Delta Airlines – A Simple Way of Flying

Delta Airlines operates more than 1500 flights per day for which about 70000 people are employed in various capacities. Employees of the airline enjoy many facilities including free global travel after 30 days of employment; medical, dental and vision coverage; paid vacations; life insurance; holidays and profit sharing. Delta’s partner airlines include – Air France, AeroMexico, Alitalia, AirEuropa and Aeroflot. The airline’s employees also get domestic partner programs.

Delta Airlines fleet consists of different types and flight models. The airline has Boeing, and numerous airbus aircraft. Some of them were acquired after its merger with Northwest Airlines in 2008. The airline has the largest fleets of Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 and it is also the largest operator of Airbus A330 aircraft in America. Different types of aircraft in Delta’s fleet are – Airbus A319-100, Boeing 757-200, McDonnell Douglas DC-9-40, McDonnell Douglas MD-88, McDonnell Douglas MD-90, Boeing 767-300ER etc.

You can check the status of a Delta Airline’s flight in which you or a loved one is traveling. Though more than 75% percent Delta’s flights are on time, sometimes it can be delayed due to bad weather conditions and heavy air traffic. To track the status of a flight, log on to Delta’s official website. In the sections provided enter the flight number or airport code of the flight you want to track. You can also call up the airline’s flight information phone to know the status.

Delta Airline allows passengers to travel with their pets in their cabin with the owners, under certain restrictions. The pet must be kept in a kennel which can fit under the seat in your front. Passengers can check with the reservation department to find out the exact size of the kennel. The pet must be kept inside the kennel with the door closed in the aircraft as well as the lounge and boarding areas. Only one pet per passenger is allowed in the aircraft. To know other rules about carrying pets onboard, get in touch with the airlines.