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Delta Air Lines
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoonditMey 30, 1924; 100 years ago (1924-05-30)
(as Huff Daland Dusters)
Macon, Georgie, US[1]
Commenced operationsJuin 17, 1929; 95 years ago (1929-06-17)[2]
AOC #DALA026A[3]
Frequent-fleer programSkyMiles[6]
Fleet size743 (mainline only)[9]
Destinations247 (mainline only)[10]
Company sloganKeep Climbing
HeidquartersAtlanta, Georgie, USA
Key fowkRichard H. Anderson (CEO)
Edward Bastian (Preses)
RevenueDecrease US$ 39.639 billion (2016)
Operatin incomeDecrease US$ 6.952 billion (2016)[11]
Net incomeDecrease US$ 4.373 billion (2016)
Tot assetsDecrease US$ 51.256 billion (2016)
Tot equityIncrease US$ 12.263 billion (2016)
Employees80,000 (2015)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a major American airline, heidquairtered in Atlanta, Georgie.[12] The airline operates a extensive domestic an internaitional netwirk servin sax continents. Delta Air Lines an its subsidiaries operate ower 5,000 flichts ivery day an hae approximately 80,000 employees.[13] The airline's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Internaitional Airport is the warld's largest airline hub, wi Hartsfield-Jackson bein the warld's busiest airport bi passenger traffec (ower 91 million passengers per year) an nummer o landings an takeoffs; it is hame tae Delta's Technical Operations Center an aw.[14] Delta is the saxt-auldest operatin airline bi foondation date, an the auldest airline still operatin in the Unitit States. Delta Air Lines is ane o the fower foondin members o the SkyTeam airline alliance,[13] the ither three bein Korean Air, Air France, an Aeroméxico. The lyalty program for Delta Air Lines is SkyMiles. Delta Air Lines wis the warld's largest airline in terms o fleet size in 2011[15] an scheduled passenger traffeck in 2012,[16] an the seicont-lairgest in terms o revenue passenger-kilometres flewn in 2012.[17] Regional service for the airline is servit bi Delta Connection.


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  1. "History". news.delta.com. Delta Air Lines Inc. October 2010. Retrieved 11 Januar 2011. 1924 The Huff Daland Dusters crop-dusting operation, which formed the roots for Delta, founded in Macon, Ga.
  2. Norwood, Tom; Wegg, John (2002). North American Airlines Handbook (3rd ed.). Sandpoint, Idaho: Airways International. p. 40. ISBN 0-9653993-8-9.
  3. "Airline Certificate Information – Detail View". av-info.faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 30 September 1988. Archived frae the original on 20 Januar 2011. Retrieved 20 Januar 2011. Certificate Number DALA026A
  4. http://news.delta.com/index.php?s=20309&cat=3191
  5. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 19 Julie 2014. Retrieved 3 Julie 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. a b "Corporate Stats and Facts". News Hub. Delta. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  7. "2010 Form 10-K, Delta Air Lines, Inc". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved 1 Julie 2011.
  8. "Delta Renames Business Jet Subsidiary 'Delta Private Jets'". deltaprivatejets.com. Delta Private Jets, Inc. 9 September 2010. Archived frae the original on 20 Januar 2011. Retrieved 20 Januar 2010. Delta Private Jets, formerly Delta AirElite Business Jets, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines...
  9. "Aircraft Fleet". delta.com. Delta Air Lines, Inc. 27 Februar 2014.
  10. "Delta Welcomes TAROM into SkyTeam Alliance" (Press release). Delta Air Lines. 25 Juin 2010. Retrieved 27 Juin 2010.
  11. "Delta Air Lines, Inc. - Financial Information - Earnings Releases".
  12. "Federal Aviation Administration – Airline Certificate Information – Detail View". FAA.gov. Archived frae the original on 9 Mairch 2021. Retrieved 1 Mey 2012.
  13. a b "Delta Stats & Facts". Retrieved 11 December 2012.
  14. "Delta TechOps". Delta TechOps. Retrieved 12 Mairch 2014.
  15. "The world's 10 largest airlines". Rediff.com. 15 September 2011.
  16. "Scheduled Passengers Carried". IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), 57th edition. Archived frae the original on 2 Januar 2015. Retrieved 5 Julie 2013.
  17. "Scheduled Passenger - Kilometres Flown". IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), 57th edition. Archived frae the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 5 Julie 2013.
  • Green, William; Gordon Swanborough; John Mowinski (1987). Modern Commercial Aircraft. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-517-63369-8.

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