Nigerian dies aboard Delta Airlines flight from U.S. to Lagos
A passenger on Delta Flight DL54 travelling from Atlanta to Lagos yesterday died onboard. The airlines’ crew, according to the airlines, found the deceased unresponsive before landing. The development, however, caused other passengers to be delayed onboard for about two hours and unable to disembark after arriving at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The delay,…
Delta Airlines posts $1.6 billion income in third quarter
Delta Air Lines has reported financial results for the September quarter 2018, with adjusted pre-tax income put at $1.6 billion while adjusted earnings per share was $1.80. Adjusted earnings per share were up 16 per cent compared to the prior year quarter, driven by revenue momentum, tax reform benefits and a four per cent lower…
NCAA to investigate Delta’s plane emergency landing at Lagos airport
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday said it would investigate the emergency landing by an Atlanta-bound Delta Air Lines flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Adurogboye said that NCAA had been…
Delta hits 1.2m customers’ mark on Lagos-Atlanta route
Delta Airlines has reached the 1.2 million customers’ mark on the Lagos-Atlanta route in the last 10 years of operations in Nigeria.
Local airlines groan under low pricing regime
In the meantime, Delta Airlines has confirmed the takeover from Arik of the Lagos-New York route that terminates at John F. Kennedy Airport in the United States.
Delta Airlines announces N666b Q2 profit
Delta Air Lines has reported financial results for the June quarter 2017, pooling N666 billion ($1.85 billion) in adjusted pre-tax income for the period.The profit, according to the American airlines was a N61.9 billion ($172 million) increase from the June 2016 quarter, primarily driven by higher revenue.
Delta Airlines, MMA2, SAHCOL win awards
Delta Airlines has been named Business Airline of the Year 2017 at the United Kingdom’s Business Travel Awards, beating the likes of EasyJet, Etihad Airways, Norwegian and Qatar Airways.
Delta Airlines forecasts growth, pledges commitment to market
The American Airlines said, despite attendant effects of the recession, the air travel market in Nigeria remains positive with high potential for growth.