On August 1,Delta announced they would begin to retire their aging Boeing fleet, which Delta acquired as part of the Northwest merger.
Also during the late s and early s, CRT monitors over the aisles were added to the fleet, making them the first narrowbody aircraft to feature video entertainment. These were installed in some Delta aircraft. Complimentary premium entertainment is available via Delta Studio, with free headsets available on most flights.
Passengers also receive complimentary chef-curated meals, refreshments, alcoholic beverages, a Tumi Inc. Three years later, Delta began the largest domestic codeshare alliance with Continental Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Live programming and music are free, and movies are available on demand for a nominal fee in coach and for free in first class.
Some early wide-bodied aircraft, including the Lockheed LBoeingand fleet, had movies projected on to the cabin bulkhead. The main cabin on Boeing, and selected Boeing, and McDonnell Douglas MD aircraft have an articulating seat bottom where the seat bottom moves forward in addition to the seat back tilting backwards when reclining.
The airline also launched a media campaign against the merger to raise public support. Some Boeing sas well as all Boeing —s feature systems with drop-down LCD displays below the overhead bins.
Seats range from Delta Sky Magazine[ edit ]. The campaign, "Keep Delta My Delta", was picked up from the employee grassroots effort of the same name. Airbus aircraft from Northwest joined the fleet after the merger, and more have since been added.
Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. The previous seats on the international fleet have been placed on select domestic aircraft, mainly ones flying between Hawaii and the U.
Delta would eventually reach this goal of full year profitability in The oldest aircraft in the fleet are the McDonnell Douglas MDs, with an average age of over 25 years. This concluded the MDs relatively short service in the fleet. June A Delta Boeing ER at Stuttgart, Germany In an effort to simplify its fleet and capitalize on cross-platform compatibility, not only in pilot training but also maintenance, the airline began to retire its trijets three-engine planes in favor of twinjets two-engine planes.
Anderson assumed the post on September 1. The last mainline aircraft in this livery was repainted to the current livery as of July A website for agency travel professionals that provides access to current Delta Air Lines policies, news and information.
Delta Flights Delta Flights, current page Delta Profile. One of the largest airlines in the US, Delta Air Lines operates thousands of flights every day. As well as offering services to hundreds domestic destinations, Delta connects the US with more than 50 countries around the world.
Delta Air lines Corporate Journalists are welcome to use Delta News Hub material without asking for permission. Need to talk to us? click here. IMAGES & VIDEOS. BIOS. LOGOS. FACTS & STATS. AWARDS & RECOGNITION. CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY. RSS FEEDS. HISTORY. CONTENT IN 11 LANGUAGES. Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta's 12, mainline pilots are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International and are the union's largest pilot group. The company's approximately flight dispatchers are represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA).
Not. Delta Air Lines Inc. stock price, stock quotes and financial overviews from MarketWatch. Accommodation for Applicants With Disabilities:Delta Air Lines, Inc.
is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.Download