Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines early next year will retire from commercial service the last of its DC-9 aircraft, the airline said. The last DC-9, a twin-engine aircraft, will retire after flight No. 2014, which is scheduled to depart Minneapolis/St. Paul for Atlanta at 4:20 p.m. It will mark the last scheduled…

ATLANTA — Even if the federal government lifts a ban on in-flight cell phone calls, Delta Air Lines will not allow passengers to make such calls, its CEO said on Wednesday. “Our customer research and direct feedback tell us that our frequent flyers believe voice calls in the cabin would…

Delta Air Lines on Thursday said it plans to add 18 daily nonstop flights to five destinations from Dallas Love Field in October 2014. The airline’s planned expansion will enhance competition at the airport with new nonstop service to New York-LaGuardia, Los Angeles, Detroit, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Delta said. The…

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday said airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation will vary among airlines, but the agency expects…

While commercial air travel in the United States is relatively safe, Saturday’s crash is a stark reminder that air travel is not perfect. Here is a look at fatal airline crashes in the United States over the past two decades: — Asiana Airlines Flight 214, July 6, 2013: Two people…

LEXINGTON, Kentucky – From airline fees to airline consolidation, travelers remain cautious when it comes to taking trips, one expert suggests. “I think there is good reason for travelers to be cautious these days,” Alicia Jao, vice president for travel media at NerdWallet.com, said in an interview. Former Transportation Secretary…