Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines, Inc., typically referred to as Delta, is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.[1] The airline, along with its subsidiaries and regional affiliates, including Delta Connection, operates over 5,400 flights daily and serves 325 destinations in 52 countries on six continents.[4][5] Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance.[5]

Delta Air Lines, Inc.
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedMarch 2, 1925; 96 years ago (1925-03-02), as Huff Daland Dusters in Macon, Georgia
Commenced operationsJune 17, 1929 (1929-06-17)
AOC #DALA026A[1]
Focus citiesRaleigh/Durham[2]
Frequent-flyer programSkyMiles
AllianceSkyTeam/SkyTeam Cargo
Other subsidiaries
  • Aero Assurance Ltd.
  • Cardinal Insurance Company (Cayman) Ltd.
  • Crown Rooms, Inc.
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Pan American World Airways, Inc.—Unterstutzungskasse GMBH
  • Delta Air Lines Dublin Limited
  • Delta Air Lines Private Limited
  • Delta Benefits Management, Inc.
  • Delta Loyalty Management Services, LLC
  • Epsilon Trading, LLC
  • Kappa Capital Management, LLC
  • Delta Vacations
  • Montana Enterprises, Inc.
  • New Sky, Ltd.
  • Northwest Aerospace Training Corporation
  • Regional Elite Airline Services, LLC
  • Segrave Aviation, Inc.
  • Tomisato Shoji Kabushiki Kaisha
Fleet size750 (2020)
Destinations325 (2019)
Traded as
HeadquartersAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Key people
Revenue US$47.007 billion (2019)
Operating income US$6.618 billion (2019)
Net income US$4.767 billion (2019)
Total assets US$64.532 billion (2019)
Total equity US$15.358 billion (2019)
Employees91,000 (2019)

Delta has nine hubs, with Atlanta being its largest in terms of total passengers and number of departures.[5] It is ranked second among the world's largest airlines by number of scheduled passengers carried, revenue passenger-kilometers flown, and fleet size. It is ranked 69th on the Fortune 500.[6] The company slogan is "Keep Climbing."[7]

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