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Miles earned in the SkyMiles program that count toward Medallion status.
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An aviation treaty between countries that promotes free and open competition.
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The percentage of seats on any particular flight that are occupied by paying passengers. Can also be calculated for the entire airline by dividing Revenue Passenger Miles by Available Seat Miles during a specified period of time.
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A federal program that provides a subsidy for airlines to provide service to small communities that otherwise would lack air service.
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An aircraft cockpit.
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An airport used to connect large numbers of passengers to many different destinations. Delta operates hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita.
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The bridge from an airport gate to an aircraft.
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Delta’s technical operations division, which performs aircraft maintenance for Delta and other airlines on a contractual basis.
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Term used for passengers exiting an aircraft.
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The service provided by Delta’s regional partners.
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Term used for passengers boarding an aircraft.
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An agreement between two airlines in which they share the same two-letter code used to identify carriers in computer reservation systems. The practice allows airlines to book passengers on each other’s flights. Delta has codesharing arrangements with several partner airlines.
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An airline’s total costs divided by its total available seat miles. Also called unit costs, and commonly used to compare costs among airlines.
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Delta’s cargo subsidiary.
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Delta’s airport lounges.