Tag Archives: Delta Air Lines

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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