13 Facts About Delta Air

1. In 2008, Delta Air Lines was given an award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Design for the Environment program for their use of PreKote, a more environmentally friendly, non-hexavalent chromium surface pretreatment on its aircraft, replacing hazardous chemicals formerly used to improve paint adhesion and prevent corrosion.

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2. Delta Air maintains a large presence in the Twin Cities, with over 12,000 employees in the region as well as significant corporate support functions housed in the Minneapolis area, including the company's information technology divisional offices.

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3. On November 27, 2001, Delta Air Lines launched SkyBonus, a program aimed toward small-to-medium businesses spending between $5,000 and $500,000 annually on air travel.

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4. Delta Air replaced the Sony Transcom system with the Panasonic eFX system featuring in-seat video and AVOD at the same time as the new BusinessElite seats and slimline economy class seats were installed.

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5. Delta Air ended this buy on board program in 2005; instead, Delta began offering snacks at no extra charge on flights over 90 minutes to most US domestic flights and some flights to the Caribbean and Latin America.

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6. Delta Air operated a different buy on board program between 2003 and 2005.

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7. In October 2018, Delta Air announced that they would be selling First Class seats on domesticly configured Boeing 757 aircraft flying transatlantic routes as Premium Select.

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8. Delta Air completed integration with Northwest on January 31, 2010, when their reservation systems and websites were combined, and the Northwest Airlines brand was officially retired.

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9. Delta Air Lines began as a crop dusting operation called Huff Daland Dusters, Incorporated.

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10. In 2018, Delta Air ranked No 75 in the Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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11. One of the five remaining legacy carriers, Delta Air is the sixth-oldest operating airline by foundation date, and the oldest airline to still be operating in the United States.

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12. Delta Air is one of the four founding members of the SkyTeam airline alliance.

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13. Delta Air Lines, Inc, often referred to simply as Delta, is a major United States airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

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