Delta Airlines

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Delta Air Lines

Delta Airlines Information

Delta Air Lines Information
Founded 1924
(as Huff-Daland Dusters) in Monroe, Louisiana
Commenced Operations July 17, 1929
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • Salt Lake City International Airport
Frequent Flyer Program SkyMiles
Member Lounge Crown Room Club
Alliance SkyTeam
Subsidiaries Comair
Compass Airlines
Delta Shuttle
Delta AirElite
Mesaba Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Fleet Size 442 + 44 orders (1,144 w/ NW and wholly-owned subsidiaries)
Destinations 375
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Key People Richard Anderson (CEO)
Edward Bastian (President / CFO)

Delta Airlines History

Delta Air Lines is the world's second largest major airlines in terms of passenger services. This airline is based in the United States and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It has major hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport which is one of the world’s largest and busiest airports. As term Delta implies change in math; Delta Air Lines also stands for the altering arithmetic’s of the airline industry.

Delta airlines serve all domestic and international networks of all the continents excluding Antarctica, offering over 4,000 daily flights to 503 destinations in 94 countries on Delta Song, Delta Shuttle and the Delta Connection carriers and also monitors MRO and cargo operations with its worldwide partners. Delta extended airlines network serves flights from any city in the U.S. and Canada to almost all the destinations around the world including the U.S., Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia.


Delta Airlines Accidents and Incidents:

Flight Date Aircraft Location Casualties
Fatal Serious Minor Uninjured Ground
N/A April 22, 1947 DC-3 Columbus, Georgia 8       1
705 March 10, 1948 DC-4 Chicago Midway Airport 12 1      
318 May 17, 1953 DC-3 Marshall, Texas 19 1     1
1903 May 23, 1960 Convair 880 Atlanta 4        
9877 March 30, 1967 DC-8 New Orleans 6       13
9570 May 30, 1972 DC-9 Greater Southwest International Airport 4        
954 December 20, 1972 Convair 880 Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport       94 10
723 July 31, 1973 DC-9 Boston Logan International Airport 89        
516 November 27, 1973 DC-9 Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport   4 75    
191 August 2, 1985 Lockheed L-1011 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 134 15 12 2 1
1141 August 31, 1988 Boeing 727 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 14 26 50 18  
1288 July 6, 1996 MD-88 Pensacola Regional Airport 2 2 3 135  
1989 September 11, 2001 Boeing 767-300 Enroute from Logan International Airport       N/A  

Delta Airlines Code Share Agreements:


Delta Airlines Cabin:

  • Wi-Fi
  • In-flight entertainment and AVOD
  • Delta Sky Magazine
  • Travel classes
    • BusinessElite
    • Domestic First Class
    • Economy Comfort Class
    • International Economy Class
    • Domestic Economy Class

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