Today is going to be a bad day to fly. Following a power outage at its Atlanta headquarters early this morning, Delta Airlines has been in the grips of a massive computer system failure worldwide, leading the company to ground all departing flights.
Team USA just played one hell of a match against Ghana in the World Cup. So Delta Airlines paid homage to these wonderful athletes with a Statue of Liberty and a giraffe.
Getting stuck on a plane sucks. Like, it really sucks. Sitting on the tarmac for hours is the bane of many traveler's existence. But Delta did something about it. They got pizza delivered to passengers stranded on the tarmac.
The Group A Delta Integrale was wide and loud and fast: perfect for a rally stage, but kind of terrible if you're making a first impression to a potential boss. Think you could climb out of those racing buckets without crumpling your resume?
The Delta-flagged jet that ended up in a ditch today wasn't a prank but, instead, an attempt by a fugitive wanted in connection with a murder who managed to break into the plane and managed to pilot it as far as the parking lot before crashing.
An incident involving a SkyWest plane in Delta livery occurred overnight at St. George Municipal Airport in St. George, UT.
The modern boarding pass is a mess, so it's great to see a major airline like Delta put so much thought into their new one, launching today. It's clearer, easier to read, and no longer looks like splatter art done with random bits of information.
Remember that time you'd just barely survived a US Airways flight into Atlanta, fought your way through a crowded hellscape of angry travelers, and then had to drag your bags to your car only to see some pampered Delta customer get into a brand new Porsche? You weren't hallucinating.
It's been a bad month for Delta. On the heels of the firestorm over baggage fees the airline was charging soldiers returning from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan comes a story from a British man named Sy Haze, who is accusing Delta of peeing all over his clothes and stealing aftershave from his luggage, among…
Picking up strangers while traveling can be thrilling, but in the 21st century United States, there's no worse pickup line than "Have you ever wondered if someone could get something on the plane they weren't supposed to?" Meet that guy.
A Delta Airlines pilot on his first flight over the Pacific had to declare an emergency to land a 767 following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan ten days ago. Here is his first-hand account. UPDATE
A Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Phoenix on Thursday had to make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs due to engine failure. Some 225 passengers were forced to exit via the escape slides, and one kept his camera running.
Nothing says welcome to New York City like a wing vomiting sparks as your airplane touches down at night. Just minutes before this video, the pilot radioed the news to JFK's air traffic control: "The right gear is stuck up."
A passenger on Delta Flight #1404 from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City told us a first class passenger, described as "swarthy," was yanked off the plane at landing by security after "erratic behavior" during the flight. UPDATE BELOW.
Former Northwest Airlines Capt. John Hansen flew the airline's Boeing 747 route from Detroit to Toyko for years. In 2002, the plane tried to kill him and 400 passengers. This is the never-before published story of how he saved them.
This is the Delta Wing, a concept angling to be the new IndyCar race. It's lighter, less expensive to run, and only has 300HP. It also looks like the Batmobile merged with a land-speed racer and a rocket ship. Updated.
Put aside for a moment that the one-wheel-in-front, three-wheeled car setup is inherently unstable, because when a car like the 1948 Davis Delta has this much wacky style, staying wheels-down is highly over rated.