Delta Airlines is one of the foremost air carrier companies in the USA. In spite of not being an EU Member Airline Company, in line with the EU Regulation, Delta Airlines is subject to pay compensation for the flights departing from the EU region. Compensation rights in Delta Airlines are the same as the European counterparts, shown below.
In addition to the compensation you are entitled, you can claim for your extra expenses arising from the flight disruption, as long as they are reasonable.
Delta Air Lines was founded in 1924 in USA. Delta Air Lines’s headquarters are currently located in Atlanta and the main base in John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta Air Lines is not a star alliance member. The company has 3 stars on Skytrax rating and has won the Skytrax awards Best Business Class Seat in North America. Ed Bastian leads the company as the CEO. Its subsidiaries include SameItaly S.r.l., Wokita Srl, Meridiana Maintenance S.p.a and Geasar S.p.a.
Delta Air Lines employs more than 86,564 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 867 aircraft. It has declared $ 41,244,000,000 in revenue. Delta Air Lines offers service to 326 destinations in 59 countries and they have carried more than 186.4 million passengers in 2017. Chicago-Boston,Chicago-Boston,Toronto-New York,New York-Washington DC.,Chicago-Newark,New York-Montreal are some of the main flight destinations.
Delta Air Lines’s fleet consists of Boeing 737 Next Gen model aircrafts. The average age of the fleet is 16.4 years. The youngest aircrafts are the Airbus A350 at 0.7 years old. They rank 5 among 23 airlines operating this type of aircraft. The most common aircraft in the fleet is the Boeing 737 Next Gen with 189 of them at hand. They rank 106 among 249 airlines operating this type of aircraft.
Delta Air Lines have 1 accident reports to date. The most recent one is in 2015 at New York, USA with McDonnell Douglas MD-80/90 aircraft.