Airlines cut flights as demand plummets

Mar 10, 2020
Deciding which flights to cancel means considering the effects on the entire, byzantine, schedule.
Flights are nearly empty due to coronavirus fears.
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Delta wants to be the first carbon neutral global airline

Feb 14, 2020
Cleaner jet fuels and electric planes are still decades away, meaning Delta is focusing on carbon offsets.
Delta Airlines plans to be carbon neutral by purchasing carbons offsets.
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Delta opens a high-tech pit stop for jet engine repair

Feb 21, 2019
Delta is opening a new jet engine test cell in Atlanta, the world's largest.
Delta jet engine test facility
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Fuel prices depress Delta earnings

Apr 12, 2018
High fuel costs and a 6 percent raise for most of its employees are likely to take a toll on Delta Air Line’s earnings. After years of low fuel prices, Delta’s revenue is not what it used to be. Yet the air…

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Citing the recent shooting at Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida, Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell firearms to anyone under 21 years of age, no longer sell high capacity magazines, and would no longer sell assault-style rifles at any company owned stored.
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Delta’s earnings show if demand for business travel is growing

Jan 11, 2018
Delta Air Lines released its latest earnings report this morning, sharing just how much money it made during the last few months of 2017. The company beat Wall Street expectations, earning 96 cents per share. The airline has laid out…

Will new technology improve your airport experience?

Jun 15, 2017
Delta Airlines is testing new biometrics technology that would allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection to record facial images of travelers leaving the United States. The measure is being touted as a way to boost security and make life easier…

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Airlines operating more and more on automated systems

Jan 30, 2017
Delta Airlines had a system outage over the weekend; this follows another outage in August. Delta won’t say what happened in the last couple of days, so we’re not sure what caused hundreds of cancellations yet. Airlines. of course. use…

Buffett says airlines are now a good investment

Nov 15, 2016
For decades, the investor said airlines were a good way to lose money.
Warren Buffett has invested heavily in American Airlines, Delta and United. He even bought some Southwest shares.
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Race to the (seat) bottom

Sep 13, 2016
To compete with low-cost carriers, airlines offer stripped-down fares.
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