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Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is a major airline in the United States. Delta Air Lines operates an extensive domestic and international network serving all continents except Antarctica. Delta Air Lines, founded in 1929, has its main hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic and number of landings and takeoffs. Other important hubs are Memphis, New York JFK, Salt Lake City, Detroit en Cincinnati. After the merger with Northwest Amsterdam became another important international hub. Delta is the sixth-oldest operating airline by foundation date, and the oldest airline still operating in the United States. Delta Air Lines operates worldwide scheduled passenger services to more than 247 destinations, is the world's largest airline in terms of fleet size, revenue passenger-kilometers flown, and scheduled passenger traffic.

Delta Air Lines is part of the alliance SkyTeam. Delta operates a fleet of more than 700 aircraft and operates the largest fleets of Boeing 757, Boeing 767 and Airbus A330 aircraft of any US airline. Delta Air Lines operates a mixed fleet of Airbus, Boeing, and McDonnell Douglas aircraft.

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Delta Air Lines offers 3 classes of service on long-haul flights and 2 classes of service on medium and short haul.
BusinessElite is Delta’s international business class product and is also available on domestic transcontinental service between New York and Los Angeles or San Francisco.
Economy Comfort Class offers more legroom than Economy and is offered on all aircraft.
Economy Class is offered on all aircraft.
First and Business Class is offered on all domestic aircraft.

Our rating:
Advantages of Delta Air Lines are the diversity and quantity of destinations and direct flights to destinations in North, Central and South America. The fleet is very well maintained and all aircraft have in-flight entertainment. Delta has the largest fleet of Wi-Fi-equipped aircraft in the world and Delta will offer Wi-Fi on international flights beginning early 2013. It is also possible to select a seat and check in online.

Delta Air Lines is a good but average airline and offers good service. After the merger with Northwest Delta offers many routes and flights to destinations in North America. Delta Air Lines is comparable with major European airlines.

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