Originating from Atlanta, Georgia, Delta Air Lines has been taking to the skies since 1924. Today the major US airline now flies to over 350 destinations spanning every continent bar Antarctica.
Beginning as an aerial crop dusting company in 1924, Delta Air Lines has grown to become one of the USA’s leading airlines. Its long history makes it the oldest operating airline in the USA and the sixth oldest in the world.
In terms of fleet size, Delta Air Lines is also the world’s largest with an expansive fleet of 722. With its base at the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta, Georgia, Delta Air Lines operates an amazing 5000 flights per day and boasts 160 million customers each year.
From Australia, Delta Air Lines flies direct from Sydney and Brisbane to Los Angeles. When flying with Delta, you can choose from Economy, Economy Comfort Class and BusinessElite. The airline also operates the SkyMiles rewards program where members can earn points with Delta Air. Points accumulated with the program can be redeemed on flights, upgrades, gift cards and various other perks.
When travelling with Delta, you can check-in for your flight online via web or mobile from 24 hours prior to your departure. Airport check-in times will vary depending on the destination. For specific check-in details, please refer to the airline.
Economy Comfort Class
Delta’s Economy Comfort Class is a premium economy airfare, offering added extras at an accessible price. Within these cabins, seats have a pitch of 30 to 34 inches depending on the aircraft, and include added comforts such as extra leg room, extra recline, blankets and pillows. In-seat power and wireless internet access are also available.
When dining in Economy Comfort you will be served complimentary meals as well as a range of beverages including spirits.
Delta offers Economy Comfort passengers the choice of 18 channels of satellite TV including HBO, as well as 250 movies, MP3s and in-flight trivia, all available to watch from your seat-back screen.
Delta Air Lines allows Economy Comfort Class passengers to bring 1 piece of hand luggage that can fit into the overhead lockers and 1 piece of 23kg checked baggage.
BusinessElite is Delta Air’s premium international cabin class. As such, the cabin has a focus on comfort and convenience with full flat sleeper beds or reclining seats containing in-seat power, personal storage and USB port. Recline and unwind with the provided blankets, pillows and duvets, or freshen up with the supplied travel kits.
Dining in Delta’s BusinessElite cabin is a 5 course affair complete with various meals, cold plates and a range of beverages all on offer.
Delta offers Business Elite passengers the choice of 18 channels of satellite TV including HBO, as well as 250 movies, MP3s and in-flight trivia, all available to watch from your private screen.
Delta Air Lines allows BusinessElite passengers to bring 1 piece of hand luggage that can fit into the overhead lockers and 3 pieces of 30kg (each) checked baggage.
Club Lounges & Alliances
Delta has over 50 Sky Club lounges located through the US and internationally. Within the lounges BusinessElite and Delta SkyClub members can sit down and enjoy snacks and drinks from the fully stocked bar, as well as satellite TV and wireless internet. Showers and business facilities are also on hand.
Delta Air Lines is a member of Sky Team, the world’s second largest global airline alliance.