Delta Outage Included "Small Fire" At Data CenterAs flight cancelations and delays move into their fourth day, Delta Air Lines isn't providing details on a "small fire" Monday at its data center and whether that fire compounded the airline's problems.
Delta Struggles Through Third Day Of Computer ProblemsDelta fliers faced delays, cancellations and more headaches Wednesday as the Atlanta-based airline struggled with its computer systems for the third straight day.
Computer Outage Could Tarnish Delta's On-Time ReputationWe don't cancel flights. That's been the message for the past two years from Delta Air Lines. That all literally ground to a halt Monday when a computer outage led to the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights.
Some Delta Systems Haven't Fully Recovered From OutageDelta Air Lines says some computer systems are still working slowly more than a day after an outage crippled the airline and led to more than 1,500 cancelled flights.
Delta Cancels More Flights In Wake Of Computer OutagesDelta's travails, and those of its customers, moved into day two with the airline canceling nearly 400 flights. The cancellations Tuesday follow about 1,000 canceled flights and almost 3,000 delayed flights on Monday.
After Outage, Delta Seeks Forgiveness With Refunds, VouchersDelta Air Lines will be handing out refunds and travel vouchers as penance for the latest computer outage to knock a major airline off stride. Delta canceled about 1,000 flights and had 2,900 others delayed yesterday.
Delta Air Lines' 1Q Profit Up 27 Percent On Low Fuel CostsCheaper jet fuel continues to give airlines a lift, helping Delta boost its first-quarter earnings by 27 percent to $946 million.
Southwest Continues Fight Against Delta At Dallas Love FieldSouthwest Airlines plans to appeal a judge's order that lets Delta Air Lines continue operating at Dallas Love Field during a dispute over gates.
Delta, American And United Ban Hoverboards As A Fire DangerThe three largest U.S. airlines are banning hoverboards because of the potential fire danger from the lithium-ion batteries that power the devices.
American Airlines Revamps Its Frequent Flier ProgramAmerican Airlines is changing its frequent flier program, becoming the latest carrier to have passengers earn miles based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly.
Delta Hints At Decline In AirfaresDelta Air Lines pointed to signs that airfares are slipping, and said that it expects the downward trend to continue in the third quarter, but end in the fourth quarter.
Few Carriers Dominate U.S. Airline IndustryMergers have reduced nine large U.S. airlines to four, with the result that travelers are increasingly finding their home airport dominated by just one or two players.