Delta's Japan chief sets out benefits of Skymark alliance

Jul 22, 2015

Delta's Japan chief sets out benefits of Skymark alliance

Masaru Morimoto, head of Delta Air Lines’ Japanese unit, has said the U.S. carrier plans to play a major role in the rehabilitation of Skymark Airlines by advising it in areas such as customer service. “Skymark can better vie with Japan Airlines and All ...

Delta to serve as Skymark sponsor under creditor's revival plan

Jul 15, 2015

Delta to serve as Skymark sponsor under creditor's revival plan

Delta Air Lines Inc. would become a minority shareholder in Skymark Airlines Inc. under a rehabilitation proposal put forward by the bankrupt Japanese carrier’s biggest creditor, forcing investors to choose between competing plans at a key meeting in early August. Under the plan proposed ...

Jun 5, 2015

Major Skymark creditor approaches Delta over rehabilitation

Intrepid Aviation, the largest creditor of Skymark Airlines Inc., has approached Delta Air Lines Inc. about cooperating on rehabilitating the bankrupt Japanese carrier, a Delta source said Friday. Intrepid has opposed a Skymark rehabilitation plan that would tap ANA Holdings Inc. as a rehabilitation ...

Mar 10, 2015

Pilots: Brakes were on, but plane at La Guardia didn't slow

The pilots of a Delta plane that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport last week during a snowstorm have told investigators that automatic systems designed to slow down the plane were not working properly, investigators said Monday. The pilots said the plane’s automatic ...

Dec 24, 2014

U.S. charges five over airline gun smuggling conspiracy

Five Americans have been charged in connection with a plot to sell 153 guns and smuggle them into New York in carry-on bags on 17 commercial flights, prosecutors said Tuesday. The airline security breach put hundreds of travelers at risk and was allegedly aided ...

Jul 23, 2014

FAA bars U.S. airlines from Israel for 24 hours amid Gaza crisis

The Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours amid safety concerns sparked by the ongoing crisis in Gaza. The FAA said its prohibition applied only to U.S. air carriers, and that “updated instructions” ...