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2010-06-21 19:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chief executive officers of Delta Air Lines, Air France and KLM met today with pilot union leaders from their respective airlines to sign a six-way Joint Venture (JV) Protocol which recognizes that a cooperative and productive relationship is essential to the success of the corporations' Joint Venture Agreement, which was established in May 2009. In signing the agreement, the leaders committed to mutual understanding and information sharing...

2010-06-10 06:05:00

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today welcomed Vietnam Airlines as the newest member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. With Vietnam's entrance, Delta customers immediately gain the ability to earn and redeem SkyMiles on the airline's flights, as well as access to its airport lounges in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "SkyTeam continues to improve Delta customers' access to some of...

2010-06-04 13:30:00

SEATTLE, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today begins nonstop flights from Seattle to Beijing and beginning Monday from Seattle to Osaka, Japan. The new routes continue Delta's development of Seattle as its primary West Coast gateway to Asia. "Delta's development of Seattle as a gateway to Asia continues to create opportunities for economic development and tourism across the Pacific Northwest," said Steve Sear, Delta's vice president - Global Sales. "Customers...

2010-04-16 03:05:00

SHANGHAI, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following statement in support of China Eastern's signing of a memorandum of understanding to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "China Eastern is an outstanding airline with a strong leadership team and a proud history of serving its customers. We are honored that another leading global airline has chosen to link its future...

2010-04-16 03:00:00

SHANGHAI, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- China Eastern Airlines today announced its intention to join the SkyTeam Airline Alliance. During an official ceremony in Shanghai, China Eastern President and Chief Executive Officer Ma Xulun joined the CEOs of SkyTeam member airlines to sign a Memorandum of Understanding confirming China Eastern's plans to join the SkyTeam Alliance by mid-2011. With China Eastern as a partner, SkyTeam passengers will benefit from improved access to SkyTeam's extensive...

2010-04-09 18:55:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer closed out the first quarter of 2010 (1Q10) having delivered 41 jets, one more than the same period in 2009. The airline market received 21 of this total, 19 went to executive aviation, and one to the defense segment, as detailed in the following table. On March 31, 2010, the firm order backlog totaled US$ 16 billion, or a reduction of 3.6% of the US$ 16.6 billion of the previous quarter. Deliveries by Segment 1Q10...

2010-04-08 15:00:00

ATLANTA, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced the addition of $558 million on an accelerated basis to four pension funds covering most of the airline's U.S.-based employees. With the accelerated contributions, Delta will complete its required contributions to these plans for 2010 approximately seven months ahead of schedule. Delta's pension funding is normally distributed throughout the year, with the majority of contributions added near the end of...

2010-02-09 14:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) board of directors named Edward H. Bastian, currently president of Delta, as its newest member. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "We are pleased to welcome Ed to the Delta board," said Daniel A. Carp, chairman of the board for Delta Air Lines. "Ed's track record speaks for itself. He is a valuable member of the Delta leadership team, and we look forward to benefiting from his insight,...

2010-02-09 02:33:00

TOKYO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following response Japan Airlines' (JAL) alliance decision. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "Delta is well positioned as the No. 1 carrier between the U.S. and Asia. Customers can continue to count on Delta for unmatched access to Japan, with nonstop service between 10 U.S. destinations and Tokyo. With recently announced plans to invest $1 billion in our product, Delta...

2010-01-22 08:30:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has launched an online marketplace to provide all SkyMiles members with a new way to redeem miles for hotel rooms, car rentals and merchandise. Delta teamed up with LoyaltyEdge from American Express to leverage its rewards program experience and extensive redemption offerings to provide the online SkyMiles Marketplace. SkyMiles members can now redeem miles - or a combination of miles and money - in new ways with more...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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