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The airline was also recognized by World Travel Awards as North America's Leading Airline Brand 2019.

Once again, travel professionals of the industry and consumers worldwide recognized Delta Air Lines in North America and the whole region. The World Travel Awards organization, entering in its 26th year, announced that Delta will be honored with the following awards: 

  • North America's Leading Airline Brand 2019
  • United States' Leading Airline to Mexico 2019
  • United States' Leading Airline to South America 2019

This recognition comes a few months after the airline was recognized with an unprecedented six awards in 2018.In words of the WTA, these accolades "recognize the commitment to excellence" demonstrated by Delta.

"There is no better way to begin 2019 than receiving these awards that validate our continuous work to offer the best service in the industry," said Nicolas Ferri, Delta's Vice President – Latin America and Alliances in the Americas. "We want to thank all our employees and allies in the region who support our operations every day and make Delta the best option to connect the Americas and the world."

Dale McKinney, District Sales Manager – English-speaking Caribbean, received the award on behalf of the airline at Sandals, Montego Bay, Jamaica, on Jan. 28. "This is the result of all of Delta Air Lines family working towards a common goal: fulfill the company's goals to be the best U.S. carrier flying to Latin America and the best global airline." 

Delta's evolution in the region has been enhanced by its collaboration with strategic partners such as Aeromexico, GOL, Aerolineas Argentinas and WestJet, offering mutual benefits to a seamless experience. "We celebrate this joint success and look forward to keep strengthening our alliances to offer the best service around the world," Ferri said.

This year, Delta and Aeroméxico will reach the second year of the most successful and integrated joint cooperation agreement in the Americas, an alliance that marked a milestone in the history of aviation and keeps providing increased benefits to their clients.

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