Tag Archives: Delta Air Lines

Man Charged In Anti-Gay Assault Of Flight Attendant

The Daily Beast reports: A first-class passenger flying home from Atlanta became enraged with a flight attendant who refused to continue serving the man alcohol, calling him a “fag” and a “queer” before throwing a glass of ice at him and hitting him with an onboard telephone, according to an FBI affidavit obtained first by The Daily Beast. Christopher Alexander …

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Yes-Fly: Delta To Welcome Back 2K Banned Maskholes

Reuters reports: Delta Air Lines said on Wednesday it plans to restore flight privileges to about 2,000 customers who were barred from flights after failing to comply with mask rules. The Biden administration on Monday said it would no longer enforce a U.S. mask mandate on public transportation and airlines after a federal judge struck down the directive as unlawful. …

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Ranting Woman Arrested At ATL To Cheers, Laughter

The Boarding Group reports: A woman was arrested at the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport on Friday at gate C55, where a Delta Airlines flight destined for Columbia, South Carolina, was set to depart. At one point, according to the man recording the video, she is alleged to have called a security guard the n-word. The man recording the video …

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Delta Terminates Codeshare Agreement With Aeroflot

Via press release from Delta Air Lines: Delta has withdrawn our codeshare services operated in conjunction with Russian national airline, Aeroflot, effective immediately. We have removed our code from Aeroflot-operated services beyond Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport and removed Aeroflot’s code from Delta-operated services from Los Angeles and New York-JFK. Accommodations will be made for customers affected by these changes. Delta does …

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Three Women Charged With Beating Delta Workers

The New York Daily News reports: A trio of unruly would-be passengers at John F. Kennedy Airport viciously beat down two Delta Air Lines employees after a flight crew decided they were too drunk and belligerent to board a flight to Puerto Rico, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Long Island residents Jordan Nixon, 21, Janessa Torres, 21, and Johanna Zavala, 44, …

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Passengers Brawl Over Masks On Delta Flight [VIDEO]

The Daily Mail reports: Tis the season to deck fellow travelers in the aisle of your holiday flight. A ‘loud, drunken’ passenger who was reportedly violating mask mandates on a red-eye Delta flight from Los Angeles to Memphis engaged in little impromptu MMA with a fellow traveler, a newly released video on TMZ shows. The man in blue, who apparently …

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200+ Xmas Eve Flights Canceled Due To Omicron Surge

The Hill reports: More than 100 flights that were scheduled for Christmas Eve have been canceled by United Airlines as the company grapples with the spread of the omicron variant, the airline confirmed on Thursday. A spokesperson for United said that “we’re seeing about 120 cancellations planned for Friday.” Delta Air Lines also announced on Thursday that it would be …

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FAA Seeks Record $52K Fine For Disruptive Passenger

ABC News reports: An unruly passenger on a Delta flight in December is now facing the largest proposed fine from the Federal Aviation Administration this year — a whopping $52,500. According to the agency, the passenger tried to open the cockpit door on the flight from Honolulu to Seattle before striking a flight attendant in the face and pushing them …

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Delta Air Lines Reports $5.4B Loss For Third Quarter

CNBC reports: Delta Air Lines on Tuesday posted another multibillion-dollar net loss after the coronavirus pandemic roiled what is usually the peak travel period of the year. The carrier warned it could take years to recover. Kicking off third-quarter reporting for the beleaguered airline sector, Delta said its net loss was $5.4 billion in the third quarter, compared with a …

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Flight Lands Safely After Passenger Tries To Open Door

NBC News reports: A passenger aboard a Delta flight tried to open the doors of the plane mid-flight, prompting the pilot to declare an emergency, according to live air traffic control transmission ATC.net. The plane has landed safely at LaGuardia Airport. According to traffic control, the emotionally disturbed passenger tried to open the “forward service door” on the Delta 5935 …

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Delta And Coke Apologize For “Plane Crush” Promotion

The Washington Post reports: Falling in love on an airplane is the kind of story you only ever hear in a bar or see in a Lifetime movie. But for a brief time this winter, Delta Air Lines wanted to help passengers make it a reality — by gently nudging them to hit on other passengers. With cocktail napkins. “Be …

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Delta Passenger Flies To Japan With Gun In Carry-On

CNN reports: A traveler carrying a firearm boarded a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and flew to Tokyo Narita International Airport on January 3, according to a statement from the Transportation Security Administration. “TSA has determined standard procedures were not followed and a passenger did in fact pass through a standard screening TSA checkpoint with a …

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FLORIDA: Republicans Target Former NRA Partners As Punishment For Engaging In “Political Speech”

Politico reports: Gun-rights Republicans in the Florida House are starting to punish Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Delta Airlines after the corporations severed ties with the National Rifle Association. Over the past 24 hours, Florida lawmakers, borrowing from counterparts in Georgia, have targeted an aviation fuel tax reduction benefiting Delta and proposed late night budget language to rebid a state rental car …

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GEORGIA: Republicans Block Tax Break For Delta Until They Again Give Discounts To NRA Members [VIDEO]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The Georgia Senate blocked a lucrative tax break bill on Monday that would benefit Delta Air Lines after the Atlanta-based company severed ties with the National Rifle Association. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle [photo] said he would not support tax legislation that helped the airline “unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with …

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Delta Airlines Joins Exodus From NRA Partnerships

Atlanta’s Fox affiliate reports: Delta has announced that it is ending a discount for NRA members that made it cheaper for them to fly to the group’s annual convention. In a tweet sent early Saturday morning, the airline said that it will be ending its contract that provided discounted rates for NRA members “through our group travel program.” Prior to …

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Another Flight Diverted Over Reclining

I’d say this is getting really fucking stupid, but it’s always been really fucking stupid. Details.

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Delta Goes 80s In New Safety Video

You might recognize the pilot and co-pilot. (Tipped by JMG reader Blair)

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