Delta Air Lines Check-in
It is recommended that you check in 75 minutes before departure if traveling within the U.S. See Delta’s website for a list of exceptions. Check-in usually closes 30 minutes before departure. Online and mobile check-in are available. Online check-in opens 24 hours before departure and closes 30 minutes before departure for flights within the U.S. and 60 minutes before departure for international flights.
Delta Air Lines baggage allowance
Carry-on: One bag is permitted, weighing no more than 40lbs, with dimensions not exceeding 14in x 9in x 22in, plus a personal item.
Checked: For travel within and between the U.S. and Canada, the first bag, weighing no more than 50lbs and being no bigger than 62in, will cost you $25. The second bag costs $35.
For travel to Bermuda and the Caribbean, excluding the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Haiti, the first bag will cost you $25 and the second, $40.The first bag is free for travel between the U.S. or Canada and all other destinations, but the price of the second bag varies by destination.
Excess: Checking a third bag will cost you $125 and you will be charged $200 for bags four through 10. If your bag weighs between 51lbs and 70lbs, it’ll cost you $90 and you’ll have to pay $175 if it weighs between 71lbs and 100lbs. Bags weighing more than 100lbs aren’t accepted.
For oversized bags, there is a charge of $175 for bags between 63in and 80in. Bags bigger than 80in aren’t accepted.
Delta Air Lines legroom
Seat pitch: 30-34 inches.
You may select or change your seat at any time after booking by visiting the My Trips page.
Passenger change details
The service fee for changes made on tickets within the U.S. is $150, and for international flights $250. Changes may be made online or by calling the reservation center.
Infants under two can travel for free on an adult’s lap on domestic flights. There are no child fares available on domestic flights. Some discounts are available on international flights for infants and children – contact the reservation center for more information.
Some senior discounts are available. Contact the reservation center for more information.
Pets can travel in the cabin with passengers for a one-way fee of $125 on domestic flights and $200 for travel outside of the U.S. Pets cannot be checked as baggage during summer months (May 15 – Sept. 15) due to temperature and health risks. There is a $200 charge if your pet flies as checked baggage.
Carrying musical instruments
Standard baggage allowances apply. A seat may be purchased to carry a large or fragile instrument – in accordance with Delta’s regulations – instead of checking it.
For flights less than two hours long, complimentary snacks and beverages are available. For flights two to three-and-a-half hours long, snacks and a complimentary meal are available. For flights over three-and-a-half hours, a choice of complimentary meals is available, as well as snacks and beverages. Special meals are available by contacting the reservation center. There is internet access on Delta’s aircraft and there is access to a wide variety of movies, music and TV shows.
The airline's frequent flyer program is called SkyMiles.
Airline food link
Check out your flight's menu or see photographs taken by fellow fliers of meals they’ve been served and read reviews at AirlineMeals.net.
Delta's magazine, Sky Magazine, is published monthly and is available on every flight. Read a preview online.
The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance.
In 2008 Delta Air Lines merged with Northwest Airlines, creating the world’s largest commercial airline. Delta offers daily flights to 247 destinations in 106 countries. The airline is headquartered in College Park, Georgia and operates hubs at Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis, Tokyo, Paris, New York and Salt Lake City.