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Delta Air Lines passengers are permitted to carry one piece of checked baggage, one piece of carry-on baggage and one personal item onboard their flight.
One piece of carry-on baggage and one small personal item are permitted per passenger. Carry-on baggage for flights must not exceed total dimensions of 45 linear inches (115cm). There are no weight restrictions on carry-on baggage on most of the routes except destinations like Singapore (7kg/15lbs), Beijing (10kg/22lbs) and Shanghai (10kg/22lbs).
Checked baggage allowance will vary depending on the ticket purchased but the baggage size must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 157cm/62in for all passengers. However, the checked baggage must not weigh over 23kg/51lbs for Basic Economy, Main Cabin and Delta Comfort passengers. First Class, Delta Premium Select and Delta One passengers' checked baggage must not weigh over 32kg/70lbs.
The airline will allow musical instruments that fit in their overhead bin as carry-on luggage. Larger instruments must be taken as checked baggage. Find out more about their musical instrument policy.
Delta Air Lines offers 4 cabin classes that you can fly in. These are Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First Class.
On Delta Air Lines flights, Economy Class varies between the type of seat you have purchased. Please check with our customer service team if you are unsure.
Amenities included in Basic Economy Class are a selection of snacks such as chocolate, pretzels and peanuts and non-alcoholic beverages such as tea, juices and Starbucks Coffee. Alcoholic beverages are not served on flight journeys less than 250 miles. Wi-Fi is available to buy at a small fee on many flights and you'll receive complimentary access to in-flight messaging. Delta Studio is available with a wide range of shows, movies and entertainment. A carry-on bag is permitted but may be checked at the boarding gate due to overhead locker space being limited. Ticket refunds and changes are not available in this class.
Assigned seats are free after check-in. If a seat number is not displayed on your boarding pass, then your seat will be assigned at the boarding gate, before boarding the aircraft. Your boarding pass will instead display, “Seat Assigned at Gate”.
From April 2019, the airline will be experimenting with reducing the recline on its A320 economy seats to 3.5 inches, rather than 5.5. The aim is to prevent flyers from leaning their seats into their neighbour. The A320s make up 7% of Delta's fleet and are typically used for short and medium-haul flights.
Onboard Delta Air Lines flights, Premium Economy comes in two fares: Main Cabin and Delta Comfort+. In the main cabin, passengers will receive select premium amenities at a much lower price, such as entertainment, improved service and the ability to select a seat for their flight.
Passengers in Comfort+ will receive premium meals and snacks on their flights, improved from the standard served in the main cabin. They will also receive complimentary priority boarding.
Delta Comfort+ seats are larger than those in the main cabin, with improved and increased amounts of legroom. Seats in the premium economy include in-seat power, a personal entertainment screen and amenity kits to help aid better sleep.
On Delta Air Lines flights, Business Class passengers get the best in-flight experience possible with optimum dining, entertainment and customer service on their flights. Find Business Class reservations by typing your desired destination into the search bar above.
The gourmet meals on offer on your Business Class flight are curated by chefs so that you can enjoy a delicious meal up in the air. Passengers can also choose from an excellent range of complimentary beers, wines and spirits. Business Class passengers with Delta don't have to worry about being bored onboard with Delta Studio's in-flight entertainment and noise-cancelling headset.
Business Class passengers enjoy 180-degree flat-beds set with direct aisle access on most flights. Westin Heavenly In-Flight bedding means passengers will have maximum comfort onboard their flight. Passengers can also easily adjust their seats for work, play or relaxation. Never run out of battery before you reach your destination with power sockets built into your bedside table. Deluxe skincare products and amenity kits mean you'll arrive revitalised and ready to hit the road to your destination.
First Class passengers will enjoy personalised service at the airport and throughout the duration of the flight. Passengers are taken care of, allowing them to relax in comfort or focus and increase their productivity for work. Passengers in First will have their own personal flight attendant, priority check-in, security and boarding and express collection of checked baggage. There are 3 different first-class tickets; First Class is available on domestic and selected international flights, Delta Premium Select is available on selected long-haul international flights and Delta One is available on long-haul international, and selected domestic flights.
Seats in First Class are premium, with at least 50% more room than a seat in the main cabin, rising up to a flatbed in Delta One. You'll receive an amenity kit, helping you stay refreshed and prepared for better sleep and relaxation during your flight. Premium fine-dining meals are served on premium plates, with complimentary alcoholic beverages if desired. Entertainment is provided on bigger personal screens, with in-seat power charging points should you wish to charge your own devices.
Delta Sky Club is available to passengers travelling in First Class. It provides the best experience for waiting for your flight at the airport, with a relaxing atmosphere and comfortable seats. WiFi and charging points are complimentary and fresh, healthy food and premium drinks are available. The menu for your selected Delta Sky Club lounge can be viewed online.
The airline offers a wide range of food options on its flights, from snacks of Biscoff biscuits to 3-course meals. Passengers in Basic Economy and Main cabin are given complimentary snacks and can purchase meal items from the Flight Fuel menu, for flights over 900 miles. Passengers in First Class are given complimentary food on flights, from premium snacks on short flights, lighter meals on medium flights and full meal service on longer flights. Passengers flying in First Class are given premium seasonal and regional menus.
The airline can offer a variety of meals to suit special dietary requirements. This must be done by calling or booking online in MyTrips, at least 24 hours before flying. The following are the meals available:
Low Calorie/fat/cholestrerol Meal
Low Sodium Meal
Vegetarian Asian Meal - Transpacific
Vegetarian Asian Meal - Transatlantic
Vegetarian Lacto-Ovo Meal
All passengers are given complimentary soft drinks. Coffee, tea, wine and water are provided on all long-haul flights. Flights over 250 miles will have Starbucks, beer, wine and spirits onboard but passengers must be 21 or over to consume alcohol onboard.
With Delta's excellent in-flight entertainment system, you won't notice the time passing by during your journey. Choose from a range of TV shows, movies, songs and interviews and sit back and enjoy your flight. To enhance your in-flight entertainment, the airline recommends downloading the Gogo Entertainment app before your flight.
As well as popular movies, the top-of-the-range in-flight entertainment service offers travel documentaries, news broadcasts, sitcoms, dramas and lifestyle programs on its in-flight entertainment system. Browse popular sitcoms as well as award-winning TV dramas.
No matter what your taste is in movies, you'll find something for all interests and ages. Whether you're looking for that Hollywood blockbuster that you missed on the big screen or that indie cult classic, with over 300 films available, you're bound to find the right movie.
With over 1,000 aircraft with WIFI available, Delta is one of the world's best airlines to fly on when it comes to staying connected online. Stream your favourite films and television shows, or waste no time and catch up with work when you fly and connect to the DeltaWIFI network. The inflight WIFI is powered by GoGo and uses KU and 2KU technology ensuring a fast and reliable WIFI service.
Delta offers passengers free mobile messaging onboard but only iMessage, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are allowed. Passengers cannot send pictures, videos or SMS with this feature though.
This airline offers a number of different passes which give access to the DeltaWIFI network. The price of these passes will differ depending on the route flown and the plan chosen.
The North American Day Pass gives unlimited WIFI access on flights flying within North America for 24 hours and is available to pre-purchase online from $16.00 USD.
The Global Day Pass gives unlimited WIFI access on flights flying globally for 24 hours and is available to pre-purchase online from $28.00 USD.
The North America Monthly Pass gives unlimited WIFI access on flights flying within North America for an entire month and is available to pre-purchase online for $49.95 USD.
The North America Annual pass gives unlimited WIFI access on flights flying within North American services for the entire year and is available to pre-purchase online for $599.99 USD.
Pre-purchase the North American Day Pass, North America Monthly Pass, North America Annual Pass and Global Day pass.
Online and airport check-in is available for Delta flights. Opening and closing times vary.
Once you've made a Delta Air Lines flight ticket reservation with Alternative Airlines, you will be able to check in online up to 24 hours before flight departure by entering using our online check-in page. Once you have checked in online, you can print your boarding pass or download your e-boarding pass onto your handheld device.
If you prefer to check in at the airport for your flight, you can do so at the airport check-in desk. For domestic flights, the airport check-in counter closes 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time on most flights. However, airport check-in closes one hour before for international flights.
Passengers can earn miles through SkyMiles and once a member, passengers can then earn miles towards Award Travel based on flight ticket price and their SkyMiles status. In 2013, Delta was the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried and capacity. Passengers can earn miles on flights & travel (including partner flights), with the Delta SkyMiles American Express Card and from SkyMiles Partners. Explore more here.
Get all information and rules on taking a pet on a Delta Air Lines flight. To fly with a service animal, pet, or an emotional support animal on Delta is advised by Alternative Airlines about taking an animal on a plane.
Delta offers flights to several destinations across the US, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania. This includes Chicago, Aystubm Dakkasm Fargim Fort Myers, Hartford, Kansas City, Miami, New York City, Portland, Savannah, White Plains, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Toronto, Beijing, San Jose, Paris, London, Mumbai, Milan and many more. If you're looking to fly within the US, our guide to domestic flights within the USA offers lots of helpful information, or if you're planning a multi-city flight with Delta, check out our Delta Multi City Flights page.
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Face masks are no longer required inside domestic airports in the US, onboard domestic flights within the US and on most international flights. A face mask may still be required depending on your destination/arrival airport, so it's recommended that you still bring a face mask with you on your travels when flying with Delta.
There are many other airlines that travel to similar destinations such as American Airlines, Continental, Southwest and more!