusses his personal experiences flying for free on Delta Air Lines. He shares some advice that can help you if you ever work for an airline. Read More →
NEWS Apr 05, 2024 New York and New Jersey Earthquake: How Airports Operate During Major Seismic Events Can planes survive earthquakes? What happens when an earthquake hits a major airport? This article explains all that plus more, talking about the April 5 New Jersey earthquake. Read More →
NEWS Apr 05, 2024 Earthquake in New York and New Jersey: How Airports Operate During Major Seismic Events What happens to airports when an earthquake occurs? How do airlines respond? This article covers all that, plus what happened after a small earthquake struck the New York metro area on April 5. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 01, 2024 Delta Spent $1 Billion to Show Your Favorite Movies on Its Flights. Here's Why In-flight entertainment is a key part of the passenger experience, especially on long-haul flights. Many airlines have entire teams devoted to providing a strong selection of in-flight entertainment for their passengers. Airlines aim to appeal to film and TV enthusiasts amid the rise of film tourism: making trips based entirely around movies or TV shows. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Tennessee Titans Players Express Discomfort With Team Travel The Tennessee Titans have come under fire after one of their policies requiring players to sit in economy as coaches and staff sit in first class. Players, typically larger, find these seats uncomfortable and small. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 27, 2024 Delta Air Lines Adds Flights From Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth to Detroit for Total Solar Eclipse Delta Air Lines will offer special flights for astronomy enthusiasts interested in seeing the total solar eclipse on April 8. Delta will offer two flights that will follow the path of totality, traced on the Earth's surface by the moon's shadow. The flights will go from Austin (AUS) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to the airline's Detroit (DTW) hub on April 8. Read More →
NEWS Feb 24, 2024 Delta Air Lines Warns of Job Losses and Canceled Flights if U.S. Ends Aeroméxico Partnership On February 23, Delta Air Lines urged the U.S. government to allow the carrier to continue its partnership with Aeroméxico. Ending the partnership would have forced Delta to cancel nearly two dozen routes, eventually having significant economic impacts. On January 26, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) "tentatively dismissed without prejudice" the agreement renewal. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 24, 2024 Delta Air Lines Expands South Pacific Presence With New Los Angeles-Brisbane Route Delta Air Lines is expanding its presence in the South Pacific region with an upcoming service to Australia's third-largest city, Brisbane. Delta will inaugurate seasonal service from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub to Brisbane (BNE) from December 6, 2024 to March 28, 2025. The route will utilize the Airbus A350-900, one of Delta's newest and most modern widebody aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Feb 20, 2024 JFK-Bound Flight Returns to Toronto After Fire Breaks Out in Cockpit, Pilot Declares 'Mayday' on Radio An Endeavor Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 operating flight 4826 between Toronto (YYZ) and New York (JFK) was forced to return to YYZ after declaring an emergency. The pilot returned due to a "burnt electrical smell" in the regional jet's cockpit. After landing at YYZ, the CRJ-900 was checked by firefighters for any potential fire damage before the flight was escorted to its gate by fire trucks. Read More →
NEWS Feb 17, 2024 U.S. Customs Authorities Find Mummified Monkeys in Luggage at Boston Airport A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) dog found luggage containing mummified monkeys at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) on January 8. The passenger was returning to the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a layover in Paris. Read More →