Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Record passenger numbers for Delta in August

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for August 2018. The company carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of August.   

Monthly highlights include:

Opening a new 127,000-square-foot state-of-the-art engine repair shop, which will support the next-generation Rolls-Royce powerplants featured on Delta’s Airbus A350 and the forthcoming A330-900neo through the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business
Installing seat-back entertainment on its 600th aircraft, giving more customers than ever convenient access to free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio, and offering more aircraft with seat-back entertainment than any airline in the world
Announcing new Summer 2019 trans-Atlantic flying to include expanded service to Paris and Amsterdam from Los Angeles; expanded service to Paris and Tel Aviv from New York-JFK, and new service to Amsterdam from Tampa
Aligning the corporate customer program with joint venture partner Air France-KLM in an industry-first program to enhance benefits for the corporate travel experience, including better seats and priority boarding.