Tag: Delta Air Lines

Drunken Delta Passenger Taken Off Plane On St. Thomas In Handcuffs Kicking and Screaming

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New York man was arrested on St. Thomas after police said he caused a drunken disturbance on a plane at the Cyril E. King Airport, authorities said. Terry D’Or, 35, of Jamaica, New York, was charged with two counts of interfering with an officer and one count of disturbance of the […]

Branson Takes More Money From Delta Air Lines To Keep His Floundering Airline Aloft

LONDON — Virgin Atlantic has raised $530 million in fresh funding from shareholders Virgin Group and Delta Air Lines as a new bout of gloom descends on the aviation sector. Founded by Richard Branson in 1984, Virgin Atlantic has been particularly hard hit during the COVID-19 crisis after business travel and long-haul flights largely ground to […]

Airline Executives Express Strong Confidence In U.S. Virgin Islands

 ORLANDO — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ management of the COVID-19 public health crisis along with savvy marketing tactics are being credited for the confidence airlines have placed in adding and increasing service to both St. Croix and St. Thomas. Speaking at the recent 2021 Routes Americas air service development event in Orlando, Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte […]

Nurses, Doctor Help ‘Lucky’ Mom Who Gave Birth On Hawaii Flight

HONOLULU — A doctor and a team of neonatal medical professionals were in the right place at the right time — helping a Utah woman deliver her baby onboard an hours-long flight to Hawaii. Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga was traveling from Salt Lake City to Hawaii on April 28 for a family vacation when she gave […]

Sun Country Airlines and Delta Air Lines Competing For Minnesota Travelers To The U.S. Virgin Islands

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands is welcoming new flights from Minneapolis to St. Thomas this winter from Delta Air Lines and Sun Country Airlines. Delta is offering thrice weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, while Minneapolis-based carrier Sun Country is operating weekly Saturday service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Cyril E. […]

Delta Air Lines New Nonstop Service From Minneapolis To St. Thomas Began 2 Days Before Christmas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s a lot easier to get to St. Thomas from Minnesota now that Delta Air Lines has launched its newest Caribbean route. The new Minneapolis-St. Paul to St, Thomas route is operating three times a week, with flights on and Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, according to Delta’s website.  The first flight to […]