Delta Air Lines Inc


  • Travelers Face Narrowing Options For Olympic Games Friday, 16 May 2008 | 5:53 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Travelers to the  Olympic Games this August in China better book airline tickets soon, but a dramatic buildup of Western hotels—many still just coming on-line —should make finding a room less of a challenge.

  • Delta CEO: Good Merger, Tough Business Friday, 16 May 2008 | 7:37 AM ET

    The chief executive officer of Delta Air Lines said Friday that his airline's pending merger with Northwest Airlines is on track and should be in force by next year.

  • United Air, Continental in Alliance Talks: Source Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 10:12 PM ET
    United Airlines

    United Airlines and Continental Airlines are talking about forming an alliance to gain some benefits of working together without going through a merger, which Continental rejected last month, a person close to the talks said. 

  • Gaining from Customer Satisfaction Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 12:26 PM ET

    We have all had some miserable customer service experiences and as we sit on hold or try to navigate through yet another voice response system, we wonder how can these companies get away with this.  In fact, a 2006 Harris Interactive Poll showed 40% of us would rather go to the dentist than deal with poor customer service.  My most recent mind numbing experience with my phone company, Verizon, made me wonder if there is a way to translate this into investing opportunities.   Here is what I found...

  • Commodities Drop -- and Airlines Take Off Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 4:36 PM ET

    I have been talking about the unwinding of the “long commodities/short dollar” trade. It continued today. Energy and materials sold off; tech and financials rose. Pray for an in-line or slightly stronger nonfarm payrolls report. ...Meantime, look what lower oil and consolidation talk has done to the airlines this week...

  • Sudden Death: Merck, Delta and More Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:59 PM ET

    It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Pops & Drops: Delta Airlines, Office Depot... Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Delta Airlines and Office Depot popped while Energizer and Altria dropped.

  • Tech Gains Boost Nasdaq; Airlines Rise Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Tuesday as the tide turned in technology's favor. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection.

  • Stocks Turn Higher; Airlines Rise Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 2:55 PM ET

    Stocks pushed higher Tuesday despite concerns about interest rates ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded.

  • Merck Drags on Dow; Airline Stocks Rise Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 2:44 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday amid concerns about interest rates and a slide in consumer confidence. Merck dragged on the Dow industrials after the FDA rejected a key cholesterol drug.

  • Stocks End Flat Amid Fed Jitters Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 4:58 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.

  • Fed Jitters Keep a Lid on Index Gains Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.

  • United, US Airways in 'Very Advanced' Merger Talks Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:47 AM ET
    United Airlines

    UAL and US Airways Group are in advanced merger talks prompted by Continental Airlines'  decision this weekend to walk away from similar talks with UAL, sources with knowledge of the matter said. .

  • Financials Skid After 'Sell' Note; Wrigley Rises Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:16 AM ET

    Stocks retreated after an early pop Monday as the early market buzz was all about deals and deal makers.

  • Continental Airlines Scraps Talks with United Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 10:50 AM ET
    Continental Airlines planes at Houston Intercontinental Airport.

    Continental Airlines has called off talks with United Airlines because of the other carrier's weak financial condition, and "the increasing cost of oil increases the risk of doing an airline merger," a source briefed on that matter said Sunday.

  • UAL Will Pursue All Options to Ensure Future Sunday, 27 Apr 2008 | 9:56 PM ET

    The parent of United Airlines, which held unsuccessful merger talks with Continental Airlines, said on Sunday it would pursue all options to ensure a sustainable future.

  • American Airlines in Talks with Continental, US Air Saturday, 26 Apr 2008 | 2:53 PM ET
    American Airlines aircrafts.

    American Airlines has had early-stage merger talks with US Airways and is in advanced talks for an alliance with Continental Airlines, sources briefed on the situation said.

  • Pops & Drops: Goodyear, Visa... Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goodyear and Visa popped while Delta and Mattel dropped.

  • Sudden Death: Delta, Target and More Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Techs Rally to the Finish; Boeing Soars Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 5:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker. Techs rallyied ahead of key earnings from Apple and Amazon.