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Fleet Transformation: Delta is investing to build a simpler, more efficient fleet with 25 percent greater efficiency per seat for every plane that we upgrade. The company has delivered over 300 new aircraft in the last five years, resulting in a 5.3 percent fuel efficiency improvement per available seat mile ...
Feb. 14, 2020, 6 a.m.
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Delta is the top airline on the prestigious list, and No. 39 among all companies studied. The airline’s top initiatives include commitments to carbon-neutral growth, community service, and gender pay equity. Delta has again been recognized as one of America’s Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s, an influential business publication that ...
Feb. 13, 2020, 3 p.m.
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Four new carbon offset projects and enhanced digital user experience make it easy for customers to join Delta in making a meaningful difference for our planet.
Dec. 19, 2019, 6 p.m.
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Delta is committed to finding new ways to protect the environment and has tapped the generation next in line to inherit the Earth — a group of young, passionate ecowarriors, as part of the airline's inaugural Youth Advisory Board on Sustainability. The board, made up of 16 members from 11 ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
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World renowned conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace, will be featured on In-Flight Entertainment and will visit Delta this month as the airline's latest partner and one who understands the importance of protecting the world that we all share ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
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The work of an airline is, at its core, about connecting people with communities, with experiences and with each other. Making connections is Delta’s mission. And as a purpose-driven brand, our leadership and employees understand we have an obligation to make the world a better place. It’s a mission we ...
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Delta people recently joined counterparts at Korean Air to plant trees in an area of Mongolia that's reclaiming greenspace against a spreading desert. Korean Air invited about 30 Delta Air Lines employees from a dozen locations in Asia and the Americas to work with local residents and students to plant ...
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Delta is the top airline on the prestigious list, and No. 27 among all companies studied. The airline’s top initiatives include commitments to community service, carbon-neutral growth and gender pay equity. Delta is one of America's 100 most sustainable companies – No. 27, to be precise – and the No ...
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A special flight just for girls, operated entirely by women, expanding young minds about the unlimited roles women can play – Delta Women Inspiring our Next Generation (WING) Flight Impacting water restoration of waterways across North America with the world’s busiest airport by filling a water bottle or sending a ...
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Under a shady oak tree on the south end of Delta's Atlanta headquarters, a small group of adventurous Delta people huddled around a picnic table covered in crisp white beekeeping suits. Names and handshakes exchanged, they waited with anxious curiosity for the morning’s beekeeping class to begin. “My husband and ...
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Delta's 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report released Friday provides a look at the company's approach to being a good steward of the environment, a positive force in communities and a great place to work and fly. Bolstered by strong graphics and storylines, the report outlines some notable accomplishments including: Supporting the ...
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Delta started recycling aluminum cans on board in 1990 and 10 years ago, it became the first airline with a comprehensive recycling program for cans, newspapers, water bottles and snack containers. This year the airline will surpass $1 million raised from recycled goods to build Habitat for Humanity homes. The ...
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Jet fuel accounts for more than 98 percent of Delta’s carbon footprint. That’s why Delta led the industry in 2007 by launching a carbon offset program to produce measurable benefits to the atmosphere. Today, all Delta passengers can track the environmental impact of their flight and purchase offsets through a ...
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World leaders in Paris for the Conference of Parties 21 are expected to agree on a landmark deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While a separate agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization is responsible for addressing international aviation emissions. This focus on climate change sets the stage for ongoing conversations ...