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Delta Halts Shipping Wildlife Trophies In Response To Lion Slaying

You might’ve heard of Walter Palmer, who is both a dentist from Minnesota and an asshole. Instead of using the $50,000 he had burning a hole in his pocket to do something useful for the world, last month Palmer decided to kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe named Cecil. Now, in response to global outrage over the slaying,… » 8/04/15 2:09pm 8/04/15 2:09pm

LaGuardia, 'America's Worst Airport', Is Finally Getting A Makeover

La Guardia Airport (LGA), one of three major aviation facilities serving New York City, is getting a much-needed overhaul. Governor Andrew Cuomo, alongside Vice President Joe Biden, announced today a massive plan to completely redesign the airport. For anyone who has suffered, I mean traveled through LaGuardia, this… » 7/27/15 6:00pm 7/27/15 6:00pm

Airlines Made $38 Billion From Extra Fees And It's Only The Beginning

You may be familiar with this meme: “If a 747 can carry the space shuttle, then I call bullshit on overweight luggage fees.” Airlines collected $38.1 billion in revenue from such fees in 2014, almost a 21 percent increase year-over-year. These fees are the new normal, and future fees are a pure insult to your… » 7/14/15 2:46pm 7/14/15 2:46pm

Battle Of Atlanta – Delta Opposes Second Airport

Delta Air Lines is opposing an Atlanta developer's plan to commercialize a second airport, to the northwest of the city. Paulding Airport, currently a general aviation airport, is being evaluated for future use by commercial airlines. Delta says it would threaten their hub at Hartsfield-Jackson, the world's busiest… » 11/01/14 2:00pm 11/01/14 2:00pm

Which Airlines Are Best At Getting You There On Time?

Arriving on time is one of the biggest areas of concern for most travelers, after ticket price and leg room. And some airlines are way better at this than others. Let's take a look the the July stats from the Department of Transportation, to see who's on top of their game. » 9/14/14 11:00am 9/14/14 11:00am

Did Delta Force The Retirement Of Record-Holding Flight Attendant?

Flight attendant Robert Reardon has truly witnessed the ups and downs of the airline industry. He flew for so many years that he outlasted even the most senior pilots by twenty-plus years. He holds two Guinness World records — oldest active flight attendant, and the longest career as a flight attendant, at 63 years. » 9/02/14 1:17pm 9/02/14 1:17pm

Delta Pilot Freaks Out At Correction From Air Traffic Control

A Delta Air Lines pilot was obviously having a bad day as he communicating with Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson ATC. The pilot in command on Delta 2422 did not take well to the suggestion that he was on the wrong taxiway, and lashed out art the controller for having a bad attitude. » 7/27/14 1:33pm 7/27/14 1:33pm

Delta Will Save $1 Million A Year Giving Flight Attendants Smartphones

Delta Air Lines will be handing out Nokia Lumia 1520s to its legion of over 20,000 flight attendants beginning this fall, replacing the smaller Lumia 820s they're already using. This will give those in the cabin useful tools as well as reduce fuel and printing costs enough to save the airline a million dollars… » 4/10/14 1:18pm 4/10/14 1:18pm

Did a Delta Employee Pee All Over This Guy's Luggage?

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… » 6/22/11 3:21am 6/22/11 3:21am