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  • Delta Airlines pilots seeking massive pay increases

    Delta pilots are seeking a huge pay increase following record profits

    Delta Air Lines Inc’s pilots are seeking a huge pay increase of about 40% compounded over three years. The request comes at a time when the carrier’s profits are surging, Bloomberg reports. A memo from the Air Line Pilots Association revealed the request.  The union is taking a more aggressive stance in negotiations with the Atlanta-based […]

  • Big Game Trophies Banned from United Airlines and Delta Airlines

    Delta And United Just Banned Big-Game Trophy Transportation

    Following the killing of African Lion Cecil, management at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc. have announced the outright banning of big-game trophy transporation.   “We felt it made sense to do so,” Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said Monday. The company will now prohibit transportation of elephants, rhinoceroses, leopards and water buffalo as […]

  • Delta Baggage Fees Increase, Reflecting Industry-Wide Trend

    Delta Airlines has increased its checked baggage fees to up to $35, the highest such fees in the US industry. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has more: The higher fees take effect Tuesday for Delta passengers who booked their flights Jan. 5 or later and are checking bags on domestic flights. For those who pay the baggage […]