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Delta Air Lines Inc.

Corporate Information

Registered to do business as:
  • DELTA
  • DELTA AIR LINES
  • DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
  • DELTA EXPRESS
  • DELTA SHUTTLE
  • NORTHWEST AIRLINES
  • SONG
Associated brands

The carrier has corporate offices in Atlanta, Ga. and a total of 26,081 employees, including 3,730 pilots-in-charge, 3,225 other pilots and 13,669 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities0
Accidents23
Other reported incidents17
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury19
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles0.02
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Departures45,022
Passengers6,657,955
Average Seats168.2
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Incident Dublin
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Feb. 3, 2002 0 0
Accident Charlotte, N.C.
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March 31, 2002 0 5
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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April 5, 2002 0 0
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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May 29, 2002 0 1
Accident Fairfield, Ill.
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June 2, 2002 0 1
Accident HOUSTON, Texas
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July 2, 2002 0 0
Accident Denver, Colo.
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April 22, 2003 0 0
Incident Buenos Aires
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Aug. 24, 2002 0 0
Incident Salt Lake City, Utah
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April 17, 2003 0 0
Accident Tampa, Fla.
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June 23, 2003 0 3
Accident Caribbean Sea
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Sept. 29, 2004 0 1
Accident Covington, Ky.
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Jan. 17, 2005 0 0
Incident Nice
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Jan. 19, 2005 0 0
Accident Boston, Mass.
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March 6, 2005 0 1
Accident Denver, Colo.
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May 13, 2005 0 0
Incident Atlantic Ocean
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Aug. 28, 2008 0 0
Accident Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
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July 11, 2005 0 1
Accident Atlantic Ocean, AO
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Oct. 22, 2005 0 1
Accident Boston, Mass.
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Feb. 25, 2006 0 0
Incident Denver, Colo.
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June 9, 2006 0 0
Accident San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Sept. 5, 2006 0 0
Incident Brindisi
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Sept. 22, 2006 0 0
Accident Denver, Colo.
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Oct. 11, 2006 0 0
Incident Atlanta, Ga.
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Jan. 10, 2007 0 0
Incident Tel Aviv
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May 12, 2007 0 0
Incident Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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July 11, 2007 0 0
Incident New York City, N.Y.
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July 5, 2007 0 0
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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July 12, 2007 0 1
Incident Phoenix, Ariz.
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Nov. 25, 2007 0 0
Incident Nice
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Nov. 22, 2007 0 0
Incident Austin, Texas
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Feb. 18, 2008 0 0
Incident Atlanta, Ga.
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Nov. 26, 2008 0 0
Incident Greer, S.C.
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Dec. 11, 2008 0 0
Accident Seattle, Wash.
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Dec. 28, 2008 0 0
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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March 28, 2009 0 1
Accident San Juan, Puerto Rico
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May 20, 2009 0 1
Incident Atlanta Hartsfield Intl. Apt. (KATL), Ga.
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Oct. 19, 2009 0 0
Accident Unknown
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Oct. 5, 2009 0 1
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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Oct. 27, 2009 0 1
Accident Phoenix, Ariz.
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Nov. 2, 2009 0 0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010