Delta Airlines, headquartered in Atlanta, commenced its operations in the year 1924. The airline has a support of over 80,000 employees who religiously perform their duty to make it the best among leading airlines. Delta Airlines is one of the founding members of SkyTeam and it operates in over 318 destinations, covering 59 countries. With the support of its partners worldwide, the airline operates in 587 destinations in 119 countries all over the world. Major hubs of the airline are located at Atlanta, Amsterdam, Cincinnati, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City and Detroit to name a few. Counted amongst biggest global airlines of the world, Delta Airline flights help in transporting over 160 million passengers every year from all over the world. The airline owns an impressive fleet, comprising Boeing B737–700, B747–400, B737–800, B767–300, B767–400ER, B777–200ER along with Airbus A319–100, A320–200, A330–300, offering 13000 schedule flights everyday to different locations. Apart from low air fare and online booking of air tickets, Delta Airlines allow passengers to check-in online. The airline has bagged 33 airline awards last year from recognised brands like TravelAge West, Business Travel News and Travel Weekly. Moreover, The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington and Fortune Magazine, have also awarded the airline.less
Delta Airlines Top Routes
Delta Airlines connect to over 119 countries all over the world, with the support of its worldwide partners and fleet. The airline is a proud participant in the trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. It has an alliance with some of the leading airlines, the simultaneous efforts of which help in serving customers with 13000 flights to different destinations. Apart from in-flight conveniences, the airline provides SkyMiles, which provides several benefits to frequent fliers. Moreover, low air fare and courteous crew helps in making the flight convenient for the passengers. Adding to the benefits of passengers is the commencement of online booking facility of air tickets, in addition to web check-in facilities. The airline offers schedule services to major destinations in Asia Pacific that include Manila, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Palau, Okinawa, Osaka and many more. The airline has delighted the passengers across Europe with its regular services. Delta Airline flights operate in some of the major destinations that include Madrid, Barcelona, Prague, Venice, Paris, London and Dublin. Apart from this, the airline caters to many destinations in North America that include Salt Lake City, Denver, Chicago, Oklahoma City, Kansas City and many more. The airline also operates in many cities in Latin America and the Caribbean. In India, the airline serves cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Less
Delta employs more than 70,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of nearly 800 aircraft. The fleet of Delta Air Lines consists of Boeing 737 - 700 (7), Boeing 737 - 800 (71), Boeing 757 - 200 (131), Boeing 767 - 300 (16), Boeing 767 - 300ER (57), Boeing 767 - 400ER (21), Boeing 777 - 200ER (8), Boeing 777 - 200LR (8), McDonnell Douglas MD-88 (116) and McDonnell Douglas MD-90 (16). Delta Air Lines has the biggest fleets of Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 aircraft and also the second largest fleet of McDonnell Douglas MD-88 aircraft after American Airlines.
Delta Airlines Baggage Policy has changed. Luggage dimensions must not be more than 62 inches (length & breadth combined) and weights must not exceed 23 kgs per bag. Other than this, the Delta Cabin baggage rules restrict the cabin luggage dimensions to 45 linear inches. In addition to one carry-on bag, guests are allowed to carry one personal item such as laptop computer and one camera bag. As per baggage rules, inflammable items and items such as knitting needles and razors aren't allowed as well.
Awards & Recognition
The frequent flyer programme of Delta Air Lines is called SkyMiles, which was declared as the 'Best Frequent Flyer Program' in Business Travel Awards in 2006. It was also awarded the world's largest airline loyalty program.
Delta Airlines History
Delta Air Lines was founded in the year 1924 which was then named as Huff Daland Dusters. In 1928, it was renamed as Delta Air Service. Delta Air Lines entered into a merger with Northwest Airlines to form the world's largest commercial carrier in the year 2008. In the following years, Delta Air Lines saw a phenomenal growth by acquisition of other airlines. From propeller planes to jets, it became a high-flying success