The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing to allow Delta Air Lines and US Airways to exchange some of their operating rights at Reagan Washington National Airport and New York’s LaGuardia Airport, subject to a number of conditions.

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The changes will affect Essential Air Service markets that Delta serves through its Delta Connection regional-airline partners.

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The last of Delta Air Lines’ 18 Boeing 777s, each with 45 BusinessElite seats per aircraft, and all 21 Boeing 767-400ERs – each of which has 40 BusinessElite seats – have been retrofitted with full flat-bed seats. Each seat includes direct aisle access.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted final approval of antitrust immunity for a transpacific alliance between Delta Air Lines and the Virgin Australia Airlines group. This will allow the carriers to implement a joint venture on services linking the United States, Australia and the South Pacific.

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Delta Air Lines is adding a sixth nonstop flight each week between Atlanta and Brasilia, Brazil’s capital city, on May 31.

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From May 21, the expanded service will allow Delta Air Lines customers to connect seamlessly to Perth, Adelaide and Canberra in Australia, as well as Auckland and Christchurch in New Zealand. Virgin Blue customers flying V Australia will now be able to connect in Los Angeles to Delta flights to San Francisco, Las Vegas, Atlanta and Detroit.

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Alaska Airlines has reached agreement with Los Angeles World Airports to move from its existing location at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 3 to Terminal 6. Alaska Airlines says the decision will pave the way for a major renovation of Terminal 6.

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Delta Air Lines and the Air France-KLM Group begin a sizable international-service expansion this week with new flights connecting Florida with London, Paris and Amsterdam.

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The carrier begins nonstop service to Tokyo Haneda from Detroit and Los Angeles on February 19. Delta Air Lines will launch new routes from Boston and Miami to London Heathrow Airport on March 26.

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The program change is effective for all accounts as of January 1, 2011 and Delta Air Lines says the move makes it the only major U.S. carrier without mileage expiration.

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The U.S. carrier is now selling service on 56 GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes flights between Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia and 15 Brazilian destinations.

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The two airlines’ new interline agreement allows WestJet and Delta customers to purchase connecting flights on one ticket, receive boarding passes for all segments at their first check-in, and tag bags through to their final destination.

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The new seats – to be called “Economy Comfort” – will feature up to four additional inches of legroom and 50 per cent more recline than Delta Air Lines’ standard international Economy-class seats.

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Delta Air Lines has opened a renovated Sky Club at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The other three renovated Sky Clubs to be opened in January include lounges at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, New York LaGuardia Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.

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Delta Air Lines has expanded its Asia-Pacific network with the addition of new nonstop flights between Japan and two Pacific-island vacation destinations – Honolulu on the Hawaiian island Oahu, and Koror in the island nation of Palau.

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By summer 2013, Delta Air Lines will add more than 1,200 First Class seats to its domestic MD-88, MD-90, Boeing 757-200 and Boeing 767-300 fleets as it retrofits and upgrades the interiors of the aircraft.

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GOL and Delta Air Lines announced earlier this year that members of their respective frequent flyer programs – SkyMiles and SMILES – could earn miles on all flights operated by either carrier and now customers of either partner can redeem benefits through both programs.

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According to Delta, it will be the first U.S. domestic carrier to deploy Wi-Fi across its entire mainline and regional aircraft fleets with two classes of service.

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Delta Air Lines and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have broken ground on a $1.2 billion project to enhance and expand Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport to create a state-of-the-art facility for Delta at its key international gateway.

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