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Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a military police spokesman in the Netherlands said Tuesday.

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Hey fliers: You can't have it allupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 09:25:00

Airline passengers still want it all: low prices, comfortable seating, "free" baggage check-in and other freebies.

CNNMoney: American's bankruptcy fuels merger talkupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 17:13:00

American Airlines' bankruptcy has many in the industry questioning if a merger is in its future.

Opinion: Truth in airfare advertising is the best policyupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 16:06:00

We've all seen that "great deal" airline ad, only to discover that with surcharges, taxes and fees, the great deal is not so great. Starting Thursday, when airline consumers see an advertised price of $500, that will be the price they pay. (Of course, there will still be some additional irritating "optional" fees like baggage charges, seat reservations, etc.)

Two Muslim religious leaders sue airlines for discriminationupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 19:16:00

Two Islamic religious leaders from Tennessee filed a lawsuit against two airlines Monday, claiming they were discriminated against and not allowed to fly on a plane in May because of the way they looked.

Flier: Delta shortchanges passengers on lost bagsupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 13:26:00

If an airline loses or delays your bag, can you trust it to let you know how much money you're entitled to?

Why are taxes paying for nowhere airport?updated: Thu Dec 15 2011 10:26:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman and Steve Ellis of Taxpayers for Common Sense discuss an Alaskan airport costing taxpayers millions.

Engine trouble, smoke, force Delta flight to return to airportupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 09:03:00

Engine problems forced the pilot of a Delta Air Lines aircraft to turn back Thursday night shortly after takeoff from Atlanta, the company said Friday.

No bag? Then airlines should refund feeupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 14:28:00

We all know the feeling of dread that washes over you when standing at the baggage carousel after a flight.

May: Changes in the airupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 14:28:00

HLN Money Expert Clark Howard tells you about new Federal rules for airlines that will be good for your wallet.

Sign-up bonuses juice up dining miles cards updated: Tue Sep 20 2011 09:40:00

To whet your appetite for earning miles (without flying!), several major airlines are offering sign-up bonuses this fall for their mileage dining programs.

Hurricane forces widespread air, train cancellationsupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 06:50:00

Here are some of the latest travel-related developments stemming from Hurricane Irene:

Twitter Q&A for Hurricane Ireneupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 14:46:00

CNN Meteorologist Chad Myers answers your questions about Hurricane Irene.

Storm brings travel troublesupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 14:46:00

Travel conditions aren't pretty this weekend as Hurricane Irene spins up the East Coast.

CNNMoney: Fight over unionizing is at heart of FAA furloughsupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 14:31:00

A labor dispute is raging at the heart of a congressional spat over Federal Aviation Administration funding. The issue has left 4,000 federal workers sitting at home unpaid and tens of thousands of construction workers without work.

Small towns could be hit hard by Delta cutbacksupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 11:20:00

Sioux City, Iowa, had a recent concert with Elton John and Cee Lo Green.

Fortune: Obama's labor union problemupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 12:52:00

How many ways are there to sidestep Congress' refusal to make it easier for unions to organize? Let us count them. No, better than that, let's add yet another example -- this one involving Delta Airlines -- to the growing pile of end-runs around Congress to reward a constituency this White House badly needs at its side in next year's presidential election.

Twitter is handy tool for airline passengersupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:37:00

When you're traveling and something goes wrong, all you want is for someone to help you get back on track. That used to mean lengthy lines in the airport or long hold times on the phone, but that's been changing, thanks to social media. Airlines are quickly learning that social media tools, particularly Twitter, can act as an excellent customer service channel.

Twitter: Good and bad in 140 charactersupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:37:00

Twitter gives users unfiltered access to one another. It's a strength and a curse. CNN's Doug Gross explains.

Delta takes issue with discrimination claimsupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 15:22:00

Delta Air Lines came out strongly Friday against reports published online claiming it is discriminating against Jewish passengers through a multi-airline alliance that is set to include Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Soldiers' $2,800 bag fees spark outrageupdated: Thu Jun 09 2011 13:57:00

After YouTube videos spark outrage, Delta changes its policy to allow military personnel to check more bags for free.

American Airlines loosens checked-bag restrictions for service membersupdated: Thu Jun 09 2011 13:57:00

In the wake of an online video in which soldiers returning from Afghanistan complained that Delta Air Lines charged their unit more than $2,800 in bag-check fees, rival carrier American Airlines on Thursday announced it will allow military personnel to check an extra two bags with no out-of-pocket expense.

Soldiers' $2,800 in bag fees spark outrage, policy changesupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 19:51:00

Stung by online comments calling it "disgusting" and "un-American," Delta Air Lines on Wednesday announced it will allow U.S. military personnel traveling on orders to check more bags for free.

Angels team OK after emergency landingupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 02:06:00

A flight carrying members of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team home from an away game in Missouri made an emergency landing Wednesday after mechanical issues with the plane, a team official said.

CNNMoney: Easy ways to score free plane ticketsupdated: Sun May 29 2011 07:18:00

Air fares are on the rise. But why pay exorbitant prices when you can score a flight for nothing?

Passengers evacuated after 'boom,' smoke after plane lands in Atlantaupdated: Sat May 28 2011 17:48:00

Passengers were evacuated from a Delta aircraft after smoke began coming from the wheel area, after it landed at Atlanta's airport Saturday afternoon, a witnesses and company official said.

Delta cancels 250 flights due to airport's power outageupdated: Sat May 21 2011 22:06:00

Delta Airlines had to cancel 250 flights on Saturday due to the power outage at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, a company spokeswoman said.

Delta employees arrested, accused of drug smugglingupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 08:34:00

Federal agents arrested 10 current or former Delta employees Thursday for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking at airports in Detroit and Houston, authorities said.

Delta warned about rodent droppingsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 13:19:00

Most air travelers have encountered something gross on board planes at one time or another, like old food crumbs or stained seats. But now comes this: rodent droppings in the cabin.

Riding the rails or flying the skiesupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 09:33:00

People have their allegiances when it comes to flying or riding the rails. CNN's Sandra Endo compares the two.

Train or plane? Travelers weigh inupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 09:33:00

Traveling from point A to B is often a race against time, but it's not always the most important factor.

World crises wallop travel industryupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 14:48:00

We're just three months into 2011 and it's been one blow after another for the travel industry -- not even considering blizzards and the soaring price of fuel.

Fuel hedging no guarantee for airlinesupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 08:16:00

Last week, I wrote about the relationship between fuel prices and airfare increases, and many of you balked, saying that fuel hedging keeps airlines from paying more for fuel. Unfortunately, it doesn't work that way. There is some protection, but no airline is completely insulated.

The scoop on business class seatsupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 08:09:00

Do you talk to your neighbor a lot when you fly? Would you rather bury your head in a book? Or just pass out until you arrive? Your travel style should influence your choice of the airline you fly, especially if you're one of the lucky few to sit in a premium cabin.

Engine damage forces Delta jet to return to Florida airportupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 05:52:00

A commercial flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Minneapolis was aborted shortly after takeoff Sunday morning because of an indicator warning that one of the aircraft's engines had been damaged, according to airline officials.

CNNMoney: Delta Air Lines fined $2 million for disabilities violationsupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 17:52:00

The government is fining Delta Air Lines $2 million for failing to meet regulations protecting passengers with disabilities.

Fuel truck, Delta jet collide at LaGuardiaupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 08:47:00

A fuel truck collided with a parked Delta Air Lines jet at LaGuardia Airport Sunday afternoon, according to officials for the airline and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Why airline fees are good for travelersupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 13:03:00

There's no doubt airline fees are one of the universe's most complained-about topics. Just say the word "fee," and you'll see the same look of disgust you'd see if you told anyone older than 20 that you like Justin Bieber.

2010: Freedom from airline feesupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 13:03:00

Genevieve Shaw Brown, Senior Editor at Travelocity, talks about how to avoid pesky airline fees on American Morning.

CNNMoney: Delta to passengers: What do you want for your seat?updated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:10:00

Delta Air Lines has launched a system for travelers who are willing to get bumped from overbooked flights to auction their seats to the carrier.

The truth about frequent-flier upgradesupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 08:09:00

I thought I was being clever when I booked a $698 round-trip Delta flight from New York to London with the idea of getting an upgrade for 50,000 frequent-flier miles.

South braces for wintry stormupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 01:46:00

A wintry storm prepares to smack Southern states, bringing frigid temperatures, ice and snow.

Travel affected as winter storm rolls across the Southupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 01:46:00

A major winter storm system was rolling across the southeastern United States early Monday, sending out shocks of snow, freezing rain and sleet, and forcing some airlines to cancel flights.

Christmas travel forecastupdated: Sat Dec 25 2010 22:10:00

CNN's Bonnie Schneider has a look at winter weather and lets us know if it will affect your travel plans.

Hundreds of Christmas flights canceled as storm threatens East Coastupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 20:29:00

Delta Air Lines has pre-emptively canceled approximately 500 Christmas Day flights, a company spokesman said Friday, as it and other U.S. airlines work to get ahead of a storm that's threatening the East Coast.

Airline baggage fees top $2.5 billionupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 14:17:00

Baggage fees may irritate you, but airlines sure aren't complaining.

Power restored at Atlanta airportupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 12:33:00

Air traffic is returning to its regular busy pace at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, hours after a power outage forced Delta Airlines to cancel or delay flights on Monday.

CNNMoney: Delta flight attendants reject unionupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 09:09:00

Delta Air Lines says its flight attendants have voted to forego union representation.

Plane towed to gate after stopping at end of runwayupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 13:21:00

A Delta Air Lines plane came to rest at the end of the runway in Savannah, Georgia and had to be towed to the gate, a Delta spokesman said Monday.

Delta plane makes emergency landing in Englandupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 10:17:00

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, Thursday, the airport told CNN.

CNNMoney: Flight attendants union sues Deltaupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 17:19:00

The Association of Flight Attendants is suing Delta Air Lines for allegedly breaching the terms of a bargaining agreement with over 7,000 former Northwest Airlines flight attendants.

Booking a flight? Visit Facebookupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 16:40:00

Booking a flight just got more social.

CNNMoney: Delta shares slide on disappointing revenueupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 13:52:00

Delta Air Lines shares retreated Monday after the world's largest carrier announced second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates, but revenue that fell short of expectations.

Plane makes emergency landing after fire in cockpitupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 02:19:00

A passenger plane made an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday night after the pilot reported smoke and a possible fire in the cockpit, officials said.

Fortune: Delta-Northwest merger: One-way ticket to new unions?updated: Thu Jul 01 2010 13:42:00

Since 1926 the Railway Labor Act has allowed airline and railroad employees to vote on whether to unionize. But for years there was a quirky detail that worked in management's favor: All abstentions were counted as "no" votes. That changed last fall, when the National Mediation Board, with two new members appointed by President Obama, proposed changing the rules to count only votes that were cast -- and make no assumptions about abstentions.

Delta Air Lines loses dog during flightupdated: Fri May 14 2010 16:50:00

A Canadian couple is puzzled at how Delta Air Lines lost their dog on a flight from Mexico to Detroit. WDIV reports.

Fortune: Airlines come out for regulation -- of the derivatives marketupdated: Thu May 13 2010 12:42:00

Airlines and banks tend to be on the same page when it comes to regulation of business -- they don't want it.

CNNMoney: Airline industry made billions off added feesupdated: Mon May 03 2010 14:39:00

Those baggage fees really add up: The airline industry raked in nearly $8 billion from fees last year, according to a government report.

Agency denies tarmac delay exemption requestsupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 16:48:00

Airlines hoping for exemptions at some airports to the tarmac delay rule going into effect next week are out of luck.

Delta, JetBlue request exemption to tarmac delay ruleupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 19:50:00

A runway closure at John F. Kennedy International Airport has prompted JetBlue Airways and Delta Air Lines to ask for a temporary exemption at JFK to a rule designed to keep planeloads of passengers from getting stranded on the tarmac.

CNNMoney: Airlines ripe for another merger, experts sayupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 16:51:00

Now that the merger between Delta and Northwest is complete, other airlines are under the spotlight for potential consolidation.

Flights canceled, highway crews mobilized in northeastern U.S.updated: Fri Feb 05 2010 17:57:00

It's going to be a rough weekend for travelers in the mid-Atlantic. Hundreds of flights have been canceled because of the winter storm moving into the region, and heavy snow and white-out conditions predicted for some areas will make roads dangerous.

Poof! There go my SkyMilesupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 17:02:00

Kenneth Miller's Delta SkyMiles are gone -- all 101,000 of them, and without so much as a warning. They were never supposed to expire, but the airline changed its rules without telling him. Does he have any chance of getting them back?

Crunch time for Japan Airlinesupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 06:39:00

Japan Airlines is expected to file for bankruptcy tomorrow, as speculation intensifies over which of its two U.S. suitors, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines, will be chosen to aid its rehabilitation.

United latest airline to hike bag feesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 12:42:00

United Airlines is the latest in a string of major airlines to increase checked luggage fees.

Continental matches Delta baggage fee increaseupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 14:33:00

Continental Airlines has matched Delta Air Lines' recent checked-luggage fee increase, a Continental spokeswoman says.

5 common travel mistakes -- and how to fix themupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 10:13:00

Waiting. That's the worst mistake a traveler can make these days.

Coping with winter-weather delaysupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 12:48:00

The holiday blizzard was a warning to air travelers: Winter is only starting, and when bad weather moves in, your flight schedule isn't worth the paper it's printed on.

Airlines scramble after winter storm delays flightsupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 03:26:00

Airlines were scrambling to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of hundreds of flights after a monster weekend winter storm that blanketed a swath of the East Coast.

Feds look at instruments, approach lights in taxiway landingupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 20:30:00

Federal investigators trying to determine why a Delta Air Lines jet landed on a taxiway instead of the runway in Atlanta on Monday morning say the runway was illuminated, but that approach lights and a ground-based instrument that helps pilots line up with the runway were off.

Peanut allergy can be deadlyupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 16:32:00

Peanuts are as American as baseball -- Americans ate nearly 1.7 billion pounds of them last year, according to the Georgia Peanut Council.

How the travel industry can win you backupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 11:53:00

The travel industry wants you back.

Three ways to avoid the newest travel 'gotcha'updated: Tue Sep 22 2009 09:08:00

Kenneth Miller thought he had squirreled away more than 100,000 Delta Air Lines frequent-flier miles, which he planned to use for a special 20th anniversary trip.

How to earn more frequent-flier milesupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 15:16:00

The average leisure traveler no longer has a prayer of compiling enough miles for a free trip simply by flying a few times a year. Most airlines now demand more miles before you qualify, and they expire quicker than ever -- in 18 months, typically. Today you must pile up points by every means available, and do so in a hurry. That means taking advantage of the airlines' partner programs and being smart about how to use them.

Nudity, cartoons grab air travelers' attentionupdated: Mon Aug 03 2009 11:57:00

Complete this sentence: In the event of a loss of cabin pressure ...

A new approachupdated: Mon Aug 03 2009 11:57:00

Virgin America is using humorous cartoon characters in its preflight safety video.

Delta cutting capacity, blames rising fuel prices, H1N1 virusupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 01:36:00

Delta Air Lines announced plans Thursday to reduce its system capacity by 10 percent as compared to 2008, due to declining revenues. The company initially said it planned to cut capacity by 6 to 8 percent.

Delta denied permission to fly to Nairobi, Monroviaupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 14:35:00

Delta Air Lines has been denied permission to fly directly to Nairobi, Kenya, and Monrovia, Liberia, until security standards there are met or until assessments change, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday.

How to maximize frequent flier milesupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 10:54:00

Over the past few years, airlines have been creating new ways for you to get award tickets and with good reason: co-branded credit cards that allow you to accumulate miles are profitable for many carriers.

Your rights as a flierupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 14:36:00

Last summer, at Las Vegas' McCarran airport, I stood behind a frustrated Delta passenger whose delayed flight had caused him to miss a connection. He was indignantly invoking Rule 240, insisting that Delta had to put him on a flight with another carrier, which elicited a chuckle from the agent.

CNNMoney: Delta to cut 10% of international flightsupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 11:33:00

Delta Air Lines will cut its international flights by an additional 10% starting in September as volatile fuel prices and sinking demand pressure the struggling airline industry, according to a memo released Tuesday.

Peanuts on Northwest Airlines prompt protestsupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 12:28:00

The return of peanuts to the snack menu at Northwest Airlines this month has prompted a spasm of protests from travelers with allergies.

CNNMoney: Delta adds $1B in AmEx dealupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 10:43:00

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday it will get an immediate $1 billion boost in liquidity as the result of the extension of a credit card agreement with American Express.

CNNMoney: Delta to cut more flights in 2009updated: Tue Dec 02 2008 14:36:00

Delta Air Lines said it plans to cut overall flight capacity by 6% to 8% next year due to "the global economic recession and weaker demand for air travel." As result, passengers can expect flights to be crowded and fare deals to be scarce.

Broken promises: How airlines have betrayed usupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 14:43:00

Airline passengers are usually a forgiving lot. When a flight doesn't take off as planned, they understand. When they have to pay extra for a checked bag because of "higher" fuel prices, they oblige.

Fortune: A flier strikes backupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 08:49:00

On Feb. 21, 2008, Mitchell Berns heard every flier's two least favorite words: weather related. Citing snow, Delta Airlines was canceling his flight from Las Vegas to New York City and rescheduling him for a redeye connecting in Boston. With 47% of all delays so far in 2008 caused by weather (up 5% from last year), most fliers can relate. And they know that normally this story ends with a bleary-eyed tale recounted the next day at the water cooler. Not this time. It ends in court, with our traveler $838 richer.

CNNMoney: Frequent fliers: No more free rideupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 08:27:00

The old adage - Nothing in life is free - is the new reality for frequent fliers.

Delta to offer Internet accessupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 14:41:00

Delta will become one of the first airlines to let passengers surf the Internet. CNN's Rusty Dornin reports.

CNNMoney: Airlines going Wi-Fiupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 12:46:00

Several major airlines are planning to soon start offering Wi-Fi access to their passengers.

CNNMoney: Airlines stocks higher as oil fallsupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 16:40:00

Airline stocks on Wednesday traded higher as oil prices - the industry's greatest burden - plunged.

CNNMoney: Cutbacks brighten airlines' financial pictureupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 14:38:00

The service cuts that have caused so much frustration for passengers are starting to help the airlines.

People.com: Menudo Member Kicked Off Delta Flightupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 09:55:00

Carlos Olivero is escorted off the plane in Atlanta after refusing to stow his iPod

CNNMoney: Fuel costs could 'devastate' airlinesupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 15:14:00

The skyrocketing price of fuel could "devastate" the airline industry and hurt the economy, according to a report from the Business Travel Coalition released Monday.

Delta joins Northwest in flight cutsupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 01:15:00

A day after Northwest Airlines announced it was scaling back domestic flights, Delta Air Lines did the same Wednesday -- announcing a 3 percent cut for the second half of 2008.

CNNMoney: Discount fliers: Your days are numberedupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 18:22:00

As the battered airlines cut flights to save on fuel-related costs, passengers can bid bon voyage to discount flights to sunny vacation destinations like Florida, experts say.

CNNMoney: Bracing for more air travel headachesupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 13:03:00

Get ready for higher airfares and get used to those crowded planes as rising oil prices force airlines to face the grim prospects of finding ways to deal with multi-billion dollar fuel bills.

CNNMoney: Congress examines giant airline mergerupdated: Wed May 14 2008 18:36:00

Congress Wednesday examined a proposed $3.1 billion merger that would create the world's largest carrier as critics of the deal warned it could drive up the price of air travel.

Fortune: American Airlines loses $3.3 million a dayupdated: Wed Apr 30 2008 11:43:00

Just as the Boeing 737 started its initial approach into Washington's Reagan National Airport, Gerard Arpey asked for my pen and pad. Arpey, the polished chief executive of American Airlines, was on his way from Dallas to brief FAA administrators about the maintenance issues that had recently grounded nearly half his fleet. But as the seatbelt sign went on, his mind turned to the industry's recent merger mania.

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