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Delta Air Lines Flies New Route To Profits: Older Jets – WSJ.com

One of the MD-90's acquired from China Southern Airlines on the ramp in Atlanta. Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots Contributor

ATLANTA—A jetliner parked in a cavernous hangar here boasts a gleaming paint job, 160 pristine blue leather seats and a new-airplane smell. But this latest addition to the Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL -0.73% fleet isn’t new.  Not by a long shot. The twin-engine MD-90, acquired from China Southern Airlines Co., 600029.SH -0.59% is more …

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Delta to take Southwest’s 717s – RN-T.com

Delta Air Lines plans to add 88 Boeing 717s to its fleet, picking up planes that Southwest Airlines didn’t want anymore.Delta said it will start leasing the 717s next year as long as its pilots approve a new labor contract, which isn’t certain. Also, Southwest said some of the deal’s details still need to be …

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Pinnacle Airlines files for bankruptcy in U.S. – Yahoo! Finance

Pinnacle Airlines Corp (NSQ:PNCL – News), parent of Pinnacle Airlines and Colgan Air, filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest victim of high fuel prices and dampened travel demand. Memphis, Tennessee-based Pinnacle operates as various regional airlines – most notably Delta Connection – for bigger-name partners including Delta Air Lines (NYS:DAL – News), United Airlines (NYS:UAL …

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Delta Weighing in on American or US Air Deal – WSJ.com

Delta is studying possible deals with US Airways or American Airlines. Delta is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as one of its financial advisers, along with Blackstone Group, the people said. Delta sees itself as a consolidator in the airline industry and is studying several options, the people added. AMR entered bankruptcy-court protection in …

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