Airlines make more money by offering fewer seats

Jan 21, 2013
Airlines to turn profit offering fewer -- but fuller -- flights.
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, airline prices

PODCAST: Delta makes elite eliter, Ninja gigs are hard to come by

Jan 21, 2013
The ninja is one of Japan's oldest and most mysterious professions. But today modern methods to spy, sabotage, and kill are putting them out of work. Plus, on Delta elite is about to get a whole lot eliter, and the going rate for a Batmobile.
Posted In: Delta, debt ceiling

Delta makes it tougher to keep elite flying status

Jan 18, 2013
Delta, through mergers, was liberal in awarding elite status to frequent flyers. Now it wants to thin the elite crowds
Posted In: Delta, airline prices, air travel

Where did the year's first airfare hike go?

Jan 9, 2013
The airlines try, but they can't always make fare increases stick.
Posted In: Airlines, airfares, united, southwest, Delta

Delta swamped with flight attendant applicants

Dec 24, 2012
Delta has at least 22,000 applicants for 400 flight attendant openings. Flying may have lost its glamour, but a job in the skies has other benefits.
Posted In: Airlines, Jobs, Delta

Delta flirts with buying a stake in Virgin Atlantic

Dec 3, 2012
America’s biggest airline, Delta, is reported to be bidding for a big stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. The deal could lead to Branson giving up control of the carrier he founded.
Posted In: Delta, Virgin Atlantic, Mergers and Acquisitions, Richard Branson

Delta buying oil refinery to help reduce costs

May 1, 2012
In a first for an airline, Delta plans to pay $150 million for an oil refinery in Pennsylvania in a effort to bring some order to its fuel prices. But even if Delta's oil refinery deal works out well, fares are probably not going to drop.
Posted In: Delta, Oil, Airlines

Delta Air Lines is buying its own refinery

May 1, 2012
The airline has had enough of price hikes and supply interruptions. But whether the airline can run a refinery is another question.
Posted In: Delta, Oil

Delta and American Airlines could merge

Jan 13, 2012
A possible merger of Delta and American could bring higher ticket prices, a tough fight for competitors and more convenience for business travelers.
Posted In: airline industry, American Airlines, Delta

MID-DAY UPDATE: U.S. voters speak, Delta may unionize and goodbye to political ads

Nov 3, 2010
What are the possible effects of the midterm elections on the Bush tax cuts, which expire at the end of the year? U.S. voters put pen to ballot to...
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, Congressman Joe Barton, Delta, Federal Reserve, Latin cuisine, McDonald's, McRib, mid-day update, Political ads