Fire continues to ravage Argentina’s delta; authorities struggle to combat the spread

Forest fires have raged for months across Argentina’s delta wetland, threatening a major ecosystem with total destruction, experts warn. Severe drought led to the Paraná River shriveling to its lowest level in decades, according to NASA’s Earth Observatory. As the shrinking river has caused economic damage — grounding several ships and forcing companies to reduce […]

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Artist Delta Goodrem ‘Strips Back Layers Of Herself’ & Reveals Battle With Cancer In New Project

Australian singer Delta Goodrem opens up about her upcoming studio album & the first, raw & personal single ‘Keep Climbing.’ Fans get a taste of what is to come on Delta Goodrem‘s most authentic piece of work yet from her latest single, “Keep Climbing.” The Voice Australia judge opens up about her battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma […]

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E.U. Barring U.S. Visitors Would be a ‘Huge Deal’ for Airlines

Delta Air Lines was hoping to restart flights next month from New York to Athens and Lisbon, two popular summer destinations, but it may have to wait a little longer. European Union countries are considering barring Americans as the union reopens its borders next week, dealing another blow to Delta and other airlines hoping to […]

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Delta says 10 employees dead from coronavirus, 500 infected

Delta Air Lines says an estimated 500 employees have contracted coronavirus during the pandemic — and the virus has killed at least 10, according to a report. CEO Ed Bastian said at a sharehlders’ meeting earlier this month the “vast majority” of the employees have recovered from the dangerous illness, Newsweek reported Wednesday. “We have […]

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Delta is first airline to resume flights between US and China

Delta Air Lines said on Monday it would resume flights between Seattle and Shanghai on June 25, making it the first US airline to restart operations between the US and China after flights were suspended in February due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The flights will operate twice a week in June and once a week […]

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Delta to have 7,000 more pilots than it needs this fall

Delta Air Lines, with more than 14,000 pilots on its roster, expects to have 7,000 more than it needs in the fall as the coronavirus pandemic weighs on its operations, according to a memo to flight operations employees seen by Reuters. The memo follows Delta’s announcement earlier on Thursday that it would no longer fly […]

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The Airline Business Is Terrible. It Will Probably Get Even Worse.

Delta Air Lines started 2020 celebrating what it said was the most successful year in company history. Not long after, it shared a record $1.6 billion in profits with its 90,000 employees. But with air travel nearly shut down by the coronavirus, the airline is now bleeding money and will drop 10 more airports from […]

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Delta loses $534M in turbulent quarter, expects 90 percent hit ahead

Delta Air Lines, the biggest and most profitable US airline, lost $534 million in the first quarter, a setback that will appear trivial when the full force of the pandemic is revealed in the current quarter. Delta warned Wednesday that revenue during the April through June quarter, typically a period of harried travel, will plummet […]

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Delta working with Airbus on order book after deferring A350 orders linked to Latam

© Reuters. Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham SAO PAULO/PARIS (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc (N:) confirmed on Tuesday it had taken over an order for 10 Airbus (PA:) A350 jets from Latam Airlines Group (S:), but said it had deferred several of the near-term deliveries and was working with Airbus on […]

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Delta absorbs order for 10 Airbus A350 jets cancelled by Latam: sources

© Reuters. Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham PARIS (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines (N:) has taken over an order worth roughly $3 billion at list prices for 10 Airbus (PA:) A350 jetliners from Latam Airlines Group (S:)), two industry sources said. Airbus announced the cancellation of 10 A350 aircraft in a monthly […]

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Thousands of Delta workers take unpaid leave amid coronavirus

Thousands of Delta Air Lines employees have volunteered for unpaid time off as the carrier tries to save money during the coronavirus crisis. Some 35,000 workers have signed up for unpaid leaves of absence that the Atlanta-based carrier started offering last month, CEO Ed Bastian said in a Thursday memo. That amounts to more than […]

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Crisis-hit airlines face crippling cash squeeze, IATA says

2/2 © Reuters. Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham 2/2 PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Global airlines warned on Tuesday that many carriers may not survive a record cash squeeze in the second quarter, as revenues and traffic plunge because of the coronavirus crisis. Fresh quarterly estimates suggest airlines face a $61 billion cash burn […]

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U.S. offers $58 bln aid to airlines as governments seek to avert bankruptcies

2/2 © Reuters. Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham 2/2 By Alexander Cornwell and Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE/DUBAI (Reuters) – Governments stepped up efforts on Thursday to help airlines hammered by a virus-induced travel slump, with the United States offering $58 billion in aid, Singapore promising to keep its carrier aloft, and Australia easing […]

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Airlines turn to cargo for revenue as U.S. Senate nears industry aid vote

2/2 © Reuters. Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham 2/2 By Jamie Freed and Tracy Rucinski SYDNEY/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:) and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on passenger planes to boost revenue as the U.S. Senate neared a vote on a bill to […]

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US airlines ask Washington for billions in coronavirus aide

In this April 13, 2018 file photo, a Delta Air Lines plane takes off above a taxiing Alaska Airlines airplane at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for grants, loans and tax relief that could easily top $50 billion to help them recover from a sharp downturn in […]

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