Delta Air Lines Inc. is offering travel credits to passengers on the Amsterstam-to-Detroit flight that a suspected terrorist tried and failed to blow up on Christmas

–(www.FinancialNewsUSA.com)– 01/02/2010 – Airlines industry news provided by Financial News USA. Delta Air Lines Inc. is offering travel credits to passengers on the Amsterstam-to-Detroit flight that a suspected terrorist tried and failed to blow up on Christmas.

Spokeswoman Susan Elliott told The Associated Press on Wednesday the world’s biggest carrier is notifying passengers about the vouchers. The amount wasn’t disclosed.

According to authorities, a Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 as the plane was preparing to land in Detroit on Friday. It was carrying 278 passengers and 11 crew members.

Delta is offering its gratitude to one of the passengers who subdued the suspect. Elliott declined to say whether that passenger would receive additional compensation beyond the travel voucher.

Delta, which bought Northwest in 2008, is expected to obtain a single operating certificate from the FAA by Thursday. [Read the full article] About Financial News USA

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