Tag Archives: Delta Airlines

Fox Contributor Navy SEAL Banned By Delta Airlines After Posting Selfie Without Mask: “I’m Not A Pussy”

Business Insider reports: The former Navy SEAL famous for his part in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden was banned by Delta Air Lines after he refused to wear a mask aboard a flight, and bragged about it on Twitter. Robert J. O’Neill, a former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shot that killed Osama Bin Laden …

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So Far Delta Has Put 100 Covidiots On Its No Fly List

NPR reports: When it comes to the new rules for the novel coronavirus, airlines like Delta are taking them very seriously. So far, the carrier has banned 100 anti-maskers from taking their flights and gone a step further by adding them to a “no fly” list. The legal reasoning is pretty straightforward, says Sharona Hoffman, co-director of Case Western Reserve …

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Delta Airlines: If You “Can’t” Wear A Mask, Don’t Fly

CNN Business reports: Delta Air Lines will now require medical screenings for passengers who can’t wear face masks due to health reasons — and asks that they reconsider flying altogether as the coronavirus pandemic rages. The strengthened policy adds another layer of protection for passengers who are already mostly required to wear masks while on flights, during boarding and in …

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Delta Airlines To Resume Suspended Flights In June

Reuters reports: Delta Air Lines said on Monday it would resume flying several major routes in June that were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, including some Trans-Atlantic and Caribbean destinations. Delta is adding roughly 100 more daily flights in June versus May, including service out of its Atlanta hub and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Florida, …

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Delta Ends Service To 10 Airports Through September

USA Today reports: Travelers aboard Delta Air Lines are about to have fewer options when it comes to airports in major metro areas. Delta announced Friday that it is cutting service at 10 U.S. airports serving cities including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago as part of a previously announced 85% overall reduction in its service schedule. In each case, …

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Delta Offers Free Flights To Volunteer Medical Workers

USA Today reports: Delta Air Lines is stepping up in the fight against coronavirus. While the airline slashed flight capacity by 40% earlier this month, they are finding ways to help mobilize medical volunteers amidst the pandemic. Late Friday night, Delta announced on its website that it would be offering free flights to medical volunteers looking to fly to the …

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Delta Airlines To Slash Flight Capacity By 40%

Axios reports: Delta Airlines will reduce its flight capacity by 40% for the next four months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a dramatic increase from the original 15% reduction, CNBC reports. The airline industry has had to curb flights as it grapples with lack of demand, as Americans are advised to avoid nonessential travel. CNBC notes Delta is seeing …

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Delta Moves To Become First Carbon-Neutral Airline

Axios reports: Delta Airlines is spending $1 billion over the next decade to essentially cancel out all of its future greenhouse gas emissions beginning March 1, the company announced Friday. The big picture: Delta is the world’s biggest airline by revenue, and this news is the latest in a rapidly growing trend of corporations announcing climate-change goals in response to …

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Delta Hits Back At Ann Coulter After Twitter Tirade

The New York Daily News reports: Delta Airlines has offered conservative firebrand Ann Coulter a $30 refund after she flew into a rage Saturday for being booted from her “extra room seat” on a flight. “@AnnCoulter We’re sorry you did not receive the preferred seat you paid for and will refund your $30,” the airline said in a tweet Sunday …

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In-Flight Melee When Passenger Tries To Open Exit Door, Flight Attendant Clubs Him With Wine Bottles

CNN reports: An unruly passenger who authorities say was trying to open an exit door on a Delta Air Lines flight to Beijing fought with the cabin crew and a passenger and was conked over the head by a flight attendant with two wine bottles, a criminal complaint alleges. Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, a 23-year-old passenger from Florida, was arrested …

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UNITED FALLOUT: Delta To Offer Passengers Up To $10,000 To Give Up Seats On Overbooked Flights

The Associated Press reports: Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta’s move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger’s forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press, Delta says gate agents …

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United Airlines Under Fire After Literally Dragging Passenger Off Overbooked Chicago Flight [VIDEO]

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: A video posted on Facebook late Sunday evening shows a passenger on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville being forcibly removed from the plane before takeoff at O’Hare International Airport. The video, posted by Audra D. Bridges at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, is taken from an aisle seat on a commercial airplane that appears to …

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BANNED FOR LIFE: Delta Airlines Permanently Boots Trump Fan Who Screamed About “Hillary Bitches”

Raw Story reports: Last week, video emerged of a Trump supporter standing up in the middle of a Delta Airlines flight and yelling at women whom he believed voted for Hillary Clinton in this year’s presidential election. The video, which quickly went viral, showed the man standing up in the aisle and chastising “Hillary b*tches” for not supporting his preferred …

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Delta Flights Grounded Worldwide After Power Outage

NBC News reports: Tens of thousands of Delta passengers around the world were grounded indefinitely Monday after a power outage caused a system-wide computer failure. Check-in systems, airport screens and even the airline’s website and smartphone apps are affected by the problem, which began at 2:38 a.m. ET. The Atlanta-based airline suspended departures until the problem can be fixed, while …

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