New York: Delta Air Lines Inc said it was working with federal authorities after what appeared to be sewing needles were found in food on four US-bound flights that left on Sunday from Amsterdam, injuring one passenger.
The needles were found in sandwiches made by the airline's Amsterdam caterer, Gate Gourmet, Delta spokeswoman Chris Kelly said in an email on Monday. The FBI and Netherlands officials are investigating, as are officials from Gate Gourmet, Delta said.
"Delta is taking this matter extremely seriously and is cooperating with local and federal authorities who are investigating the incident," the airline said in a statement.
"Delta has taken immediate action with our in-flight caterer at Amsterdam to ensure the safety and quality of the food we provide on-board our aircraft," the statement said....more
08:05 AM, Jul 17, 2012
Chicago: US airlines canceled most of their flights to and from Japan on Friday, although limited service remained after the country suffered a major earthquake that hobbled operations at Tokyo's main international airport at Narita. Delta Air Lines Inc, which operates more flights in Japan than any other US carrier, said 29 flights were canceled on Friday into and out of Tokyo as a result of runway and facility closures....
01:00 PM, Mar 12, 2011