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Delta Air Lines is the world's second largest airline and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Delta provides service to more than 325 destinations on every continent except Antarctica. Its main hubs are located in Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and it has a sizable presence in Cincinnati, Memphis, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita. Founded as Delta Air Service in 1928, Delta and Northwest Airlines merged in 2008, forming the world's largest carrier at that time.
Delta provides up to three classes of service on its flights.
BusinessElite is Delta's international business class product. Passengers receive expedited check-in and priority baggage handling, security screening and boarding privileges. Passengers also have access to the Sky Club or SkyTeam partners' lounges before each flight. Additionally, BusinessElite passengers on select flights enjoy lie-flat beds or angled lie-flat seats, noise-canceling headphones, seatback televisions and amenity kits.
First Class passengers receive expedited check-in, security screening and boarding privileges. Additionally, First Class passengers enjoy additional legroom, noise-canceling headphones and on select flights, seatback televisions.
Economy Comfort Class is available on long-haul international flights and on Delta's transcon service between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles and San Francisco. Economy Comfort is also being rolled out to Delta's mainline domestic fleet. Passengers in Economy Comfort receive priority boarding, up to four inches of additional legroom and a seat that reclines 50% further than the standard economy seat.
Economy Class passengers enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages for purchase. On select flights, sandwiches and upgraded snacks may be purchased and movies may also be available for viewing.
Complimentary meal service is provided to Economy Class passengers on most international flights of six hours or longer. Non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary on all flights and additional snacks and sandwiches may be available for purchase on longer flights, depending on the time of day. Economy Comfort passengers enjoy complimentary alcoholic beverages. First Class passengers enjoy complimentary premium snacks and meals, depending on the duration of the flight and the time of day. BusinessElite passengers enjoy complimentary meal and beverage service on all flights.
Delta on Demand, which provides access to HBO movies, hundreds of other movies and satellite television, is available on select routes on a complimentary basis to BusinessElite passengers, First Class passengers, and to Economy Class passengers flying internationally. Depending on the aircraft and the duration of the flight, in-flight entertainment may be available on domestic flights on shared monitors.
Select aircraft flying international routes feature AC 110v power at BusinessElite seats and in the first ten rows of Economy Class. Select domestic aircraft have standard power outlets in BusinessElite and First Class. Internet access via AirCell's Gogo service is available on more than 2,200 domestic daily flights for a fee.
Delta's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:
- Delta's regional aircraft fleet includes both jet aircraft, such as CRJ-100, -200, -700 and -900s, Embraer 170 and 175s and DC-9s, as well as turboprop non-jet aircraft, such as Saab 340s. Some of the regional jet aircraft, including CRJ-700 and -900s, have both First and Economy Class service.
*Please note that Delta often has several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.
Delta is a member of the SkyTeam global alliance, which includes the following airlines:
Additionally, Delta codeshares with many other airlines, including the following:
SkyMiles is Delta's frequent flyer loyalty program.