Delta Retires the Northwest Compass

Delta Retires the Northwest Compass

Another milestone was reached in Northwest’s integration into Delta on January 3 and 4 when the last six airplanes in Northwest colors left the fleet. This also marked the airline’s retirement of its small remaining fleet of DC-9-40 airplanes. The airplanes were all sent to Orlando’s Sanford airport, and a …

Airlines We Lost in 2010

Airlines We Lost in 2010

The year is almost done, and you know what that means. It’s time to review the airlines we’ve lost in 2010. The good news? We had fewer airlines disappear this year than last and many of them were piddly little guys that I won’t even bother discussing here. (Strategic France, …

Delta Changes Every Northwest Flight Number

Delta Changes Every Northwest Flight Number

If you’re flying Northwest domestically beginning November 1 or internationally beginning October 24, you’re going to want to double-check your ticket. Delta is changing every Northwest flight number.

This is unfortunately a necessary part of every merger. As the airlines get closer to having everything operate under a single code, …

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