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Delta Air Lines

Before you fly guide

Delta Air Lines is one of the major airlines and also the oldest airline of the United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline with its partners operates over and serves 241 destinations in 52 countries on six continents. Delta is also a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance.

Delta is ranked second among the world’s largest airlines by the number of scheduled passengers carried. Its fleet currently counts 764 aircraft.

It mainly operates on domestic USA flights, however, great deals appear quite often on the route between UK and USA, sometimes together with its partners Air France or KLM.

Delta Air Lines Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class; always check during your booking process.

Cabin Baggage

Max Weight:

No max weight except Singapore flights – 7kg or Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (PVG) – 10kg

Max dimensions:

56 x 35 x  23 cm

1 additional small bag, e.g. a handbag, briefcase, diaper bag or laptop is allowed

Checked Baggage

Max Weight:

23kg (50 lbs)

Max dimensions:

157 cm (L+W+H)
  • Connection Europe – USA:
    • Basic Economy fare – 50EUR for the first bag
    • Main Cabin and Delta Comfort fares – FREE
  • Within USA/Canada – $30 for the first bag

Infants in arms (under 2 years old) – FREE within the US, 10% of adult fare within international flights.

More about Delta Air Lines baggage allowances on the official website.

Check-in

Airport check-in

  • Most international flights 3 hours – 60 minutes (1.5 hours for NY) before scheduled flight
  • For domestic flights 2 hours – 30 minutes before the scheduled flight
  • Different times may apply. See Delta’s official table for exceptions.

Online & Mobile check-in

  • Open 24 hours – 60 minutes before the scheduled flight

Get the App on

Seat Selection

- From 
10 USDcurrently £8.00
-
30 USDcurrently £24.00
per passenger per flight in Basic Economy fare - Free when assigned automatically during check-in - In higher, more expensive fares are seats included in the fare

On board service

Inflight meals

Complimentary meal and drinks during the whole flight. May be slightly restricted by selected fare.

Inflight entertainment

Screen with TV, music, games and movies (HBO, Showtime) in every seat

Onboard WiFi

Free messasging on iMessage, Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp.
Day data plan - $16

Power supply

USB charger, socket (in some aircraft)

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