Before flying passengers around the globe, Delta Airlines protected the nation’s crops by dusting them with fertilizer from their aircraft. From these noble beginnings in 1924, Delta has gone on to fly to over 357 destinations worldwide in more than 66 countries. On average, around 150 million passengers use Delta for their holidays and business trips every year!
The following information is correct as of August 2014 and is subject to change. Please check with the airline directly for complete accuracy.
How to Check In
Online check-in is available from 24 hours up to 1 hour before departure of international flights and up to 30 minutes before departure of domestic flights. Mobile check-in is available and enables passengers to save boarding passes and select their seats. Check-in kiosks and curb-side kiosks can be found in over 100 US airports making checking in that little bit speedier. Passengers should ensure they are at the boarding gate no later than 1 hour before take-off.
Baggage Allowance and Fees
Hand luggage allowance on Delta is one bag, such as a handbag or laptop bag or briefcase. It has to be small enough to fit under the seat in front of the passenger. One checked bag is permitted on European and US flights free of charge. Additional bags are charged at 60 euro each. For travel within the US, this is reduced to 25 euro. Oversized bags carry a fee which depends on the route. For European and US destinations, a charge of 74 euro is incurred for bags between 23 and 32kg.
Seats can be selected free of charge at the point of booking or at check-in.
Booking fees are only incurred by those booking from Denmark, Sweden or Netherlands.
Service on Board
On flights that are 6 hours or more, passengers are offered a complimentary meal and drinks service. One shorter flights, an in-flight snack is provided free of charge.
In 2013, Delta averaged a very respectable rate of 89.3% of flights on time.
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