Leader bios

Ed Bastian

As CEO of Delta Air Lines, Ed Bastian leads a team of 75,000 global professionals that is building the world’s premier international airline, powered by a people-driven, customer-focused culture and spirit of innovation.

Under Ed’s leadership, Delta is transforming the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport facilities and, most importantly, Delta’s employees worldwide. A 23-year Delta veteran, Ed has been a critical leader in Delta’s long-term strategy and champion of putting Delta’s shared values of honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance and servant leadership at the core of every decision.

Corporate Stats and Facts

Delta Air Lines is the U.S. global airline leader in safety, innovation, reliability and customer experience. Powered by our employees around the world, Delta has for a decade led the airline industry in operational excellence while building on our reputation for award-winning customer service. Today, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our customers and employees.

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Awards and Recognition

From operational excellence to community service, we’re consistently ranked among the top airlines, workplaces and brands.

Corporate Responsibility Report

Our annual Corporate Responsibility reports outline how Delta is powered by people in service to customers and communities.

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Global Airline Partners

Delta's strategic partnerships with eight leading airlines enhance customers' choice of destinations across the world.

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History of Delta

From agricultural roots in the Mississippi River basin, Delta grew and evolved into one of the world’s leading commercial airlines.

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