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Delta Air Lines provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The Company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Delta Air Lines sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile, telephone reservations, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, and professional security and training services, as well as aviation solutions to third parties.

HQAtlanta, US
Culture scoreA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)91,224(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$47 B(+6%)
Share Price (May 2020)$22.7 (-2%)

Key People/Management at Delta Air Lines

Ed Bastian

Ed Bastian

Paul Jacobson

Paul Jacobson

Evp & CFO
Andrea Newman

Andrea Newman

SVP, Government Affairs
Holden Shannon

Holden Shannon

Svp, Corporate Real Estate
Joanne Smith

Joanne Smith

Evp & Chro
Gil West

Gil West

Evp & COO
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Delta Air Lines Office Locations

Delta Air Lines has an office in Atlanta
Atlanta, US (HQ)
1030 Delta Blvd
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Delta Air Lines Financials and Metrics

Delta Air Lines Revenue

Delta Air Lines's revenue was reported to be $47.01 b in FY, 2019

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Delta Air Lines's current market capitalization is $14.5 b.
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Delta Air Lines Operating Metrics

Delta Air Lines's Daily Flights was reported to be 15 k in Y, 2016.
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322 327 328 323

Mainline Aircraft in Fleet

743 772 786 800 809 809 814 822 830 832 846 847


164.66 m171.36 m179.39 m183.74 m
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Delta Air Lines Revenue Breakdown

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Delta Air Lines revenue breakdown by business segment: 91.1% from Airline and 8.9% from Refinery

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Delta Air Lines Online and Social Media Presence

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Delta Air Lines News and Updates

Delta Air Lines will be the last US passenger airline to retire its MD-80 fleet in June. Take a look back at the all-American 'Mad Dog' jet.

Delta Air Lines is advancing the retirement date of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series aircraft to June 2. The Long Beach, California-built jets joined the Delta fleet in 1987 and also flew for Trans World Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines.  Delta is the last US passenger airline to…

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Delta Air Lines adding flights in June, July: CEO

Delta Air Lines Inc is likely to increase capacity this summer by adding more flights in June and July, its chief executive officer told Fox Business Network in an interview on Wednesday.

Delta Air Lines credit gets downgraded into 'junk' at S&P, but stock biggest gain in nearly 12 years

Delta Air Lines Inc.'s issuer credit rating was downgraded two notches into "junk" territory at S&P Global Ratings, which an expected sharp decline in revenue in cash flow as the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a "steep decline" in airline bookings. The rating was cut to BB from BBB-, whic…

Delta Air Lines cuts capacity by 40%

Industries across the spectrum are struggling to meet the challenges that the current coronavirus outbreak presents. Few, though, are as immediately impacted as the airlines (and all the third-party companies that provide services to them), which have seen an immediate and drastic reduction in deman…

Delta Air Lines lifts stake in Hanjin Kal from 11% to 13.98%

Delta Air Lines increased its stake in Hanjin Kal, the parent of Korean Air , from 11% to 13.98%, Hanjin Kal said in a stock exchange filing on Thursday.
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Delta Air Lines Blogs

Launching Dec. 22: Six ways to experience Mumbai via Delta

Bustling Mumbai is the perfect starting point to any India vacation, with its mix of ancient tradition, culture, rich architecture and towering skyscrapers offering visitors a heady mix of unforgettable sights and sounds. As Delta returns with nonstop service from New York-JFK on Dec. 22, here are …

Delta people flew a record 3.5 million people during Thanksgiving holiday

Sunday was the busiest day of this holiday season; Delta flew more than 665,000 customers across more than 5,900 flights. Delta flew an estimated 3.5 million customers this Thanksgiving holiday – a new record – between Monday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Dec. 1, on 32,730 flights across the globe. While mo…

Delta, LATAM to launch codesharing as carriers build leading partnership in Latin America

Important step begins to deliver benefits to customers with expanded connectivity to up to 51 destinations in South America. Delta and LATAM will launch codesharing for flights operated by certain LATAM affiliates in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru beginning in the first quarter of 2020, pending receipt …

UPDATE: Delta manages operations during winter storm, Northeast waiver in effect for Monday

Teams in the airline's Operations & Customer Center continue to keep an eye on a winter storm affecting travel across the Northeast over the weekend into Monday.  A weather waiver for customers traveling to, through or from 22 cities in the Northeast remains in effect as Delta's meteorology …

UPDATE: Delta manages holiday travel amid winter storm, waivers in effect for Northeast, Midwest

Delta meteorologists in the airline's Operations & Customer Center continue to monitor a winter storm moving out of the Great Lakes region into the Northeast Sunday, as travelers head home from the holiday.  A travel waiver was issued for customers traveling to, through or from 22 cities in th…

UPDATE: Delta issues additional waiver for Midwest; Northeast waiver remains in effect

Delta has proactively issued an additional waiver for 20 cities in the Midwest for Sunday, following another waiver issued yesterday for 22 cities in the Northeast Sunday and Monday, ahead of a winter storm forecast to bring frozen and mixed precipitation to regions over the weekend. Where and Whe…
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Delta Air Lines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Delta Air Lines founded?

    Delta Air Lines was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Delta Air Lines key executives?

    Delta Air Lines's key executives are Ed Bastian, Paul Jacobson and Andrea Newman.

  • How many employees does Delta Air Lines have?

    Delta Air Lines has 91,224 employees.

  • What is Delta Air Lines revenue?

    Latest Delta Air Lines annual revenue is $47 b.

  • What is Delta Air Lines revenue per employee?

    Latest Delta Air Lines revenue per employee is $515.3 k.

  • Who are Delta Air Lines competitors?

    Competitors of Delta Air Lines include Alaska Air Group, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines.

  • Where is Delta Air Lines headquarters?

    Delta Air Lines headquarters is located at 1030 Delta Blvd, Atlanta.

  • Where are Delta Air Lines offices?

    Delta Air Lines has an office in Atlanta.

  • How many offices does Delta Air Lines have?

    Delta Air Lines has 1 office.