Delta Airlines is better known as Delta, and it is a major carrier in the US. Dela is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and takes passengers to more than 330 destinations on 6 continents. These destinations are covered by the main line and the company’s subsidiaries. On average, more than 5,400 departures take place every day, and they reach 64 countries in total. Considering the company is 91 years old - founded in 1924 - these numbers were to be expected. The airline started offering its service in 1929.
Delta and its subsidiaries count almost 80,000 employees, and those who are interested in working in this field might have a high chance of employment in this company. As curiosity, its flight attendants are not part of an union, but the pilots are. The fleet of this carrier counts more than 800 planes. The aircrafts are manufactured by Boeing, Airbus, and Mcdonnell Douglas, however the Airbus planes became part of the Delta fleet after the 2008 merger with Northwest Airlines.
When booking a ticket with Delta, it is important to know which amenities are included and which are not. Usually the amenities depend on the class and plane flown. Those who need to fly a long haul should consider booking a Delta One ticket as this is the business class previously known as BusinessElite. Booking a seat in this class will come with complimentary meals, refreshments, and more. Delta also offers its passengers the possibility of using the WiFi internet connection on the long haul flights, but on a limited models of planes. These long haul flights are both domestic and international. Using the WiFi is not free of charge though, but will expand to more aircrafts. In any case, Delta Airlines has the largest fleet in the world that uses WiFi equipment.