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Delta Air Lines committed to block middle seat through April

In order to maintain social distance between travelers, Delta Air Lines reiterated its commitment to keep blocking the middle seat through April 2021....


Airlines step up safety measures after US Capitol riot

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines are increasing safety measures in fear of disruptions on flights after the US Capitol riots in Washington D.C. ...


American, Delta and United join Southwest’s no change fee club

The big three US air carriers, American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines, have consecutively announced the elimination of infamous ticket change fees. Meanwhile, their low cost competitor Southwest Airlines never had such costs in the first place.  ...


United to furlough 2,850 pilots after government aid expires

The US aviation workspace situation grew even grimmer after United Airlines announced the largest pilot furloughs in its history. The airline’s union says that 2,850 pilots would lose their jobs if the U.S. government decides against another airline bailout....


Delta plans to furlough 2,000 pilots after bailout expires

Following United Airlines, another major U.S. carrier plans additional furloughs. Delta Airlines (DAL)’ reportedly plans for 2,000 pilots to leave jobs in October 2020, after the $32 billion payroll aid to the industry by the U.S. government expires. The extensive changes to the employee structure are reportedly due to the slow aviation industry recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. Previously, 1,806 Delta’s pilots already took early re...


China and U.S. agree to double flights’ frequencies

Airlines will be allowed to double the amount of flights between China and the United States following the easing of travel restrictions, the U.S. Department of Transportation confirmed.   ...


Paradigm shift in the US COVID fight: United leads the way?

Initiative and dedicated execution are required to steer a damaged boat through the rough waters, and as United and Delta Airlines continue to improve their policies, other airlines seem to have taken an easier road by looking at their competitors for a course of action....


Downhill journey: United Airlines report record losses of $1.6B

On July 21, 2020, United Airlines announced the most difficult financial quarter in the company’s 94-year history with a Q2 net loss of $1.6 billion.  ...


US carriers to tighten COVID-19 spread prevention

The sudden increase in COVID incidents has pushed the US airlines to tighten their belts and take preventative action.  ...


Delta to accelerate MD-88, MD-90 and Boeing 767 retirements

Facing a significant travel demand drop and other COVID-19 pandemic-caused challenges, Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline would accelerate retirements of its remaining McDonnell Douglas MD-88 and MD-90 fleets, as well as some older Boeing 767s. ...