Founded in 1924, Delta Airlines is one of the major airlines of USA, serving all continents except the Antarctica. The airline, along with its subsidiaries, operates more than 4000 flights every day. Delta Airlines is headquartered in Georgia, Atlanta with the largest hub in the world at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Since 1999, this airport has been recorded as the busiest airport based on the number of take offs and landings. The number of passengers flying from this airport exceeds 88 million annually. One of the founders of SkyTeam alliance, Delta Airlines took over Northwest Airlines, leading to the formation of the biggest worldwide airline in terms of passengers carried.
The airline is known to employ more than 80,000 employees. The CEO of the company is Richard H. Anderson while the President is Edward Bastian. SkyMiles is the frequent flyer program of Delta Airlines allowing its passengers to collect miles and enjoy privileges over them. The airline’s lounge is known as Delta Sky Club. The current slogan of the airline is “Keep Climbing.”
The airline offers five travel classes to its passengers, namely Business Class, Domestic First Class, Economy Comfort Class, International Economy Class and Domestic Economy Class. Delta Airlines’ BusinessElite class is available to passengers on the Boeing 777-200ER, 777-200LR, 767-400ER, 767-300ER aircrafts as well as some selected 757-200 jets. The BusinessElite passengers receive free meals, amenity kits and alcoholic beverages. The cabins are also equipped with folding tables, a moveable reading light, universal power ports and on-demand entertainment programs. Boeing 767-300 ER features seats with 160 degree of recline, 18.5 inches width and 60 inches pitch.