Delta Air Lines Inc


  • Airbus CEO: 'We will be number one' Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 4:21 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, President and CEO of Airbus, has told CNBC his company would take the bragging rights on aircraft deliveries.

  • US companies eager to embrace Cuba face hurdles Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    American businesses have begun imagining ways to capitalize on last week's announcement that the United States will restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade with one of the last surviving Communist regimes. Their more ambitious plans would require that Congress lift the U.S. embargo on most exports to Cuba. All that said, Cuba experts have a...

  • Correction: Cuba-Travel story Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— NEW YORK— In a story Dec. 17 about travel to Cuba, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Americans who were authorized to travel to Cuba last year. US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism. NEW YORK— Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists.

  • Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    While the U.S. plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, globe-trotting tourists won't be able to hop on a plane to Havana anytime soon. Still, travel companies are salivating at the chance to set up shop in Cuba. Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International and the Carnival Corp. all expressed interest this...

  • Airlines cued up for Cuba: Former airline CEO Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    Robert Crandall

    If the Cuba embargo is lifted, former American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall sees frequent flights to the island by several carriers.

  • US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday of plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba doesn't suddenly lift the ban on U.S. tourism. "Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean, so there's some exciting possibilities," said Roger Frizzell, spokesman for Carnival Corp. He said "some...

  • Dec 15- American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker said airlines should stop sharing profits with employees and improve wages instead, despite persistent pressure from his own workers to link part of their pay to the company's performance. Competitors Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines still tout the millions of dollars they give to...

  • Last-minute gifts for travelers on the go Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    While you may not get a plane ticket or first-class seats, there are some alternative travel-related gifts that family and friends may like.

  • America's real hunger game: 50 million in crisis Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help during the holidays.

  • Delta sees $1.7B benefit from lower fuel costs Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Ground crew personnel service Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Delta Air Lines expects 2015 profit to rise significantly thanks to cheaper fuel prices.

  • Midday movers: Delta Air Lines, Exxon Mobil & more Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Airline stocks rise as oil prices lift outlook Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Delta Air Lines Inc. said that its pretax income will jump to more than $5 billion in 2015, up from an estimated $4.5 billion this year and nearly double the 2013 gain. "2015 will be a fantastic year," CEO Richard Anderson said. Analysts at Barclays estimate that U.S. airlines will save $10 billion next year because of cheaper fuel.

  • Dec 11- Delta Air Lines said it expects fuel costs at current market prices to benefit 2015 profit by $1.7 billion.

  • Hawaiian again tops US airlines at on-time flights Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    1. Hawaiian Airlines, 89.7 percent. 2. Alaska Airlines, 87.2 percent. 7. US Airways, 83.3 percent.

  • Midday movers: Lands' End, Wynn Resorts, Exxon & more Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • First class or economy? Delta rolls out 5 options Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    Comfort Plus seating options offered by Delta Airlines

    Delta will expand its flight class options in 2015, modifying the service provided and price paid at each level.

  • Led by Spirit, airline stocks fly lower Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    "We were surprised to hear Spirit indicate that it is seeing pricing pressure as a result of airlines trading off lower fuel costs for lower yields," said Joseph DeNardi, an analyst for Stifel, Nicolaus& Co.. Spirit now faces tougher competition in the Dallas area, one of its biggest markets, from new long-haul flights on Southwest Airlines. Raymond James downgraded...

  • Southwest soars on oil's slide Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 3:53 PM ET
    A Southwest Airlines plane getting fuel at Oakland International Airport.

    Southwest Airlines appears to be one of the biggest winners of oil's slide.

  • Midday movers: Starbucks, Google, Yahoo & more Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • These are the most-searched vacation spots of 2014 Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Showgirls at famous Las Vegas welcome sign

    Yahoo has reported the most searched destinations on its website for 2014.