Tag Archives: Delta Air Lines

Delta orders E-190s and 737s

Delta has announced to buy 20 Embraer 190 and 20 new Boeing 737-900ER jets. The Embraers are used aircraft and are also bought from Boeing. Earlier this year Delta ordered 40 737-900ER plus 20 E-190 aircraft, pending the results of negotiations with its pilot unions. The pilots rejected the deal, however, and Delta withdrew the […]

Delta order for E-190s and 737-900ERs depends on pilots

Delta is to add 20 Embraer E-190s and 40 new Boeing 737-900ERs to its fleet if its more than 12,500 pilots ratify a tentative agreement about the acquisition of these aircraft. The tentative agreement was approved for membership ratification today by the Delta Master Executive Council (MEC) of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). Delta […]

Airbus delivers first 242t A330

Airbus has delivered the first 242-tonne maximum take-off weight (MTOW) variant of the A330-300 to Delta Air Lines today, 28 May. So far eleven customers have ordered this heavier version of the European widebody. Airbus launched the heavier A330 in 2012 and the higher take-off weight is available for both the A330-200 and A330-300. The […]

Delta MD-80 slides off runway at New York LaGuardia

My day so far. #crashland pic.twitter.com/dpNnGP5oQk — Steve (@steveblaze98) 5 maart 2015 A Delta Air Lines McDonnell Douglas MD-88 has slided off runway 13 at New York LaGuardia Airport during landing today. The aircraft was performing flight DL1086 from Atlanta. On board were 127 passengers and five crew members, the airline has confirmed. The aircraft […]