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Delta pilot yanked from boarded plane because he was probably drunk

July 31st, 2019

Travelers hoping to depart from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Tuesday morning were forced to delay their plans after their pilot was pulled from the plane and arrested. The man, Gabriel Schroeder, wasn’t a wanted criminal, he was just probably drunk. As CNN reports, the plane was fully boarded and essentially ready for takeoff …

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Your next Delta flight may offer free Wi-Fi

May 9th, 2019

Spotty Wi-Fi that also costs too much is often among the more frequent complaints of an airline’s customers, which is why you’re starting to see air carriers experiment a bit with how they make the amenity available. JetBlue may be the only US airline that currently lets flyers enjoy free Wi-Fi, but Delta is about …

Delta to roll out free in-flight mobile messaging next week

September 27th, 2017

Delta earlier today announced plans to provider travelers with free in-flight access to mobile messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and iOS’ Messages app. The complimentary service is scheduled to go live on October 1 and should make the travel experience markedly more enjoyable for passengers eager to pass the time and connect with friends …

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Delta will let you use your fingerprint as a boarding pass

July 21st, 2017

Your fingerprint already serves as the key that unlocks your smartphone — and possibly also your laptop, tablet, and other gadgets — and now you can use it as your boarding pass, too. That is, as long as you fly Delta. The airline is in the midst of launching a new feature for its SkyMiles …

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Microsoft’s Surface 2 scores an early win as Delta signs on to buy 11,000 tablets

September 30th, 2013

In an attempt to save money and be more environmentally friendly, Delta is providing its pilots with 11,000 next-generation flight bags that will each include a new Surface 2 tablet. The Windows RT 8.1 slate will “provide flight crews real-time access to essential tools and the most up-to-date flight-related resources.” It should also save the airline over …

Google Chrome sponsors free in-flight Wi-Fi this holiday season

November 8th, 2010

Today, Google announced that for the second year in a row it will be offering up free internet connectivity to holiday travelers. Last year during the holiday travel season, the company provided free Wi-Fi in airport terminals. This year, the search giant is taking the free Wi-Fi to the sky. Google has announced that Google …