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Delta’s Boeing 767 evacuation slide drops from sky, lands in yard

A Delta Air Lines flight from Paris experienced an unusual incident on December 1, 2019, when it lost an aircraft part on approach to Boston. The incident was perhaps more unusual for those who found the plane’s massive evacuation slide dropped in the front yard. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now reportedly investigating how the aircraft part could have fallen off Delta’s Boeing 767 mid-flight, landing in a residen...


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LATAM to leave oneworld in October 2020?

LATAM, Chilean airline, is potentially leaving oneworld alliance from October 1, 2020, a message of current alliance partner suggests. While the exit was expected since LATAM formed partnership with Delta Airlines in September 2019, the date has not previously been revealed. ...


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Delta plane’s engine seen falling apart mid-flight [Video]

A Delta Air Lines flight was forced to make an emergency landing on June 8, 2019, due to engine failure mid-flight. The incident may not have made the news if not for the terrifying video footage taken by passengers on board the aircraft, showing one of the MD-88’s engines falling apart while the plane was in the air....


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Delta's first A330 makes maiden flight

Delta Air Lines’ initial A330-900 – the longer-fuselage version of Airbus‘ A330neo jetliner – performed its first flight from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France....


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Delta Airlines Flight 47 Canceled Over Drunk Co-Pilot

A Delta Airlines Flight 47 was canceled by the Dutch Authorities after the first officer of the flight was suspected to be too drunk to operate an aircraft....


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The Day That 4 American Legacy Carriers Went Bankrupt

The early 2000s were a very dark place for American aviation. 4 out of its largest 6 legacy carriers went bankrupt. This is the story of how it happened....


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United, Delta admit worries over impact of government shutdown

UPDATED. Since the partial U.S. government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, most of the attention has been focused on federal employees, and yes, the economy. But as the shutdown drags on, major U.S. carriers are hemorrhaging too: their aircraft, new routes and tickets sales are stalling. And it seems like they are getting a little worried....


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AeroBrief | ACJ320neo maiden flight

On November 19, 2018: The newest Vietnamese Low cost carrier sets a date for its first flight, while Airbus newest business aircraft performs the maiden flight. On other news: Delta is switching its Airbus order, opting for more A330s....


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Alitalia bid reaches deadline: who’s left in the game?

British budget airline EasyJet has renewed its interest in acquiring parts of loss-making Alitalia as the Italian government resumes attempts to sell the bankrupt flag carrier following the already once-extended deadline.  ...


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Southwest, American agree to pay $60M in price-fixing lawsuit

An ongoing nationwide litigation by passengers who claim that the four largest U.S. carriers – American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, and United, conspired along with US Airways and Continental Airlines to increase fares by limiting capacity on domestic flights, has reached a turning point. ...