Delta Air Lines is America's fastest growing international carrier. Back in 1924, however, it was known as Huff Daland Dusters. Four years later, it changed its name to Delta Air Service. On June 17, 1929, Delta inaugurated airline service. As it began to grow into the international airline we know today, Delta moved its headquarters from Monroe to Atlanta, Georgia.
The mission of Delta Air Lines is to build on its traditions and always meet customers' expectations while taking service to ever higher levels of excellence. The company stands for safe and reliable air transportation, distinctive customer service, and hospitality from the heart.
Area of Operation
Delta Air Lines encompasses several businesses in the field of Airline Transportation:
- Air-to-Ground Radio
- Charter Flights Service
- Delta Cargo
- SkyBonus (travel rewards program)
- Technical Operations
- Training & Consulting Services
- Corporate Travel Budget
- Assets: $20.68 billion
- Profits: $-5,457 million (2006)
- Countries of operation: 96
- Employees: 55,700
The corporate governance of Delta Air Lines includes a board of directors and subcommittees.
- 1091st in the world according to Forbes Magazine list.
- 414th in Fortune Global 500 list.
Delta Air Lines has many subsidiaries looking after its operations across the world. In 2000, Delta Air Lines acquired Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) and Comair, two regional Delta Connection carriers, as wholly owned subsidiaries.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Post Office Box 20706
Atlanta, GA 30320-6001
Phone: (404) 715-2600
Fax: (404) 715-5042