Battle for the Northeast Intensifies as Delta Adds More than 100 Daily Flights

Not to be outdone by the aggressive expansion of the Jet Blue/American Airlines relationship throughout the Northeast corridor, Delta Air LInes has announced a dramatic increase in capacity that brings back nonstop service to the 40 largest city-pairs from both JFK International and LaGuardia airports.

Delta Wants Airlines to Share Banned Flier Lists

The world according to Covid is a far cry from life before the virus. With more than 700,00 Americans now dead from Covid-19 and nearly 5 million worldwide having lost their lives, it isn’t surprising that many people have gone a bit bonkers due to mask requirements, vaccines, restaurants closed or only serving take-away food,Continue reading “Delta Wants Airlines to Share Banned Flier Lists”

Delta Air Lines Increasing Health Insurance Premiums by $200 Monthly For Unvaccinated Staff

In a unique and bold move, effective November 1, Delta Air Lines employees who choose to remain unvaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will be assessed an additional $200 monthly for their health insurance premium. Rather than specifically mandating vaccination, the Atlanta-based carrier is telling those who refuse to be innoculated that they will be payingContinue reading “Delta Air Lines Increasing Health Insurance Premiums by $200 Monthly For Unvaccinated Staff”

With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet

With its CEO Ed Bastian calling it “….an investment in Delta’s future”, the Atlanta-based airline has announced agreements that will add 29 used Boeing 737-900ERs and seven used Airbus A350-900s to its fleet. Delta has a long history of entering into lucrative contracts for previously owned aircraft, while at the same time improving fuel efficiencyContinue reading “With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet”

Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is reporting a dramatic increase in summer travel demand as the number of available flights, and carrier reported advance bookings continues to spike. Thanks to strong confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, Minnesotans and the majority of Upper Midwest residents have been innoculated, leading to a mass desire to get outContinue reading “Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming”