4-Jan-2011 10:57 AM

Delta confident of Virgin Blue trans-Pacific agreement approval

Delta Air Lines Executive Vice-President of Network and Revenue Management Glen Hauenstein stated the airline is confident its proposed trans-Pacific alliance with Virgin Blue will receive final approval from the US Department of Transportation (DoT) (AAP, 31-Dec-2010). Mr Hauenstein stated on 15-Dec-2010 that the carrier expects a “positive announcement” from the DoT “within the next 60 days or so”.