Delta Air Lines Inc. is one of the most popular American airlines and has its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The airline has its hub at John F. Kennedy International Airport and it operates up to 5400 flights on a daily basis and it also provides extensive international and domestic flight services to 52 countries and 325 destinations; the 52 countries plied by the airline are spread across six continents.
The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance and its regional services operate under the name Delta Connection. The airline is the sixth oldest globally and the oldest operational airline in the United States.
As of October 2018, the airline operated up to 15,000 flights daily. It is also the only carrier in the US that flies to cities like Ponta Delgada, Nice, Lagos, Johannesburg, Dusseldorf, Dakar, Copenhagen, Stuttgart and even Accra. The outlets started offering non-stop flight service from Mumbai in India to New York.
Delta Airlines current has nine hubs, which are located in Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and New York JFK, new York- LaGuardia, Salt Lake City, Seattle/Tacoma. Furthermore, it has joint ventures with several other airline operators, like Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico, Korean Air, WestJet and Virgin Australia.
it has up to 885 aircraft in its fleet as at March 2019. The aircrafts are manufactured by McDonnell Douglas, Boeing and Airbus. Some of the aircrafts in its fleet are the largest Airbus A330, McDonnell Douglas MD-90, McDonnell Douglas MD-88, Boeing 717, Boeing 767 and Boeing 757.
The airline is the second largest airline operators in the world in terms of scheduled passengers it carries, its fleet size and revenue passenger-kilometers flown. The airline ranked as the number 75th among the largest American corporations by total revenue in the Fortune 500 in 2018.
In 2015, the airline went through a cabin branding upgrade and now offers 6 different options of cabin services, which are Basic Economy, main Cabin, Comfort+, First Class, Premium Select and One.
Some of the amenities you can find onboard are Wi-Fi, in-flight entertainment and delta sky magazine. The company equally provides several Reward programs like SkyMiles, Delta Sky Club and SkyBonus which is aimed at providing small to medium businesses that spend between $5000 and $500,000 each year on air travel.
The headquarters is located on the northern boundary of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The airline had been here since 1941 when it moved here from Monroe, Louisiana. Its primary maintenance, overhaul and repair branch is also housed at the Hartsfield-Jackson headquarters and it is named Delta TechOps. It is equally referred to as the largest full-service airline MRO in the entire North America. The maintenance branch is involved in line, airframe, components and engine maintenance services.
Furthermore, the company recorded US$5.1 billion revenue in the 2018 fiscal year and its annual revenue stands at US$44.438 billion, which represents an increase of 8.02% compared to the previous fiscal year.