A founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Delta is headquarterd in Altlanta, Geaorgia, USA. One of the major airline operators in the US, Delta and its subsidiaries operate over 5,000 flights every day.
Delta was founded in 1924, originally as a crop dusting operation in Macon, Georgia. From its small beginnings, Delta has grown into one of the largest airlines in North America. It is now one of the few airlines that operates flights to all six inhabited continents of the world.
The Delta app offers a host of features that can make your air travel easier, from easy checking in and flight times to fun ideas for when you reach your destination.
How to check in
Online check-in is available from home any time within 24 hours of your flight. You can then print off the boarding pass. At certain airports, you can go paperless by having an eBoarding Pass delivered to your mobile device. The Fly Delta app makes it easy to check in for your flight. Just download the app on your smartphone, and when it's time to check in, simply access it. It's free to download and always free to use in flight. You can check in using the kiosk, any time within 24 hours of your flight. Airport curbside is offered where you can check-in for your flight and check baggage – just pull up at the airport curb and the rest is easy.
Baggage Allowance and Fees
You can carry on one bag and one personal item, such as a handbag, at no extra charge. They should fit into the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you. Items such as a jacket or pushchairs do not count as personal items. The size restrictions on carry-on baggage are: no bag should exceed 45 inches or 114cm in combined length, width and height. You can tell Delta how many bags you will check in and pay any fees quickly and easily online within 24 hours of your departure. You can check bags at the airport kiosk, ticket counter, or curbside; however, higher checked baggage fees may apply if paid at the airport. Fees for the first and second checked bag varies based on your flight destination. To avoid extra charges for oversize or overweight baggage, your checked bag must: weigh 50 pounds (23 kg) or less and not exceed 62 inches (157 cm) when you total length + width + height. Each special item, such as medical or sporting equipment, checked in counts as one bag.
Business elite class offers reclining seats with 60” of legroom. Economy Comfort seats can be purchased at the seat selection option at the time you buy your ticket. Economy Comfort is available worldwide on all two-class airplanes. Seats offering up to 4 more inches of legroom and seating in the first few rows of the Economy cabin is also offered. A variety of seating options are available in the Economy Class cabins. These are called preferred seats and include aisle seats toward the front of the plane, window seats toward the front of the plane and emergency exit row seats. Preferred seats can be booked when you buy a ticket.
Meals, Snacks and Drinks
Business elite class flights offer a five-course menu, with fine wines available. The food and beverage service for First class passengers is based on the flight time and distance. A selection of complimentary beers, wines, spirits and cocktails are offered in the First Class cabin Special meals, such as vegetarian, medical and religious meals are available in First Class and Economy Class on flights where complimentary meal service is offered.
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