Delta @ CES 2023
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Delta returned to CES -- the world's largest consumer technology conference -- in 2023. CEO Ed Bastian was the keynote guest opening the CES C Space program -- the annual speaker series reserved for top business, marketing and media voices -- in partnership with MediaLink.
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At CES, Delta unveiled plans to offer free Wi-Fi for SkyMiles® Members and introduced Delta Sync, the foundation of personalized travel, with an ecosystem of experiences that put customer needs and preferences at the center of the journey.
C Space Keynote: Building community and connection in a non-stop world
Delta CEO Ed Bastian joined MediaLink CEO Michael E. Kassan to open the CES C Space program Thursday. Their conversation explored how Delta is celebrating the power of human connection by combining technology with ingenuity. Bastian shared what’s next for customers flying on Delta in 2023 and beyond.
SOUND BITES | Ed Bastian announces free Wi-Fi, Delta Sync at CES
Delta will offer fast, free Wi-Fi to all Delta SkyMiles Members on board most domestic mainline flights beginning Feb. 1 – the first US global carrier to offer free Wi-Fi as a core element of its customer experience.
The airline will offer the service on more than 700 Viasat-equipped aircraft by the end of 2023, in partnership with T-Mobile. Delta also announced plans to bring free Wi-Fi on international and regional aircraft by the end of 2024.*
*Includes Delta mainline Boeing 717 aircraft, as well as Delta Connection partner-operated two-class Regional aircraft (CRJ-700, CRJ-900 and Embraer E170 and E175).
Rolling out in 2023, Delta Sync is underpinned by SkyMiles membership and catalyzed through free Wi-Fi to deliver personalized and exclusive in-flight entertainment, more ways to enjoy your favorite onboard food and beverage, and exclusive partnerships with top consumer brands coming this year.
Delta Sync partners
Beginning in 2023, SkyMiles Members will enjoy exclusive content, access and offers from trusted brands as part of Delta Sync. From loyalty partnerships that are more rewarding at every step, to in-flight entertainment that gives every customer more to discover on every trip – Delta customers expect the very best in food, entertainment, service and reliability at every step.
Delta Sync partners include:
- American Express
- Atlas Obscura
- New York Times Games
Delta Air Lines is launching a first-of-its-kind airline innovation lab to accelerate research, design and testing for a more sustainable future of air travel. Delta Sustainable Skies Lab will feature ongoing work across Delta today, inspire disruptive industry innovation, and scale known tech and actions to reach Delta’s goal of net zero emissions by 2050.
- Delta Sustainable Skies Lab to bridge the gap between fledgling ideas and proven innovation by focusing on clean fuel, efficient flying operations, revolutionary fleet concepts and sustainable travel & business practices.
- Vision for Engagement & Ideation Studio complex is a place for employees, partners, futurists, regulators, innovative doers, thought leaders and others to experience and contribute to Delta’s vision and partner toward our goal of net zero by 2050.
Delta leaders at CES
From sustainability and innovation to membership and personalization, CES attendees heard from Delta leaders discussing a variety of engaging and insightful themes.
Delta SkyMiles® and Starbucks® Rewards came together at CES to give attendees more of what matters. Attendees experienced the interactive “Wonder Window” exhibit at ARIA for special giveaways.