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Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines
AirlineDelta Air Lines
Founded, 1924
(as Huff Daland Dusters)
Macon, Georgia, US
Commenced operationsJune 17, 1929
Airline hub *Amsterdam Airport Schiphol *Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport *Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport *Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport *John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York City) *Memphis International Airport *Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport *Narita International Airport (Tokyo) *Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport *Salt Lake City International Airport
Frequent-flyer programSkyMiles
Member loungeDelta Sky Club
SubsidiariesSubsidiary List
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  • Fleet size724 (+ 100 orders)
    Destinations247 (mainline only)
    Company sloganKeep Climbing
    HeadquartersHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    College Park, Georgia, US
    Key peopleRichard H. Anderson (CEO)
    Edward Bastian (President)
    Revenue(+) US$ 31.755 billion (2010)
    Operating income(+) US$ 2.217 billion (2010)
    Net income(+) US$ 593 million (2010)
    Total assets(-) US$ 43.188 billion (2010)

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    Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE - DAL) is a major airline based in the United States and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline operates an extensive domestic and international network serving all continents except Antarctica. Delta and its subsidiaries operate over 4,000 flights every day. The airline's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world's largest, and since 1999 the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic (88 million passengers per year) and number of landings and take-offs. Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance. The airline's regional service is Delta Connection.

    On October 29, 2008, Delta acquired Northwest Airlines to form the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried.

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