Delta AirLines is one of the major U.S. airlines, headquartered in Atlanta , Georgia and operating large domestic and international network that spans North America , South America , Europe , Asia , the Middle East and the Caribbean . It was founded in 1928. Now Delta operates hubs at Atlanta (the world's busiest airport), Cincinnati , New York-JFK, and Salt Lake City and has large operations in many other cities, including Boston , Fort Lauderdale , Los Angeles , New York -LaGuardia, Orlando, and Washington-Reagan. Delta is also the leading carrier in Florida . Its major international gateways are Atlanta , Cincinnati , Los Angeles , and New York-JFK.
Check-in times: You must be checked in and be at the gate at least 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time if traveling inside the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. If you are checking bags, your baggage must be checked in at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time. You are to Check-in 45 min before departure and be at the gate 15 min prior to departure if traveling from Atlanta, GA; Denver, CO; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Orlando, FL and to check in 60 min before the flight and be at the gate 45 min before the flight if traveling from St. Thomas, VI; San Juan, PR. If traveling from Washington, D.C. Boston, MA or New York, NY (LaGuardia) you’re required to check-in 15 min before departure and be at the gate 5 min before departure. You must be checked in and be at the gate at least 45 minutes before your scheduled departure time and must be checked in at least 60 minutes before your scheduled departure if you are checking bags, for flights outside the US.
You are to be at the gate 45 min prior to departure if traveling from Bogota, Colombia; Istanbul, Turkey; Kiev, Ukraine; Moscow, Russia; Nassau, Bahamas; Providenciales, Turks and Caicos; St. Lucia; Tel Aviv, Israel. And the required check –in time is 2 hours before departure if traveling from Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, St. Lucia and Bogota, Colombia/3 hours if traveling from Istanbul, Turkey; Kiev, Ukraine; Moscow, Russia; Nassau, Bahamas; Tel Aviv, Israel. You can check -in online up to 24 hours before your flight at delta.com. Delta.com check-in is available if you are traveling within the 50 United States or between the 50 United States and Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Change to passenger name or flight: Based on the fare rules, you may have to pay a service fee and/or a difference in fare. For travel within the 50 United States, the fee is $50 for Delta flights. For travel outside the United States, the change fee is typically $200, but can vary based on location and type of fare. Changes are usually permitted only to the return portion of an international itinerary.
Baggage allowance: one bag plus one personal item (like Male or female purse, briefcase, Laptop computer, Camera case, Diaper bag) can be carried per passenger. Each carry-on item has to weigh less than 40 pounds (18 kg), not to exceed 45 inches (total length plus width plus height), to fit easily into our SizeWise unit (approximately 22"x14"x9") and fit in an overhead bin or underneath the seat in front of you. Two checked bags are permitted per passenger free of charge. Each bag must weigh not more than 50 pounds (22.5 kg) and Not exceed 62 inches (length plus width plus height). Passengers traveling to or from Key West , Florida are limited to one checked bag. The free weight allowance is 70 pounds (32 kg) for tickets purchased in Brazil . With the exception of original factory-sealed boxes that will be accepted on a standby basis, we do not accept boxes as checked baggage to Central or South America (except Brazil , Mexico , and Chile ) at any time of the year.
Senior fares: Adults travel on purchased published fare.
Child fares: infants under 2 may travel on lap free of charge or on an Infant Seat Fare (50% off Adult fare) .There's a full fare for children who're 2 and older.
Pet travel: cats and dogs are allowed to travel for some extra cost. Go to delta.com for more detailed information.
Pre-assigned seating: can be booked online for no extra cost
Legroom: seat pitch is about 32-34 inches depending on the aircraft's type
In-flight service: Meals, snacks and drinks are served. Alcohol is available for sale. Different entertainments , such as in-seat movies, radio, TV, etc are offered during the flight.
Air miles: : frequent flyer scheme, SkyMiles, is available for online enrollment. It gives a chance to earn free travel and access to special features , like managing credits from canceled flights, etc