Delta says passenger who posted viral video of ‘private jet’ experience boarded plane that never took off
Vincent Peone's video of his experience as the only person aboard a Delta flight has gained millions of views on Twitter. But according to the airline, the flight did not ultimately depart with him on it. © Angus Mordant/Bloomberg Delta Air Lines planes parked at gates at an airport terminal, July 6, 2018. (Photographer: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg) “Delta Connection Flight 3652 last week pushed back but shortly returned to the gate due to a maintenance issue. The aircraft departed a short time later without any customers onboard," Delta spokesperson Anthony Black said in an email to The Washington Post.
Keen on creating a smoother , stress-free airport experience, Delta is collaborating with the TSA Pre - Check program and its partner airlines to ensure TSA Pre - Check enrolled customers have the indicator for the expedited security program printed right on their boarding pass when exiting
When connecting through Delta 's U.S. hubs, having TSA Pre - Check on a boarding pass for a partner flight is beneficial as customers can access the expedited versus standard security lane when changing terminals, saving time and creating a less stressful connection experience.
Delta Air Lines did its homework on this one.
Or rather, its research.
Keen on creating a smoother, stress-free airport experience, Delta is collaborating with the TSA Pre-Check program and its partner airlines to ensure TSA Pre-Check enrolled customers have the indicator for the expedited security program printed right on their boarding pass when exiting, entering or connecting in the United States.
Thiswith Air France and KLM and is already available for customers traveling on Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico, Korean Air and WestJet. The rest of Delta’s partners are expected to follow shortly.
'Disaster': Travelers Decry '22-Hour' Delta Nightmare at JFK
A Delta flight that was supposed to leave John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday afternoon en route to Los Angeles was still stuck on the Queens tarmac the next morning, prompting a flood of angry tweets from frustrated passengers who said they were stranded at the airport a stunning 22 hours. The plane, Delta flight DL0975, had been supposed to take off at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The airline's website shows it departing JFK at 9:20 a.m. Thursday. According to social media reports, passengers were stuck on the tarmac through much of the delay, initially sparked by severe storms that hit Wednesday. As passenger Eloise Moran told News 4, "It's literally been h*ll.
TSA PreCheck is an expedited security initiative designed to help travelers enjoy a more convenient journey through Adding TSA Pre ✓® to My Delta . If selected for TSA PreCheck , your digital or paper boarding pass will The TSA is responsible for selecting participants on a per- flight -segment basis.
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Delta actually analyzed the airport experience in its own study, hoping to reduce the stress. The Atlanta-based carrier found that getting through airport security was a high-stress part of the process.
The study found customers enrolled in TSA Pre-check or Global Entry had lower stress levels and heart rate levels as there was no need to remove their shoes, laptops, liquids, belts and light jackets. The same results were true of generally shorter lines.
"Our goal is to make travel stress free and to help save our customers time by getting them through the airport as smoothly as possible so they can relax and enjoy their journey. Having TSA Pre-Check printed on the boarding pass of all our partners will be a massive step toward that effortless travel experience," Jeff Moomaw, Delta's Managing Director - Alliance Experience, said in a statement.
Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes following 'cabin pressurization irregularity'
"I texted my wife and dad I loved them," one passenger said. "Told my mom I love her and hugged my son."
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"We are looking at all aspects of the customer journey, on the ground and in the air, and are focused on creating that consistency of experience when a Delta customer connects to a partner flight, which ultimately generates improved customer satisfaction resulting in higher net promoter scores."
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Press Delta's New 'Binge Button' to Sit Back and Enjoy Hours of Uninterrupted TV Shows .
Delta Air Lines announced that it will introduce a "binge button" to its in-flight entertainment. Delta Air Lines knows the agony of this moment and announced that it will introduce a “binge button” to its in-flight entertainment, according to The Verge. When passengers press this button, whatever series they’re fixated on will continue to play until it’s over. No more pressing “next episode” — just hours of uninterrupted television (hopefully without the shaming of Netflix’s "Are you still watching?" pop-ups).