Founded in 1924, Delta Airlines flies to approximately 250 destinations in America and abroad. It is a SkyTrax 3-star airline.
Four easy options for check-in:
Airport Counter Check-in: Check-in for your flight in the most conventional manner by stopping by the Delta Air Lines counter at the airport.
Next Day or Advance Check-in: This option allows you to save time and check-in for your flight up to 24 hours in advance of your departure time via the internet. To check-in online, visit the online check-in page. After checking-in, you can print out your boarding pass and proceed directly to the security gates if you aren’t checking any baggage. If you have to check baggage be sure to stop by the Delta Air Lines counter. Alternatively, you can check-in your baggage with a Skycap at Curbside check-in at over 100 US locations.
Electronic Kiosk Check-in: For those who want to bypass the lines at the counter on busy travel days, passengers are offered check-in services for passengers via electronic kiosks. These can be used within six hours of your scheduled departure. Typically, these kiosks contain Delta Air Lines signage on them and are located near the check-in counter.
Mobile Check-in: This option allows you to check in via your PDA or web-enabled cell phone up to 24 hours before departure. Visit the mobile check-in page for details.
Checked Luggage Restrictions for Delta Air Lines
For those traveling Economy Class you will be allowed 2 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 23-32 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 157cm per item. There is a charge for checking in baggage on some flights. Economy Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit the Baggage Allowance Page.
For those traveling Business Class (called BusinessElite on Delta) or First Class, you will be allowed 2-3 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 23-32 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 157cm per item. There is a charge for checking in baggage on some flights. Business Class and First Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit the Baggage Allowance Page.
Carry-On Baggage Restrictions
You are allowed to carry 1 piece of baggage with you on the flight at no extra charge. The maximum total dimension of carry on baggage (L + W + H) must not exceed 115 cm.
Delta Air Lines Special Luggage Requirements
Delta Air Lines allows passengers to take some non-traditional traveling items with them to their destinations including Christmas trees, kayaks and antlers. For more information on traveling with these special items, visit the Baggage Allowance Page.
Delta Air Lines offers 3 options for seating on their flights:
Economy class seating on Delta Air Lines has a distance of 32 inches between seats. Depending on your flight, you may have Gogo Internet access and personal screens with a choice of entertainment options available to purchase.
Business Class (called BusinessElite on Delta Air Lines)
Business class on Delta Air Lines has a distance of 55-60 inches between seats. Seating varies depending on the aircraft and flat bed seating is available on some aircraft on some international routes. All Business Class seating provides personal entertainment options and PC power points.
First class seating on Delta Air Lines varies depending on the aircraft, but has extended width and distance between seats. PC power points and personal entertainment screens are also provided.
Don't forget Fluffy!
Flying with your pets can be a safe and fun experience if airline rules and regulations are followed. Live pets can only be transported to countries where the regulations of the country permit, and subject to the terms and conditions specified by that country. Pets can often travel on flights with you in the cabin, in the hold as checked baggage, or in the hold, as cargo. See their Traveling with Pets page for more details.
Dependent on the flight, destination, and type of aircraft, Delta Air Lines offers a wide variety of food, beverage and entertainment options.
Business class (called BusinessElite) offers personal screens with Delta on Demand entertainment. The options available on this system can be seen on the Delta On Demand page. Business Class dining offers an international five-course dining menu featuring entrées from celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein. The menu varies according to destination and season, and further information is on the BusinessElite dining page
First class offers personal screens with Delta on Demand entertainment. The options available on this system can be seen on Delta Air Lines’ Delta On Demand page. First class dining options depend on the time and distance of your flight. Full information is available on the First Class dining page
Delta Air Lines operates a fleet consisting mainly of Boeing and Airbus airplanes. Their fleet consists of Boeing 737, 747, 757, 767, Airbus A319, A320, A330, McDonnell Douglas MD88, MD90, DC9, Bombardier CRJ100, 200, 700, 900, Embraer 175 and Saab 340 aircraft.
Delta Sky Clubs are the official airport lounges of Delta Air Lines. Delta Sky Clubs are fully operational in 29 cities, including Atlanta, New York and Los Angeles.
Delta Sky Club access is available to a wide range of passengers, see their Sky Club access page