When Delta Air Lines Inc. upped its weekly nonstop flight to Grand Bahama Island to daily service last fall, tourism officials didn’t see the move simply as a seasonal increase in frequencies.
Delta Air Lines Inc. is one of three large U.S. carriers asking the Department of Transportation for a review of the Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, citing recently released evidence that the countries have offered more than $42 billion in subsidies to their fast-growing carriers.
For Atlanta airport General Manager Miguel Southwell, Korean Air Lines’ longevity in Atlanta is as much a cause of the region’s success in recruiting Korean business as it is a beneficiary.
Barbados is expecting a new wave of U.S. tourism thanks to a recovering American economy and the Dec. 4 return of a nonstop Delta Air Lines flight to the capital city of Bridgetown from Atlanta.
If you showed up at the airport with the spontaneous urge to take a nonstop flight anywhere in the world, where would you go? No matter what destination springs to mind, the fact is that your creativity will be limited by your airport’s connectivity.
Any reference to a new Manchester flight from Atlanta is likely to bring to mind Virgin Atlantic, which is set to take over Delta Air Lines Inc.’s nonstop to the U.K. city next year. But it’s Lufthansa Cargo that recently created a brand new trans-Atlantic air link.
When Turkish Consul General Özgür Kıvanç Altan visited Atlanta this week, one thread ran through all his conversations: Strong desire for a nonstop flight to Istanbul.
It might be easy for Atlantans to take for granted that their local airport links them with the world, but from Miguel Southwell’s perspective, it never hurts to have that point hammered home.
More than 20 years after starting daily nonstop flights to Manchester, United Kingdom, from Atlanta, Delta Air Lines Inc. will turn over the route to its new joint venture parter, Virgin Atlantic.
Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin empire, is known for his wealth, wavy blonde hair and penchant for eschewing formality in favor of adventure and productivity.